Calgary’s Lite Becomes Kiss

Kiss 95.9 Lite CHFM Calgary Rogers Mookie Billie Jo

Update 12/26: CHFM came out of Christmas Music at 12am as "Kiss 95.9". The first hour of Kiss featured: Katy Perry - Roar The Fray - You Found Me Pink f/ Nate Reuss - Just Give Me A Reason Colbie Caillat - Brighter Than The Sun Walk Off The Earth - Gang Of Rhythm Natasha Bedingfield - … [Read more...]

ESPN On The Move In New Orleans

ESPN Radio 100.3 KLRZ Larose New Orleans Rajun Cajun

Update 12/19: KLRZ has announced it will make the switch to Sports on January 1. The station's lineup will feature ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike from 5-9am, Colin Cowherd from 9-11am, a local show hosted by Ken Friedlander from 11am to 1pm, Scott Van Pelt & Ryen Russillo from 1-3pm, a simulcast of … [Read more...]

Jake On The Move In Oklahoma City?

93.3 Jake JakeFM KJKE Country Classic Hits 92.5 KOMA Tyler Media

Tyler Media has been busy reshaping its Oklahoma City cluster in 2013, but still may have one more move left in it. 925JakeFM.com was registered on Friday and is already redirecting to the website of Country "93.3 Jake-FM" KJKE Newcastle. The 92.5 frequency is currently home to Classic Hits KOMA. … [Read more...]

KOAS To Become Old School 105.7

Old School 105.7 The Oasis KOAS Las Vegas Dolan Springs Beasley Broadcasting

A rebranding is on its way to Beasley Broadcasting's Rhythmic Oldies "105.7 The Oasis" KOAS Dolan Springs, AZ/Las Vegas. Beasley registered OldSchool1057.com for the station, which began branding itself as "Old School 105.7 The Oasis" earlier this year as it shifted from Rhythmic AC to Rhythmic … [Read more...]

104.9 The Peak Rises In Albany

104.9 The Peak Cat Country 100.9 WKLI WZMR Albany Pamal Tanch

Update 12/14: "104.9 The Peak" launched at 12am this morning. The first few songs on the Peak were: Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven Metric - Help I'm Alive Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Here Comes My Girl Gov't Mule f/ Elvis Costello - Funny Little Tragedy Live - All Over You Listen … [Read more...]

ARN Officially Announces Launch Of KIIS 106.5 Sydney

KIIS 106.5 Kyle Jackie O MixFM Sydney ARN Clear Channel

Update 12/8: ARN has confirmed that "Mix 106.5" Sydney will relaunch as CHR "KIIS 106.5" on Monday, January 20. In addition to Kyle & Jackie O hosting mornings, the duo will host an hour long program at 6pm that will be syndicated to sister stations in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. The … [Read more...]

Port City Radio Moves; Dude Launches In Wilmington

93.7 106.3 The Dude WLTT WNTB Wilmington Port City Radio Hometown Country 1180 95.9 WSFM

Update 12/2 12:50pm: Country "93.7/106.3 The Dude" launched at 12pm today. The press release follows: Hometown Wilmington Media launched its newest radio station, The Dude (93.7 and 106.3 FM), at noon today. The Dude is a country radio station featuring the hottest stars, the latest songs … [Read more...]

Easy 97.3 Launches In Birmingham

Easy 97.3 Yall WZNN Gardendale Birmingham 102.1 1320 WENN Summit Media Ericka Woode

Update 11/21: Summit launched Soft AC "Easy 97.3" this morning. Former "Magic 96.5" WMJJ midday host Ericka Woode is hosting mornings. The station is promoting "No-Repeat Workdays" from 9am to 6pm daily. New WEZZ call letters are in place. Original Report 11/15: Summit Media Variety Hits … [Read more...]

Ticket Gives Way To Magic In Bloomington/Normal

Magic 99.5 The Ticket WZIM Bloomington Normal John Tesh

Update 11/15: WZIM made the flip to AC as "Magic 99.5" at 12pm today. The press release announcing the launch follows: Great Plains Media, Inc. a Zimmer Company, owned by Jerry Zimmer, has changed the format on WZIM-FM 99.5 from a sports talk format to an Adult Contemporary music format. The … [Read more...]

Univision Planning Phoenix Revamp?

La Nueva 105.9 KHOT-FM Phoenix Kalle 100.3 KOMR 105.3 KHOV Jefa El Sancho

With the July departure of Eddie 'Piolin' Soltelo wrecking havoc to the ratings of many of Univision's Regional Mexican stations, the company has begun to take action to fix their damaged stations. The first action came in Austin, where the company revamped two of its stations in September. Now … [Read more...]

Cumulus Discusses 2014 Plans For Nash

93.1 Nash NashFM Doug DougFM WDRQ Detroit Cumulus Country 99.5 WYCD

During yesterday's quarterly earnings conference calls, Cumulus CEO Lew Dickey revealed some of the company's next round of initiatives for the Nash brand expansion. Once the Westwood One purchase by the company closes, Cumulus plans on transitioning all of its Country network programming to the … [Read more...]

Glenn Beck To Blaze Into Local Markets

Glenn Beck The Blaze TheBlaze New York Boston Philadelphia Dallas Toledo

Update 10/24: With WWIQ set to sign-off and Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity headed to CBS' 1210 wPHT, Glenn Beck's Blaze will launch a local Philadelphia stream on Monday, November 4. TheBlaze.com/Philly will add local news, traffic, and weather reports to the national talk stream. News and … [Read more...]

Knoxville’s X Makes Its Move to 95.7

94.3 The X WNFZ Knoxville John Pirkle Oak Ridge FM Russell Smith The Drive 850 WKVL WNOX

Update 10/14: "94.3 The X" began simulcasting on 95.7 at 12am this morning. The 94.3 and 95.7 simulcast will continue until the end of the month at which time owner John Pirkle will reassume operation of the station. The WNFZ call letters will remain with 94.3, while 95.7 will change from WQJK to … [Read more...]

96X Tyler Stunts And Shifts To Classic Rock

96X Rocks Classic Rock KKTX Tyler Longview Chris Ryan JohnBoy Billy

Update 6:30pm: After three hours of stunting with the song snippets, KKTX-FM relaunched at 5pm CDT as "Classic Rock 96.1". Most of the station's daily lineup stays the same with John Boy & Billy in morning drive, Don Jones middays, and Chris Ryan afternoons. Weekender Bill Lee moves to nights … [Read more...]

Hank-FM Oklahoma City Debuts

True Oldies 99.7 KZLS Hank HankFM KNAH Oklahoma City KKNG Classic Country

Update 9/29: KZLS made the switch to Classic Country "99.7 Hank-FM" KNAH a little earlier than announced at 12pm this afternoon. Update 9/27: 99.7 KZLS will flip to Classic Country "99.7 Hank-FM" KNAH on Monday, September 30. Current KZLS morning co-host Dave Martin will remain with the station … [Read more...]