Colonial Media Launches New Pair In Olean & Bradford

Hot HotFM 95.3 99.3 Bradford Smethport Eagle 99.1 Olean Colonial Media Radio

Colonial Media & Entertainment has shuffled its station portfolio in Olean, NY and Bradford, PA. Classic Country "93.9 The Brand" W230BO Olean/WVTT-HD2 Portville has relocated to 99.1 as "Eagle 99.1" W256BQ Olean. While focusing on 80s/90s Country, Eagle is also playing what they consider to be … [Read more...]

92.1 The Ticket Lansing Rebrands As The Team

Big 92.1 The Ticket WQTX Lansing Midwest Communications

Shortly after the launch of the station as "92.1 The Ticket", WQTX changed its branding to "The Team". Why the change? CBS Sports "97.1 The Ticket" WXYT-FM Detroit has the Michigan trademark for the Ticket name. No changes to the new programming format with the change in name from Ticket to … [Read more...]

WTJU Adds Richmond Rimshot

91.1 WTJU Charlottesville 1430 102.9 WHAN Ashland Hanover Richmond University of Virginia Commonwealth

The University of Virginia's 91.1 WTJU Charlottesville, VA will begin operating Fifth Estate Broadcasting's Full Service Talk 1430 WHAN/102.9 W275BQ Ashland, VA via LMA on Sunday, February 1. The start of the LMA will commence with a flip of WHAN/W275BQ to a simulcast of WTJU's programming. WTJU … [Read more...]

Columbus, GA Joins Classic Hip-Hop Trend

Hip Hop 106.5 WKCN-HD3 Columbus Classic Throwback

PMB Broadcasting Urban “Hip-Hop 106.5” W293BV Columbus/WKCN-HD3 Fort Benning South, GA moved to Classic Hip-Hop earlier this month. W293BV was one of three Urban formatted stations in the market along with iHeartMedia's "98.3 The Beat" WBFA and Davis Broadcasting's "Foxie 105" WFXE. The new music … [Read more...]

WGCI Launches New Morning Show

107.5 WGCI Chicago Kyle Santillian Kendra G Leon Rogers

iHeartMedia Urban 107.5 WGCI Chicago will debut a new morning show on Thursday, January 29. Station newcomers Kyle Santillian and Kendra G will join incumbent Leon Rogers. Santillian spent ten years in mornings at Entercom's "102 Jamz" WJMH Greensboro, NC prior to exiting last summer. Kendra G … [Read more...]

Breeze Launches; I-Rock On The Move In Twin Falls

95.1 The Breeze I-Rock IRock 102.1 105.1 KIRQ Twin Falls

Locally Owned Radio has launched two new translators in Twin Falls, ID. 95.1 K236BS Twin Falls has launched as Soft AC "95.1 The Breeze" via 102.1 KIRQ-HD3. The new translator is positioning as "Light & Refreshing". Meanwhile sister Rock "I-Rock 102.1" KIRQ Twin Falls, ID is preparing to move … [Read more...]

Evansville’s Wolf Flips To Classic Country

93.5 Duke DukeFM The Wolf WLFV Evansville Midwest Communications

Midwest Communications flipped Country "93.5 The Wolf" WLFW Chandler/Evansville to Classic Country "93.5 Duke-FM" today. The new 80s/90s based Country format becomes the third Duke-FM in Midwest's portfolio following 2014 launches in Terre Haute and Appleton. The turnkey format is distributed by … [Read more...]

93.9 The Ville Louisville To Debut Thursday

93.9 The Ville WLCL ESPN 680 105.7 WHBE Louisville

Union Broadcasting has closed on its acquisition of 93.9 WLCL Sellersburg/Louisville from Cumulus and will launch its new programming brand as "93.9 The Ville" on Thursday, January 29. The new Sports station will complement sister "ESPN 680/105.7" 680 WHBE Newburg/105.7 WHBE-FM Eminence with a … [Read more...]

WRWM Rebrands As 93.9 The Beat

I94 93.9 The Beat WRWM Indianapolis Classic Hip-Hop

The announcement at 9:39am came with WRWM making its shift to Classic Hip-Hop complete with a rebranding to "93.9 The Beat". Original Report 1/25: 93.9 WRWM Fishers/Indianapolis is teasing a change for Monday, January 26 at 9:39am. WRWM flipped to Classic Hip-Hop in December and rose from a … [Read more...]

Growing Pains

RadioInsight Server Outage Issues

Over the past few weeks we've had some difficulties with our web-hosting provider that has led to prolonged site outages. Our nearly sixteen hour outage on Friday for issues on their end that they have yet to be able to explain the cause of was the final straw. As RadioInsight and our family of … [Read more...]

Radio Disney Sells Off Charlotte

Radio Disney 1480 WGFY Charlotte Adventist Church Media

The sell-off of Radio Disney's properties continues as a buyer has been found for 1480 WGFY Charlotte, NC. Charlotte Advent Media Corporation will purchase WGFY for $600,000. The new buyer is a non-profit run by President Bryan Aalborg. He serves as Lead Pastor at the Charlotte Sharon Seventh Day … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 1/23

97.7 The Peach WHPH 99.1 Birmingham 96.7 Las Vegas Radio Station Sales Transfers

Ann Jones' Peach Holdings is making a pair of acquisitions as it purchases Great South Wireless' Classic Hits 97.7 WHPH Jemison, AL for $1.6 million and 99.1 W256CD Fultondale/Birmingham from Shelby Broadcast Associates for $300,000. Mary Guthrie is selling the CP for 96.7 K244EX Las Vegas to … [Read more...]

95.9 The Drum Launches In Columbus

95.9 The Drum W240CX Columbus Steve Harvey Maurice Clarett Percy Squire

We have an explanation for the lack of originating signal for what will be W240CX. Sandblast has filed an STA application with the FCC that WTOH's unable to broadcast its HD4 due to a mismatch in Ibiquity codes between the HD importer and exporter. Stating that it would create a financial hardship … [Read more...]

Alpha Media Expands Into Fredericksburg

redericksburg Free-Lance Star Sandton Capital 93.3 WFLS 96.9 The Rock WWUZ 99.3 The Vibe WVBX

Alpha Media continues its rapid expansion with the acquisition of the former Free-Lance Star group in Fredericksburg, VA. The sale adds four more stations to Alpha's holdings: Country 93.3 WFLS Fredericksburg, Classic Rock "96.9 The Rock" WWUZ Bowling Green, Rhythmic CHR "99.3 The Vibe" WVBX … [Read more...]

Radio-One Drops The Boom On Flinn’s Boomin 96 Memphis

Bumpin Boomin 96 Boom 96.1 96.3 102.1 WOXF Memphis Throwback Hip-Hop 96X WIVG Flinn

Flinn Broadcasting's launch of Classic Hip-Hop "Boomin 96" 96.1 WIVG Tunica, MS/96.3 W242CF Memphis/102.1 WOXF Oxford, MS in December has led to a trademark infringement lawsuit by Radio-One due to similarities to its "Boom" brand. As we mentioned when Radio-One first debuted the "Boom" brand on … [Read more...]