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102.9 MundoFM Mundo FM KEYU Amarillo

MundoFM Debuts In Amarillo

Midessa Broadcasting has launched Spanish Adult Hits "102.9 Mundo-FM" KEYU-FM Amarillo. Midessa had purchased the former KRGN from Family Life Radio for $700,000 earlier this year. The station's Facebook page describes the station (via translation) as, "We play a variety of great songs that range … [Read More...]

Mike Broomhead Barry Young 550 KFYI Phoenix Retirement

Mike Broomhead To Replace Retiring Barry Young At KFYI Phoenix

iHeartMedia Phoenix has announced that afternoon host Mike Broomhead will move to mornings at News/Talk 550 KFYI Phoenix following the retirement of Barry Young on November 7. A search is on for Broomhead's replacement in afternoons. HeartMedia Phoenix announced today that after nearly three … [Read More...]

CBS Radio Les Moonves Selling Smaller Markets

Les Moonves Again Hints At CBS Selling Stations

Update 9/18: At a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference yesterday, CBS President/CEO Les Moonves once again discussed CBS trimming its radio portfolio. Moonves stated that he would like to drop around 40 stations to somewhere in the "high 80s, low 80s over the next year or so". Original … [Read More...]

93.3 Alt AZ KDKB Phoenix Alternative Shmonty Conklin Neanderpaul Ruby Cheeks

KDKB Drops Rock After 43 Years; Flips To Alternative

93.3 KDKB Mesa/Phoenix has dropped its Rock format of 43 years and flipped to Alternative "Alt AZ 93.3" at 12pm today. The move returns Alternative to the Phoenix market for the first time since 103.9 KEXX dropped the format in January 2012. The new format is launching commercial free through the … [Read More...]

Hot 103.1 Now FM KQLQ Monroe Mapleton

KQLQ Relaunches As 103.1 Now-FM

Update 9/17: After a day and half of stunting, KQLQ relaunched its CHR format as "103.1 Now-FM" at 12pm today. The Kidd Kraddick morning show will remain with the station and return on Monday, September 22. Original Report 9/16: Mapleton Communications is making its first move at its recently … [Read More...]

Amador Bustos Media Adelante Latino 1210 KMIA 99.3 KDDS La Gran D Grande Seattle Yakima

Bustos Media Reacquires Nine Washington Stations

Bustos Media is reacquiring nine stations in Washington State that were transferred to Adelante Media Group in 2010. Returning to Bustos are: Seattle: Regional Mexican "La Gran D 99.3" KDDS-FM Elma Seattle: Spanish CHR "Latino 1210" KMIA Auburn-Federal Way Kennewick/Pasco/Richland: Spanish CHR … [Read More...]

Classical 96.7 WHQR 91.3 Wilmington

Classical HQR Launches In Wilmington, NC

Friends of Public Radio's 91.3 WHQR Wilmington, NC has launched a second signal dedicated to Classical Music. "Classical HQR" will air on 96.7 W243CX Wilmington and WHQR-HD2 as the translator completes its move-in from Rose Hill. It is operating with 99 watts at 145 meters. The move of Classical … [Read More...]

IHeartMedia IHeart Media Clear Channel Entertainment Radio Bob Pittman

iHeartMedia But What About Radio?

Clear Channel Media + Entertainment is a thing of the past. The company was founded as San Antonio Broadcasting Company in 1972 by Lowry Mays and Red McCombs with the purchase of a San Antonio station that today is Country "KJ97" KAJA. Following the purchase of 1200 WOAI in 1975 the company took … [Read More...]