WHLS Rocks Port Huron

Rock 105.5 1450 The Cruise WHLS 1580 WHLX Port Huron Radio First Sarnia

1450 WHLS Port Huron/1580 WHLX Marine City/105.5 W288BT St. Clair, MI made their flip from Classic Hits "The Cruise" to an Active Rock/Alternative hybrid "Rock 105.5" this morning. Billed as "Port Huron's Alternative", the new format will give Blackburn Radio's "K106.3" CHKS-FM Sarnia, ON a … [Read more...]

Something Big Coming To KTRY?

106.3 KTRY The Bull Something Big Coming Santa Rosa

Redwood Empire Stereocasters Country 106.3 KTRY is teasing "Something Big Is Coming" to the station. 1063TheBull.com was registered for KTRY on March 30. A rebranding to a younger targeted Country format would enable KTRY to better take on Sonoma Media's market leading "Froggy 92.9" KFGY. … [Read more...]

iHeart Buying Disney FM?

Radio Disney 98.3 Big Country WRDZ-FM Plainfield Indianapolis iHeartMedia

Has Disney found a buyer for the only FM remaining in their portfolio? iHeartMedia registered Big983Indy.com for 98.3 WRDZ-FM Plainfield, IN this past Friday. With iHeart launching "Big" branded Country stations in http://www.big955chicago.com/main.html and Pittsburgh in recent months, we'd … [Read more...]

96.5 Amp Radio Debuts In Philadelphia

Wired 96.5 Amp Radio WRDW-FM Philadelphia CBS Chunky Buster Bobby Smith

As expected CBS relaunched 96.5 WRDW-FM Philadelphia as "96.5 Amp Radio" at 5:00 this afternoon. Bobby Smith has been named Program Director. Smith most recently programmed Hot AC "Mix 105.1" WOMX and CHR "101.9 Amp Radio" WJHM in Orlando. He is also a South Jersey native who began his career in the … [Read more...]

102.1 More-FM Launches In Hagerstown

102.1 MoreFM More FM W271BV Hagerstown WWEG-HD2 Manning Broadcasting

The new "102.1 More-FM" W271BV Hagerstown/106.9 WWEG-HD2 Myersville, MD debuted on Thursday, April 9. The AC station is launching with a promise of 54 minutes of music per hour. Chris Elliott, Program Director of sister Hot AC "Key 103" WAFY Frederick adds those duties for W271BV as … [Read more...]

Rock Hits Max 102 Debuts In Wilkes-Barre

Max 102 Rock Hits 102.3 The Sports Hub WHBS Wilkes-Barre Scranton Counting Entercom NBC Sports

Entercom launched Rock AC "Max 102" at 7:00 this morning. Focusing on Rock Hits of the 80s and 90s, the station listed Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Def Leppard, Journey, Pat Benatar, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Sheryl Crow as core artists. New WMQX call letters are incoming. Original Report … [Read more...]

Radio-One To Bring Praise To Baltimore

Praise 106.1 W291CA Baltimore New Country WLIF-HD2 Radio-One Gospel Yolanda Adams

Radio-One will assume operations of 106.1 W291BA Baltimore and launch Gospel "Praise 106.1" on the translator. W291BA is owned by Hope Christian Church of Marlton, NJ and is operated by CBS as "New Country 106.1" rebroadcasting 101.9 WLIF-HD2. As first reported by DCRTV.com, an internal Radio-One … [Read more...]

WDOK Cleveland Rebrands As Star 102

Star New 102 WDOK Cleveland CBS Jen Tim

WDOK began utilizing its new "Star 102" identity this morning. No other changes accompanied the new name, which brings an end to the "New 102" moniker after over three years. https://twitter.com/Star102CLE/status/583968258262433792 Original Report 4/1: A rebranding is on its way to CBS AC … [Read more...]

Salem Debuts Little Rock’s Answer & Fish

96.5 The Voice Answer KHTE 93.3 The Fish Jock Source KKSP Little Rock Larry Crain Media Salem

Salem has agreed to purchase 93.3 KKSP from Capital City Broadcasting for $1.5 million. Salem is operating both KKSP and KHTE via Time Brokerage Agreements. Update 4/2: Salem has assumed operations of 93.3 KKSP Bryant and 96.5 KHTE-FM England, AR and relaunched both Little Rock market … [Read more...]

Big Changes In Chattanooga

Hippie Radio Big 106.9 Cat Country 95.3 WPLZ Chattanooga 107.9 Brewer Media

Brewer Media Classic Hits "Hippie Radio 106.9" W295BI Chattanooga/95.3 WPLZ-HD2 Oootewah, TN is undergoing an upheaval. The station is now identifying as "106.9 - Chattanooga's Greatest Hits" with its website now redirecting to Big1069.com. Are there more changes coming? In addition to … [Read more...]

Another Rebranding For 103.9 Palm Springs

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

After a couple weeks identifying as simply "103.9 FM", Morris has rebranded their new Palm Springs Soft AC as "103.9 The Breeze" giving the station its third identity since changing formats at the beginning of the month. Update 3/6: The "Easy" branding didn't last long on 103.9 K280CV. Just days … [Read more...]

94.1 WVIC To Flip Monday; More Changes Coming To Lansing?

94.1 The Duke DukeFM WVIC Lansing Classic Country

94.1 WVIC will make its flip to Classic Country "94.1 Duke-FM" on Monday, March 16. The changes in the Lansing market won't stop there. Current WVIC afternoon host Parker and middayer Mars will slide over to mornings at sister Classic Hits 92.9 WLMI replacing Tim Barron. WLNS-TV reports that … [Read more...]

Big Boy To Debut On Real 92.3 Los Angeles On March 9

Big Boy Kurt Alexander Real 92.3 KRRL Emmis iHeartMedia Power 106 KPWR Los Angeles

With the legal injunction out of the way, iHeartMedia has announced that Big Boy will debut on "Real 92.3" KRRL on Monday, March 9. Update 3/3: At today's hearing Emmis was denied an injunction keeping Kurt 'Big Boy' Alexander from joining iHeartMedia's "Real 92.3" KRRL until the completion of a … [Read more...]

ESPN Radio Debuts In Aggieland

ESPN Aggieland 103.9 KJXJ Bryan College Station Rock Paul Finebaum

Brazos Valley Communications has made its flip of "Rock 103.9" KJXJ Franklin/College Station, TX to Sports "ESPN Aggieland" on Monday evening. The station is running with the national ESPN lineup as well as the SEC focused Paul Finebaum show distributed by ESPN as well. Original Report 2/15: … [Read more...]

Classic 105.3 Austin Update; Sandy McIlree Exits

Classic 105.3 Fringe FringeFM Sandy McIlree JB Hager Genuine Austin Radio

"Classic 105.3" will make its debut on Monday with a format focusing on the 1960s through 80s. However it will do so without one half of of the JB & Sandy morning show. Sandy McIlree tweeted us that he submitted his resignation on Friday and is on the lookout for his next … [Read more...]