Trump lands radio gig -- and fiancee? Clear Channel's Premiere makes him a pundit -- and Melania Knauss may be making him an honest man

By Gary Susman
Updated April 29, 2004 at 04:00 AM EDT

Look out, Howard Stern — Donald Trump may be the new King of All Media. The real estate mogul-turned-author and reality TV star is adding radio to his résumé. Unlike Stern’s broadcast, Trump’s new morning radio show will be only 90 seconds long. Radio giant Clear Channel, which recently dumped Stern from six of its stations, will syndicate the Donald’s punditry minute, called ”Trumped!”, on its Premiere Radio Network (home of Rush Limbaugh). ”The personal connection Americans have with radio makes it a strong fit for the commentary and advice I’ll be sharing,” Trump said in a statement. ”Business, entertainment, politics, the media — watch out, you’re all fair game.” And of course, in the fall, he’ll offer Friday morning postmortems on the new season of ”The Apprentice” as well. ”Trumped!” launches June 15.

Does Trump’s calendar also include a wedding? The New York Post reports that he popped the question on Monday to his live-in girlfriend of five years, Slovenian model Melania Knauss. The 33-year-old would be the third wife for Trump, 57, whose exes famously include Ivana Trump (his wife from 1977 to 1990) and Marla Maples (from 1993 to 1999). The couple has not confirmed the engagement, much less announced a wedding date, but the Post published a photograph of Knauss with a rock on her left hand the size of Trump Tower.