Cumulus Country “Nash-FM 94.7” WNSH Newark NJ/New York has appointed Shila Nathan as their new midday host.
Nathan joins WNSH from Chicago where she was most recently hosting afternoons at CBS Radio’s “US 99.5” WUSN and takes hole created by Kelly Ford’s move to the syndicated America’s Morning Show at the beginning of the year.
Before Chicago, Nathan spent the bulk of her career in her native Pennsylvania including morning cohost positions at 94.1 WYSP and 96.5 WRDW-FM Philadelphia. She will begin at WNSH on Monday, February 8.
Cumulus Media announces that popular radio personality Shila Nathan will sign on as host of Middays on WNSH/NASH 94.7 New York. Shila debuts on NASH FM 94.7 New York on Monday, February 8, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. She replaces Kelly Ford, who recently moved to Nashville as Co-Host of America’s Morning Show.
Shila comes to New York from Chicago, where she was Afternoon Drive personality for CBS Chicago’s WUSN-FM/US99.5. Prior to that, she held on-air posts at KWRZ-FM and WGGY-FM in Scranton, PA, and was co-host of morning shows on WRDW-FM and on WYSP-FM in Philadelphia, where she was a weekly TV contributor for Fox 29’s “Good Day Philadelphia”.
She began her career in 2005 at WKRZ-FM in Scranton, PA, as a producer and on-air sidekick.
Chad Lopez, Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media New York said: “Shila is a tremendous talent. Her enthusiasm for the Country format and listener is exactly what the NASH brand in New York represents. We’re excited about the impact she’s going to make in the community and in the building!”
John Foxx, Program Director for NASH FM 94.7 said: “Shila brings the energy, passion, and connection to Country Music and the Lifestyle. She is the perfect fit for NASH FM 94.7 NY!
Shila is engaging and entertaining, has built relationships with the artists, and the Tri State is going to fall in love with her. I’m beyond excited to have her on the dial and in the hallways.”
Shila said: “What an exciting and unexpected opportunity at NASH FM 94.7 in New York City! I’m so grateful that I found an opportunity that brings me close to home and my family and allows me to pursue my passion of radio on the world’s biggest platform. I owe a big thanks to Mike McVay, Chad Lopez, John Foxx and to the entire NASH FM crew! What a great time tobe in Country music!”