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 Launch Cumulus Lew Dickey Analysis

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...]

Salem Prepping More Answers For Conservative Talk

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

Over the past few years, Salem Communications has been consolidating its Conservative Talk stations under "The Answer" brand name. Stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Cleveland, Riverside, Sacramento, Orlando, and Columbus have all shifted to the brand since it was first launched in New York … [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...]

X107.1 Launches Atlanta Alternative Battle

X107.1 X107 Atlanta New Alternative South 107 107.1 WTSH W296BB Rome Cox Media 99X

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

92.9 The Game WZGC Atlanta Kordell Stewart Marc James Mark Zinno The Fan

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

790 The Zone WQXI Atlanta ESPN Radio Alge Crumpler JP Peterson Mike Bell Local National Hosts

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

All News 106.7 Michael Graham Boston Herald Radio Natural Truth WCRN WBNW WESO

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

Mike Calta Cowhead 102.5 The Bone WHPT Tampa 750 95.5 WSB Atlanta News 96.5 WDBO Orlando

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...]