Hawk Debuts In Quad Cities

Rock 104.9 The Hawk KBOB-FM KQCS Davenport Moline Quad Cities Dave Levora Darren Pitra New Country

Update 7/9: "104.9 The Hawk" made its debut at 12pm today following six hours of stunting with Christmas music. The new format is launching its "Commercial Free Summer" with the normal 10,000 songs in a row. Listen to the launch of The Hawk at FormatChange.com. Update 7/8: KBOB-FM will make … [Read more...]

KIRO Reunites Brock & Salk

Mike Salk Brock Huard 710 Sports KIRO ESPN Seattle

Bonneville Sports "710 ESPN" KIRO Seattle is launching a new lineup on Monday, July 14. Mike Salk, who returned to KIRO in March as Program Director, will reunite with former co-host Brock Huard for a new local morning show from 7-10am. The duo hosted middays on KIRO until Salk departed for WEEI … [Read more...]

Alpha Acquires Three San Antonio Translators

Alpha Media San Antonio L&L KTSA KZDC KTFM 103.3 94.7 107.1

Alpha Media has agreed to purchase three translators in the San Antonio market for a combined $1,452,500. For $412,500, Alpha acquires 94.7 K234CI Marion, TX from Frank McCoy. K234CI holds a CP to relocate to San Antonio with 250 watts at 126 meters (Coverage Map). Alpha intends on changing the … [Read more...]

KIKO-FM Returns With Oldies

Good Time Oldies 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool Phoenix Globe 1TV.com

After being silent for a few months, 1TV.com's 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool, AZ has returned to the air as "Oldies 97.3". Positioning itself against CBS Classic Hits 94.5 KOOL-FM as the only station playing mostly 60s music, the station is targeting the nearby Phoenix market which it rimshots from the … [Read more...]

Newcap Prepping Saint John Flip

News 88.9 Radio CHNI Saint John Newcap

Newcap is inching closer to taking control and flipping News/Talk "News 88.9" CHNI Saint John, NB. Newcap announced the acquisition of CHNI from Rogers Media on July 4, 2014 and gained CRTC approval in March to flip the format to an Adult Contemporary format “appealing to listeners between 25 and … [Read more...]

Connoisseur Revamps WDRC-FM

102.9 DRC-FM WDRC Harford Mike Stevens Grahame Winters Rockin Ron Sedaille Floyd Wright Classic Hits Oldies

Connoisseur Media has closed on its acquisition of Buckley Radio's Hartford properties and quickly made changes at Classic Hits 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford. The bulk of the staff at WDRC-FM has been dismissed including General Manager Eric Fahnoe, Program Director/Midday Host Grahame Winters, Morning … [Read more...]

July 4 Week Format Change Rundown

Radio 103.9 WNBM New York July 4 Independence Day Radio Format Change Canada Day

As we reach another of the Big 4 holidays when it comes to format changes, we do so already knowing most of the details for what will likely be the biggest one of the week as Cumulus will launch a new Urban AC in New York City. Completed Changes 7/4: Cumulus AC 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville, NY … [Read more...]

Radio 103.9 New York Debuts

Radio 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville New York Urban AC Tom Joyner DL Hughley Jolana Westchester Cumulus

Update 7/4: Urban AC "Radio 103.9" WNBM Bronxville made its debut at 1:03pm this afternoon. Launching with an hour-long preview of the station's playlist, WNBM will then air 64 straight hours of mixes for the July 4 weekend. Regular programming led by The Tom Joyner Morning Show will kick off on … [Read more...]

1450 WLYV Fort Wayne Gets Patriotic

1450 The Patriot Intelligent Talk WLYV Fort Wayne

Adams Radio Group continues its remake of the Fort Wayne radio dial as it has begun operating 1450 WLYV. Completing the move of its Catholic programming to 106.3 WHPP, WLYV is stunting this July 4 weekend with a mix of "patriotic" and other American themed music. The stunting will last until … [Read more...]

SiriusXM Fires Anthony Cumia

SiriusXM Channel Lineup Venus 20On20 20 On 20 Utopia Y2Kountry

SiriusXM's Opie & Anthony Show is no more as Anthony Cumia states he's been fired following a long, racist Twitter tirade following a supposed attack in Times Square earlier this week. https://twitter.com/anthonycumia/status/485045848032546816 SiriusXM added the following … [Read more...]

KLUB Shifts To Classic Rock

Real Rock 106.9 KLUB Classic Rock Victoria Townsquare Media

Townsquare Media has shifted Rock "106.9 The Rock" KLUB Bloomington/Victoria, TX to Classic Rock. The 12pm flip to "Classic Rock 106.9" dropped all currents and recurrents from the station to focus mostly on Rock hits from the 70s and 80s. … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/3

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Univision Spanish News/Talk "Radio Mambi 710" WAQI Miami has applied to relocate to the site of sister 1140 WQBA. The station will remain at 50kW directional during the day, but drop from 50kW to 6.3kW at night. As its CP for 30kW at 50 meters was set to expire on August 3, … [Read more...]

24/7 Comedy To Cease Syndication; New Network To Launch

Today's 24/7 Comedy George Gimarc Premiere Radio Networks Clear Channel

Now we know why Clear Channel has been dropping most of its Comedy formatted stations. Premiere Radio Networks will cease syndication of the 24/7 Comedy network on August 3. Tom Taylor Now reports that Clear Channel will keep the brand alive on IHeartRadio. To serve the remaining affiliates, 24/7 … [Read more...]

Evolution Comes To Honolulu

Evolution 99.1 K256AS Honolulu Dance My 95.9 KXRG Hawai’i No Ka Oi

Clear Channel has flipped Hawaiian "Hawai’i No Ka Oi" 99.1 K256AS Honolulu to EDM "Evolution 99.1". Rebroadcasting 93.9 KHJZ-HD2, the move brings a second Dance station to the market joining "My 95.9" KXRG-LP. The locally programmed non-commercial LPFM will have to compete with the national … [Read more...]

WDIZ Shifts From ESPN To Fox Sports

Fox Sports 590 WDIZ Panama City ESPN Radio Clear Channel

Clear Channel Sports "ESPN 590" WDIZ Panama City, FL has transitioned to "Fox Sports 590" as the station changes network affiliations. WDIZ is airing the entire national Fox Sports lineup. It is one of two Sports stations serving the market along with rimshot "93.5 The Ticket" WTKP Port St. Joe. … [Read more...]