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Longtime WINS Anchor Sandi Klein Takes Her Leave

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Nearly two decades have passed since Sandi Klein first cracked the mic on 1010/WINS. Yesterday, after 13 years as an afternoon anchor, Klein pulled her last air shift at the station.

Since November 2010, as part of an on-air restructuring, Klein and veteran p.m. drive anchor Larry Kanter worked a newly configured midday shift from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

She went “off format” for a brief goodbye to listeners.

“More people get their news from 1010 WINS than from any other radio station in the nation. And it’s been my honor and pleasure to deliver it for the past 20 years,” Klein says.

Then Klein announced newscast credits “for the last time,” including the service aide and editor.

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Update: 1010 WINS Anchor Changes

Here’s a follow-up to a story we first reported last week.

Beginning on Monday, 1010 WINS started rotating two anchors every 30 minutes throughout the day, instead of three anchors in 20-minute intervals—a staple for decades.  

A source with knowledge of the changes tells FishbowlNY that the all-news station is also tweaking the editor shift. WINS is actually increasing editors daily from three to four.

The editor shifts will correspond to the new anchor shifts.

1010 WINS Shifting Daytime Anchors

More changes are coming to 1010 WINS. Starting Monday, the all-news station is shaking up its daytime formatics.

The familiar three-anchor, 20-minute block is being trimmed down to two anchors each half hour.

Lee Harris will handle the top of the hour from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., while Judy DeAngelis anchors the bottom of the hour.

Larry Kanter and Sandi Klein, former afternoon anchors, slide into the reworked midday shift from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The afternoon drive, which runs from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., is anchored by former morning newscaster Brian Carey, and Lori Madden.

“The most successful radio stations are those that don’t stand still,” News director Ben Mevorach tells FishbowlNY. “WINS has continuously evolved over its 45-year history.”

Part of that evolution, Mevorach says, included creating new headline packages a few months ago.

WINS keeps its 20-minute news cycles intact.

Radio Stations Roll Out Election Night Plans


It may only be a mid-term elections, but don’t tell that to the many city TV and radio stations. Most stations, expecting a late night, are making plans for extended coverage on Tuesday night.

FishbowlNY has obtained details from various media outlets.

  • WABC

The talk station will be live all night with Mark Levin, John Batchelor, and Doug McIntyre. Additionally, WABC will give listeners local updates every quarter hour from co-anchors Ken Duffy and Hilarie Barsky, with reporters in the field throughout the tri-state region.

The talk juggernaut with take major victory/concession speeches live, plus offer comprehensive election results on the Talk the Vote page at wabcradio.com.

The WCBS-AM and WINS plans after the jump. Read more