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Cumulus debuts America's Morning Show in Big Apple

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 – Cumulus' WNSH (Nash FM)/New York will debut America's Morning Show tomorrow morning at 6 a.m. with Lee Ann Womack, Chuck Wicks, Sunny Sweeney and Terri Clark co-hosting.

Blair Garner will host the show.

News will be anchored by HLN's Robin Meade, who recently released a country disc.

"The team has been working around the clock to get (the show) ready for the Big Apple, and starting this week New Yorkers will experience the nation's most unique and authentic Country radio show," said Cumulus EVP/Co-COO John Dickey.

"We're like kids the night before Christmas," said Garner. "We can barely contain ourselves. It's that kind of excitement with all of us. Breathe in, breathe out. We're almost there."

Garner is best known as the host of Premiere's After MidNite and will continue in that role.

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