Power Foundation To Launch 103.1 WHQA Sunday

Power Foundation 103.1 WRIX-FM WHQA LifeFM Life 107 WANS 1280 107.7

The Power Foundation will flip Classic Hits 103.1 WRIX-FM Honea Path/Anderson, SC to Southern Gospel/Preaching "103.1 The Life FM" WHQA at 12pm on Sunday, March 1. Power Foundation recently received WRIX-FM and AM sisters 1020 WRIX Homeland Park and 1280 WANS Anderson via a donation from Tom … [Read more...]

Dennis Miller To End Syndicated Show

Dennis Miller Cumulus Westwood One Radio Podcast

As part of yesterday's announcement that Jonathan Brandmeier will join Cumulus/Westwood One for a daily syndicated program, Dennis Miller will end his program on Friday, March 27. Miller debuted his show in March 2007 and previously signed an extension with what was then known as Dial Global to … [Read more...]

EMF Acquires 104.5 KMCQ Seattle

Q104.5 KMCQ Seattle Educational Media Foundation EMF

EMF will be paying $7 million of KMCQ. As it does whenever it acquires a commercial stations, it will apply to convert it to non-commercial status with a main studio waiver. Original Report 2/26: Educational Media Foundation has announced it has purchased Classic Hits "Q104.5" KMCQ … [Read more...]

Jonathon Brandmeier Joins WLS; Goes National With Westwood One

Jonathan Brandmeier Cumulus Westwood One WLS Chicago

Longtime Chicago and Phoenix morning personality Jonathan Brandmeier is launching a nationally syndicated 10am-1pm eastern syndicated Talk show with Westwood One. To be based at Chicago's 890 WLS where it will air live, the show will also air on 790 KABC Los Angeles, 570 KLIF Dallas, 860 KKAT … [Read more...]

KTSA San Antonio Adds FM Translator

550 KTSA 107.1 San Antonio Alpha Media

Alpha Media News/Talk 550 KTSA San Antonio has added an FM signal with the sign-on of 107.1 K297GK Pleasanton, TX from its new location in downtown San Antonio. KTSA is the #2 commercial Talker in the San Antonio market behind iHeartMedia's 1200 WOAI. It is the third translator launched in the … [Read more...]

Rewind Launches In Champaign

Rewind 92.5 The Chief WREE WCFF Urbana Champaign We Hacked Your Radio Saga

The hacking of 92.5 WREE has come to an end as the station expectedly relaunched as 80s centric Classic Hits "Rewind 92.5". Debuting with Prince's "Let's Go Crazy", WREE is positioning itself as "Amazing Variety". Original Report 2/23: Saga has begun stunting on Variety Hits "92.5 The Chief" … [Read more...]

It Starts At The Top

Salem Media Group Communication Tom Tradup NPR Commercial Conservative Liberal Talk

In a Fort Worth Star-Telegram column today discussing Public News/Talk 90.1 KERA-FM outrating all four Conservative Talk stations in the Dallas market combined, Salem Media VP/News & Talk Programming Tom Tradup made the following statement: “NPR remains essentially the media of choice for guys in … [Read more...]

Genuine Austin Radio Tweaking Stations

105.3 The Fringe JB & Sandy Hit Classic Hits Genuine Austin Radio 104.9 The Horn KTXX

Genuine Austin Radio is making changes at two of its Austin, TX stations. Sports/Classic Hits "104.9 The Horn" KTXX Bee Cave has dropped its remaining Classic Hits blocks and returned to All-Sports. KTXX added Classic Hits in middays, nights, and weekends in January 2014 after dropping its ESPN … [Read more...]

Ingstad Brings KIRO Programming To Yakima

1390 KBBO KUSA The Fan 710 KIRO Salk Brock Yakima

Ingstad Radio Washington has flipped Conservative Talk "1390 KUSA" KBBO Yakima, WA to Sports "1390 The Fan". The new lineup will include a simulcast of programming from Bonneville's "710 ESPN" KIRO Seattle from 7am to 7pm weekdays and Fox Sports Radio at night and weekends. KBBO will remain the … [Read more...]

Salem Acquires Disney Properties In Atlanta & Pittsburgh

Salem Media Group Communication Tom Tradup NPR Commercial Conservative Liberal Talk

Salem Media is adding two more properties from Radio Disney's portfolio. Salem's South Texas Broadcasting subsidiary will pay $2.75 million for 590 WDWD Atlanta. The purchase gives Salem a sixth station in the Atlanta market joining Christian AC "104.7 The Fish" WFSH-FM Athens, Conservative Talk … [Read more...]

KNXR Returns As 97.5 Pulse-FM

97.5 PulseFM Pulse FM Hometown Broadcasting KNXR Rochester Tom Garrett

After a couple hours testing/stunting with NOAA Weather Radio, Hometown Broadcasting's 97.5 KNXR Rochester, MN debuted its new identity this afternoon as Hot AC "97.5 Pulse-FM". Tom Garrett, the former MD/Morning Host at Townsquare Media's "Y105" 105.3 KYBA will serve as GM/PD for the station as … [Read more...]

103.9 Palm Springs Is Moving Easy

Easy 103.9 Crush Perfect Blend Jim Fitz Fitzgerald 102.3 KJJZ Palm Springs

The pending format change of Smooth Jazz 102.3 KJJZ Indio/Palm Springs to Classic Rock will lead to another change in the market. KJJZ Program Director/Morning Host Jim 'Fitz' Fitzgerald is joining Morris Communications 103.9 K280CV Cathedral City/92.7 KKUU-HD2 Indio. On Friday, February 27 he … [Read more...]

WNEW Adds Dave Ramsey

99.1 WNEW Washington Baltimore All News Dave Ramsey Wizards

Six FM's in major markets flipped to All News in 2011 & 2012. Come next week only one will still be airing news content around the clock. As first reported last week by DCRTV.com, CBS' 99.1 WNEW Bowie, MD/Washington, DC will add the syndicated Dave Ramsey talker from 8-11pm daily. While WNEW will … [Read more...]

KSCS Names New Morning Show Co-Host

96.3 KSCS Dallas Hawkeye Trapper Connected K

Following the December retirement of Terry Dorsey, Cumulus Country 96.3 KSCS Dallas, has completed the revamp of its morning show with the addition of Katelyn 'Connected K' Maida. Maida will join incumbents Mark “Hawkeye” Louis and “Trapper" John Morris on Monday, March 9. She most recently … [Read more...]

CHR Rebrandings Reach Vancouver

Kiss Radio Sonic 104.9 CFUN Vancouver Rogers 94.5 The Beat Virgin Radio CFBT Bell Media

Rogers and Bell are bringing their national CHR brands to Vancouver. This morning Rogers rebranded CHR "Sonic 104.9" CFUN-FM Chilliwack and its two boosters 92.5 CFUN-1 Abbotsford and 104.9 CFUN-2 Vancouver as "Kiss Radio". The move places the station under the "Kiss" brand utilized by Rogers … [Read more...]