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FCC Applications 9/21: New Translators For Atlanta & Baltimore

Translator Moves Steve Hedgwood's Core Communicators recently launched Urban Oldies "Old School 99.3" on Edgewater Broadcasting's W257DF Dallas, GA rebroadcasting 1010 WTZA Atlanta. Now the translator applies to move to downtown Atlanta with 99 watts at 263 meters (Coverage Map). Radio-One may … [Read More...]

Denny Schaffer Star 105 105.5 WWWM Toledo 92.5 Kiss-FM WVKS 1370 WSPD 99.5 WRNO

Denny Schaffer Returns To Toledo

Denny Schaffer is returning the market where he spent the majority of his radio career. Schaffer is joining Cumulus Hot AC "Star 105" WWWM-FM Sylvania/Toledo, OH for mornings beginning Monday, September 22. He spent most of the 1990's in mornings at crosstown CHR "92.5 Kiss-FM" WVKS before … [Read More...]

Adams Radio Group Great Scott Broadcasting Salisbury Ocean City Georgetown 93.5 The Beach WZBH OC104 WOCQ Hot Country 107.7 WKHII

Adams Expands To Salisbury/Ocean City

Great Scott Broadcasting is exiting the radio industry with a pair of divestitures of its Salisbury/Ocean City, MD stations. Adams Radio has agreed to acquire two AMs, four FMs, and two translators. The stations involved are Rock "93.5 The Beach" WZBH Georgetown DE, Classic Rock "Big 98.5" WGBG … [Read More...]

X106.7 106.7 The Beat WCGX Columbus Breakfast Club

iHeartMedia Launches 106.7 The Beat Columbus

As Semisonic's "Closing Time" concluded at 12pm, iHeartMedia (formerly Clear Channel) flipped Alternative "X106.7" WCGX Dublin, OH/Columbus to Urban "106.7 The Beat". The move concedes the Alternative audience in Columbus to "CD102.5" WWCD and places the station in competition with Radio-One's … [Read More...]

The Beast 980 KFWB Los Angeles Jim Rome CBS Sports

LA’s Beast Sets Lineup

KFWB Los Angeles will launch its new local lineup on Monday, September 22 as the station officially debuts its identity as "The Beast 980". The Beast will feature former UCLA and Clippers basketball player Marques Johnson and former Fox Sports anchor Jeanne Zelasko in mornings from 5:30 to … [Read More...]

102.9 MundoFM Mundo FM KEYU Amarillo

MundoFM Debuts In Amarillo

Midessa Broadcasting has launched Spanish Adult Hits "102.9 Mundo-FM" KEYU-FM Amarillo. Midessa had purchased the former KRGN from Family Life Radio for $700,000 earlier this year. The station's Facebook page describes the station (via translation) as, "We play a variety of great songs that range … [Read More...]

Mike Broomhead Barry Young 550 KFYI Phoenix Retirement

Mike Broomhead To Replace Retiring Barry Young At KFYI Phoenix

iHeartMedia Phoenix has announced that afternoon host Mike Broomhead will move to mornings at News/Talk 550 KFYI Phoenix following the retirement of Barry Young on November 7. A search is on for Broomhead's replacement in afternoons. HeartMedia Phoenix announced today that after nearly three … [Read More...]

CBS Radio Les Moonves Selling Smaller Markets

Les Moonves Again Hints At CBS Selling Stations

Update 9/18: At a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference yesterday, CBS President/CEO Les Moonves once again discussed CBS trimming its radio portfolio. Moonves stated that he would like to drop around 40 stations to somewhere in the "high 80s, low 80s over the next year or so". Original … [Read More...]