Country Wolf Howling Into Orlando

KQ103.1 KQ 103 WHKQ Orlando TTB Media JVC Broadcasting My Country MyCountry

When JVC launches its new format on Friday at 1:03pm, it appears it will do so as Country "103.1 The Wolf". Twitter and Instagram account are live with the new logo and positioning statement of "Orlando's Country Hits and Throwbacks". TheWolf1031.com was registered anonymously in November. Update … [Read more...]

Delmarva Expands Its Wilmington, DE Cluster

Kiss 101.7 WJKS Faith 1510 WFAI Wilmington Delmarva Broadcasting QC Tony Quartarone Steve Chanin

Delmarva will be paying $3.2 million for WFAI and WJKS. Original Report: Delmarva Broadcasting is expanding its holdings in Wilmington, DE with the purchase of Urban "Kiss 101.7" WJKS Canton, NJ and Gospel "Faith 1510" WFAI Salem, NJ from QC Communications. The two stations will join a … [Read more...]

Icons Versus Icon Battle Looming In Lexington

Country Christmas 98.5 W253BK Lexington 98.1 The Bull WBUL WBUL-HD2

iHeartMedia has registered 981TheBullIcons.com for 98.5 W253BK/WBUL-HD2 for use after the Country Christmas programming ends. A Twitter account is already live with the new logo. Launching a Classic Country station branded as "The Bull Icons" will place the translator right up against Cumulus' … [Read more...]

WRCM/WMHK Flip To K-Love

New Life 91.9 WRCM 88.3 WRZM Charlotte 89.7 WMHK Columbia EMF KLove

EMF will close on their purchase of the three stations and one translator from Columbia International University today. The closing will accompany the end of local programming on "New Life 91.9" WRCM Wingate/88.3 WRZM Boiling Springs/101.5 W268BU Mooresville, NC in the Charlotte market and 89.7 … [Read more...]

Let’s Have An Auction!

Lance's Line RadioInsight Blog

Let me preface this by saying there is a better chance of any station license being handed to me as a gift than for this to actually happen. With many broadcasters looking to cut or redistribute their broadcast assets, let's setup a system for them to maximize the return for buyers and … [Read more...]

La Buena Coming To Tucson

La Buena 94.3 990 KTKT Tucson El Genio Lucas Lotus

Lotus Communications will launch Spanish Adult Hits "La Buena 94.3" in Tucson. 94.3 is K232FD Tortolita, which recently signed-on as a translator for what is currently "ESPN Deportes 990" KTKT Tucson. The new format will feature a pair of syndicated shows originating at Entravision's "Jose … [Read more...]

Z95 Debuts In Waco

Z95 Z95.1 Waco Hip Hop R&B

iHeartMedia has launched Rhythmic CHR "Z95.1" K236BR/KBGO-HD2 Waco, TX. The new format will compete against a pair of Rhythmic CHR's in the market: Edwards Media's "94.5 The Beat" KWBT and M&M Broadcasters "Hot 104.9" KBHT. The new format duplicates the Z branding used at sister "Z92.3" KIIZ in … [Read more...]

$3.5 Million Sale For NYC Translator

106.3 W292DV New York John Bridge Big Apple Broadcasting Apple 107.1 WVIP-HD4

The long and winding road for Michael and Tammy Celenza's Apple 107.1 to move and upgrade 106.3 W292DV New York has come to an end. John Bridge's Big Apple Broadcasting has agreed to purchase the translator for $3.5 million. Bridge acquired 103.9 W280EM Chicago earlier this year, which is soon … [Read more...]

Disney Sells WDYZ Orlando

Radio Disney Salem Communications 990 WDYZ Orlando

The sell-off of the Radio Disney stations continues as Salem Communications adds a fourth AM in Orlando. Salem's Pennsylvania Media Associates license holding company will pay Disney $1.3 million for 990 WDYZ Orlando. The acquisition will join Salem's trio of Conservative Talk "660 The Answer" … [Read more...]

Cumulus Hires Bruce Gilbert As SVP/Sports

Cumulus Bruce Gilbert Westwood One SVP/Sports Don Martin

Cumulus is creating a brand-new SVP/Sports position for Bruce Gilbert. Gilbert will join Cumulus from iHeartMedia's Premiere Radio Networks where he was SVP/Sports Operations overseeing Fox Sports Radio. His new position will give him oversight over all of Cumulus' Sports formatted stations as … [Read more...]

92.3 KKGQ Wichita Begins Stunting

Q92 Q92.3 The Beat Classic Country 92.3 KFTI Wichita Journal Scripps Envision Radio Blind Advocacy

Envision closed on its acquisition of 92.3 KFTI-FM on Friday and quickly began stunting with a mix of construction sounds and music from blind artists with the KKGQ call letters now in place. The previous Classic Country format remains at 1070 KFTI. Update 12/10: When blind advocacy group … [Read more...]

Pride For Palm Springs?

Crush 103.9 Pride K280CV Cathedral City Palm Springs KKUU-HD2

A change appears on its way to MCC Radio Hot AC "Crush 103.9" K280CV Cathedral City/92.7 KKUU-HD2 Indio/Palm Springs. MCC registered Pride1039.com this week for the station. The only comparable brand using the Pride moniker is iHeartMedia's LGBT targeted "Pride Radio" HD2/webcaster. "Crush … [Read more...]

WARM Returns With CBS Sports Radio

Mighty 590 WARM Scranton Wilkes-Barre CBS Sports Cumulus

After being off-the-air for a few months Cumulus has relaunched 590 WARM Scranton, PA as an affiliate of CBS Sports Radio. WARM had suffered with sporadic outages for the past few years due to multiple transmitter and tower issues. It applied last month for a permanent solution which will see the … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 12/12

Mega 97.7 WOXY Mason Cincinnati 99.5 Cox Media Jacksonville

Cox Media acquires the CP for 99.5 W258CN Jacksonville, FL from Barry Magrill for $350,000. The translator will operate with 250 watts at 268 meters and rebroadcast an HD subchannel of Cox's 104.5 WOKV-FM. TSJ Radio is converting its LMA of Spanish CHR "Mega 97.7" WOXY Mason/Cincinnati to a … [Read more...]