WGTZ Flys To Soft Rock

Soft Rock 92.9 Fly WGTZ Dayton Alpha Media

Alpha Media Variety Hits "Fly 92.9" WGTZ Eaton/Dayton, OH has flipped to AC "Soft Rock 92.9". The Dayton market has been without an AC station since then Clear Channel flipped 94.5 WLQT to Country in July 2013. Taking a "More Music, Less Talk" direction, WGTZ is promising that many artists from … [Read more...]

Format Shuffle In Lubbock

105.7 KingFM Landon King 98.5 The Edge KRBL KJDL Lubbock

Walker Broadcasting & Communications is reshaping its portfolio in Lubbock, TX. Alternative "105.7 The Edge" KRBL Idalou has moved to 1420 KJDL/98.5 K253BD Lubbock replacing CHR "Z98.5". The CHR format lasted almost exactly one year as it debuted on February 18, 2014. The move of The Edge … [Read more...]

Family Radio Returns To New York

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Family Stations restored its programming to New York City today as 1560 WQEW flipped to the Family Radio network and WFME call letters this morning. The closing of the acquisition of the station from Radio Disney restores WFME to the New York dial for the first time since Cumulus closed on 94.7 WFME … [Read more...]

98.9 The Vibe Starts Memphis Classic Hip-Hop Duel

98.9 The Vibe Classic Hip-Hop Throwback News Talk WKIM Memphis

Memphis gained its second Classic Hip-Hop station as Cumulus flipped "News Talk 98.9" WKIM Munford to "98.9 The Vibe" at noon today. Positioned as "100% Throwbacks", WKIM joins Flinn's "Bumpin 96" 96.1 WIVG Tunica, MS/96.3 W242CF Memphis in the Classic Hip-Hop format. WKIM-FM in Memphis is now … [Read more...]

KJJZ Palm Springs Flips To Classic Rock

K-Jazz KJazz 102.3 KJJZ Palm Springs Classic Rock Q102.3 Q102

Marker Broadcasting made the flip of 102.3 KJJZ to Classic Rock "Q102.3" this morning. New KRHQ call letters are pending. The new format is being constructed by longtime KQRS Minneapolis Operations Manager/Program Director Dave Hamilton. Hamilton retired from Cumulus Minneapolis in 2012 after 27 … [Read more...]

Power Foundation To Launch 103.1 WHQA Sunday

Power Foundation 103.1 WRIX-FM WHQA LifeFM Life 107 WANS 1280 107.7

The Power Foundation will flip Classic Hits 103.1 WRIX-FM Honea Path/Anderson, SC to Southern Gospel/Preaching "103.1 The Life FM" WHQA at 12pm on Sunday, March 1. Power Foundation recently received WRIX-FM and AM sisters 1020 WRIX Homeland Park and 1280 WANS Anderson via a donation from Tom … [Read more...]

Dennis Miller To End Syndicated Show

Dennis Miller Cumulus Westwood One Radio Podcast

As part of yesterday's announcement that Jonathan Brandmeier will join Cumulus/Westwood One for a daily syndicated program, Dennis Miller will end his program on Friday, March 27. Miller debuted his show in March 2007 and previously signed an extension with what was then known as Dial Global to … [Read more...]

EMF Acquires 104.5 KMCQ Seattle

Q104.5 KMCQ Seattle Educational Media Foundation EMF

EMF will be paying $7 million of KMCQ. As it does whenever it acquires a commercial stations, it will apply to convert it to non-commercial status with a main studio waiver. Original Report 2/26: Educational Media Foundation has announced it has purchased Classic Hits "Q104.5" KMCQ … [Read more...]

Jonathon Brandmeier Joins WLS; Goes National With Westwood One

Jonathan Brandmeier Cumulus Westwood One WLS Chicago

Longtime Chicago and Phoenix morning personality Jonathan Brandmeier is launching a nationally syndicated 10am-1pm eastern syndicated Talk show with Westwood One. To be based at Chicago's 890 WLS where it will air live, the show will also air on 790 KABC Los Angeles, 570 KLIF Dallas, 860 KKAT … [Read more...]

KTSA San Antonio Adds FM Translator

550 KTSA 107.1 San Antonio Alpha Media

Alpha Media News/Talk 550 KTSA San Antonio has added an FM signal with the sign-on of 107.1 K296GK Pleasanton, TX from its new location in downtown San Antonio. KTSA is the #2 commercial Talker in the San Antonio market behind iHeartMedia's 1200 WOAI. It is the third translator launched in the … [Read more...]

Rewind Launches In Champaign

Rewind 92.5 The Chief WREE WCFF Urbana Champaign We Hacked Your Radio Saga

The hacking of 92.5 WREE has come to an end as the station expectedly relaunched as 80s centric Classic Hits "Rewind 92.5". Debuting with Prince's "Let's Go Crazy", WREE is positioning itself as "Amazing Variety". Original Report 2/23: Saga has begun stunting on Variety Hits "92.5 The Chief" … [Read more...]

It Starts At The Top

Salem Media Group Communication Tom Tradup NPR Commercial Conservative Liberal Talk

In a Fort Worth Star-Telegram column today discussing Public News/Talk 90.1 KERA-FM outrating all four Conservative Talk stations in the Dallas market combined, Salem Media VP/News & Talk Programming Tom Tradup made the following statement: “NPR remains essentially the media of choice for guys in … [Read more...]

Genuine Austin Radio Tweaking Stations

105.3 The Fringe JB & Sandy Hit Classic Hits Genuine Austin Radio 104.9 The Horn KTXX

Genuine Austin Radio is making changes at two of its Austin, TX stations. Sports/Classic Hits "104.9 The Horn" KTXX Bee Cave has dropped its remaining Classic Hits blocks and returned to All-Sports. KTXX added Classic Hits in middays, nights, and weekends in January 2014 after dropping its ESPN … [Read more...]

Ingstad Brings KIRO Programming To Yakima

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Ingstad Radio Washington has flipped Conservative Talk "1390 KUSA" KBBO Yakima, WA to Sports "1390 The Fan". The new lineup will include a simulcast of programming from Bonneville's "710 ESPN" KIRO Seattle from 7am to 7pm weekdays and Fox Sports Radio at night and weekends. KBBO will remain the … [Read more...]

Salem Acquires Disney Properties In Atlanta & Pittsburgh

Salem Media Group Communication Tom Tradup NPR Commercial Conservative Liberal Talk

Salem Media is adding two more properties from Radio Disney's portfolio. Salem's South Texas Broadcasting subsidiary will pay $2.75 million for 590 WDWD Atlanta. The purchase gives Salem a sixth station in the Atlanta market joining Christian AC "104.7 The Fish" WFSH-FM Athens, Conservative Talk … [Read more...]