Regular Guest Host of The Glenn Beck Program To Become Morning Drive Host and Will Exclusively Join The Network’s Daily Programming Which Already Includes Jay Severin

TheBlaze Radio Network Also Names Chris Peterson as Assistant Program Director

(New York, NY – January 9, 2013) – TheBlaze, Glenn Beck’s news, information and entertainment network announced today the expansion of TheBlaze Radio Network to thirteen hours of live programming with the additions of Doc Thompson’s new show during morning drive.

The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson, which will debut on January 21st, will be a mix of topical stories and politics tackled with passion, fun and entertainment and will cover everything from day-to-day life to personal freedom and responsibility. Thompson brings years of radio experience to the network including hosting shows in major markets like Detroit and serving as a regular guest host of the Glenn Beck Radio Program since 2008.

Thompson said: “I’m incredibly honored to be part of TheBlaze. This is an amazing opportunity for me everyday to express the principles of the Constitution, fight for Freedom and spend Glenn’s money. I’m ready to host a national radio show but trust me, the elected elitists in DC are not ready for me!”

Dom Theodore, Program Director at TheBlaze Radio Network said: “Doc Thompson has an amazing track record of success at some of America’s biggest talk stations, in addition to his manyyears of guest hosting for Glenn Beck. His humorous style and unique approach makes him the perfect choice for mornings on The Blaze Radio Network.”

Chris Peterson joins TheBlaze Radio Network as Assistant Program Director after over five years at Premiere Radio Networks, most recently as Director of Affiliate Relations. As Assistant Program Director, Peterson will work with Theodore on traditional and digital marketing and management of TheBlaze Radio Network.

Theodore said: “Chris brings a wealth of experience in radio to our network and I am excited to have someone of his caliber join our team as we continue to expand original content in 2013.”

TheBlaze Radio Network’s line-up is:
• 6am – 9am: The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson
• 9am – Noon: The Glenn Beck Program
• Noon – 2pm: Pat and Stu
• 2pm – 5pm: Jay Severin
• 5pm – 6pm: Glenn Beck TV (simulcast of Glenn’s TV show)
• 6pm – 7pm: Real News from the Blaze (simulcast of TV)

TheBlaze Radio Network can be heard on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s free industry-leading digital radio service, and TheBlaze iPhone and iPad apps.

About TheBlaze:

Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze is a news, information & entertainment network dedicated to delivering high quality programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The exclusive provider of Glenn’s daily television broadcast, TheBlaze also offers a full slate of thought provoking news and opinion shows like Real News and Wilkow, late night comedy like BS of A, family friendly programming like Independence USA and Liberty Treehouse, provocative documentaries and other original specials covering a myriad of entertaining and enlightening topics. TheBlaze is the only network where you can find the facts and stories you care about most. TheBlaze -¬-Truth Lives Here.