Salem To Launch Answer & Fish In Little Rock

96.5 The Voice Answer KHTE Little Rock Larry Crain Media Salem

In addition to KHTE, it appears Salem will be taking over operations of Sports "93.3 The Jock" KKSP. Unlike KHTE where the Conservative Talk format will just be reluanched, Salem will flip KKSP out of its current format to Christian AC. Salem has registered 933FMTheFish.com for KKSP and social … [Read more...]

Tommy Page Joins Cumulus

Tommy Page Cumulus Media Pandora Live Events

Longtime music executive Tommy Page is joining Cumulus Media as Senior Vice President of Brand Partnerships. Page joins Cumulus from Pandora where he was Vice President of Artist and Brand Partnerships. Page has also spent time as Publisher of Billboard Magazine, worked in A&R and radio … [Read more...]

Behind The Launch: True Taos Radio

True Taos Radio 93.5 KNCE Rita O'Connell LiveTaos Kickstarter

In November 2014, four organizations in Taos, NM came together to acquire 93.5 KNCE and launched a unique Community station. Rita O'Connell, the communications director and one of the partners at "True Taos Radio" joins us to discuss the birth of the station and how it fills its niche in the Taos … [Read more...]

Rhythmic Oldies Hot 93.5 Launching In El Paso

Hot 93.5 Old School El Paso iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia will launch Rhythmic Oldies "Hot 93.5" K228FH Montoya/KPRR-HD2 El Paso, TX. The new "Old School" positioned station will flank sister Rhythmic CHR "Power 102.1" KPRR and AC "Sunny 99.9" KTSM with Rhythmic pop from the 70s through 90s much like sister "Hot 95.1" KLQT … [Read more...]

KNRY Flips To Adult Standards

Unforgettable 1240 KNRY Monterey Mount Wilson FM Sinatra KMozart

Mount Wilson FM has dropped the Classical "K-Mozart" programming from 1240 KNRY Monterey, CA and is currently stunting with non-stop Frank Sinatra as it prepares to flip to Adult Standards "Unforgettable 1240" on Monday, March 30. The station lists Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, Harry Connick, … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/28: Lots Of Florida Translator Moves

Old School 104.7 KQIE Redlands San Bernardino FCC Application Translator CP Construction Permit

Station Moves Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 104.7" KQIE Redlands/San Bernardino, CA seeks to move about 11 miles west where it will operate with 6kW at 1 meter. The move will improve KQIE's coverage in the western parts of the Riverside/San Bernardino market including Rancho … [Read more...]

Vin Scelsa Retiring From WFUV/SiriusXM

Vin Sclesa Idiots Delight 90.7 WFUV New York WNEW KRock WXRK The Loft

One of the last baton holders from the free-form era of commercial Rock radio in New York is calling it a career. Vin Scelsa will end his "Idiot's Delight" program on 90.7 WFUV on Saturday, May 2. His final show on SiriusXM's "The Loft" will air on Thursday, April 30. A tribute concert, "Vin … [Read more...]

CBS To Amp Up Philadelphia?

Wired 96.5 Amp Radio WRDW-FM Philadelphia CBS Chunky Buster

Digital signs are pointing to a coming relaunch of CBS CHR "Wired 96.5" WRDW-FM Philadelphia under their "Amp" branding. 965Amp.com was registered anonymously in late February following prior parking of 965AmpRadio.com and AmpRadioPhilly.com right after CBS' acquisition of the station was … [Read more...]

FCC Rejects Townsquare Bid To Restore Three Stations From Trust

Townsquare Media XXL Magazine King Antenna Mag Harris Publications

The FCC has rejected Townsquare Media's bid to pull CHR "Q92.3" KKHQ-FM Oelwein, Classic Rock 97.7 KCRR Grundy Center, and Country "K98.5" KOEL-FM Cedar Falls, IA out of the Cedar Rapids Divestiture Trust. The agency ruled that Townsquare's bid for a waiver to return the stations was … [Read more...]

Staff Changes At Greater Media Boston

Steve Kelly Keith Stephens Country 102.5 WKLB Boston Keven Kevin Kennedy Candy O'Terry Magic 106.7 WMJX Greater Media

Greater Media is shaking up its airstaff at Country 102.5 WKLB and AC "Magic 106.7" WMJX Boston as three veteran personalities have been shown the door. At WKLB, afternoon host Steve Kelly exits after 17 years at the station and night host Keith Stephens is gone after 14 years. Incoming for … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 3/26

1340 The Fort KSID Sidney 98.7 KSID-FM Catholic Radio 1570 KPIO 1060 KRCN Denver Radio Station Translator Sale FCC

Catholic Radio Network sells Silent 1570 KPIO Loveland/Denver, CO to Loveland Radio Partners for $10 and the cancellation of $569,000 worth of debt related to the 2009 acquisition of KPIO. Catholic Radio Network moved their programming to 1060 KRCN Longmont earlier this year. Youngers Colorado … [Read more...]

Another Rebranding For 103.9 Palm Springs

Easy 103.9 The Breeze Crush Perfect Blend Jim Fitz Fitzgerald 102.3 KJJZ Palm Springs

After a couple weeks identifying as simply "103.9 FM", Morris has rebranded their new Palm Springs Soft AC as "103.9 The Breeze" giving the station its third identity since changing formats at the beginning of the month. Update 3/6: The "Easy" branding didn't last long on 103.9 K280CV. Just days … [Read more...]

Steve Goldstein Exits Saga Communications; Launches Podcast Company

Saga Communications Steve Goldstein Vice President Programming

After 28 years with Saga Communications, Executive Vice President/Group Program Director Steve Goldstein has exited the company as of Tuesday, March 24. Goldstein will serve as a Consultant through a transitionary period. In a press statement he reveals that he will be starting up Amplifi Media, … [Read more...]

WSTR PD Scott Lindy Exits

Scott Lindy Star 94 WSTR Atlanta Lincoln Financial Entercom

Hot AC "Star 94" WSTR Atlanta Operations Manager/Program Director Scott Lindy has departed the Lincoln Financial Media station. With the deal for Entercom to acquire Lincoln Financial Media is stuck in regulatory review, current Lincoln Financial Media VP/Programming John Dimick will add … [Read more...]

WJKS To Becomes WDEL Simulcast

1150 WDEL Kiss 101.7 WJKS Wilmington Delmarva Broadcasting

When Delmarva Broadcasting closes on its acquisition of Urban "Kiss 101.7" WJKS Canton, NJ/Wilmington, DE next week it will flip the station to a simulcast of News/Talk 1150 WDEL Wilmington. In a release promoting a new Small Business Saturday campaign, Michael Reath, VP/General Manager of WDEL … [Read more...]