Boom! Atlanta Gains Third Classic Hip-Hop Signal

Boom 102.9 Classic Hip-Hop W275BK Decatur Atlanta Radio-One OG 97.9

In the course of one week Atlanta has gone from having zero Classic Hip-Hop stations to three. Following last week's relaunch of "Old School 99.3" and today's launch by Cumulus of "OG 97.9", Radio-One has joined the club with the launch of "Boom 102.9" W275BK Decatur/107.5 WAMJ-HD2 Roswell. … [Read more...]

Atlanta Gains A Classic Hip-Hop OG

OG 97.9 Q100 Twenty 20 W250BC Atlanta WWWQ-HD3 Classic Hip Hop Boom

Cumulus flipped CHR "Q100/20" 97.9 W250BC Atlanta/99.7 WWWQ-HD3 to Classic Hip-Hop "OG 97.9" at 12pm today. The station joins Core Communicator's "Old School 99.3" in the Classic Hip-Hop arena in Atlanta. Unlike 99.3, the 97.9 signal does cover all of Atlanta proper. The previous "Q100/20" … [Read more...]

Old School 99.3 Atlanta Shifts To Classic Hip-Hop

Old School 99.3 1010 WTZA Atlanta Classic Hip-Hop

Another day, another Classic Hip-Hop launch. Steve Hedgwood's On Top Broadcasting has shifted "Old School 99.3" 1010 WTZA Atlanta/99.3 W257DF Dallas, GA from R&B Oldies to Classic Hip-Hop. While utilizing the Old School logo visually, the on air branding is "Atlanta’s Home for Classic Hip-Hip and … [Read more...]

New PD For Newsradio 106.7 Atlanta

Greg Tantum Newsradio 106.7 WYAY Atlanta Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media has hired Greg Tantum as the new Program Director for News/Talk "Newsradio 106.7" WYAY Gainesville/Atlanta. Tantum joins WYAY from NBC News Radio in Washington where he served as Executive Editor. He has over 30 years experience programming News and Talk formatted stations including … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/6

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves In the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Community Public Radio's (soon to be iHeartMedia's) CP for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA seeks an increase to 250 watts at 241 meters (Coverage Map). W248BV will rebroadcast 105.7 WRDA Canton. Americom's 96.9 K245BV Incline Village, NV seeks to … [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...]

Station Sales Week Of 10/10

Streetz 94.5 Atlanta Steve Hegwood Core Communicators

Translator Sales Steve Hegwood's Core Communicators is converting its lease of 94.5 W233BF Atlanta into a purchase. Edgewater Broadcasting will receive $53,000 for the translator, which currently operates as Urban "Streetz 94.5" via a rebroadcast of 94.1 WSTR-HD3. Hegwood had previously applied to … [Read more...]

Womens Radio Network To Broker WWWE Atlanta

Womens Radio Network WRNW1 1100 WWWE Atlanta Beasley Broadcasting KC Armstrong Joyce Bruckner

Beasley Brokered 1100 WWWE Hapeville/Atlanta, GA will flip to Female Oriented Talk in January 2015 as "WRNW1". WWWE currently airs a mix of brokered Talk and Ethnic programming branded as "Atlanta's Sports & Entertainment Network". The new programming will debut on January 5, 2015 under a five … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/21: New Translators For Atlanta & Baltimore

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Steve Hedgwood's Core Communicators recently launched Urban Oldies "Old School 99.3" on Edgewater Broadcasting's W257DF Dallas, GA rebroadcasting 1010 WTZA Atlanta. Now the translator applies to move to downtown Atlanta with 99 watts at 263 meters (Coverage Map). Radio-One may … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/11: Clear Channel Finalizing DC Translator Move-In

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves For the past several months we've watched Clear Channel take steps to move 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD down I-270 towards Washington, DC. Most recently it gained a Construction Permit to move to 104.9 licensed to Rockville with 250 watts at 112 meters. Now Clear Channel has … [Read more...]

Atlanta Falcons Move FM Broadcasts To 92.9 The Game

Atlanta Falcons 92.9 The Game WZGC ESPN 790 The Zone WQXI Star 94 WSTR

In a move that usually doesn't happen so close to the start of a season, the Atlanta Falcons will have a new FM home for the games in 2014. CBS Sports "92.9 The Game" WZGC will replace Lincoln Financial Media Hot AC "Star 94" WSTR as the FM home for the team's broadcasts starting with the team's … [Read more...]

Nash Icon Launches Across The Country

John Dickey Nash Icon Big Machine Reba McIntyre

Update 8/15: Cumulus has debuted the "Nash Icon" Country brand on fourteen stations across the nation. 98.9 W255CJ Atlanta and 102.1 WZAT Savannah were the first to make the flip at 12pm Eastern. Five more followed at 3pm Central and the rest scattered across the remainder of the afternoon. The … [Read more...]

Oldies 98.9 Atlanta Becomes First Nash Icon Launch

Oldies 98.9 Nash Icon Atlanta

Cumulus launched the first Nash Icon branded Country station in Atlanta at 12pm today flipping Classic Hits "Oldies 98.9" W255CJ Atlanta/99.7 WWWQ-HD2 to "98.9 Nash Icon". The move gives Cumulus' "Kicks 101.5" WKHX an older skewing flanker to assist in its format battle against Clear Channel's … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Acquires Suburban Atlanta Translator

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

Clear Channel has acquired the Construction Permit for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA from Community Public Radio for $110,000. The translator, located about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, is currently licensed to operate with 4 watts at 199.5 meters (Coverage Map). Clear Channel's application states … [Read more...]

Georgia State/Georgia Public Broadcasting Tweak WRAS Partnership

Album 88 88.5 WRAS Atlanta Georgia Public Broadcasting NPR

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...]