KSCS Names New Morning Show Co-Host

96.3 KSCS Dallas Hawkeye Trapper Connected K

Following the December retirement of Terry Dorsey, Cumulus Country 96.3 KSCS Dallas, has completed the revamp of its morning show with the addition of Katelyn 'Connected K' Maida. Maida will join incumbents Mark “Hawkeye” Louis and “Trapper" John Morris on Monday, March 9. She most recently … [Read more...]

CHR Rebrandings Reach Vancouver

Kiss Radio Sonic 104.9 CFUN Vancouver Rogers 94.5 The Beat Virgin Radio CFBT Bell Media

Rogers and Bell are bringing their national CHR brands to Vancouver. This morning Rogers rebranded CHR "Sonic 104.9" CFUN-FM Chilliwack and its two boosters 92.5 CFUN-1 Abbotsford and 104.9 CFUN-2 Vancouver as "Kiss Radio". The move places the station under the "Kiss" brand utilized by Rogers … [Read more...]

Macon Stations Trade Places

Kiss 105.1 107.5 WRWR WBML Macon Warner Robins Praise 95.5 1350 WYPZ

Christopher Murray has completed a format swap at his stations in the Macon/Warner Robins, GA market. Gospel "Praise 107.5" WYPZ Cochran has moved to 1350 WRWR/95.5 W238CG Warner Robins as "Praise 95.5". Concurrently Urban AC "Kiss" moves in reverse from WRWR/W238CG to 107.5 WYPZ and Murray's … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/22: One Less On 87.9

87.9 KSFH Mountain View 100.7 93.7 Cleveland Radio Station Application Translator Construction Permit CP

Station Moves One of only two facilities licensed to operate on 87.9 is seeking to move. Mountain View Public Broadcasting's pending acquisition of 87.9 KSFH Mountain View, CA seeks to move to 100.7 due to "operational challenges faced on this channel, which is outside the normally used FM … [Read more...]

WTZR Flips To Alternative

99.3 The X ZRock Z Rock WTZR WEXX Johnson City Kingsport Bristol Broadcasting

Bristol Broadcasting has flipped Active Rock "Z-Rock 99.3" WTZR Elizabethton, TN to Alternative "99.3 The X". The move takes WTZR out of the head to head Active Rock battle with Holston Valley Broadcasting's "95.9 The Hog" WRZK Colonial Heights in the Tri-Cities market of Johnson City/Kingsport, … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 2/20

Latino 106.3 La Gran D KDBI Radio Station Sale Application Translator

Kevin Terry's JLD Media is transferring its recently acquired Regional Mexican 100.7 KPDA-FM Mountain Home and "La Gran D" 106.3 KDBI Homedale/Boise, ID to Rancho Radio, LLC for no consideration. The new ownership group will see Terry holding 75% interest and Scot Matthews holding 25%. Matthews' Mav … [Read more...]

ESPN 980 Washington Adds Local Morning Show

Man Cave Chris Paul Jason Reid ESPN 980 WTEM 92.7 WWXT 94.3 WWXX Washington DC

Red Zebra Broadcasting Sports "ESPN 980" WTEM Washington/92.7 WWXT Prince Frederick, MD/94.3 WWXX Buckland, VA will debut a local morning show on Monday, March 16. "The Man Cave" hosted by Chris Paul and Jason Reid will replace ESPN's Mike & Mike in the timeslot as WTEM expands its local … [Read more...]

Outlaw Riding Into Springfield, MO

Music Of Your Life 99.9 KBFL-FM 1060 KBFL The Outlaw Meyer Communications Springfield

Meyer Communications is making changes to its Springfield, MO stations on Monday, March 2. Adult Standards "Music Of Your Life 99.9" KBFL-FM Buffalo will move its current format to 1060 KBFL Springfield replacing its current Smooth Jazz programming. That will make room on KBFL-FM for … [Read more...]

The Battle Lines For Phone Space

NextRadio Emmis FM Chip App TagStation

FM tuner or streaming? The radio industry had taken a united front when it comes trying to get the FM chip and Emmis' Nextradio App into all smartphones, but are there chips forming in that armor? NAB President Gordon Smith sent a letter to members asking them to air free spots for the app … [Read more...]

Nash Icon Brand Spreads Through Kentucky

Howdy 103.7 WHHT 99.3 WKMO Nash Icon Westwood One Cumulus

Commonwealth Broadcasting has relaunched two of its stations under Cumulus' Nash Icon branding. "99.3 KMO Country" WKMO Lebanon Junction/Elizabethtown and "Howdy 103.7" WHHT Cave City/Glasgow have switched over to Westwood One's syndicated version and utilizing it for their branding. The two … [Read more...]

Sports Coming To FM In Duluth

Nu92 92.1 The Fan 1490 WWAX KQDS Duluth Superior Red Rock Radio

Red Rock Radio has announced the flip of Hot AC "Nu 92" WWAX Hermantown/Duluth to Sports "92.1 The Fan" will take place on Monday, March 2. As expected WWAX will simulcast the programming currently heard on 1490 KQDS with most originating from iHeartMedia's 100.3 KFXN-FM Minneapolis. Red Rock … [Read more...]

The Kings Of New Media

Midroll Media PodcastOne Play.It Earwolf Zane Lowe Apple

While much attention has been placed on Apple's hiring of BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe for an undisclosed role with whatever the future integration of iTunes Radio and Beats Music, another hiring this week shows the maturation of internet delivery as a legitimate competitor to traditional … [Read more...]

John Gorman Launching Cleveland Internet AAA

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Longtime Cleveland based programmer and consultant John Gorman is launching AAA "OWow Cleveland". Gorman, best known as the PD of Rock 100.7 WMMS during its 70s and 80s heyday and later Oldies 105.7 WMJI, will operate the webcaster much like a traditional station complete with a full local … [Read more...]

Beasley Makes MoneyTalk 1010 Tampa Official

Moneytalk Money Talk 1010 WHFS Seffner Tampa Beasley Media CBS Sports

Beasley has completed the transition of 1010 WHFS Seffner/Tampa from Sports to Business Talk as "MoneyTalk 1010. Charlie Ochs, the former VP/Market Manager for CBS Radio Tampa prior to exiting the radio industry in 2008 returns as General Manager of the station. Beasley Media Group Tampa Bay … [Read more...]

WDRV Makes Dan McNeil & Pete MacMurray Hiring Official

97.1 The Drive WDRV Pete MacMurray Dan McNeil WSCR WGN Steve Downes

Hubbard has made the hiring of Dan McNeil and Pete MacMurray for mornings at Classic Rock "97.1 The Drive" WDRV Chicago/96.9 WWDV Zion official. The program will debut in early March with Scott Miller also joining from WGN to serve as producer. WDRV FM “The Drive” announced today that Chicago … [Read more...]