95.7 The Game Continues Lineup Changes

95.7 The Game KGMZ San Francisco Damon Bruce Rise Guys Ric Bucher KNBR

Update 3/18: Following last week's announcement of a revised on-air lineup, Entercom Sports "95.7 The Game" KGMZ San Francisco has announced that former San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff will join the station's new morning show with Ric Bucher and Chris Townsend on Monday, March 31. 95.7 The GAME … [Read more...]

Univision Gets Hot In San Francisco

LatinoMix Latino Mix 105.7 100.7 KVVF KVVZ Nelly Nelly1057 #Nelly1057 San Francisco San Jose

Update 3/17: After a weekend of capturing America's imagination with the loop of "Hot In Herre", the Bay Area won't be completely cooling off as Univision officially launched "Hot 105.7". Chuy Gomez, who exited Clear Channel's 106.1 KMEL morning slot last August after twenty years with the … [Read more...]

How #Nelly1057 Became A Viral Sensation

LatinoMix Latino Mix 105.7 100.7 KVVF KVVZ Nelly Nelly1057 #Nelly1057 San Francisco San Jose

It was just supposed to be like any other format change stunt that takes place dozens of times each year across the country. Univision's "Latino Mix" 105.7 KVVF Santa Clara/100.7 KVVZ San Rafael, CA began looping Nelly's "Hot In Herre" at 3pm on Friday in preparation of a flip. There was nothing … [Read more...]

Pacifica Fires Executive Director

Summer Reese Pacifica Foundation Executive Director 99.5 WBAI New York 94.1 KPFA San Francisco 90.7 KPFK Los Angeles 89.3 WPFW Washington DC 90.1 KPFT Houston

Moments after submitting a press release praising the Pacifica Foundation for reaching the funds needed to pay the severance due to staffers laid off from 99.5 WBAI New York last August, Summer Reese was dismissed as Executive Director of the nonprofit group. Reese served as Interim Executive … [Read more...]

Patriots Launch In Los Angeles & San Francisco

1150 The Patriot KEIB Los Angeles Rush Limbaugh Sean Hannity Glenn Back 640 KFI 960 KNEW San Francisco

Update 1/2: 1150 KTLK Los Angeles has relaunched as "1150 The Patriot" with new KEIB call letters. The KTLK calls moved to 1130 KTCN Minneapolis. The new lineup at "The Patriot" has been finalized beyond the previously announced Glenn Beck from 6-9am, Limbaugh from 9am-12pm, and Hannity from … [Read more...]

CBS Makes Pre-Holiday Layoffs In Multiple Markets

CBS Radio 93.7 The Fan KDKA-FM Pittsburgh Vinnie Rechichi Paul Alexander

Update 12/30: More cuts have come to a few CBS clusters. In Chicago, two veteran air-personalities are out. Robert Feder reports that AAA 93.1 WXRT night host Tom Marker has had his position elimnated after 33 years at the station. At sister Country 99.5 WUSN, midday host Trish Biondo didn't have … [Read more...]

Contract Dispute Leads To Claims Of Ratings Fraud

97.9 La Raza KLAX Ricardo El Mandril Sanchez SBS Ratings Fraud Contract Nielsen Arbitron

Update 12/3: The Los Angeles Times reports that El Mandril was the focus of an investigation into potential ratings tampering. His manager stated that the push came from competitors "concerned that Mandril was being so successful". The allegations claimed that PPM holders were contacted by people … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/19: EMF Expanding In San Francisco

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Educational Media Foundation is making moves to increase its coverage in San Francisco. EMF has applied to relocate Christian AC "K-Love" 107.3 KLVS Livermore from 8.1kW at 491 meters to 880 watts at 894 meters while moving 7 miles closer to the San Francisco Bay. EMF also has Construction … [Read more...]

Report: Cumulus To Drop Limbaugh & Hannity

Cumulus Congressman Mike Rogers Westwood One Rdio

Update 8/16:On his program Thursday night, Michael Savage told his listeners that he is the heir apparent to Hannity's timeslot on Cumulus' stations and predicted he will move to afternoons by the end of the year. Politico.com claims that while Cumulus is likely to drop Sean Hannity from its … [Read more...]

What’s Happening With YMF Media?

107.5 WBLS 1190 WLIB New York Emmis Broadcasting Hot 97 WQHT Deon Livingston

Two recent developments have us wondering if Yucaipa Investments and Magic Johnson are winding down their YMF Media holdings. YMF has sold their brokered Chinese 1400 KVTO Berkeley/San Francisco and brokered Vietnamese 1430 KVVN Santa Clara/San Jose to Pham Radio Communication for $6 Million. … [Read more...]

Cumulus Continues Shake Up Of San Francisco Management

104.5 KFOG 97.7 KFFG Cumulus San Francisco Management 810 KGO Bill Pugh Steven Sklenar

On the heels of the hiring of Bill Pugh as OM of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Classic Rock "107.7 The Bone" KSAN and PD of KFOG, Cumulus Media has continued the restructuring of its San Francisco market management staff with two additional appointments today. Steven Sklenar joins the company as … [Read more...]

Rick Dees Returns To Mornings In Three Markets

92.7 REV KREV San Francisco 104.3 Now KFRH Las Vegas 97.7 KRCK Palm Springs Rick Dees

Royce International Broadcasting has picked up Rick Dees' "Daily Dees" for mornings at its three stations. "Rev 92.7" KREV Alameda/San Francisco, "104.3 Now" KFRH Las Vegas, and 97.7 KRCK Palm Desert/Palm Springs have all begun airing Dees program this morning. Dees' show is distributed by … [Read more...]

CBS Sports Radio Names Morning Show

CBS Sports Radio 1240 WPTR Schnectady Albany Empire Broadcasting

CBS Sports Radio has named the trio of Dana Jacobson, Tiki Barber, and Brandon Tierney for mornings when the network launches on Wednesday, January 2. All three are known names in sports media. Jacobson comes to CBS from ESPN where she most recently co-anchored First Take on ESPN2. Barber is the … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Notes

Yahoo Sports Radio NBC Rodney Harrison 95.7 The Game San Francisco

CBS Sports Radio has hired author John Feinstein and KNBR San Francisco's (and former NBA player) Tom Tolbert as contributors. The pair join Boomer Esiason and Doug Gottlieb as those with roles on the network. For now all four will contribute 60 second commentaries that will air hourly between 6am … [Read more...]