FCC Applications 10/5: Translator On The Move Into Austin

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Station Moves Beasley (Soon to be CBS) Sports 560 WQAM Miami has applied to relocate to the tower of Salem's 1450 WOCN. The owners of the station's tower site on Virginia Key notified WQAM and co-tenant 1360 WKAT earlier this year that their leases will not be renewed. At the new site where WQAM … [Read more...]

CBS And Beasley Swap Philadelphia/Miami For Charlotte/Tampa

CBS Radio Beasley Broadcasting 92.5 WXTU 96.5 WRDW Philadelphia Power 96 WPOW 560 WQAM Miami Charlotte Tampa

CBS Radio and Beasley Broadcasting have agreed to exchange 19 stations in four markets. CBS will acquire five stations from Beasley: Country 92.5 WXTU and Rhythmic CHR "Wired 96.5" WRDW-FM Philadelphia along with Sports 560 WQAM, Rhythmic CHR "Power 96" WPOW-FM, and Country "99.9 Kiss Country" … [Read more...]

DJ Laz Joins Hits 97.3 Miami

Hits 97.3 WFLC Miami DJ Laz Miss Kimmy

DJ Laz has found a new home in the Miami market as he will join Cox CHR "Hits 97.3" WFLC Miami for mornings beginning Monday, August 25. Laz will be joined by Miss Kimmy, who currently serves as the local voice on sister Urban "99 Jamz" WEDR during the syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Laz … [Read more...]

WMIA Miami Revamps As My 93.9

My 93.9 MIA WMIA Miami Joey Brooks Cubby Wendy Wild Nataliz Ramiro

Clear Channel Hot AC "93.9 MIA" WMIA Miami has rebranded this morning as "My 93.9" with a new on-air lineup. Program Director Joey Brooks moves from afternoons to mornings replacing WKTU New York's Paul 'Cubby' Bryant. He'll be followed in middays by Nataliz Jimenez who will continue to be heard … [Read more...]

Kevin, Virginia And Jason Debut On WRMF

Kevin Virginia Jason KVJ Show West Palm Beach Miami 97.9 WRMF Hits 97.3 WFLC Wild 95.5 WLDI

Update 7/29: There was no press conference, nor a snag with the contract with Cox Media Group as Kevin, Virginia and Jason debuted on Digity Media Hot AC 97.9 WRMF this morning. Update 7/21: 3:00pm came with no announcement from the KVJ Show as Cox Media Group did not let the show out of their … [Read more...]

Bull Launches In Fort Lauderdale

93.5 The Bull Fort Lauderdale's New Hit Country Clear Channel

Clear Channel has begun programming Reach Communications' 93.5 W228BV Fort Lauderdale, FL via 93.9 WMIA-HD2 Miami Beach and has launched Country "93.5 The Bull". Launching with a Commercial Free Summer and branded as "Lauderdale's New Hit Country", the new format brings competition to Beasley's … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/3

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Station Moves Univision Spanish News/Talk "Radio Mambi 710" WAQI Miami has applied to relocate to the site of sister 1140 WQBA. The station will remain at 50kW directional during the day, but drop from 50kW to 6.3kW at night. As its CP for 30kW at 50 meters was set to expire on August 3, … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 6/11

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Station Sales Flinn Broadcasting is acquiring 103.1 W276BH Byhalia, MS from Tim Martz' Radio Power Inc. for $150,000. Concurrently, a modification application has been filed to relocate the translator to Memphis where it will rebroadcast Flinn's "Sunny 1210" WMPS Bartlett with 55 watts at 42 … [Read more...]

WFLC Miami Cancels KVJ Show

Hits 97.3 WFLC Miami DJ Laz Miss Kimmy

Less than a year after making the high-profile addition of the KVJ Show for mornings, Cox CHR "Hits 97.3" WFLC Miami has cancelled the program. Hosts Kevin Rolston, Virginia Sinicki, Jason Pennington and producer Heather Nelson departed Clear Channel CHR "Wild 95.5" WLDI West Palm Beach for WFLC … [Read more...]

Hits 97.3 Debuts In Miami

Hits 97.3 WFLC Miami DJ Laz Miss Kimmy

Update 1/17: At 10am, WFLC flipped to CHR "Hits 97.3". The Kevin, Virginia, and Jason morning show and the remainder of the airstaff will remain in place at WFLC with the change as the station places more of an emphasis in competing against Clear Channel's "Y100" WHYI. The station is … [Read more...]

I95.7 Miami Debuts

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Update 1/6: 95.7 WXDJ flipped to Spanish Hot AC "I95" this morning. The station is positioned as "El Ritmo Romantico de Miami". The move places the station into competition with Univision's "Amor 107.5" WAMR and Clear Channel's "Mega 94.9" WMGE. The "I95" moniker was previously used in the … [Read more...]

Post Christmas Format Change Rundown

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The start of the new calendar year is one of the busiest times of the year for format changes. Between December 21, 2012 and January 8, 2013 we logged 58 format changes and this year is already shaping up to be busy. Changes That Have Taken Place 1/6: Variety Hits "98.7 The Peak" KPKX Phoenix … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/25

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Communications attorney John Garziglia has applied to increase his CP for 97.7 W249CO Reston, VA from 73 to 250 watts. Serving Washington DC's western suburbs, the translator is licensed to rebroadcast American University's 88.5 WAMU. With 100.3 WLML Lake Park/West Palm Beach close to launching, … [Read more...]

PD & Morning Host Depart Miami’s Ticket

Marc Hochman Tod Castleberry 790 104.3 The Ticket WAXY Miami 560 WQAM

The Miami Herald reports that a staff shakeup is taking place at Lincoln Financial Media Sports "790/104.3 The Ticket" WAXY South Miami/WAXY-FM Miramar, FL. Herald Sports Media columnist Barry Jackson reports that Ticket morning co-host Marc Hochman will depart the station when his contract expires … [Read more...]

Miami Marlins Move To 940 WINZ

940 Sports Animal WINZ Miami Marlins 790 The Ticket 104.3 WAXY

The Miami Marlins will move their game broadcasts in 2014 to Clear Channel's "940 The Sports Animal" WINZ. The deal ends a five-year relationship with Lincoln Financial Media's "790/104.3 The Ticket" WAXY/WAXY-FM. All Marlins game broadcasts and ancillary programming will shift to WINZ starting … [Read more...]