small business owner, former political consultant, and successful talk show personality

Ian Bayne

Ian Bayne on the radio

Ian Bayne was the morning weekday host on WRPW Cities 92.9 FM in Bloomington, IL from May 2014 until August 2015 and the morning weekday host on Newstalk 98.3 WWHP until June 2016.

Previously, he was nationally syndicated with a 90 second political daily feature.

His political advocacy in high profile areas include the 2016 movement to win delegates for Ted Cruz at the convention, getting covered in the Washington Post, New York Times and TheBlaze TV network. His “draft Romney” for governor of Massachusetts effort in 2002 was victorious, leading to his brief appointment on the Romney gubernatorial campaign.

He has filled in for Joe Walsh on Chicago’s AM 560 during PM drive.

  • #1 hour in talk (Adults 18-34) in Bloomington market (Spring 2015), beating Limbaugh, Beck, Levin, and crosstown heritage talk station WJBC
  • #2 hour in talk (Men 25-54) in Bloomington market (Spring 2015), beating Beck, Levin, and heritage talk station WJBC, losing only to Limbaugh’s 12-1p hour
  • Took WRPW from 1.7 share to 9.8 share in first month on air (Men 25-54)
  • Left WRPW #1 in the cluster and tied with nearly century-old WJBC
  • Took WRPW’s morning podcasts from 1,800 per month to over 60,000 per month
  • Political consultant since 1998, serving on dozens of campaigns, including Romney 2002 as an adviser
  • Filled in on WJRW AM 1340 Grand Rapids and AM 560 “The Answer” in Chicago for Joe Walsh

Email: ian@ianbayne.com

Phone: 773-789-7024 cell

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