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FCC Applications 4/23: Las Vegas Move-In & Wichita Frequency Change

Station Moves As its current CP expires, Shamrock Communications is taking another stab at moving 105.9 KZNV Amargosa Valley into the Las Vegas market. The new attempt will boost the station to a Class C operating with 100kW at 596 meters on 106.1 from a site in Timpi Canyon, well northwest of … [Read More...]

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Now New York To Get Amp’d

A revamp appears on its way to CBS CHR "92.3 Now" WNOW-FM New York. Over the past few weeks we've monitored a few domains leading to the likelihood of CBS bringing its "Amp Radio" brand to New York. Anonymous registrations of 923AmpRadio.com and 923Amp.com were made within the past 30 days, and … [Read More...]

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Aberdeen Shuffle To Create Seattle Rimshot?

Bill Wolfenbarger's Jodesha Broadcasting has registered domains that hints at format shuffles at his Aberdeen, WA stations perhaps to allow a Seattle move-in. Bigfoot1073.com was registered as a future destination for Country "Bigfoot 93.7" KANY Montesano. 107.3 is currently Classic Rock "107.3 … [Read More...]

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After Cuts Clear Channel Restructures Sales Networks

Following their restructuring of their sales departments with many staffers dismissed last week, Clear Channel is launching a new iHeartRadio Networks sales initiative. iHeartRadio Networks will begin to bring a nationalized approach to local radio sales as Clear Channel will combine local … [Read More...]

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Emmis Invests In Funkmaster Flex To Expand Personality Brands

Emmis is doubling-down on its investment in "Hot 97" WQHT New York nighttime personality/mixer Funkmaster Flex. Flexco, run by Flex, will sell a 40% stake to Emmis. Flexco currently operates InFlexWeTrust.com, as well as sites for fellow WQHT personalities such as Angie Martinez’s … [Read More...]

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Cumulus Debuts 98.3 The Torch Des Moines

Update 4/21: KWQW relaunched as "98.3 The Torch" today as expected with all the changes telegraphed below coming true. New Program Director Robert Rees is hosting mornings from 5-9am. Glenn Beck is added from 9-11am and Dennis Miller from 11am to 2pm. The station is now positioning itself as … [Read More...]

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Sunrise Resets Its Hudson Valley Changes

Update 3/21: One month after a cluster-wide morning show shuffle, Sunrise Broadcasting has set everything back to the way it was. Bob & Lori have returned from a month on "Fox Oldies 98.9" WGNY-FM Rosendale to move back to AC "Fox 103.1" WJGK Newburgh. That allows Van Ritshie to go back to … [Read More...]

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Randi Rhodes To End Syndicated Show

Syndicated Liberal Talker Randi Rhodes is ending her daily program on May 16. Last November Premiere Radio Networks cancelled and then uncancelled her West Palm Beach based show after agreeing to a contract extension through 2014. The decision to end the program this time came from Rhodes … [Read More...]