Christmas Elves Head To Milwaukee

100.3 The Elf 1290 Martini Radio WZTI Milwaukee

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

Salem Communications The Answer 860 Tampa 920 Atlanta 930 San Antonio 1170 San Antonio 1260 Washington DC 1590 Seattle

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

98.9 Liberty WWLB Richmond 93.1 The Wolf WLFV Richmond Hank HankFM Big Oldies 107.3 BBT Alpha Media

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

Click 101.5 Christmas WCLI-FM Dayton Santa HankFM Hank

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

B92 B92.1 Beyonce Radio News 92.1 KROI Houston Radio-One Boom BoomFM Boom92

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 Louie Cruz Cumulus Urban Classic Hip-Hop

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...]

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...]

Christian Hip-Hop Power 92.7 Launches In Monroe

Power 92.7 KBYO-FM Farmerville Monroe Media Ministries KBCO

Update 9/14: Media Ministries launched "Power 92.7" KBYO-FM Farmerville/Monroe with the expected Christian Hip-Hop format. Positioned as "Positive Hip-Hop And R&B", the station is launching with a full airstaff including Big Al Cherry in mornings, Kanada DeBurr in middays, Way Media's syndicated … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Launches Radio 95.1 & 107.3 The Bull Rochester

Oldies 107.3 The Bull Rochester Country WODX WNBL Radio 95.1 The Brew WQBW Brother Weeze

Clear Channel is shaking up its Rochester, NY cluster. Classic Rock "95.1 The Brew" WQBW Honeoye Falls has rebranded as "Radio 95.1" as the station adds former "98.9 The Buzz" WBZA morning hosts Kimberly & Beck for afternoons. The duo was fired by Entercom in May following hateful comments … [Read more...]

Little City 92.5 Reno Flips To Rock

Little City 92.5 The Crusher Rock Reno Americom

Update 9/9: Americom has dropped the Modern AC "Little City" format from 92.5 K223AL Reno/96.5 KLCA-HD3 just six months after demoting it from the 100kW 97.3 KOLC signal. At noon on Monday, Rock "92.5 The Crusher" debuted in its place. As expected the new format is positioned to chip away at … [Read more...]

96.7 The Bull Launches In Biloxi

96.7 The Bull WUJM Gulfport Biloxi Alpha Media Tic Tak 1490 1640 The Champ

Update 9/5: As expected, WUJM flipped to Country "96.7 The Bull" at 5:00pm today. The new format is being positioned as "The Gulf Coast's New Hit Country Station" with a younger skew. Launching with 10,000 songs in a row, the Bull's first was Kenny Chesney's "American Kids". Mark 'Tic Tak' … [Read more...]

Classic Hits Q103.9 Debuts In Monterey

Q103.9 Classic Hits B103.9 KBOQ Monterey Salinas Mount Wilson FM

Update 9/5: Mount Wilson FM has closed on their purchase of Soft AC "B103.9" KBOQ Seaside/Monterey from Mapleton Communications and flipped the station this morning to Classic Hits "Q103.9". The move brings the Classic Hits format back to the market for the first time since now-sister 97.9 KYZZ … [Read more...]