Ottawa’s New Country 94 Debuts

New Country 94 93.9 Bob BobFM CKKL Ottawa Cub Carson Milky Bell Media

Update 11/12 12:00pm: CKKL has debuted its new identity as "New Country 94". Launching with Florida Georgia Line's Cruise, CKKL is starting with the usual 10,000 songs in a row commercial free. The station is also promoting it will give away $10,000 every Monday. Ian March remains in place as … [Read more...]

Wall Street Journal To Shut Down Radio Operations

Wall Street Journal Radio Network This Morning Dow Jones Marketwatch Gordon Deal

Dow Jones has told staffers that all operations of the Wall Street Journal Radio Network will end on December 31. reports that Wall Street Journal Editor Gerry Baker came to the network's South Brunswick, NJ headquarters to make the announcement to employees. Wall Street Journal … [Read more...]

iHeart Launches Second Christmas Translator In Omaha

Christmas 94.9 K235CD KISO-HD2 Omaha 102.3

Following the launch of "Christmas 102.3" K272FE Council Bluffs/Omaha on Halloween, iHeartMedia has debuted "Christmas 94.9" K235CD Omaha via 96.1 KISO-HD2. Both translators have unique music and imaging, although there does appear to be some unique counter-programming at play. While one was … [Read more...]

US101 Chattanooga Adds A Legend

96.1 The Legend US101 WUSY The Beat Chattanooga iHeartMedia

The gold-based Country marketplace is getting a tad bit crowded in Chattanooga. A couple weeks after Cumulus flipped Classic Hits 107.9 WOGT to their Nash Icon brand, iHeartMedia has dropped Urban "96.1 The Beat" W241AF Rossville, GA/100.7 WUSY-HD2 and replaced it with a 90s centric Classic … [Read more...]

Pair Of Oklahoma City Changes On The Way

Now 96.5 92.9 Tod Tucker Tyler Media 105.3 The Pro Martini KINB

A pair of stations in the Oklahoma City market may soon find themselves with new formats. Tyler Media CHR "Now 96.5" K243BJ Oklahoma City/107.7 KRXO-HD3 is now simulcasting on 92.9 K225BN Oklahoma City and starting to direct listeners to the new frequency. and were … [Read more...]

Music Choice Adding Nash Branded Content

Nash Music Choice Cable VOD Video On Demand

Cumulus Media is partnering with Music Choice to bring Nash branded programming to the digital music and video television service starting on Monday, November 24. Available in 57 million homes, Music Choice operates the music channels carried by many cable operators as well as Music Videos on … [Read more...]

New PD For Newsradio 106.7 Atlanta

Greg Tantum Newsradio 106.7 WYAY Atlanta Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media has hired Greg Tantum as the new Program Director for News/Talk "Newsradio 106.7" WYAY Gainesville/Atlanta. Tantum joins WYAY from NBC News Radio in Washington where he served as Executive Editor. He has over 30 years experience programming News and Talk formatted stations including … [Read more...]

A Surge For Eastern North Carolina

Surge 100 SurgeRadio Ken Santarelli WEGG Rose Hill

Last week Kenneth Santarelli’s Surge Media LLC purchased 100.5 W263BE Rose Hill, NC from Conner Media for $80,000 and entered into an LMA with Conner to operate 710 WEGG Rose Hill. On November 15, the duo will drop its current Christian programming and flip to Rhythmic Hot AC as "Surge 100". The … [Read more...]

Mo Legends Expands To Great Falls; Big Stack Launches

Mo Legends 96.3 KVMO Great Falls 104.5 Helena Big Stack 103.9 Montana Radio Company

Montana Radio Company has expanded its "Mo Legends" Classic Country brand to a second market. 96.3 KVMO Fort Benton/Great Falls has signed-on as "Mo Legends 96.3" joining sister 104.5 K283BP Helena/107.3 KIMO-HD4, which launched in June. Just like in Helena, the new station will flank sister … [Read more...]

Country Christmas For Lexington

Country Christmas 98.5 W253BK Lexington 98.1 The Bull WBUL WBUL-HD2

iHeartMedia has launched a new translator with the second All-Christmas format for its Lexington, KY cluster. 98.5 W253BK Winchester has signed-on rebroadcasting 98.1 WBUL-HD2 Lexington with commercial-free Country Christmas music. In doing so, it joins sister Hot AC "Mix 94.5" WMXL in airing … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of November 7

Mile High Sports 94.1 1550 KDCO Golden Denver Windy City Radio 103.9 95.1 Chicago

Station Sales 4-K's LLLP is converting their lease of 1550 KDCO/94.1 K231BQ Golden, CO for "Mile High Sports Radio" into an outright buy. Vic Michael's Advanced Modulation Broadcasting will receive $550,000 for the station and translator. Bristol Broadcasting is acquiring Silent 1350 WNVA and … [Read more...]

Alt 99.9 Tampa Moves To 100.3

Alt 100.3 Thunder 94.5 105.9 99.1 Tampa Bay New Port Richey Alt 99.9 Bayonet Point

Update 11/7: Due to a interference complaint from 99.9 WXJB Homosassa, "Alt 99.9" W207BU Bayonet Point moved to 100.3 at 12pm today. Original Report 9/24: iHeartMedia has launched two new translators in the Tampa Bay market. Classic Rock "Thunder Tampa Bay" adds a third signal as 99.1 W202CB … [Read more...]

MyFM Launches North of Toronto With Christmas Music

101.5 MyFM CKMO Orangeville My Broadcasting

My Broadcasting has launched 101.5 CKMO-FM Orangeville, ON. The new sign-on, operating with 338 watts at 55.1 meters, is debuting with Christmas Music through Boxing Day on December 26. At that time the station will debut its permanent format as AC "101.5 MyFM" joining fourteen sister stations … [Read more...]

Hot 107.9 Philadelphia Goes Boom With Classic Hip-Hop

Boom 107.9 WPHI Philadelphia Classic Hip-Hop Throwback Hot Radio-One Colby Colb

Update 8:30pm: WPHI made its flip to Classic Hip-Hop "Boom 107.9" around 7:00pm tonight. Positioning it as "Throwback Hip-Hop", the station is identifying Jay Z, Biggie, 2Pac, Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott, and The Roots as core artists. Radio-One VP/Programming Colby Colb is serving as imaging voice … [Read more...]

WKTZ Jacksonville Ends Beautiful Music Programming

WJAX 47 WTEV-TV WFOX-TV 30 WAWS Cox Jacksonville Jones College 95.9 The Fox

Update 11/6: As EMF prepares to close on its purchase of Beautiful Music 90.9 WKTZ-FM and Adult Standards 1220 WJAX Jacksonville from Jones College, both stations signed-off their programming earlier today. The Beautiful Music format will remain online at Station GM Kenneth … [Read more...]