ESPN Comes To FM In Wilmington

ESPN 630 WMFD Wilmington 95.9 W240AS Port City Radio

Sunrise Broadcasting has assumed operations of 95.9 W240AS Wilmington, NC.Upon replacing Hometown Wilmington Media has the lessee of the translator, Sunrise has flipped it to Sports simulcasting "ESPN 630" WMFD. The 250 watt translator is owned by Sea-Comm Media.The move explains why … [Read more...]

Midwest Shuffling Terre Haute Assets

98.5 WBOW B102.7 Terre Haute 1300 WIBQ Midwest AC

Update 4/3: Midwest launched AC 98.5 WBOW today. Branded as "The Wabash Valley's Best Variety", the station is running jockless at launch.The WIBQ calls and Talk format have moved to 1300 for now until the acquisition of 1230 is finalized. The station is also simulcasting on sister 1440 WPRS … [Read more...]

Highway Built In Louisiana’s North Shore

Highway 104.7 WJLH North Shore Classic Country Joint

Northshore Broadcasting has flipped Classic Rock "104.7 The Joint" WJSH Folsom, LA to Classic Country "Highway 104.7".Focusing on Country Hits from the 60s to the 90s, the new format joins a Northshore cluster of Hot AC "Lake 94.7" WYLK Lacombe, Classic Hits "Tangi 96.5" WTGG Amite, and Cajun … [Read more...]

WBZO Long Island Retools

B103 WBZO Long Island Wiseman Frank Keith Allen Classic Hits

Connoisseur Media Classic Hits "B103" 103.1 WBZO Bay Shore, NY is relaunching on Monday, April 7.B103 will shift to a more Rock based playlist with new positioning of "Long Island's Classic Hits of the 70's, 80's and More!" The move comes with a changes to their airstaff as morning co-host Frank … [Read more...]

Univision Radio President Pens Open Letter Regarding Recent Changes

Univision Radio Jose Valle Layoffs Mas Variedad Radio Changes

As Univision continues to reshape its radio portfolio, group President Jose Valle has penned an open letter to discuss the rash of changes that have taken place in recent months.The company has flipped multiple stations, revised much of their branding, and cut staffers in recent weeks. The … [Read more...]

WLOR Huntsville Shifts To Rhythmic Oldies

Sunny 98.1 WLOR Huntsville 1550 Steve Harvey Ed Gaines

The Steve Harvey Morning Show has quickly found a new Huntsville affiliate following the demise of Urban "Hot 103.5" WHWT.Southern Stone Communications flipped Classic Hits "Sunny 98.1" 1550 WLOR Huntsville/98.1 W251AC Capshaw to Rhythmic Oldies on Monday, while retaining its previous identity. … [Read more...]

April Fools Day Stunt Roundup

Samba 105.7 WROR Spanish April Fools SAP

While the days of the fake format change for the day are mostly behind us, radio still comes out swinging regularly with pranks every April 1.We're still calling Kars4Kids switch to Kids4Kars as the best move of the day with their commercials airing on multiple stations across the … [Read more...]

WayFM Moves In Louisville

93.9 WAYI Way WayFM 104.3 WAYG 105.9 WAYK Louisville Cumulus

Way Media has completed the move of their Christian AC "Way-FM" from 93.9 WAYI Sellersburg, IN/Louisville to 104.3 WAYG Charlestown, IN and 105.9 WAYK Valley Station, KY.The 93.9 signal, which had been leased to Way Media by Cumulus, is now running a loop redirecting listeners to the new … [Read more...]

KTCO Rebrands As Kat Country

Kat Country 98.9 KTCO Duluth Superior

Midwest Communications Country "Your Country 98.9" KTCO-FM Duluth, MN has rebranded as "Kat Country 98.9".KTCO's ratings are not publicly listed, but Townsquare Media competitor "B105.1" KKCB was second overall in the market with an 8.0 share in the Nielsen Audio Fall 2013 ratings. … [Read more...]

Gorilla Takes On Monkey In Biloxi

95.3 The Gorilla Z95 WZNF Biloxi Gulfport

Coast Radio Group has flipped Classic Rock "Z95" WZNF Lumberton/Biloxi, MS to CHR.Now "95.3 The Gorilla", WZNF is directly targeting L&L Broadcasting's "107.1 The Monkey" WXYK. The new station's website proclaims "Spankin' The Monkey With 10,000 Hits In A Row Commercial Free".The one thing … [Read more...]

Kars4Kids Wins April Fools Day

Kids4Kars Kars4Kids Kids 4 Kars April Fools Day Promo

The commercial jingle that you can never get out of your head has a new tune today.Instead of allowing customers to donate their cars to raise money for children, the charity is launching Kids4Kars promising to allow clients to trade in their children for a new car and a permanent vacation. … [Read more...]

KGBI Omaha Gets Hooked To A Fish

100.7 The Fish KGBI-FM Omaha Salem Safe For The Whole Family

Salem Christian AC KGBI-FM Omaha rebranded today as "100.7 The Fish". No other changes have been made to the station, which retains Salem's trademarked "Safe For The Whole Family" positioning.The move is tied to a new Salem initiative cross-promoting its three primary formats: Christian Music, … [Read more...]

Clear Channel & Grupo Radio Centro Partner To Distribute El Mandril

Radio Centro Exitos 93.9 KXOS Los Angeles Ricardo El Mandril Sanchez Raq-C RacQ Nachin

lClear Channel and its Premiere Radio Networks subsidiary are establishing a multi-platform partnership with Mexico based Grupo Radio Centro.The primary purpose of the partnership will be to allow Premiere to take over domestic distribution and sales support for "Radio Centro 93.9" KXOS Los … [Read more...]

Corus Launches Jump 106.9 Ottawa

Jump 106.9 The Bear CKQB Ottawa Jay Hat Jenna Mo The Saint Mr. D Non Stop Hits

Update 3/31: And CHR it is as "Jump 106.9" made its debut at 11:00am.Promising 90 minute blocks of music around the clock, Jump is positioning itself as "Non Stop Hits".CKQB is launching with a full airstaff in place. Jay Hat, most recently at Classic Rock "98.9 Jet-FM" Courtenay, BC will … [Read more...]

Apex Expands In Hilton Head

104.9 The Surf WLHH Hilton Head Apex Broadcasting

Apex Broadcasting is doubling up in Hilton Head, SC.A few months after purchasing 103.1 WGZO and flipping it to Variety Hits "SC 103" WVSC-FM, Apex has agreed to purchase Classic Hits "104.9 The Surf" WLHH for $682,500 from Low Country Radio.Apex will begin operating WLHH immediately under a … [Read more...]