Clear Channel Prepping For Seattle Takeoff?

Bob Rivers 95.7 KJR-FM Seattle The Jet Sound

A change is on the horizon at Clear Channel Classic Rock 95.7 KJR-FM Seattle. A few weeks after 957TheSound.com was registered by Clear Channel Vice President of Programming Andrew Jeffries and Y957FM.com was registered by the company, Clear Channel has registered five additional domains clearly … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Launching Tige & Daniel As National Country Night Show

Tige Daniel 104.1 WTQR Winston-Salem 98 WSIX Nashville B93.9 WKSL G105.7 WSCG 94.9 WTNT

Earlier this week we lamented the continuing demise of the local night jock and Clear Channel has taken another step in that direction. Country "Q104.1" WTQR Greensboro, NC morning hosts Tige & Daniel will step down from that show after Friday, July 25 to launch a new national evening program … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/17: Mega Heading To FM In Philadelphia

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Hope Christian Church of Marlton has proposed relocating 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media's Spanish CHR "Mega 1310" WEMG Camden where it will operate with 250 watts at 43 meters. The translator would rebroadcast WEMG with coverage of downtown … [Read more...]

FCC Tentatively Grants Five Long Delayed Translator Applications

FCC Translator Applications Mutually Exclusive Living Way Ministries

Five mutually-exclusive translator applications that have been awaiting resolution since the late 1990's have been tentatively granted. Filed before the FCC switched to a points system to resolve mutually-exclusive noncommercial applications, a decision on which application to grant had been held … [Read more...]

WAWZ Expands To Long Island

Star 107.1 WLIR-FM Hampton Bays Pillar Of Fire Hope Radio 99.1 WAWZ

Pillar Of Fire Christian AC "Star 99.1" WAWZ Zarepath, NJ/New York is expanding its programming to Long Island on August 1. Pillar of Fire will begin leasing Livingstone Broadcasting's 107.1 WLIR-FM Hampton Bays and its network of translators across Long Island to expand its "uplifting music and … [Read more...]

New CHR Heading To Monterey?

B103.9 KBOQ Monterey Q103.9 CHR Mount Wilson FM Hits

When Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters closes on its purchase of Soft AC "B103.9" KBOQ Seaside/Monterey as part of the three-way swap involving Buckley Broadcasting and Mapleton Communications it appears the a new format will debut. Mount Wilson has registered Q1039TheHits.com for KBOQ. A CHR format … [Read more...]

Rock 101 Vancouver Shifts Younger

Classic Rock 101 CFMI Vancouver 90s Greatest Hits

Corus Classic Rock "Classic Rock 101" CFMI-FM New Westminister/Vancouver has dropped most of its remaing 1960s music from its playlist and rebranded as simply "Rock 101" with the addition of more 90s music. The station's positions shifts from "Best of the 60s, 70s and 80s" to "Greatest Hits 70s, … [Read more...]

The Continued Demise Of The Local Night Show

Nighttime Radio Tim Romeo Herbster CHR Syndication

Earlier today AllAccess reported that Clear Channel VP/Special Programming Projects Tim 'Romeo" Herbster is taking over nights at nine of the company's Top 40 stations. Herbster, who also hosts the nationally syndicated "Saturday Night Online" will be heard on "Z104.3" WZFT Baltimore, "Channel … [Read more...]

Christian Hip-Hop Headed For Monroe

Power 92.7 KBYO-FM Farmerville Monroe Media Ministries KBCO

When Media Ministries closes on its purchase of 92.7 KBYO-FM Farmerville, LA it will launch a new Christian Hip-Hop format. Power927.fm and Power927FM.com were registered in May for the new station and has been hiring staffers for the format. KBYO-FM will become the second full-time Christian … [Read more...]

Alpha Adding Portland Translator

Alpha Broadcasting Air1 Portland 750 The Game 102.7 K274AR 102.9

Alpha Broadcasting has begun programming Educational Media Foundation's 102.7 K274AR Gresham, OR. The translator is currently rebroadcasting Sports "750 The Game" KXTG Portland. K274AR holds a CP to increase from 10 watts at 452.6 meters to 99 watts with a move to 102.9 (Coverage Map). K274AR … [Read more...]

Opie & Jim Norton Discuss Anthony Cumia’s Firing

Opie Anthony Jim Norton SiriusXM Discuss Firing

SiriusXM's Opie and Jim Norton returned from vacation for their first show following the firing of co-host Anthony Cumia from the "Opie & Anthony" show. Opie commented that he thought that the entire show was gone the moment he saw Cumia's tweets. I read Ant's tweets. And I said to myself I … [Read more...]

State Of Talk: Moldy & Anthony

Talk Radio Ratings Drop Plummet Anthony Cumia Ratings Rush Limbaugh

It's been a record setting year for many Talk stations as some of the biggest stations in the format continue to set records for the lowest ratings in their format's histories. Cumulus' 770 WABC New York has dropped from a 2.2 in April to a 1.3 in June, while Clear Channel's 710 WOR registered a … [Read more...]

Buzz Returns To Cape May

99.3 The Buzz WGBZ WZBZ Sunny 102.3 WSNQ Cape May 105.5 WAIV 95.1 WAYV Equity Communications

Equity Communications has dropped the Classic Hits format on 102.3 WSNQ Cape May, NJ and brought back a simulcast of Rhythmic CHR "99.3 The Buzz" WZBZ Pleasantville/Atlantic City. 102.3 has switched to the WGBZ call letters that was paired with the southern simulcast WZBZ had on 105.5 Cape May … [Read more...]

Great Country Launches In Fort Wayne

Great Country 103.3 Fort Wayne W277AK WWFW-HD2 Adams Radio Group

Update 7/11: Just days after launching "Great Country 103.3", W277AK Fort Wayne has gone dark. A message on the station's website states, "Thank you for your patience, the radio station has been taken off the air temporarily for technical improvements. We expect to be back on the air shortly. In … [Read more...]

Liberman Shuffles Houston Duo

La Ranchera 101.7 KNTE Bay City 850 KEYH Houston

Liberman Broadcasting has made changes at a pair of its Houston area stations. Regional Mexican "La Ranchera" has moved from 850 KEYH Houston to rimshot 101.7 KNTE Bay City. The move ends the Spanish AC "Baila 101.7" format on that station. KEYH meanwhile becomes "LA 850" with a mix of Music and … [Read more...]