Big Changes In Chattanooga

Hippie Radio Big 106.9 Cat Country 95.3 WPLZ Chattanooga 107.9 Brewer Media

Brewer Media Classic Hits "Hippie Radio 106.9" W295BI Chattanooga/95.3 WPLZ-HD2 Oootewah, TN is undergoing an upheaval. The station is now identifying as "106.9 - Chattanooga's Greatest Hits" with its website now redirecting to Are there more changes coming? In addition to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/23

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Changes Sunrise Broadcasting AC "Sunny 104.5" WILT Wilmington, NC has applied to change its city-of-license to Carolina Beach as part of a proposal to increase from a Class A with 3.1kW at 120 meters to a C3 with 17kW at 120 meters (Coverage Map). Educational Media Foundation's pending … [Read more...]

US101 Chattanooga Adds A Legend

96.1 The Legend US101 WUSY The Beat Chattanooga iHeartMedia

The gold-based Country marketplace is getting a tad bit crowded in Chattanooga. A couple weeks after Cumulus flipped Classic Hits 107.9 WOGT to their Nash Icon brand, iHeartMedia has dropped Urban "96.1 The Beat" W241AF Rossville, GA/100.7 WUSY-HD2 and replaced it with a 90s centric Classic … [Read more...]

WQMT Shifts To Tennessee Country

Tennessee Country 93.9 TN WQMT Decatur Cleveland Chattanooga

East Tennessee Radio Group has flipped Regional Mexican "La Caliente 93.9" WQMT Decatur/Chattanooga, TN to Country. Now branded as "Tennessee Country 93.9", the move gives the station its fourth format in three years. It follows a similar move from Sports to Country at sister 106.3 WPFT Pigeon … [Read more...]

Elvis Duran Adds Ten Affiliates From Bobby Bones

Elvis Duran Morning Show Bobby Bones Z107.7 KSLZ 96.7 Kiss-FM KHFI Austin

Update 2/13: "Z107.7" KSLZ St. Louis will be the tenth of Bobby Bones' former affiliates to pickup Elvis Duran as his replacement. Duran will debut on Monday, February 18 with a week of best-of episodes. "103.7 Kiss-FM" WKXJ Chattanooga will announce its new morning show on Monday, February 18 to … [Read more...]

FCC Report: WYAY Files Atlanta Move

FCC Auction 83 Tech Box Filing Window

Update 6/6: The FCC has dismissed WYAY's applications to change city of license to Sandy Springs and to move to 106.5 at Cumulus' request. Clear Channel had petitioned the FCC to dismiss the 106.5 application as well. Original Report 5/15: Cumulus has applied to move 106.7 WYAY … [Read more...]

Beat Headed For Chattanooga

96.1 The Beat Chattanooga W241AF Clear Channel Power 94 WJTT Urban

Update 4/2: The Beat debuted this morning as a Mainstream Urban positioned between Brewer Media's "Power 94" WJTT and "Groove 93" WMPZ. The station becomes the Chattanooga affiliate for the Steve Harvey Morning Show and Keith Sweat Hotel in evenings. Update 4/1: 96.1 is now stunting with a … [Read more...]

2011 Post Christmas Format Change Rundown

As Christmas music fades away for another 10 or 11 months, its time for another batch of mass format changes to get us into the new year. This list will be a handy all-in-one guide to all the changes taking place between Christmas and the time everyone goes back to work on January 3. To see the list … [Read more...]

Post Christmas Format Change Watchlist

After Christmas Radio Station Format Change Xmas Stunting Change Alice 96.7 Mojo 100.3

Over the next few weeks as the holiday season approaches, many radio stations will prepare for the the onslaught of changes that will take place between December 26 and January 2. This list will compile all the stations we at RadioInsight are monitoring for pending format changes. This is NOT a … [Read more...]

98.1 The Lake Floods Chattanooga

My 98.1 The Lake WLND Chattanooga LND Legend

Clear Channel Hot AC "My 98.1" WLND Chattanooga, TN has shifted to its third format in the last 20 months, this time to Variety Hits "98.1 The Lake". The stations is using Listener Driven Radio to allow listeners to choose the music 24/7. One year ago today the station dropped its Modern AC … [Read more...]

WPLZ Chattanooga To Go Country

News Talk 95.3 WPLZ Pulse Chattanooga Kicks Country KicksCountry Brewer

Update 1/2: WPLZ debuted its new identity as "Cat Country 95.3" at midnight. Original Report 12/17: Brewer Media News/Talk 95.3 WPLZ Chattanooga has dismissed its on-air and programming staff and will flip to a new format in January. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Program … [Read more...]

Pulse News Launches in Chattanooga

Pulse News 95.3 WPLZ Jack-FM WHJK

Brewer Media Group has flipped "95.3 Jack-FM" WHJK Chattanooga, TN to News/Talk as "Pulse News" as WPLZ, merging the station's branding with the weekly newspaper it runs in the city. Additionally, sister CHR WALV "Alive 105" will flip to Sports as "ESPN Chattanooga" when it moves from 104.9 to 105.1 … [Read more...]

WDOD Chattanooga Goes CHR

96.5 The Mountain WDOD Chattanooga

Update 3/3: At 10:00am, WDOD made the change from AAA/Modern Rock to CHR, while keeping the "96.5 The Mountain" name following a short swerve as Country. Listen to the change at the Format Change Archive. Original Post 2/29: With speculation running rampant regarding a flip to CHR, Bahakel … [Read more...]