Westwood One News staffs up


The CNN-powered radio news service has announced a number of hirings: “CNN Correspondent Steve Kastenbaum will be joining Westwood One News as Senior Correspondent and New York Bureau Chief. Bob Costantini of NBC News Radio will become the network’s Washington correspondent, covering the White House and Capitol Hill. Veteran CNN broadcast journalist Jim Roope joins as the network’s West Coast correspondent based in Los Angeles. Alan Scaia will serve as the Midwest reporter based in Dallas.”