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Corey B Goes From B97 To B96

B96 Chicago Todd Cavanah CBS Radio WXRT US 99.5 WUSN 104.3 WJMK 780 105.9 WBBM 670 WSCRCBS Radio CHR “B96” 96.3 WBBM-FM Chicago has hired Corey B for its vacant evening slot.

Corey joins the station from Entercom’s “B97” 97.1 WEZB New Orleans where he has hosted the same timeslot for the past four years. He also has worked at iHeartMedia’s 93.3 WFLZ Tampa.

Corey fills the evening vacancy at WBBM-FM created by Eric Tyler’s quick promotion to afternoons when Stylz & Roman jumped to sister “US 99.5” WUSN for mornings.

CBS RADIO Chicago’s WBBM-FM (B96) today announced the hiring of Corey B. as its new evening (7:00PM-12:00Midnight) on-air personality. Corey succeeds Eric Tyler, who was recently promoted as the afternoon host at B96 after former afternoon on-air personalities, Stylz & Roman, moved over to morning drive at country sister station WUSN-FM (US99) in Chicago. Listeners can tune in to Corey on B96 over-the-air, online at www.b96.com or via the Radio.com app for mobile devices.

“We believe we’ve uncovered a true diamond in the rough with Corey B.,” said Todd Cavanah, CBS RADIO Chicago VP, Programming. “In addition to driving the station over the air at night, Corey’s skill and creativity on social media is off the charts. We can’t wait to introduce him to Chicagoland later this month.”
Corey adds, “Words can’t express just how thrilled I am to be a part of this already amazing team at B96! I’m grateful to Todd Cavanah and [B96 Music Director] Erik Bradley for this incredible opportunity. I can’t wait to rock nights in Chicago…hard work definitely pays off.”

A native of Tampa, FL, Corey is an eight-year radio veteran. Prior to this role, he spent four years as the night personality at WEZB (B97) in New Orleans, LA. Before relocating to New Orleans, Corey worked on-air at WFLZ-FM in Tampa, FL.

Fans can connect with Corey on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @IAmCoreyB.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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