Author: Lance Venta

Jack-FM Debuts In Lexington

As we first indicated in our 2/9 Domain Insight, Cumulus Media flipped Country “101.5 Nash Icon” WVLK-FM Richmond/Lexington KY to Variety Hits “101.5 Jack-FM” this morning. WVLK-FM registered a 0.6 share in the Fall 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings with the Nash Icon format straddling the lines between iHeartMedia’s market leading “98.1 The Bull” WBUL and Cumulu...Read More

David Fisch Joins The River 105.9 Hartford For Mornings

iHeartMedia Adult Hits “The River 105.9” WHCN Hartford CT has appointed David Fisch as morning host starting Wednesday, February 21. Fisch most recently served as APD/Morning co-host at Full Power Radio Alternative “Radio 104.1” WMRQ Waterbury/Hartford prior to his exit last October. He has also served as a producer for ESPN Radio’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd&...Read More

Former WMAL Host Brian Wilson Takes Mornings At WWTN Nashville

Cumulus Media Conservative Talk “Supertalk 99.7 WTN” WWTN Hendersonville/Nashville TN has filled its morning opening with former WMAL Washington DC host Brian Wilson. Wilson had been filling-in on the morning show at WWTN since Ralph Bristol’s exit in January. Wilson himself had been let go from mornings at Cumulus’ 630 WMAL Washington DC/105.9 WMAL-FM Woodbridge VA in May ...Read More

CBS Sports Radio Adds SiriusXM Clearance

Entercom’s CBS Sports Radio has announced that it will be added to SiriusXM’s offerings starting Wednesday, February 21. CBS Sports Radio will be heard on Sirius channel 213, XM channel 201 and on SiriusXM’s online packages with the 24/7 national lineup. The addition now gives SiriusXM listeners access to all of the big four syndicated Sports networks as it already carries progra...Read More

Walton Doubles Country Options In Ruidoso

Walton Stations of New Mexico has doubled its Country output in Ruidoso NM. Walton first shifted Country “93.5 The West” KWES-FM Ruidoso to Classic Country focusing on music from the 1960s through 80s. To fill the newer hole Walton has flipped Spanish Adult Hits “Juan 94.7” 1450 KWES/94.7 K234AQ Ruidoso to “Bear Country 94.7“. Station Manager Juanita Jones told ...Read More

San Diego Padres Make 97.3 KEGY Its New Home Ahead Of Flip

[membership level="2,3"] The San Diego Padres made the worst-kept secret in radio official on on Monday evening announcing that their games will air on 97.3 KEGY for the 2018 season. The first game broadcast will be on Saturday, March 3 as one of a dozen Spring Training games the station will carry. 97.3 will also carry all regular season games. Ted Leitner, Jesse Agler and Tony Gwynn Jr. will...Read More

People Moves 2/19: KDAY & KPWR Los Angeles Make Lineup Changes

Meruelo Media has announced a series of talent shifts at Classic Hip-Hop 93.5 KDAY and Urban “Power 106” 105.9 KPWR Los Angeles. KDAY midday host Cece is moving to KPWR to join “The Cruz Show” as a co-host. She fills the slot that was held by Krystal Bee until she replaced Yesi Ortiz in middays last month. Former “Real 92.3” KRRL overnight host Bryhana takes Cec...Read More

Domain Insight 2/19: Townsquare Preparing An Alt For Albany

Townsquare Media is preparing a flip to Alternative in Albany NY. Plus a new Rocker in Boise and potential changes in Springfield MA, Angola IN, and Tupelo MS.

WMGK Morning Host John DeBella, Beasley Media & iHeartMedia Sued For Sexual Harrassment

Longtime Philadelphia morning host John DeBella is being sued by former co-host Jennifer Neill for repeated sexual harassment during her time working with him at Beasley Media Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK Philadelphia. Beasley Media and iHeartMedia and its TTWN Media subsidiary are named as co-defendants in the suit by Neill, who used her maiden name of Jen Posner on-air. Neill was an employee of TTWN ...Read More

Hot 102.5 Minneapolis Flips To Urban

iHeartMedia flipped Classic Hip-Hop “Hot 102.5” K273BH Fridley/97.1 KTCZ-HD3 Minneapolis to Urban on February 12. Now positioned as “Twin Cities’ Hip-Hop And R&B”, the move takes K273BH out of direct format competition with Cumulus’ Classic Hip-Hop trimulcast “105 The Vibe” 105.1 WGVX Lakeville, 105.3 WRXP Cambridge and 105.7 WWWM-FM Eden Prairi...Read More