New York, NY – March 29, 2019: Westwood One, America’s largest audio network, is expecting a new addition – the Mommies Tell All podcast! Hosted by The Bachelor’s Carly Waddell and Jade Roper, Mommies Tell All is an honest and hysterical take on women and motherhood. The show, formerly known as Babes and Babies, returns with new episodes and all new tell-all stories March 28th on the show’s new home, The Empow(h)er Network on Westwood One.
This popular podcast started as self-therapy for Carly and Jade, who appeared on The Bachelor, and met their husbands on Bachelor in Paradise. The two TV Moms found a large audience, and together they laugh, cry, and hot flash about every female topic from today’s pressing women’s issues to pregnancy sex and postpartum depression.
“I am so excited to bring Mommies Tell All to Westwood One,” says Carly Waddell. “The show is all about women — us as moms and wives, and no subject is off limits or taboo — from sex and love to everything in between. We both want to continue to empower women to dream big and make their dreams a reality,” adds Waddell who recently released her debut album of lullaby music, “Dream Train.”
“The reason we love podcasting so much is it provides a channel for us to connect with other women by sharing our truths. Being a mom is absolutely rewarding, but it can feel chaotic and sometimes lonely, and we want women to know they aren’t alone in their experiences and their feelings,” said Jade Roper. “We also want to celebrate and empower women because we are amazing! We are so excited to work with Westwood One and we feel we have found the perfect partner in them to spread our message.”
“Carly and Jade are true gems, with that rare combination of gorgeous and relatable and honest and inspiring, said Suzanne Grimes, EVP, Marketing for CUMULUS MEDIA and President, Westwood One. “We’re thrilled to showcase Mommies Tell All in our high profile Empow(h)er Network as we continue our commitment to celebrating and empowering women and moms everywhere.”
About Carly Waddell
Carly Waddell grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended NYC and The University of Oklahoma for musical theatre. She has traveled the world singing her heart out on cruise ships from the Royal Caribbean, Norwegian to the Azamara. Her brother Zak Waddell, was on season nine of The Bachelorette, on his hometown date the producers met Carly and asked her to be on 19th Season of The Bachelor. Though that didn’t work out for her, she met the true love of her life and husband Evan Bass on Bachelor In Paradise season four, where she married him! Carly’s favorite movie is The Sound of Music, which is near and dear to her as she used to watch it with her grandmother AND she still dreams of playing Maria Von Trap. Carly has a beautiful blended family that consists of three stepsons and one biological daughter.
About Jade Roper
Jade Roper Tolbert grew up on a farm in Denver, Colorado and is the oldest of three children. Jade was a contestant on the 19th season of The Bachelor, and returned for, and won, the second season of Bachelor in Paradise. Before appearing on The Bachelor, she earned a culinary arts degree for patisserie and baking from Le Cordon Bleu. She also was a pastry chef in Las Vegas and had her own business in Omaha. Jade married Tanner Tolbert whom she met on Bachelor in Paradise, and their wedding was documented on a special episode of the 20th season of The Bachelor. They have one beautiful daughter who they adore and are expecting their second child later this year.
About Westwood One Podcast Network
Westwood One Podcast Network is the fastest organically growing podcast network in America, engaging listeners with original content in political talk, sports, and entertainment powered by a massive, multi-platform engine to grow this business. Westwood One Podcast Network’s content and advertising partners tap into the passion, energy, and creativity of a start-up within an audio powerhouse, capitalizing on our enormous promotional reach, established national sales team, and preferred relationships with major podcast buyers, as well as high-quality production capabilities across the country. It was the first to launch multi-platform extensions with monetization at scale in the commercial segment, most notably with The Ben Shapiro Show.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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