Eagle Flies Into Tulsa

Eagle 103.3 Rock 103 KJSR Tulsa Billy Madison

Cox Media Group has tweaked Classic Rock "Rock 103" KJSR Tulsa to "103.3 The Eagle". The move was accompanied by the dismissal of the Billy Madison show from mornings. Madison, based at sister Classic Rock 99.5 KISS San Antonio, will continue to be heard there and on his other syndicated … [Read more...]

Radio Disney Enters Syndication With Rick Dees

Radio Disney Rick Dees Weekly Top 30

As it continues to spread its brand away from reliance on its network of mostly AM stations, Radio Disney will begin to syndicate its weekly Top 30 Countdown in a partnership with Dees Entertainment. Billboard reports that the program will continue to be hosted by Disney's Ernie D. Martinez and … [Read more...]

Hubbard Prepping Phoenix Changes?

98 KUPD 97.9 Phoenix 93.3 KDKB Holmberg Schmonty Rocks

Is Hubbard preparing to adjust its Wall of Rock in Phoenix? Hubbard currently operates a block of 80s/90s Rock 93.3 KDKB, Active Rock 97.9 KUPD, and Classic Rock 100.7 KSLX in the Phoenix market, which creates a monopoly on the Rock format variations in the market. The company registered … [Read more...]

KWXY Returning To FM

1340 KWXY Legendary 107.3 KDES Palm Springs Beautiful Music

One of the last remaining Beautiful Music stations in the country will be returning to the FM band. R&R Radio's 1340 KWXY Cathedral City will be launching a simulcast on 107.3 K297BO Palm Springs via 98.5 KDES-HD2. KWXY had been operating on 98.5 until February 2010 when a market shuffle caused … [Read more...]

WWHK Concord NH Sold

92.5 WXRV Northeast Broadcasting 102.3 WWHK Concord Manchester

Northeast Broadcasting via its Devon Broadcasting Company subsidiary has acquired 102.3 WWHK Concord, NH from Andrew Sumereau's Birch Broadcasting. WWHK has been airing a placeholder format of Classical covers of Rock songs since Birch took over the station in 2011. The station last had a regular … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/4

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Following their acquisition of 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford, Connoisseur Media has filed to adjust the patterns of it and adjacent channel sister 103.1 WBZO Bay Shore, NY. Both stations will retain their current tower heights and power; 19.5kW at 247 meters for WDRC-FM and 1.55kW at 141 meters for WBZO. … [Read more...]

Albuquerque Staffers Cross The Street En Masse

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Four staffers from Univision's Albuquerque cluster resigned together to join competitor American General Media. DJ Lopez, PD/Midday host at Rhythmic CHR "Kiss 97.3" KKSS will take the same roles at AGM's Rhythmic CHR "Power 106.7" KAGM as well as program CHR "Z106.3" KDLW and Alternative "Area … [Read more...]

ESPN Comes To FM In Wilmington

ESPN 630 WMFD Wilmington 95.9 W240AS Port City Radio

Sunrise Broadcasting has assumed operations of 95.9 W240AS Wilmington, NC. Upon replacing Hometown Wilmington Media has the lessee of the translator, Sunrise has flipped it to Sports simulcasting "ESPN 630" WMFD. The 250 watt translator is owned by Sea-Comm Media. The move explains why … [Read more...]

Midwest Shuffling Terre Haute Assets

98.5 WBOW B102.7 Terre Haute 1300 WIBQ Midwest AC

Update 4/3: Midwest launched AC 98.5 WBOW today. Branded as "The Wabash Valley's Best Variety", the station is running jockless at launch. The WIBQ calls and Talk format have moved to 1300 for now until the acquisition of 1230 is finalized. The station is also simulcasting on sister 1440 WPRS … [Read more...]

Highway Built In Louisiana’s North Shore

Highway 104.7 WJLH North Shore Classic Country Joint

Northshore Broadcasting has flipped Classic Rock "104.7 The Joint" WJSH Folsom, LA to Classic Country "Highway 104.7". Focusing on Country Hits from the 60s to the 90s, the new format joins a Northshore cluster of Hot AC "Lake 94.7" WYLK Lacombe, Classic Hits "Tangi 96.5" WTGG Amite, and Cajun … [Read more...]

WBZO Long Island Retools

B103 WBZO Long Island Wiseman Frank Keith Allen Classic Hits

Connoisseur Media Classic Hits "B103" 103.1 WBZO Bay Shore, NY is relaunching on Monday, April 7. B103 will shift to a more Rock based playlist with new positioning of "Long Island's Classic Hits of the 70's, 80's and More!" The move comes with a changes to their airstaff as morning co-host Frank … [Read more...]

Univision Radio President Pens Open Letter Regarding Recent Changes

Univision Radio Jose Valle Layoffs Mas Variedad Radio Changes

As Univision continues to reshape its radio portfolio, group President Jose Valle has penned an open letter to discuss the rash of changes that have taken place in recent months. The company has flipped multiple stations, revised much of their branding, and cut staffers in recent weeks. The … [Read more...]

WLOR Huntsville Shifts To Rhythmic Oldies

Sunny 98.1 WLOR Huntsville 1550 Steve Harvey Ed Gaines

The Steve Harvey Morning Show has quickly found a new Huntsville affiliate following the demise of Urban "Hot 103.5" WHWT. Southern Stone Communications flipped Classic Hits "Sunny 98.1" 1550 WLOR Huntsville/98.1 W251AC Capshaw to Rhythmic Oldies on Monday, while retaining its previous identity. … [Read more...]

April Fools Day Stunt Roundup

Samba 105.7 WROR Spanish April Fools SAP

While the days of the fake format change for the day are mostly behind us, radio still comes out swinging regularly with pranks every April 1. We're still calling Kars4Kids switch to Kids4Kars as the best move of the day with their commercials airing on multiple stations across the … [Read more...]