Alpha Reboots Entire Richmond Cluster

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Update 10/20: Alpha Media has completed its revamp of its entire Richmond cluster. As previously expected, Country "93.1 The Wolf" WLFV moved its programming to 98.9 WWLB (replacing Variety Hits "98.9 Liberty") and 100.3 WARV-FM Petersburg (replacing the simulcast of sister Classic Hits "Big … [Read more...]

Lazer Expands Into Sacramento & Modesto

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Lazer Broadcasting is acquiring four radio and one LPTV stations from Adelante Media in Central California. The $2.9 million purchase will bring Lazer into the Sacramento and Modesto markets. The company currently owns twenty Spanish language stations in Central and Southern California including … [Read more...]

Less Variety, More Rock For KJOT

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Journal Communications Classic Rock "Variety Rock 105.1" KJOT Boise has rebranded as just "Rock 105.1". Prior to a Christmas Music stunt in 2012, KJOT's format featured Rock hits from the 1960's through 2000's which explained the Variety part of its moniker. The rebranding comes with the station … [Read more...]

Walnut Radio Adds KOMJ Omaha

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Steve Seline's Walnut Radio LLC. has purchased Soft AC/Standards "Magic 1490" KOMJ Omaha from Cochise Radio Partners. KOMJ becomes the fourth Nebraska station purchased by Walnut Radio this year joining "Country 97.3" KBLR-FM Blair, AC "Mix 105.5" KFMT-FM Fremont, and News/Talk 1340 KHUB Fremont. … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 10/17

97.5 KNXR Rochester KZFW-LP 87.7 102.1 Hagerstown

Station Sales Greg Jensen's Hometown Broadcasting of Rochester is acquiring Beautiful Music 97.5 KNXR Rochester, MN. The purchase price is contingent on Minnesota Public Radio agreeing to a lease or allowing the buyer to purchase the seller's share of Silver Creek Tall Tower Associates, which … [Read more...]

The First Christmas Flip Of 2014

Easy 93.1 WEZW Wildwood Crest Cape May First Christmas Music Radio

Equity Communications Soft AC "Easy 93.1" WEZW Wildwood Crest, NJ is once again the first station to make the seasonal move to All-Christmas music. This is the second time WEZW is been the first station in the country to make the move to All-Christmas for the year as it also was in 2011, when it … [Read more...]

Energy 102.3 Debuts In Peoria

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Update 10/16: WDQX made the flip to CHR "Energy 102.3" as announced at 9:00am. The station is launching with a "10,000 songs in-a-row or $10,000" contest. Listen to the launch of Energy 102.3 at FormatChange.com. The first five songs on "Energy 102.3" were: Ariana Grande - Break Free Mr. … [Read more...]

101.5 Hank-FM Debuts In Dayton

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Update 10/16: WCLI-FM was not destined to be the first All-Christmas station for the 2014 holiday season as it flipped to Classic Country "101.5 Hank-FM" at 10am today. Alpha Media Dayton, OH announced today the addition of a new music station; 101.5 Hank FM (WCLI) which will play iconic hit … [Read more...]

Chris Merrill Joins KFYI For Afternoons

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iHeartMedia Talk 550 KFYI Phoenix has completed its upcoming lineup overhaul with the addition of Chris Merrill from sister 600 KOGO San Diego. Merrill will take over the 4-7pm afternoon show being vacated by Mike Broomhead's move to mornings. Broomhead was set to replace the retiring Barry Young … [Read more...]

Westwood One Dropping NBC News

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As part of the restructuring that saw Westwood One drop ABC News for a new CNN powered news service, Westwood One has notified affiliates it will also drop distribution of NBC News to affiliates on December 15. Affiliates will have the option to switch to the new CNN fueled Westwood One News … [Read more...]