WNEW Adds Dave Ramsey

99.1 WNEW Washington Baltimore All News Dave Ramsey Wizards

Six FM's in major markets flipped to All News in 2011 & 2012. Come next week only one will still be airing news content around the clock. As first reported last week by DCRTV.com, CBS' 99.1 WNEW Bowie, MD/Washington, DC will add the syndicated Dave Ramsey talker from 8-11pm daily. While WNEW will … [Read more...]

ESPN 980 Washington Adds Local Morning Show

Man Cave Chris Paul Jason Reid ESPN 980 WTEM 92.7 WWXT 94.3 WWXX Washington DC

Red Zebra Broadcasting Sports "ESPN 980" WTEM Washington/92.7 WWXT Prince Frederick, MD/94.3 WWXX Buckland, VA will debut a local morning show on Monday, March 16. "The Man Cave" hosted by Chris Paul and Jason Reid will replace ESPN's Mike & Mike in the timeslot as WTEM expands its local … [Read more...]

Premiere To Take Kane Show National

Kane Show Danni Starr Hot 99.5 WIHT Washington 93.3 WFLZ Tampa

Premiere Networks is launching The Kane Show into national syndication beginning Monday, December 29. Based at iHeartMedia CHR "Hot 99.5" WIHT Washington, DC, The Kane Show currently airs on six additional iHeartMedia stations across the country: 93.3 WFLZ Tampa, "Z104.3" WZFT Baltimore, "Kiss … [Read more...]

Salem To Give Washington & San Antonio Answers

Salem Communications The Answer 860 Tampa 920 Atlanta 930 San Antonio 1170 San Antonio 1260 Washington DC 1590 Seattle

Update 10/31: Salem will bring the "Answer" brand to two more of its Conservative Talk stations on Tuesday, November 4. Coinciding with Election Day, WWRC Washington D.C. will rebrand as "1260 The Answer", while 930 KLUP San Antonio becomes "930 The Answer". They will become the eleventh and … [Read more...]

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 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...]

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...]

107.3 Washington Completes On-Air Revamp With New Morning Show

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

Cumulus CHR "All The Hits 107.3" WRQX Washington DC completes its on-air revamping under new Program Director Rick Gillette with the addition of a new morning show. "Sarah, Ty & Mel" featuring Sarah Fraser, Ty Bentli and Melanie Glazener will debut on Wednesday, July 30. Fraser is a former … [Read more...]

Redskins Trademark Battle Spreads To Radio Holdings

ESPN 980 WTEM 94.3 WWXX 92.7 WWXT 950 WXGI Red Zebra Daniel Snyder Redskins

The debate over whether the Washington Redskins NFL franchise should change its name is spreading to the radio holdings of Red Zebra Broadcasting. While stating that any use of the name by a broadcaster should be considered indecent, former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told Indian Country Today Media … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 6/22: Translator Continues On Its Path To Washington

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Clear Channel's move of 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD towards Washington, DC will get an assist from Salem Communications. With the translator operating under an STA with 25% of its licensed power due to an interference claim from Red Zebra Broadcasting's WWXX Buckland, VA, Clear … [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...]