Hot 96.9 Boston Launches New Morning Show With Jermaine Wiggins

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Former NFL Tight End Jermaine Wiggins is joining Greater Media Rhythmic Hot AC "Hot 96.9" WBQT Boston as co-host of the station's new "Get Up Crew" morning show. Wiggins most recently worked at CBS' "98.5 The Sports Hub" WBZ-FM as a regular contributor after playing for six teams in an eight year … [Read more...]

Michael Graham Joins All News 106.7 Atlanta

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Update 4/18: Cumulus has confirmed what we assumed. Michael Graham will join "All News 106.7" WYAY for a 9am to 12pm daily talk show. No start date has been announced. Cumulus Media announces that talk radio personality Michael Graham will host a new radio talk show on WYAY, Atlanta “All News … [Read more...]

How Boston Radio Handled Today’s Bombing Coverage

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The radio industry's response to today's explosions at the Boston Marathon has been very varied. Shortly after news broke, CBS' entire cluster began simulcasting the coverage of either News 1030 WBZ or sister WBZ-TV 4. Entercom's 93.7 WEEI-FM broke in with local coverage following its post-game … [Read more...]

Do Social Media Likes Lead To Ratings: Part 1

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One week after the launch of Country "94.7 Nash-FM" New York the first thing we noticed were the amount of people that quickly began following the station on social media. Seven days into operation WNSH already has 8894 likes on Facebook and 2356 Twitter followers*. To put it into comparison, top … [Read more...]

Hot 96.9 Boston Debuts

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Update 1/8: WTKK debuted its new permanent identity at 11:00 this morning as morning host Pebbles introduced "Hot 96.9" billed as "The Rhythm Of Boston". The Rhythmic Hot AC is promoting itself as the home of current rhythm and dance along with 80s and 90s "throwbacks". Usher, Rhianna, Beyonce, … [Read more...]

96.9 WTKK Rebrands

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Update 9/3: WTKK has rebranded as "NewsTalk 96.9". No changes to the programming lineup, although the station is putting extra emphasis on its News coverage. The station is promoting its "24 Hour News Center" with newscasts at the top and bottom of every hour and traffic/weather every 15 … [Read more...]