Salem Debuts Little Rock’s Answer & Fish

96.5 The Voice Answer KHTE 93.3 The Fish Jock Source KKSP Little Rock Larry Crain Media Salem

Salem has agreed to purchase 93.3 KKSP from Capital City Broadcasting for $1.5 million. Salem is operating both KKSP and KHTE via Time Brokerage Agreements. Update 4/2: Salem has assumed operations of 93.3 KKSP Bryant and 96.5 KHTE-FM England, AR and relaunched both Little Rock market … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of February 6

Beasley Media Group Radio Station Sales Transfer 106.5 Tampa 93.3 Little Rock

Translator Sales University of Northwestern-St. Paul is selling a pair of translators to Beasley Media Group for $200,000. $150,000 is allocated towards 106.5 W293CK Clearwater, FL which will rebroadcast Business "Moneytalk 1010" WHFS Seffner/Tampa. $50,000 goes towards 104.3 W282BY Fort Myers, … [Read more...]

KKSP Little Rock Relaunches As The Jock

93.3 The Jock Source KKSP Little Rock Crain Media Jim Brinson Bo Mattingly

Crain Media Sports "93.3 The Source" KKSP Bryant/Little Rock, AR has relaunched as "93.3 The Jock" with an expanded local lineup. Jim Brinson, most recently of iHeartMedia's 1460 KXNO Des Moines joins the station as Operations Manager and Host of "Jimmy B and the Crew" from 6:00 to 9:00am. Big … [Read more...]

KARN Little Rock Adds New Morning & Afternoon Hosts

102.9 KARN-FM Little Rock Kevin Miller Doc Washburn WBT

Cumulus News/Talk 102.9 KARN-FM Little Rock is adding new morning and afternoon shows. Kevin Miller, formerly of AC "B98.5" KURB and CHR "Alice 107.7" KLAL will take over the morning "First News" from 5:30-9:00am. Doc Washburn will join the station for afternoons from 2-6pm. Washburn most … [Read more...]

Faith Talk Launches In Little Rock

Faith Talk 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock Radio Disney Salem

Salem Communications has returned 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock to the air. 99.5 has been off the air since last August when Disney began preparations to sell the former Radio Disney affiliate. Salem acquired KDIS-FM and 1160 KRDY San Antonio from Disney last October for $2 Million. The station now … [Read more...]

Little Rock Gets Hot

Hot 105.5 Little Rock La Que Buena 1380 KDXE

NC Communications has flipped Regional Mexican "La Que Buena 1380" KDXE North Little Rock/105.5 K288EZ Little Rock to Urban AC "Hot 105.5". Branded as "R&B And The Best Throwbacks", the move positions the station against Last Bastion Station Trust's 102.1 KOKY and Signal Media's "Heartbeat 106.7" … [Read more...]

Radio Disney Sells Three

Radio Disney Sell Off 1560 WQEW 640 WWJZ 1260 WMKI 590 WDWD Silent STA

Update 12/8: When Salem returns 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock to the air, it will do so as Christian Preaching "Faith Talk 99.5" KSLR-FM.,, and were all registered by Salem on Friday. While awaiting FCC approval for the purchase of the station, Salem … [Read more...]

Fresh Talk 93.3 Little Rock To Move; Pave Way For More Sports

Fresh Talk 93.3 KKSP K-Hits KHits 96.5 KHTE Little Rock Crain Media

Crain Media will shuffle the formats at two of its Little Rock stations on Thursday, January 10. Talk/Sports "Fresh Talk 93.3" KKSP Bryant will move to 96.5 where it will displace Rhythmic CHR "K-Hits 96.5" KHTE England. The move will allow "Fresh Talk" to focus completely on Conservative Talk … [Read more...]

106.3 KOLL Little Rock Flips To Regional Mexican

106.3 The River KOLL Little Rock Searcy La Zeta Crain Media

Update 9/1: As Vega Broadcasting began operating 106.3 KOLL at 12am last night, the station flipped to Regional Mexican "La Zeta". Original Report 8/20: Little Rock will gain its first FM operating in Spanish as Crain Meda has sold AC "106.3 The River" KOLL to Vega Broadcasting. The new owners … [Read more...]

Jack Enters Central Arkansas

100.3 Jack JackFM KBJK Chico Sierra Radio

Arkansas County Broadcasters has flipped 101.7 KVLO Humnoke/Stuttgart AR to Variety Hits "101.7 JackFM". KVLO had been simulcasting with former sister Gospel "Praise 102.5" KPZK Cabot/Little Rock. KVLO was acquired by East Arkansas Broadcasters last fall from Citadel's Last Bastion Station Trust. … [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...]

Big Rock 93.3 Little Rock Getting Fresh

Big Rock 93.3 Fresh Talk FreshTalk KKSP Little Rock Larry Crain Media

Update 12/28: KKSP made the move to Talk yesterday as it debuted its new identity of "Fresh Talk 93.3" Update 12/24: KKSP has announced to its audience it will be flipping to News/Talk next week and has begun unveiling parts of its new lineup. Neal Gladner, formerly of 102.9 KARN-FM will … [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...]

106.7 Little Rock Gets A Heartbeat

Hallelujah 106.7 The Beat KHLR Little Rock Signal Media Clear Channel

Update 7/19: Signal Media has closed on its purchase of 106.7 KHLR and flipped it to Rhythmic Oldies "Heartbeat 106.7" at 6pm tonight. The first hour consisted of: Chic - Good Times Prince & The Revolution - When Doves Cry George Benson - On Broadway Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of … [Read more...]

Frequency Shift & New Format Coming to Little Rock

Magic 105 KMJX Little Rock 105.1 Tom Wood

Over the past few weeks we've monitored Clear Channel prepare frequency shifts in many markets that will see stations spun-off. Now we add Little Rock to that list as The Arkansas Business Journal reports on Clear Channel's plans to move the Classic Country format of "The Wolf" 106.7 KHKN to 105.1 … [Read more...]