Author: Lance Venta

WTF Is Rocking Lexington

As first reported in our 2/10 Daily Domains, iHeartMedia has flipped “Fox Sports 1580” WWTF Georgetown/97.7 W249DJ Lexington KY to Rock “WTF 97.7“. Running with the usual commercial-free launch pattern, the new format flanks sister Classic Rock “100.1 Double Q” WKQQ against Cumulus Active Rock “Z-Rock 103” WXZZ. Audrey, who currently voicetracks overnights at WKQQ, will also host night...Read More

Winnipeg Gets Hot For 90s Hits

Evanov Radio Group has flipped Soft AC “Jewel 101” 100.5 CFJL-FM Winnipeg to 90s Hits “Hot 100.5“. Positioned as “90s & More”, the station is stretching to play compatible songs from the early 2000s. Adam West, Program Director of sister CHR “Energy 106” CHWE-FM adds those duties at CFJL. The new format positions Hot 100.5 between Corus’ r...Read More

Multiple St. Louis Talk Comings & Goings

After exiting overnights at KMOX, Jon Grayson too is joining CH Radio Holdings’ News/Talk 550 KTRS. Grayson will take the 10am-12pm slot on KTRS previously held Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton starting March 13. Doug McElvein, who we noted below was taking that shift, is actually only filling in next week and then on an as needed basis. Original Report 7:30am: Jon Grayson is out, Doug McE...Read More

Daily Domains 2/17: A New Vibe For Columbus

iHeartMedia is preparing to launch a new "Vibe" in Columbus. Plus potential changes coming in Panama City and Oklahoma.

Station Sales Week Of 2/17

Station Sales Rothschild Broadcasting is selling Country “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT Salisbury MD to Joseph Morris and Ron Banks’ RoJo Broadcasting for $305,000. The buyers will begin operating WKTT via Time Brokerage Agreement on March 1. Banks recently served as MD/Nights at Urban “Power 101.7” WZEB Ocean View DE. Rothschild had purchased WKTT and News/Talk 1320 WICO Sa...Read More

Danni Starr Joins WKYS’ Fam In The Morning

Radio-One Urban 93.9 WKYS Washington DC has tabbed Danni Starr as the new co-host of their “Fam In The Morning”. Starr, who previously co-hosted the syndicated Kane Show at iHeartMedia CHR “Hot 99.5” WIHT Washington and mornings/middays at defunct CHR “96.3 Now” KHTC Minneapolis, replaces singer Lil’ Mo who was let go earlier this month. DJ Quicksilver rem...Read More

WMAL Joins Washington Redskins Radio Network

The Washington Redskins are adding Cumulus News/Talk 630 WMAL Washington DC/105.9 WMAL-FM Woodbridge VA to its network. The additions of WMAL and WMAL-FM will fill coverage holes on the team owned “ESPN 980” 980 WTEM Washington/92.7 WWXT Prince Frederick MD/94.3 WWXX Buckland VA. WMAL will carry all game broadcasts plus one hour of pre and post-game coverage starting with the 2017 seas...Read More

Kwame Dankwa Joins Star 104 Erie As Program Director

Connoisseur Media CHR “Star 104” 103.7 WRTS Erie has appointed Kwame Dankwa as Program Director. Dankwa, who most recently was APD/Afternoon host as iHeartMedia’s “Power 93.3” KPWK Seattle until his position was eliminated at the end of 2016. He has also spent two tours as PD at Pamal CHR “Z97” WZRT Rutland VT and has worked on-air at “101.9 Radio No...Read More

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