Washington To Gain A Dance Pulse

Pulse 97.5 Washington DC Joel Salkowitz Albie Dee La Capital 730 WTNT 102.9 Alexandria

Metro Radio's 97.5 W249BE Alexandria, VA is prepping to launch its upgraded 250 watt signal from Bethesda, MD where it will cover all of Washington, DC. Metro has registered Pulse975.com and Pulse975DC.com for the translator and accompanying social media accounts. One of which brands the station … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/10

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales Calvary Chapel of Omaha has sold the CP for 94.9 K235CD Omaha to Clear Channel for $225,000. Clear Channel intends to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 96.1 KISO on the translator. American General Media acquires 106.9 K295AZ Buttonwillow, CA from First Ventures Capital Partners for … [Read more...]

FCC Approves WLZL COL/Market Change

El Zol 107.9 WLZL Annapolis College Park Washington DC CBS Baltimore WBAL WIYY WZBA

CBS Spanish Tropical "El Zol 107.9" WLZL Annapolis, MD has been granted a city of license change to College Park, MD. With Annapolis being located in the Baltimore market, WLZL counted under CBS' ownership cap for that market despite the programming being targeted at the Washington DC market. … [Read more...]

WRQX Drops Bert Show

All The Hits DC's Mix 107.3 WRQX Washington Sarah Fraser Ty Bentli Melony Torres Ashley Nickels Marco

Just shy of hitting their one year anniversary in the Washington market, Cumulus CHR "All The Hits 107.3" WRQX is dropping the Bert Weiss led syndicated Bert Show at the end of the week. DCRTV.com reports that the station will shift afternoon host Marco to mornings on an interim basis while … [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...]

WMZQ Washington Adds Bobby Bones For Mornings

98.7 WMZQ Washington Bobby Bones Boxer Jenni Chase

The syndicated Bobby Bones morning show adds another major market as Clear Channel Country 98.7 WMZQ Washington, DC will pick up the show starting Monday, March 10. WMZQ will slide current morning host Boxer into middays while co-host Aly Jacobs will host news and traffic reports during Bones' … [Read more...]

Don Geronimo Exits WJFK

Don Geronimo 106.7 The Fan WJFK Washington DC Podcast Contract

The homecoming that looked so good on paper lasted just a tad over four months as Don Geronimo has exited CBS Sports "106.7 The Fan" WJFK Manassas VA/Washington DC. The news was first reported this weekend by DCRTV.com and then confirmed on Twitter by Geronimo … [Read more...]

WNEW Extends Focus To Include Baltimore

All News 99.1 WNEW Washington Baltimore Annapolis CBS WJZ-TV 13

CBS' "All News 99.1" WNEW Bowie MD/Washington DC will expand its coverage to include Baltimore and the rest of Maryland between the Beltways. The expansion will take place on Monday, March 3 at 5:00am. The Baltimore Sun reports that the move will entail adding Baltimore and Anne Arundel, Howard, … [Read more...]

WILC Shifts To Talk

Romantica 900 WILC Laurel Washington DC Conservative Talk

ZGS Communications' 900 WILC Laurel, MD/Washington, DC will drop its Spanish AC "Romántica 900" format to a mix of brokered and syndicated Conservative Talk on Monday, February 3. The move will give home to some of the programs dropped when 730 WTNT dropped Conservative Talk for Spanish AC in … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 1/24

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

With Martin Luther King Day and the snowstorm on the east coast shutting down government offices for a couple days it was a little slower on the application front than usual. The continued attempt to get 107.7 on the air in the Omaha market takes another turn. With the FAA continually blocking … [Read more...]