JAYDE Hits New York Airwaves, JAN 2015
New York, NY— Cumulus announces that morning show personality Jayde Donovan joins WPLJ mornings as co-host of the new weekday morning show, “Todd and Jayde (In the Morning)”. Donovan shares hosting duties with Todd Pettengill, longtime WPLJ morning talent. The show debuts at 6:00 a.m. on January 5, 2015.
Donovan comes to New York City from Tampa Bay, where she launched one of the first female-led Top 40 morning radio shows in the U.S., “Hot Mornings with Jayde” on WPOI/Hot 101.5. Donovan was also a correspondent for WTVT Fox 13 Tampa, with weekly segment “Hot Happenings” on Good Day Tampa Bay and daily segment “Hot Dish” on Dish Nation. She also hosted the television show “The Cue” on WOFL Fox 35 in Orlando. Prior to that, she was co-host of Johnny & Jayde in the Morning on Orlando’s WXXL/XL 106.7. Donovan has served as an entertainment correspondent with Billy Bush on Access Hollywood, and has co-hosted LIVE With Regis & Kelly with Regis Philbin.
Kim Bryant, Vice President and Market Manager for Cumulus New York said: “We are thrilled to have a talent like Jayde on PLJ. She is genuine, smart and beautiful. The New York market is going to fall in love with her.”
Gillette, Corporate Program Director for Cumulus said: “I’ve been following Jayde’s career for some time now, and have always wanted her in the Cumulus family. When this opportunity presented itself, we couldn’t pass it up. She is the talent that will change the paradigm…that eventually becomes the paradigm. Having her join Todd and the talent we already have in the room will be lightning.”