What’s Up Newp is Newport County’s most-read online news source. The information, journalism, and news that we provide on a daily basis are made possible because of the support of our readers and advertisers. Help support our locally owned, independent, award-winning newsroom by becoming a What’s Up Newp Supporter today.
Ryan Belmore, Owner, Editor and Publisher of What’sUpNewp, announced on Monday, November 6th on AM 1540 WADK that he will return to the airwaves to host What’sUpNewp Radio Edition every weekday at 1 pm.
Belmore has previously hosted 1540 Live on WADK from 4 pm to 6 pm and most recently hosted The Open Forum radio program from 12:30 pm to 2 pm.
What’sUpNewp Radio Edition will focus on live and local programming – highlighting the best content of What’sUpNewp and talking about all the top issues, entertainment, lifestyle and news in Newport and surrounding communities daily from 1 pm to 2 pm. The show fills one hour of a previous time slot that included The John DePetro Show.
Bonnie Gomes, Owner of 3G Broadcasting (the parent company of AM 1540 WADK) joined Belmore to make the announcement and to share that What’sUpNewp and 3G Broadcasting have agreed on a partnership that will share and combine the two media companies resources to better serve and cover the community.
Gomes and Belmore will look at expanding the program or other opportunities to provide more live and local content in the near future.
Frank Prosnitz, a What’sUpNewp contributor, will continue to host The Open Forum on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s from 12 pm to 1 pm on the station.
Belmore’s first guest was Paul Hoffman, Pastor of EFC Newport. Belmore and Hoffman discussed the recent church shooting in Texas and discussed what is being discussed in regards to safety and moving forward in local religious venues.
A podcast of the debut show will be posted here when it is available.
What’sUpNewp Radio Edition can be heard on AM 1540 WADK, wadk.com and Tune-In every weekday from 1 pm to 2 pm.