First Light with Evan Haning


Evan Haning is the host of Westwood One’s First Light and The Week In Review. First Light, airing Monday to Friday from 4:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m., is the news-talk show providing in-depth coverage of the top stories of the day with on-scene reports, actualities, analysis, as well as interviews with top celebrities and newsmakers. The Week In Review, airing Saturday, provides listeners with a full recap of the previous week’s news events in a lively half-hour of memorable quotes and sounds.

Evan also anchors morning drive time reports for Westwood One News. He has been on the air in Washington, DC for 30 years. For nearly a decade, he was a reporter and anchor for WTOP, one of the leading all news stations in the country. Most recently, he anchored afternoon drive for CBS’s WNEW-FM since it launched in 2012. At WRC-AM in the 1980’s and ’90’s, he worked alongside some of the most interesting talk radio personalities in America. He also spent more than seven years behind the scenes and behind the mic on the internationally-syndicated Dr. Gabe Mirkin Show. In addition, Evan fills in for Westwood One’s Jim Bohannon on America in the Morning.

To be on the air for the “question of the day,” call the First Light hotline at 800-736-3666 between 4:35 and 4:45am. This line is not answered outside of this time period.

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