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ERIC TYLER JOINS WBBM-FM IN CHICAGO AS NEW EVENING HOST

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ERIC TYLER JOINS WBBM-FM IN CHICAGO AS NEW EVENING HOST

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CBS RADIO Chicago’s WBBM-FM (B96) today announced the hiring of Eric Tyler as its new evening (7:00PM-12:00Midnight) on-air personality.  Tyler succeeds Jason Cage, who is now the morning host at CBS RADIO’s WZMP-FM (96.5 AMP Radio) in Philadelphia, PA.  Listeners can tune in to Tyler on B96 over-the-air, online at www.b96.com or via the Radio.com app for mobile devices.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eric and add another consummate radio professional to B96’s on-air lineup,”  said Todd Cavanah, CBS RADIO Chicago VP, Programming. “The fact that he has an overwhelming, well-known passion for the market, CBS RADIO Chicago, and our radio station is an added bonus.  We can’t wait to get him started on B96.” 


Tyler adds, “I am beyond excited to have the chance to become an integral part of the station I grew up listening to – the legendary B96 in the great city of Chicago.  Thanks to Todd, Erik and the entire crew for this incredible opportunity.”

A native of Rockford, IL, Tyler is a 15 year radio veteran.  Prior to this role, he spent nine years as APD/MD and afternoon personality at KBKS Kiss-FM in Seattle, WA.  His previous stops included WNKS-FM in Charlotte, N.C.; KHTT-FM in Tulsa, OK; and KHTO-FM in Springfield, MO.

Fans can connect with Tyler on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @B96Tyler.

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