FCC Applications 12/10: Atlanta Translator Moving Out?

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Changes Radio-One is proposing to move Classic Hip-Hop "Boom 102.9" W275BK Decatur, GA out of Atlanta to Fayetteville, GA with 250 watts at 168 meters rebroadcasting 97.5 WUMJ Fayetteville (Coverage Map). Is this the precursor to further moves or just an attempt to block out someone … [Read more...]

Examining The Entercom Lincoln Financial Deal

Lincoln Financial Media Entercom Denver Atlanta San Diego Miami

This morning Entercom shocked the industry with their acquisition of Lincoln Financial Media for $105 million. Entercom acquired fifteen stations and a translator for less money than Steel City Media paid for Wilks four station in Kansas City earlier this year, a smaller market than any of the … [Read more...]

Entercom Acquires Lincoln Financial Media

Entercom Lincoln Financial Media Denver Miami San Diego Atlanta

Entercom Communications has purchased Lincoln Financial Media's fifteen stations for $105 million. The properties included are: Atlanta - Hot AC "Star 94" WSTR and Sports "ESPN 790 The Zone" WQXI Denver - Country 98.5 KYGO, Comedy "Comedy 103.1" K276FK, Sports "104.3 The Fan" KKFN, Rhythmic … [Read more...]

Jason Bailey Replaces The Regular Guys At Rock 100.5 Atlanta

Jason Bailey Larry Wachs Regular Guys Rock 100.5 WNNX Atlanta Cumulus

The run of The Regular Guys has come to an end at Cumulus Classic Rock "Rock 100.5" WNNX College Park/Atlanta. Jason Bailey, most recently in mornings at CBS Sports "92.9 The Game" WZGC Atlanta, will join WNNX for mornings starting Monday, December 15. Then known as "Buckethead", Bailey also … [Read more...]

Axel Lowe Joins 96 Rock Cincinnati As Program Director

96 Rock 96.5 WFTK Cincinnati Axel Lowe 100.5 WNNX Michael Fin Walter

Cumulus has promoted Axel Lowe to the PD position at Active Rock "96 Rock" 96.5 WFTK Lebanon/Cincinnati. Lowe joins WFTK from sister "Rock 100.5" WNNX Atlanta where he was APD/Afternoon Host. Lowe worked at Alternative "99X" for the entire run of the station starting in nights and working up to … [Read more...]

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...]