Industry News

95.5 WSB and Clark’s Christmas Kids Raises $1.4 million

Clark Howard and Cox Media Group Atlanta’s news/talk WSB-AM/WSBB-FM helped to fulfill the Christmas lists of 8,137 children in foster care in Georgia through the “Clark’s Christmas Kids” program. Now in its 33rd year, the partnership between 95.5 WSB,, Georgia Department of Humanim Services, Division of Family & Children Services, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, and Walmart, has undertaken the mission of ensuring that every child in the Georgia foster care system has at least one gift on Christmas day. This year the program raised over $1,440,000 which will provide over 24,400 gifts to children in Georgia. 95.5 WSB program director Ken Charles says, “The 95.5 WSB audience is just amazing! For the 33rd year they’ve shown up with an incredible spirit of generosity to make sure the kids have a very merry Christmas. Our entire team supports Clark’s mission to make sure every foster child has at least one toy for Christmas and I’m so thankful our listeners come through every year!”

Industry News

WSB Care-a-Thon Raises $1.9 million for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Last Thursday and Friday (7/27-28) Cox Media Group news/talk WSB-AM/WSBB-FM, Atlanta held its 23rd imannual “95.5 WSB Care- a-Thon” to benefit the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, raising $1.9 million. Throughout the two-day radio broadcast WSB hosts Scott Slade, Clark Howard, Mark Arum, Erick Erickson, Eric Von Haessler and Shelley Wynter were joined on-air by patients and families as they shared their stories of resilience, loss and hope.


Monday Memo: What’s in a Name?

By Holland Cooke


BLOCK ISLAND, RI — All this month, my column outlines “Inflation Hacks,” easy ways to cut costs as our listeners (and we) are coping. To catch you up, here are the tips described here last week and the week before.

Shop “private labels”

Also known as a “store brand,” they’re simply products manufactured by one company and sold under another’s name.