Michael Toscano 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.
Michael Toscano began his work in Washington DC as a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for several major television groups, before serving stints at C-SPAN and as a writer for the Washington Post. He was a national political analyst and program host for the Wall Street Journal Network prior to joining Westwood One News. Michael grew up in Connecticut, where he was a staff announcer at WTIC radio and TV, then moved to WRAL Raleigh NC as morning drive anchor and politics reporter for WRAL-TV.
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.