Georgia State/Georgia Public Broadcasting Tweak WRAS Partnership

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Update 6/27: As the student body and alumni continue to protest Georgia State University and Georgia Public Broadcasting's arrangement to transfer the daytime programming of WRAS, Georgia State has agreed to some concessions. The student-run "Album 88" programming will regain eight hours a week … [Read more...]

X107.1 Launches Atlanta Alternative Battle

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Update 6/23: Cox launched "X107.1" at midnight bringing the second Alternative station to the market. Utilizing the same logo, positioning, and 10,000 songs in a row as sister "X107.3" that launched last week in Orlando, "X107.1" joins Clear Channel's "Radio 105.7" WRDA Canton/96.7 WRDG Peachtree … [Read more...]

Kordell Stewart Exits 92.9 The Game Atlanta

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Kordell Stewart has departed his slot as co-host of CBS Sports "92.9 The Game" WZGC Atlanta. Stewart had been with the station since its launch in October 2012. Stewart wrote on the station's website: The last two years at 92-9 The Game has been a fun … [Read more...]

WQXI Atlanta Drops Local Programming For ESPN

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Lincoln Financial Media Sports "790 The Zone" WQXI Atlanta has dropped all of its daily local programming in favor of the national ESPN Radio feed. The move eliminates the local morning show hosted by Alge Crumpler and JP Peterson and the afternoon show hosted by David Archer and Mike Bell. The … [Read more...]

WYAY Relaunches As NewsRadio 106.7

All News NewsRadio 106.7 WYAY Atlanta Michael Graham Kimmer Kim Peterson Talk Cumulus

Cumulus' "All News 106.7" WYAY Atlanta is shifting to News/Talk today. The move coincides with the debut today of Michael Graham's late-morning show. Graham, who was previously announced to host a 9am-12pm talk show will see his start time extended to 8:30am. The News content will drop from … [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...]

FCC Applications 4/16

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Georgia State University's "Album 88.5" WRAS Atlanta is again attempting to move its transmission site from the southeast side of the city to downtown. The proposed tower site is used by a few translators as well as auxiliary sites for WUBL, WWPW, WWWQ, and WNNX. WRAS seeks to operate … [Read more...]

WHPT Tampa’s Mike Calta Expands To Atlanta & Orlando

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Cox Hot Talk "102.5 The Bone" WHPT Tampa afternoon host Mike Calta is adding a second show that will be syndicated to sister stations in Atlanta and Orlando. The syndication will bring the show to Cox sister News/Talk 750 WSB/95.5 WSBB Atlanta and "News 96.5" WDBO Orlando. The stations will begin … [Read more...]

Cox Acquires Atlanta Area Translators

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Cox Media has agreed to purchase a pair of suburban Atlanta translators for $450,000. Art Sutton's Tugart Properties will sell 93.5 W228CA Oakwood and 97.7 W249CK Buford to Cox in the deal. Both translators are attempting to upgrade their signals. W228CA currently holds a CP to relocate to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/5

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Following the grant of a CP to relocate into Des Moines, Saga Communications has acquired 93.9 K230AT Winterset, IA from First Ventures Capital Partners for $87,500. The translator will operate with 250 watts at 107.3 meters once it builds its new facility. It is currently licensed to rebroadcast … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/20

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Entercom Urban AC "96.3 RNB" K242CC Austin has applied to downgrade from 250 watts at 392.8 meters to 99 watts at 342 meters with a frequency shift to 95.9. While not mentioned in the application, the downgrade appears connected to the recent CP granted for a new full powered FM on 96.3 in Giddings, … [Read more...]

New Morning Host Named At Power 96.1 Atlanta

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Update 2/19: It won't be the Breakfast Club nor syndication replacing Elvis Duran at WWPW. Scotty Kay, most recently MD/Nights at sister "103.5 Kiss-FM" WKSC Chicago under the name 'Special K' will take the vacant morning slot at "Power 96.1". Kay made the announcement this afternoon on his … [Read more...]

WTSH Expands South Into Atlanta

South 107 107.1 WTSH W296BB Rome Atlanta Cox Media

The Atlanta market has quietly gained a third Country station. Rome Radio Partners has signed on 107.1 W296BB Jonesboro, GA from the tower of Cox' WSB-TV in downtown Atlanta. Operating with 250 watts at 293.4 meters the translator is rebroadcasting 98.5 WSB-HD3 covering Atlanta and its southern … [Read more...]

CBS Makes Pre-Holiday Layoffs In Multiple Markets

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Update 12/30: More cuts have come to a few CBS clusters. In Chicago, two veteran air-personalities are out. Robert Feder reports that AAA 93.1 WXRT night host Tom Marker has had his position elimnated after 33 years at the station. At sister Country 99.5 WUSN, midday host Trish Biondo didn't have … [Read more...]

All News 106.7 Atlanta Adds Kimmer & Braves

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Cumulus' "All News 106.7" WYAY Atlanta is moving in a slightly more full service direction. Longtime Atlanta market talker Kim 'Kimmer' Peterson will join the station on Monday, November 4 to host a 12-3pm midday talk show. Peterson has been out of radio since leaving afternoons at Clear … [Read more...]