John Mayer Named WFLZ Program Director

John Mayer 93.3 WFLZ Tampa Bay 107.5 The River WRVW Nashville

iHeartMedia CHR 93.3 WFLZ Tampa has named John Mayer as its new Program Director effective May 1. Mayer comes to WFLZ from sister CHR "107.5 The River" WRVW Nashville and fills the vacancy created by the move of Tommy Chuck to "Hot 99.5" WIHT Washington DC and Country 93.1 WPOC Baltimore in … [Read more...]

Bobby Bones Show Triggers EAS Panic

Bobby Bones Show Uverse EAS Emergency Alert Notification FEMA FCC

On Friday subscribers of AT&T's Uverse Cable service in many markets found their systems in "Emergency Alert" mode due to an erroneous triggering of EAS. Affected viewers had their televisions locked on a local network affiliate with a banner stating "This is an Emergency Action Notification. … [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...]

Clay Travis Exits 104.5 The Zone

Clay Travis 104.5 The Zone 3HL Three Hour Lunch Outkick The Coverage Fox Sports

Update 4:05pm: Travis' co-hosts Blaine Bishop and Brent Dougherty began their show today announcing that Travis has exited his position with the station, obviously not giving him a chance to make a final on-air appearance. They quickly plugged his other positions and his social media accounts before … [Read more...]

Alt 98.3 Nashville Debuts

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2 John Mayer Em Zeus Slappy

Update 8/25: After nearly a week of testing/stunting, Clear Channel launched Alternative "Alt 98.3" W252CM/105.9 WNRQ-HD2 Nashville at 5pm today. Branded as "Nashville's Alternative", the stations launched with Jack White's "Lazretto". John Mayer, afternoon host of sister CHR "107.5 The River" … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/17

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa has amended its application for 96.9 K245AI San Pasqual, CA to relocate to San Diego with 250 watts at 560 meters rebroadcasting Univision's 102.9 KLQV (Coverage Map). Reach Communications 92.1 W221CE Wesley Chapel South, FL applies to shift to 102.9 … [Read more...]

Nash Icon Launches Across The Country

Nash Icon Westwood One 95.5 WSM-FM 101.1 WRYD Ocean City Skip Dixon

Update 8/15: Cumulus has debuted the "Nash Icon" Country brand on fourteen stations across the nation. 98.9 W255CJ Atlanta and 102.1 WZAT Savannah were the first to make the flip at 12pm Eastern. Five more followed at 3pm Central and the rest scattered across the remainder of the afternoon. The … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Launching Tige & Daniel As National Country Night Show

Tige Daniel 104.1 WTQR Winston-Salem 98 WSIX Nashville B93.9 WKSL G105.7 WSCG 94.9 WTNT

Earlier this week we lamented the continuing demise of the local night jock and Clear Channel has taken another step in that direction. Country "Q104.1" WTQR Greensboro, NC morning hosts Tige & Daniel will step down from that show after Friday, July 25 to launch a new national evening program … [Read more...]

Midwest Communications Acquires South Central

Midwest Communications South Central Mix 92.9 WJXA 96.3 Jack WCJK Nashville B97.5 WJXB WIMZ Knoxville 96.1 WSTO 104.1 WIKY Evansville

Update 6/2: Midwest is paying $72 million for the nine South Central stations. Original Report 5/28: Midwest Communications is expanding to the South Central as it acquires South Central Communication's 9 stations in three markets for an undisclosed price. As first reported this morning by Tom … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/20: NYC FM On The Move

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

A small Class D FM in New York City is seeking a new dial position. City College of New York's 90.3 WHCR-FM New York is seeking to relocate to 91.9 in an attempt to find a signal with less interference. With its entire 60dBu coverage area within the 40dBu of WHPC Garden City, WHCR-FM has trouble … [Read more...]

America’s Morning Show Begins National Rollout

America's Morning Show Blair Garner Chuck Wicks Terri Clark Nash NashFM Cumulus

Following the addition of eleven more Nash-FM branded stations this week, Cumulus is beginning the national roll-out of the Blair Garner led "America's Morning Show". As first reported by, America's Morning Show will begin airing on 19 additional Nash branded stations on Monday, … [Read more...]

Bobby Bones Staying With Clear Channel

Bobby Bones Clear Channel Quitting TV IHeartRadio Country

Update 4:45pm: Claiming that he didn't expect the amount of attention his teaser had received, Bones has revealed in a YouTube video that he has turned down a television offer and will remain with his Clear Channel morning show. … [Read more...]

WAMB Shifts To Bilingual CHR

1200 WAMB 99.3 Nashville Hoy Today's Radio Big Band Standards

Great Southern Broadcasting Company's 1200 WAMB Nashville/99.3 W257AR Donelson, TN flipped from Adult Standards to Spanglish CHR on January 1. Nashville Scene reports that the flip comes following the death of station founder Bill Barry this past September. The new format billed as "Today's … [Read more...]

Dave Ramsey On The Move In Nashville Again

Dave Ramsey 1510 WLAC Nashville 102.5 The Game WPRT 99.7 WWTN

One year after leaving his longtime flagship 99.7 WWTN for Cromwell Sports "102.5 The Game" WPRT-FM, syndicated advice host Dave Ramsey is once again on the move in Nashville. Beginning on January 2, Ramsey will move to Clear Channel News/Talk 1510 WLAC. In the move, Ramsey will lose his live … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

New Wavo Communications has applied to increase "K-Star Country" 99.7 KVST Willis, TX from a Class A operating with 2.9kW at 147 meters to a C2 with 11kW at 147 meters. The upgraded signal would increase the station's signal in the northern suburbs of Houston including Conroe and The Woodlands. A … [Read more...]