Pair Of Oklahoma City Changes On The Way

Now 96.5 92.9 Tod Tucker Tyler Media 105.3 The Pro Martini KINB

A pair of stations in the Oklahoma City market may soon find themselves with new formats. Tyler Media CHR "Now 96.5" K243BJ Oklahoma City/107.7 KRXO-HD3 is now simulcasting on 92.9 K225BN Oklahoma City and starting to direct listeners to the new frequency. Now929.com and 929Now.com were … [Read more...]

Hot 107.9 Philadelphia Goes Boom With Classic Hip-Hop

Boom 107.9 WPHI Philadelphia Classic Hip-Hop Throwback Hot Radio-One Colby Colb

Update 8:30pm: WPHI made its flip to Classic Hip-Hop "Boom 107.9" around 7:00pm tonight. Positioning it as "Throwback Hip-Hop", the station is identifying Jay Z, Biggie, 2Pac, Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott, and The Roots as core artists. Radio-One VP/Programming Colby Colb is serving as imaging voice … [Read more...]

105.5 The Whale Gets Beached

105.5 The Whale St. Augustine Beach WALE WYRE-FM Flagler Broadcasting

Update 11/4: Just one month after its launch, "105.5 The Whale" is no more as Flagler Broadcasting began operating the station via Time Brokerage Agreement ahead of its purchase on November 1. Now simply identifying by its frequency with a streamlined Classic Hits format, it appears as though the … [Read more...]

Power & Vault Launch In Delmarva

103.5 The Vault WJKI 106.1 WXSH Power 101.7 Bill Baker Jessica Martinez OC104 OC 104 Voice Radio Network

Update 11/2:The Voice Radio Network has begun the restructuring of its Delmarva stations. 101.7 WZEB Ocean View, DE dropped its simulcast of Hot AC "B95.3" WKDB Laurel, DE and flipped to Urban "Power 101.7" on Saturday, November 1. Power is launching with a full airstaff, all formerly of … [Read more...]

Christmas Elves Head To Milwaukee

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Update 11/1: WZTI flipped to Christmas music "100.3 The Elf" at noon today. While dropping the previous brand is usually a sign of format change after the holidays, Program Director Stan Atkinson told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that it will return to the Martini Radio format after … [Read more...]

Salem To Give Washington & San Antonio Answers

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Update 10/31: Salem will bring the "Answer" brand to two more of its Conservative Talk stations on Tuesday, November 4. Coinciding with Election Day, WWRC Washington D.C. will rebrand as "1260 The Answer", while 930 KLUP San Antonio becomes "930 The Answer". They will become the eleventh and … [Read more...]

Washington To Gain A Dance Pulse

Pulse 97.5 Washington DC Joel Salkowitz Albie Dee La Capital 730 WTNT 102.9 Alexandria

Metro Radio's 97.5 W249BE Alexandria, VA is prepping to launch its upgraded 250 watt signal from Bethesda, MD where it will cover all of Washington, DC. Metro has registered Pulse975.com and Pulse975DC.com for the translator and accompanying social media accounts. One of which brands the station … [Read more...]

Alpha Reboots Entire Richmond Cluster

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Update 10/20: Alpha Media has completed its revamp of its entire Richmond cluster. As previously expected, Country "93.1 The Wolf" WLFV moved its programming to 98.9 WWLB (replacing Variety Hits "98.9 Liberty") and 100.3 WARV-FM Petersburg (replacing the simulcast of sister Classic Hits "Big … [Read more...]

101.5 Hank-FM Debuts In Dayton

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Update 10/16: WCLI-FM was not destined to be the first All-Christmas station for the 2014 holiday season as it flipped to Classic Country "101.5 Hank-FM" at 10am today. Alpha Media Dayton, OH announced today the addition of a new music station; 101.5 Hank FM (WCLI) which will play iconic hit … [Read more...]

92.1 Houston Goes Boom

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Update 10/13: At 5pm today, the Beyonce stunt on KROI Seabrook/Houston gave way to Classic Hip-Hop "Boom 92". The stations lists core artists as Jay Z, Biggie, 2Pac, Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott, Geto Boys, and UGK. The name is meant to match with sister "97.9 The Box" KBXX as in "Boom Box" … [Read more...]

I93 Dallas Relaunches As Hot 93.3

Hot 93.3 KLIF-FM Dallas I93 Louie Cruz Adam Bomb Cumulus

Update 10/3: Cumulus CHR "I93" KLIF-FM Haltom City/Dallas has relaunched as "Hot 93.3" under new PD Louie Cruz. Launching with commercial free weekends, the station is promoting to have more music and fewer commercials per hour than iHeartMedia's "106.1 Kiss-FM". Cumulus announces that Top … [Read more...]

More Country For Orlando?

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

Cox Media Country "K92.3" WWKA Orlando may soon be gaining some in-market competition. With JVC Media launching Rock "93.5 The Bar" WBGF in the West Palm Beach market yesterday we know can place potential ownership of the anonymous registration made on the same day in early August for … [Read more...]

KDKB Drops Rock After 43 Years; Flips To Alternative

93.3 Alt AZ KDKB Phoenix Alternative Shmonty Conklin Neanderpaul Ruby Cheeks

93.3 KDKB Mesa/Phoenix has dropped its Rock format of 43 years and flipped to Alternative "Alt AZ 93.3" at 12pm today. The move returns Alternative to the Phoenix market for the first time since 103.9 KEXX dropped the format in January 2012. The new format is launching commercial free through the … [Read more...]

KQLQ Relaunches As 103.1 Now-FM

Hot 103.1 Now FM KQLQ Monroe Mapleton

Update 9/17: After a day and half of stunting, KQLQ relaunched its CHR format as "103.1 Now-FM" at 12pm today. The Kidd Kraddick morning show will remain with the station and return on Monday, September 22. Original Report 9/16: Mapleton Communications is making its first move at its recently … [Read more...]

94.9 The Beat Launches In Toledo

94.9 The Beat W235BF Toledo Clear Channel Breakfast Club

Update 9/16: Clear Channel, ahem IHeartMedia indeed launched Urban "94.9 The Beat" on 94.9 W235BH Perrysburg/92.5 WVKS-HD2 Toledo at 11:00 this morning. Starting with 10,000 "jointz in a row", the station kicked off with Kanye West/Jay-Z's "H*A*M". Original Report 9/15: Clear Channel has … [Read more...]