NASHVILLE, Tennessee –iHeartMedia Nashville announced today that Steve Gill will return to Nashville morning drive radio with the debut of The Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy on Monday, September 24, from 5 am to 8 am on Talkradio 98.3 FM/1510 AM WLAC.
The program will air weekdays, Monday through Friday, and will join the nationally syndicated programs of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Dave Ramsey, which are also carried on Talkradio 98.3 FM/1510 AM WLAC.
iHeartMedia Nashville also announced that “effective immediately, all Talkradio 1510 WLAC programming will be heard on both 1510 AM and 98.3 FM or the HD-2 for WSIX-FM.”
“The 98.3 FM signal covers the southern portions of the Nashville area, including portions of Rutherford and Williamson County and the Franklin area. 1510 WLAC AM is one of the most legendary stations in North America and will continue to reach listeners well beyond the Nashville area with the voices synonymous with talk radio. Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Dave Ramsey,” iheart Media Nashville said in a statement released Friday.
“I’m thrilled about the move to simulcast Talk Radio WLAC on the FM dial. Listeners will now be able to hear Steve Gill, Glenn Beck, Rush, Hannity, and Dave Ramsey in crystal clear FM sound.” said Dan Endom, Region President foriHeartMedia in Nashville.
Gill is the co-founder and political editor of The Tennessee Star.
During his 15 plus years on-air, Gill has won numerous state and national broadcast awards, as well as various local on-air awards, including Most Powerful Media Personality in Middle Tennessee by Nashville Post Magazine and Achievement in Radio Awards as Best Talk Host in the Nashville market. He also was consistently ranked among Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Important Talk Radio Hosts in America.”
Gill returned to 1510 AM WLAC last month with a half hour program that aired Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 8:00 am.
“It’s been great being back on the air in Nashville these last several weeks,” Steve Gill said, “and adding a two more hours and a big booming FM signal on WLAC will be a great advantage to reaching voters in the final month of this election season.”
“As soon as this election cycle ends focus will turn to the 2020 Presidential election and the Tennessee political scene will be a whole new game with so many new faces with dozens of new legislators, a new Governor, and two new Middle Tennessee members of Congress. The Tennessee Star and Talk Radio 98.3 WLAC will be right in the thick of things!” Gill added.
The Tennessee Star Report co-host Michael Patrick Leahy is the CEO & Editor-in-chief of The Tennessee Star, which launched in February 2017, and has had more than eight million total visits in a year and a half.
A long-time Tennessee resident and conservative journalist, Leahy is the author of Covenant of Liberty: The Ideological Origins of the Tea Party Movement, which was published by HarperCollins.
Tennessee Star readers who live outside of Middle Tennessee can listen to The Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy online here.
Talkradio 98.3 and 1510 AM WLAC features conservative talk and news, and in addition to traffic, weather, also serves as the flagship play-by-play station for Vanderbilt Commodore Football and men’s Basketball.