CBS RADIO Washington Announces New Broadcast Endeavor


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Washington - Apr 22, 2014 - Mayor Vincent C. Gray and CBS RADIO Washington, D.C., Senior Vice President and Market Manager Steve Swenson today announced the completion of a 15-year lease to relocate CBS RADIO's six local stations to 1015 Half Street SE in one of the District's newest up-and-coming neighborhoods – the Capitol Riverfront. The building is two blocks from Nationals Park and just south of the U.S. Capitol.

CBS RADIO's newest broadcast facility will include a nearly 33,000-square-foot floor plan that includes offices, a street-level studio facing L Street SE (where the stations will have the ability to do live broadcasts visible to passersby and visitors), and a performance space where local and national recording artists can host live shows and unique experiences for listeners.

CBS RADIO worked closely with the Mayor's office on the move from its Lanham, MD, location as the Capitol Riverfront evolves into a true entertainment neighborhood. In addition to the studio and artist spaces, CBS RADIO's All News 99.1 and 106.7 TheFan will also provide news and sports content, respectively, for a ticker that wraps the side of the building and keeps area residents up-to-date with the latest information.

Construction will begin in May 2014, with the new performance space opening this summer and the rest of the building being completed by the end of the year.



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