Elvis Duran Signs Contract Extension With Clear Channel
July 31, 2012
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announces a new agreement with ElvisDuran to renew and extend his relationship with the company, continuing as the star of Elvis Duran and the Morning Show” on WHTZ (Z100)/New York and more than 40 other radio stations across the country. Under a new long-term agreement, Duran will continue his current role as host of the Morning Show, which is syndicated nationally by PremiereNetworks, and expand his role with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. Duran will work with Clear Channel on a variety of future endeavors including talent and programming development as well as events. He will also serve as a spokesperson for the company.
"We are thrilled to extend and expand our partnership with Elvis. He is a true creative genius with an unparalleled ability to connect with and entertain listeners across the country," said John Hogan, CCM+E Chairman/CEO. "His intelligence, warmth, enthusiasm and wit really resonate with listeners and work incredibly well with our marketing partners. He is a remarkable talent and an incredible partner for Clear Channel."
"It’s exciting to be part of the new vision at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment," said Duran. "Fueled by the energy, focus and confidence of Bob Pittman, John Hogan and the CCM+E team in NYC and around the country, Clear Channel is making great strides in this industry. After 23 years at Z100, the best is yet to come."
Duran’s radio career has spanned 30 years. In 1996, he began hosting Elvis Duran and the Morning Show on New York’s Z100 and the show was launched into national syndication in 2009. Today, the show is broadcast across more than 40 radio stations, XM Satellite Radio, iHeartRadio.com and its mobile app.