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...]

103.9 Palm Springs Easily Loses Its Name

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

The "Easy" branding didn't last long on 103.9 K280CV. Just days after launch the new Soft AC format is branding itself simply as "103.9 FM" with its website relocated to FitzOn1039.com. The "EZ" moniker was utilized in the Palm Springs market by CBS AC "103.1 Sunny-FM" KEZN until this past … [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...]

98.9 The Vibe Starts Memphis Classic Hip-Hop Duel

98.9 The Vibe Classic Hip-Hop Throwback News Talk WKIM Memphis

Memphis gained its second Classic Hip-Hop station as Cumulus flipped "News Talk 98.9" WKIM Munford to "98.9 The Vibe" at noon today. Positioned as "100% Throwbacks", WKIM joins Flinn's "Bumpin 96" 96.1 WIVG Tunica, MS/96.3 W242CF Memphis in the Classic Hip-Hop format. WKIM-FM in Memphis is now … [Read more...]

KJJZ Palm Springs Flips To Classic Rock

K-Jazz KJazz 102.3 KJJZ Palm Springs Classic Rock Q102.3 Q102

Marker Broadcasting made the flip of 102.3 KJJZ to Classic Rock "Q102.3" this morning. New KRHQ call letters are pending. The new format is being constructed by longtime KQRS Minneapolis Operations Manager/Program Director Dave Hamilton. Hamilton retired from Cumulus Minneapolis in 2012 after 27 … [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...]

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...]

Sports Coming To FM In Duluth

Nu92 92.1 The Fan 1490 WWAX KQDS Duluth Superior Red Rock Radio

Red Rock Radio has announced the flip of Hot AC "Nu 92" WWAX Hermantown/Duluth to Sports "92.1 The Fan" will take place on Monday, March 2. As expected WWAX will simulcast the programming currently heard on 1490 KQDS with most originating from iHeartMedia's 100.3 KFXN-FM Minneapolis. Red Rock … [Read more...]

More AC For Hagerstown

102.1 MoreFM More FM W271BV Hagerstown WWEG-HD2 Manning Broadcasting

Manning Broadcasting will soon launch AC "102.1 More-FM" W271BV Hagerstown, MD via 106.9 WWEG-HD2. The new translator will compete with West Virginia Radio Corporation's 97.5 WLTF Martinsburg, WV and Alpha Media Hot AC "Mix 95.1" WIKZ Chambersburg, PA. Manning purchased W271BV in October for … [Read more...]

Bubba The Love Sponge Announces Bubba 98.7 Launch

Bubba Love Sponge 98.7 WHFS-FM Tampa Hog Power Pig

98.7 WHFS-FM will become "Bubba 98.7" WBRN-FM at 10am today. In discussing the new format of the station, Bubba The Love Sponge explained on his show that it will be a personality based Rock leaning Variety Hits station focusing on music that he likes positioned as "No Rules Radio". Bubba 98.7 … [Read more...]

WRWM Rebrands As 93.9 The Beat

I94 93.9 The Beat WRWM Indianapolis Classic Hip-Hop

The announcement at 9:39am came with WRWM making its shift to Classic Hip-Hop complete with a rebranding to "93.9 The Beat". Original Report 1/25: 93.9 WRWM Fishers/Indianapolis is teasing a change for Monday, January 26 at 9:39am. WRWM flipped to Classic Hip-Hop in December and rose from a … [Read more...]

WDRC-FM Flips To Classic Rock The Whale

102.9 The Whale WDRC-FM DRC-FM Hartford WCCC Chaz AJ

Connoisseur Media flipped Classic Hits 102.9 WDRC-FM to Classic Rock "102.9 The Whale" around 10:30 this morning. The launch came after a brief loop of the Brass Bonanza theme song of the NHL's defunct Hartford Whalers. The flip comes following the demise of Classic Rock 106.9 WCCC-FM last summer … [Read more...]

Mission Accomplished For Salem’s WMCA & KKMS

570 The Mission WMCA New York 980 KKMS Minneapolis Christian Talk Preaching Salem Communications

As we first reported last week, Salem began the rollout of the "Mission" branding for its Christian Preaching stations today in Minneapolis and New York. Stating the need to give the stations "a strong brand and identifying logo", the rebrandings will likely be the first of many to come to … [Read more...]