Hits 97.3 Debuts In Miami

Hits 97.3 WFLC Miami KVJ Kevin Virginia Jason Y100

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 Place1/6: Variety Hits "98.7 The Peak" KPKX Phoenix … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

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...]

Florida Host Fired For Second Time This Year Over Tweet

Dan Sileo 640 Sports WMEN 560 WQAM Miami Tweet Firing

MSome people need to stay off social media.For the second time this year, sports talk host Dan Sileo has been fired from a station for something he tweeted. "640 Sports" WMEN Royal Palm Beach parted ways with their midday host after he offered a $1000 bounty to any University of Miami player who … [Read more...]

WSHE Miami Drops A Beat Again

103.5 The Beat WSHE Variety WMIB Miami Bangin' Hip Hop Breakfast Club

Clear Channel Variety Hits "Variety 103.5" WSHE Miami has returned to Urban as "103.5 The Beat".Positioned as "Miami's Bangin' Hip Hop" and debuting with 2,000 songs in a row, the flip brings back the format and moniker used by the station from 2002 until May 2012, when it flipped to Spanish Hot … [Read more...]

WGNK Miami Adds Additional Signals

La Nueva 88.3 WGNK 106.3 WRAZ-FM Miami Homestead Cima

Grupo Génesis Spanish Christian "La Neuva 88.3" WGNK Pennsuco/Miami has begun simulcasting on SBS' 106.3 WRAZ-FM Leisure City, FL.The simulcast replaces Columbian "Cima 106.3" on that signal giving WGNK additional coverage in the Homestead area south of Miami. In addition WGNK's programming is … [Read more...]

Jack Diamond Joins WLYF For Mornings

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Longtime "Mix 107.3" WRQX Washington D.C. morning host Jack Diamond is taking his talents to South Beach.Diamond, who departed Cumulus' WRQX in April and was subsequently replaced by the syndicated Bert Show, will join Lincoln Financial Media AC "101.5 Lite-FM" WLYF for mornings. Diamond will be … [Read more...]

WAXY-FM Completes Miami Move-In

104.3 WAXY-FM Miramar Miami West Palm Beach 790 The Ticket Dan Le Batard Hochman

Lincoln Financial Media has completed the move-in of Sports "104.3 The Ticket" WAXY-FM West Palm Beach into the Miami market.Now licensed to Miramar, the station is now in a 100% simulcast of 790 WAXY as previously it had to break away at times due to contractual conflicts with Good Karma … [Read more...]

KVJ Show Moves To WFLC Miami

Kevin Virginia Jason Wild 95.5 WLDI 97.3 The Coast WFLC Miami West Palm Beach

The Kevin, Virginia, and Jason Show is moving down Florida's coast in more ways than one.The program, hosted by Kevin Rolston, Virginia Sinicki and Jason Pennington and producer Heather Nelson will depart Clear Channel's "Wild 95.5" WLDI West Palm Beach on Friday after 14 years and join Cox Hot … [Read more...]

WSHE Revamps With Variety

She 103.5 Variety Miami Fort Lauderdale WSHE Plays Everything

After just 11 months into its run, Clear Channel's relaunch of the WSHE brand in Miami has come to an end.Variety Hits "She 103.5" replaced its moniker and "She Plays Everything" branding on Monday with the more descriptive "Variety 103.5" name. Now branded as "Miami's Variety Station", the … [Read more...]

FCC Approves WAXY-FM’s Miami Move-In

104.3 The Ticket WAXY-FM Miami Miramar West Palm Beach WMSF WEAT-FM

The FCC has approved the move of Lincoln Financial Media's "104.3 The Ticket" WAXY-FM West Palm Beach into the Miami market.Applied for last May when the station was still CBS AC "Sunny 104.3" WEAT, the move will see the station change its city-of-license to Miramar where it will operate with … [Read more...]

Miami Reaches An Evolutionary State

Evolution 93.5 W228BY Miami Dance EDM Pete Tong Party 93.1

Clear Channel has brought its "Evolution" EDM brand to another market.With the Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival starting this weekend in Miami, the company has used the confluence of EDM dignitaries in the market to launch its second terrestrial outlet for the "Evolution" brand … [Read more...]