Author: Lance Venta

Multiple Stations Hijacked With Profane Anti-Trump Song

For the second time in less than a year multiple radio stations had their signals hijacked. This time the stations that were corrupted aired a loop of YG & Nipsey Hussle “F*** Donald Trump“. Among the confirmed victims are Radio 810 Nashville’s Regional Mexican “El Jefe 96.7” 810 WMGC/96.7 W244CW Murfreesboro TN ,Crescent Hill Radio’s 100.9 WCHQ-LP Louisvil...Read More

iHeart Throws Back To Classic Hip-Hop In New Orleans

iHeartMedia flipped Rock “Rock 96.3” K242CE Meraux/99.5 WRNO-HD2 New Orleans LA to Classic Hip-Hop “Throwback 96.3” today. The new format flanks sister Urban AC 98.5 WYLD-FM and Urban “Q93” WQUE which currently hold the top two spots in the market. With rumors of Entercom preparing to make a format change of their own in the market, it appears this change like t...Read More

Danny Meyers Joins Movin 107.7 Norfolk As PD/Morning Host

iHeartMedia Rhythmic AC “Movin 107.7” WMOV-FM Norfolk VA has named Danny Meyers as its new Program Director/Morning Host. Meyers exited Mel Wheeler Inc. CHR “K92” 92.3 WXLK Roanoke as APD/Morning host after fourteen years at the end of 2016 in preparation of joining WMOV-FM. He has also worked at 95.5 WPLJ New York, “Star 93.7” WQSX Boston, and “Mix 95.7&#...Read More

Seattle High School Station Building A Bridge To New Identity

Mercer Island High School’s Rhythmic CHR “Hot Jamz 88.9” KMIH Mercer Island/Seattle WA is stunting with a broad mix of music as it prepares to relaunch as “88.9 The Bridge“. The new identity will launch at 12pm on Tuesday, January 31. KMIH is also currently heard on 94.5 K233BU, which covers downtown Seattle, however it was sold to Bonneville in November for $300,000 ...Read More

101.3 The Brew Grand Rapids Adds Rover’s Morning Glory

iHeartMedia Classic Rock “101.3 The Brew” WBFX Grand Rapids has added the syndicated Rover’s Morning Glory for mornings. Rover replaces local host LT. 101.3 The Brew, The Brew Rocks Grand Rapids, announced today the debut of the Rover’s Morning Glory show, effective January 23, 2017. Rover’s Morning Glory will air weekdays from 6 – 10 a.m. Rover’s Morning Glory features on-air pe...Read More

KFTE Adds Walton & Johnson And Flips To Classic Rock

Townsquare Media’s Ft. Collins/Lafayette Divestiture Trust has flipped Active Rock “Planet 105.1” KFTE Abbeville/Lafayette LA to Classic Rock to coincide with the addition of Walton & Johnson for mornings. Walton & Johnson’s show debuted on Tuesday replacing Free Beer & Hot Wings. The addition of KFTE fills in the coverage in Lafayette caused by the switch in...Read More

Station Sales Week Of 1/20: Power On The Move In Phoenix

Translator Sales After closing on its $175,000 purchase of 96.1 K241BQ Fort McDowell AZ from John Low’s 1TV.com, MKhanGroup LLC. turns around and sells the translator to Riviera Broadcasting for $230,000. K241BQ already holds a CP to relocate to Phoenix’ South Mountain tower farm with 120w vertical/449m rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of Riviera’s 103.9 KZON Gilbert. The sale fil...Read More

Saga Acquires University Of Virginia’s 92.7 WUVA Charlottesville

Saga will pay $1.65 million for WUVA. Additionally, WUVA General Manager David Mitchell told Cavalier Daily to expect a continuation of Country programming on the station. He told the paper, “In this case, a country product with a great signal completes Saga’s market portfolio. I would expect a country continuance.” Original Report 1/17: Saga Communications is acquiring WUVA Inc.’...Read More

Erie Non-Comm Classic Hits Station To Move To Commercial Operation

Mercyhurst University will transfer the format of Classic Hits 88.5 WMCE-FM Erie PA to Erie Radio Company to place on their new 100.9 CP when it launches. The transfer will be part of a multi-step multi-frequency move over the next 12-18 months. The first step will see Connoisseur Media Rock “Rocket 101” WRKT North East build out its CP to relocate to 104.9 with 4.5kW/160.5m from the t...Read More

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