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Gregory Davidzon Radio 620 WSNR Jersey City New York Blackstrap Broadcasting

620 WSNR New York Sold

Peter Davidson's Blackstrap Broadcasting is selling Russian News/Talk 620 WSNR Jersey City, NJ/New York to Gregory Davidzon's Davidzon Radio for $12.5 million. The latter Davidzon has brokered the daytime programming on WSNR as "Davidzon Radio" since 2003. Starting on November 1, a new Time … [Read More...]

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

FCC Applications 10/23: Philly Translator Move-In Denied

The FCC has denied Hope Christian Church of Marlton's attempt to move 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media's "Mega 1310" WEMG Camden, NJ/Philadelphia, which would've become the originating station for the translator. The move would've required W289AZ to move approximately … [Read More...]

Jock 98.7 KWTO Springfield ESPN Radio 1400 KGMY Fox Sports

Springfield, MO Sports Stations To Swap Networks

Meyer Communications has announced that its Sports "98.7 The Jock" KWTO-FM Springfield, MO will become the market's ESPN Radio affiliate on January 1, 2015. The move will see KWTO shuffle its entire programming schedule. Imus in the Morning will be replaced by ESPN's Mike & Mike. The local … [Read More...]

Dimes Media Mapleton San Luis Obispo Buckley 94.9 KPYG 95.3 100.5 The Beach KXTZ Wild 106.1 KWWV Eric Fahnoe

Mapleton Sells San Luis Obispo Cluster

Update 10/23: The sale has been filed with the FCC revealing that Dimes Media is paying $1 million for the five Mapleton Communications stations in the San Luis Obispo market. Original Report 10/15: Mapleton Communications is selling its five stations and one translator in San Luis Obispo, CA to … [Read More...]

Tailgate Country 103.7 Portland K279BO KFBW-HD3

A Commercial-Free Tailgate For Portland

iHeartMedia quietly launched "Tailgate Country 103.7" K279BO Portland/KFBW-HD3 Vancouver, WA last week. The new format gives Portland its third Country signal joining Alpha Media's "98.7 The Bull" KUPL and Entercom's "99.5 The Wolf" KWJJ. With the 99 watt translator having nowhere near the signal … [Read More...]

Dick Morris Gary R'Nell Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Philadelphia

Dick Morris Exiting WPHT

Afternoon host Dick Morris has announced he will depart CBS' "Talk Radio 1210" WPHT Philadelphia following next month's elections. Morris was previously a consultant to political campaigns, most notably President Clinton's reelection in 1996. He later became a conservative pundit and writer, … [Read More...]

Stannard Broadcasting Windows XP Virus Today's Country 105.7 KVVP KROX KUMX

Two Major Internet Fails For Radio

A big story making the rounds of the radioverse this week is the story of the Louisiana radio station "taken down by hackers". Stannard Broadcasting's cluster of "Today's Country 105.7" KVVP Leesville, Rock "Channel 95.7" KROK South Fort Polk, and AC "Mix 106.7" KUMX North Fort Polk originally … [Read More...]

Sunny Country 101.9 The Bay WLDR Traverse City 92.3 WBNZ 750 WARD

Sunny Sets Over Traverse City

After ten years of Country, "Sunny Country 101.9" WLDR-FM Traverse City, MI has flipped back to AC. WLDR-FM is now branded as "101.9 The Bay" positioned as "All the hits without the rap". WLDR-FM also simulcasts on 750 WARD Petoskey and 92.3 WBNZ Frankfort, MI. Discussing the change, station … [Read More...]