More Country In Pittsburgh’s Future?

FMNewsTalk FM News Talk 104.7 WPGB Pittsburgh New Country Bull B104.7 Limbaugh Bloomdaddy

A Country battle could be in Pittsburgh's near future. We try to stay away from format change rumors when we do not have DomainInsight to back it up, but when we hear the same thing from three different sources it's hard not to look away. Our sources all indicate that Clear Channel is preparing … [Read more...]

Bloomberg Launching San Francisco Business Station

Bloomberg Radio San Francisco 1220 KDOW

Bloomberg has begun hiring for a soon to launch Business station in San Francisco. The first job posting for a Sales Manager for its "radio station in San Francisco with a content focus for and from the tech and business community". San Francisco would become Bloomberg's third local market … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Preparing For Arrival Of A Beast

The Beast Fan News Talk 980 KFWB Los Angeles Sports Michael Knight Amani Toomer Jim Rome CBS NBC Sports

Update 7/27: LARadio.com reports that the staffers of KFWB have been given five weeks notice as the station will flip to Sports around September 1. https://twitter.com/barrettLARadio/status/492870120579301376 That has been semi-confirmed by KFWB … [Read more...]

Maynard Taking Off For Clear Channel

Maynard Hubbard Seattle Movin 92.5 KQMV Click 98.9 KLCK Clear Channel VP Programming

Maynard, Program Director of Hubbard CHR "Movin 92.5" KQMV and Modern AC "Click 98.9" KLCK Seattle is exiting to join Clear Channel as a Vice President of Programming. Maynard also hosted middays at KQMV. While Maynard's exact duties have not been announced, could the timing have anything to … [Read more...]

Stoney Richards Leaving WDSY Afternoons

Stoney Richards Y108 WDSY Pittsburgh Y107.9 Stony

CBS Country "Y107.9" WDSY Pittsburgh APD/MD/Afternoon Host Stoney Richards has announced he will step down as of September 10 to dedicate more time to his acting career. Richards has been with WDSY for the past eighteen years, but will remain with the station for guest appearances and with sister … [Read more...]

107.3 Washington Completes On-Air Revamp With New Morning Show

All The Hits DC's Mix 107.3 WRQX Washington Sarah Fraser Ty Bentli Melony Torres Ashley Nickels Marco

Cumulus CHR "All The Hits 107.3" WRQX Washington DC completes its on-air revamping under new Program Director Rick Gillette with the addition of a new morning show. "Sarah, Ty & Mel" featuring Sarah Fraser, Ty Bentli and Melanie Glazener will debut on Wednesday, July 30. Fraser is a former … [Read more...]

Hot 97 Names New Program Director

Jay Dixon Program Director Hot 97 WQHT New York Ebro Darden Angie Martinez

The most transitional phase in the history of Emmis Urban "Hot 97" WQHT New York will include a new Program Director. Jay Dixon, who has served as Interim Program Director since Ebro Darden stepped down in March to focus on his on-air duties, will take the reigns on a permanent basis. Dixon … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/24

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Changes Bridgelight LLC has applied to increase 103.1 W276AQ Fort Lee NJ from 35 watts at 136.9 meters to 99 watts with a change in originating station to Cumulus' 94.7 WNSH-HD4 Newark, which already rebroadcasts Bridgelight's "Bridge FM" Christian AC format (Coverage Map). Bible … [Read more...]

Maverick To Launch In College Station

Maverick 102.7 Country Bryan Broadcasting College Station KNDE-HD4

Bryan Broadcasting has announced it will launch Country "Maverick 102.7" KNDE-HD4/102.7 K274CM College Station TX in August. WTAW reports that the station will feature "Straight ahead Nashville …we’re gonna play the hits.". Mornings will be hosted by Adam Drake and Mel Hering. K274CM will be … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Prepping Nashville Alternative Launch

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

The Alternative format will soon return to Nashville. Clear Channel has registered Alt983.com and Alt983FM.com for their soon to launch 98.3 W252CM Nashville. The 250 watt at 291 meter translator will rebroadcast 105.9 WNRQ-HD2 (Coverage Map). The Alternative format will position W252CM … [Read more...]

Miller Communications Shuffling Central Illinois Formats

Randal Miller Communications Kaskaskia Broadcasting 870 WTIM 96.3 New Country 104.1 Groovy 97.3 WRAN 98.3

Miller Communications is planning a complete restructuring of its Taylorville, IL area stations on Friday, August 1. The moves will see the company launch a new frequency in its cluster while another moves to a new frequency. News/Talk 97.3 WTIM-FM Taylorville will relocate to the former 870 WINU … [Read more...]

Andy Dean Exits America Now

Premiere Radio Networks Andy Dean America Now Joe Pags

Premiere Radio Networks has announced that Andy Dean will step down as host of the syndicated "America Now" as of Friday, August 8. Joe Pags will fill-in as host until a new host for the program which airs from 6-9pm Eastern/3-6pm Pacific is announced after Labor Day. Dean is exiting the program … [Read more...]

Two Translators Launch In Jacksonville

1600 The Beach 102.3 WZNZ Atlantic Beach Jacksonville 600 WBOB 100.3 1240 102.1 WFOY

A pair of Jacksonville AM's have launched FM translators. Queen Of Peace Radio Oldies "1600 The Beach" WZNZ Atlantic Beach has added an FM signal on 102.3 as W271AP Jacksonville has completed its relocation from 102.1 and power increase to 99 watts at 270 meters (Coverage Map). WZNZ runs … [Read more...]

Edge Coming To Twin Falls

103.1 The Edge KZNO Twin Falls Zone ESPN Zone Lee Family

Lee Family Broadcasting is prepping a pair of format changes in Twin Falls, ID. Sports "103.1 The Zone" KZNO Jerome will slide to AM to make way for "103.1 The Edge" as Lee has registered 1031TheEdge.com and .net and applied for the KEDJ call letters for the station. A Rock or Alternative … [Read more...]