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...]

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

Los Angeles will be shortly be gaining another Sports outlet. With an official announcement expected at any time, the KFWB License Trust is planning to pull the plug on the News/Talk format of 980 KFWB Los Angeles and flip the station to Sports. 980Beast.com, 980TheBeast.com, Beast980.com, … [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...]

Larry Mendte Joins WABC

770 WABC 77 New York Larry Mendte

Cumulus Conservative Talk 770 WABC New York is adding a local Sunday night show from 7-9pm hosted by Larry Mendte. Mendte, a long time television newscaster in Philadelphia and New York, previously co-hosted mornings at Merlin Media's now-defunct "IQ 106.9" in Philadelphia. The new program will … [Read more...]

Chicago Translator Sold For $1 Million

CSN International 103.9 W280EM Chicago Windy City Broadcasting John Bridge

CSN International has sold the CP for 103.9 W280EM Chicago to Windy City Broadcasting, LLC for $1 Million. Windy City Broadcasting, led by John Bridge of Sugar Grove, IL holds no other broadcast properties. Bridge is the head of the Chicago based Equity One Investment Fund. W280EM is licensed … [Read more...]

Amp Radio Calgary Prepping Relaunch

90.3 Amp Radio CKMP Calgary Reboot Relaunch Update

Newcap CHR "90.3 Amp Radio" CKMP-FM Calgary has gone jockless as it counts down to a relaunch on Thursday, August 1 at 9:00am. CKMP has also dropped all of its specialty programming in preparation of the reboot of the station. The change comes as current OM/PD Paul Kaye is transferring to sister … [Read more...]

97.7 The Brew Launches In Asheville

97.7 The Brew W249AR Asheville Clear Channel Entercom

Update 4:15pm "97.7 The Brew" debuted at 4pm today on 97.7 W249AR Asheville and 99.9 WKSF-HD2. Positioned as "We Play Everything" the station is launching with 5,000 songs in a row. Original Report 7/22 1:45pm: Clear Channel will soon launch Variety Hits "97.7 The Brew" in Asheville, … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Acquires Suburban Atlanta Translator

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

Clear Channel has acquired the Construction Permit for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA from Community Public Radio for $110,000. The translator, located about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, is currently licensed to operate with 4 watts at 199.5 meters (Coverage Map). Clear Channel's application states … [Read more...]