Author: Lance Venta

X102.9 & Easy 106.5 Swap Frequencies In Jacksonville

Cox Media Group has swapped format locations of Alternative “X102.9” WXXJ Jacksonville and Soft AC “Easy 106.5” WEZI Ponte Vedra Beach FL. The move places the Soft AC format on the 100kW Class C 102.9 signal and with the frequency switch, “Easy 102.9” has gone All-Christmas to compete against Renda AC 96.1 WEJZ. WXXJ goes in reverse to the Class A signal as R...Read More

Daily Domains 11/20: The Next Alt Flip Will Be In?

After Entercom launched their new "Alt" stations in New York and Dallas on Friday, eyes are now pointing to another large market as the next potential flip to the format.

Tamo Sein Moves From WRXL Richmond To WEND Charlotte

As Entercom began operating the iHeartMedia Richmond cluster as part of their pending swap, another staffer is moving to another iHeartMedia cluster. Tamo Sein, who had served as Music Director and Afternoon Host at Alternative “XL 102.1” WRXL, will move to Charlotte to serve as Assistant Program Director/Music Director and Midday Host at Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND. S...Read More

The Answer Washington DC Makes Move To 570

Salem Media has completed its move of Conservative Talk “AM 1260 The Answer” WWRC Washington DC to 570 WSPZ Bethesda MD as the the work on its tower to allow 630 WMAL Washington to move onto its tower has completed. 1260 is currently running a loop redirecting listeners to 570. Original Report 9/21: Salem Media is preparing to rearrange its Washington DC assets. As Edward Atsinger and ...Read More

Cumulus Prepping Green Bay Flip

Cumulus Media has dropped the Adult Alternative “KRUZ @ 106.7” format on 106.7 WKRU Allouez/Green Bay WI in favor of Christmas Music as it prepares to debut a new identity after the holidays. Currently branded as “Christmas @ 106.7“, the move means the end of the Adult Alternative format that launched in 2010. WKRU registered a mere 1.4 share in the Spring 2017 Nielsen Audi...Read More

FCC Report 11/19: Roy Henderson Goes 0 For 2

FCC Actions The FCC has rejected Roy Henderson's Petition For Reconsideration for the deletion of 99.7 KROY Palacios TX. Henderson had previously admitted to operating KROY from March 1 through 9, 2013 and December 23, 2013 through January 2, 2014 at sites without a license or STA while mostly being silent from the dismantling of its tower in November of 2007 and March 15, 2014 when it began Prog...Read More

KMPS Seattle Goes Christmas

Entercom made another move on Friday evening as newly acquired Country 94.1 KMPS Seattle dropped its format for Christmas Music. The move makes KMPS the third all-Christmas station in the market joining Hubbard AC “Warm 106.9” KRWM which made the move earlier in the week and Sinclair AC “Star 101.5” KPLZ which made its second annual move to “Santa-FM” yesterday....Read More

Dick Wilson Among Cumulus Kansas City Cuts

The budgetary axe has swung at Cumulus Classic Hits 94.9 KCMO-FM and Talk 710 KCMO/103.7 K279BI Kansas City. As KCMO-FM made its annual move to Christmas music yesterday it parted ways with morning host Dick Wilson. Wilson had been in mornings at KCMO-FM since 1986 and also spent eight years co-hosting mornings at Rock “KY 102” KYYS from 1975-83. Wilson also briefly hosted the short-li...Read More

WRWM Goes From Worst To First To Gone In Three Years

After flipping from CHR to Classic Hip-Hop in December 2014 and surging from a 1.7 share to leading the Indianapolis market with a 7.7 share in its first full ratings period, Cumulus has pulled the plug on Classic Hip-Hop “93.9 The Beat” WRWM Lawrence/Indianapolis IN. WRWM began stunting for the holiday season at 5:30pm today as “North Pole Radio” after a ten minute farewel...Read More

104.3 WJMK Chicago Flips To Classic Hip-Hop

Another change takes place as Entercom takes over CBS Radio as Classic Hits “104.3 K-Hits” WJMK Chicago has flipped to Classic Hip-Hop “104.3 Jams“. Launching with Notorious BIG’s “Hypnotize”, the new format is taking shots at iHeartMedia’s combination of Urban 107.5 WGCI and Urban AC “V103” 102.7 WVAZ. The staion began stunting at 10am w...Read More