Clear Channel Prepping Nashville Alternative Launch

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

The Alternative format will soon return to Nashville. Clear Channel has registered Alt983.com and Alt983FM.com for their soon to launch 98.3 W252CM Nashville. The 250 watt at 291 meter translator will rebroadcast 105.9 WNRQ-HD2 (Coverage Map). The Alternative format will position W252CM … [Read more...]

Miller Communications Shuffling Central Illinois Formats

Randal Miller Communications Kaskaskia Broadcasting 870 WTIM 96.3 New Country 104.1 Groovy 97.3 WRAN 98.3

Miller Communications is planning a complete restructuring of its Taylorville, IL area stations on Friday, August 1. The moves will see the company launch a new frequency in its cluster while another moves to a new frequency. News/Talk 97.3 WTIM-FM Taylorville will relocate to the former 870 WINU … [Read more...]

Andy Dean Exits America Now

Premiere Radio Networks Andy Dean America Now Joe Pags

Premiere Radio Networks has announced that Andy Dean will step down as host of the syndicated "America Now" as of Friday, August 8. Joe Pags will fill-in as host until a new host for the program which airs from 6-9pm Eastern/3-6pm Pacific is announced after Labor Day. Dean is exiting the program … [Read more...]

Two Translators Launch In Jacksonville

1600 The Beach 102.3 WZNZ Atlantic Beach Jacksonville 600 WBOB 100.3 1240 102.1 WFOY

A pair of Jacksonville AM's have launched FM translators. Queen Of Peace Radio Oldies "1600 The Beach" WZNZ Atlantic Beach has added an FM signal on 102.3 as W271AP Jacksonville has completed its relocation from 102.1 and power increase to 99 watts at 270 meters (Coverage Map). WZNZ runs … [Read more...]

Edge Coming To Twin Falls

103.1 The Edge KZNO Twin Falls Zone ESPN Zone Lee Family

Lee Family Broadcasting is prepping a pair of format changes in Twin Falls, ID. Sports "103.1 The Zone" KZNO Jerome will slide to AM to make way for "103.1 The Edge" as Lee has registered 1031TheEdge.com and .net and applied for the KEDJ call letters for the station. A Rock or Alternative … [Read more...]

Larry Mendte Joins WABC

770 WABC 77 New York Larry Mendte

Cumulus Conservative Talk 770 WABC New York is adding a local Sunday night show from 7-9pm hosted by Larry Mendte. Mendte, a long time television newscaster in Philadelphia and New York, previously co-hosted mornings at Merlin Media's now-defunct "IQ 106.9" in Philadelphia. The new program will … [Read more...]

Chicago Translator Sold For $1 Million

CSN International 103.9 W280EM Chicago Windy City Broadcasting John Bridge

CSN International has sold the CP for 103.9 W280EM Chicago to Windy City Broadcasting, LLC for $1 Million. Windy City Broadcasting, led by John Bridge of Sugar Grove, IL holds no other broadcast properties. Bridge is the head of the Chicago based Equity One Investment Fund. W280EM is licensed … [Read more...]

Amp Radio Calgary Prepping Relaunch

90.3 Amp Radio CKMP Calgary Reboot Relaunch Update

Newcap CHR "90.3 Amp Radio" CKMP-FM Calgary has gone jockless as it counts down to a relaunch on Thursday, August 1 at 9:00am. CKMP has also dropped all of its specialty programming in preparation of the reboot of the station. The change comes as current OM/PD Paul Kaye is transferring to sister … [Read more...]

97.7 The Brew Launches In Asheville

97.7 The Brew W249AR Asheville Clear Channel Entercom

Update 4:15pm "97.7 The Brew" debuted at 4pm today on 97.7 W249AR Asheville and 99.9 WKSF-HD2. Positioned as "We Play Everything" the station is launching with 5,000 songs in a row. Original Report 7/22 1:45pm: Clear Channel will soon launch Variety Hits "97.7 The Brew" in Asheville, … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Acquires Suburban Atlanta Translator

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

Clear Channel has acquired the Construction Permit for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA from Community Public Radio for $110,000. The translator, located about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, is currently licensed to operate with 4 watts at 199.5 meters (Coverage Map). Clear Channel's application states … [Read more...]

Immaculate Heart Radio Acquires KHJ

La Ranchera 930 KHJ Los Angeles Immaculate Heart Radio Catholic

Liberman Broadcasting has filed to sell Regional Mexican "La Ranchera 930" KHJ Los Angeles to Immaculate Heart Radio. The $9,250,000 purchase will give IHR its second pending acquisition in Los Angeles following the April deal to acquire 1460 KTYM Inglewood. Like all of its stations, Immaculate … [Read more...]

Oskie Media To Launch Two New Knoxville Formats

Tennessee Sports Radio 1180 WVLZ Knoxville 1120 WKUE Oskie Media

Oskie Media has announced that "Tennessee Sports Radio" 1180 WVLZ Knoxville will cease operations at 5:00pm on Friday, August 29 as the company prepares to launch two new formats in the market. WVLZ is currently one of three Sports stations in the market along with Cumulus' "Sports Animal" 990 … [Read more...]

KNOF Sold To Praise Broadcasting

Praise PraiseFM 95.3 KNOF St. Paul Minneapolis

Praise Broadcasting is turning its Time Brokerage of Christian "Praise-FM" 95.3 KNOF St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN into an outright buy. Selby Gospel Broadcasting Corporation will sell KNOF to Praise Broadcasting for $5 Million. Praise has operated the station since June 2009. The owners of Praise … [Read more...]

San Diego’s Walrus Taking It To The Max

Max 105.7 MaxFM The Walrus XHPRS-FM

Update 7/20: As we await the full revamp of "105.7 The Walrus", changes have begun at the station. SanDiegoRadio.org reports that morning host John Nolan has exited. Co-host Kim Morrison remains in the daypart. Update 7/6: As is a usual affair after we first pinpoint domains directed at a … [Read more...]