Author: Lance Venta

FCC Approves Giving Translators More Flexibility From AM Distance

The FCC has approved the proposal detailed below expanding the flexibility of FM translators rebroadcasting AM stations. The Federal Communications Commission today expanded the site locations where FM translators can rebroadcast AM radio stations. The amended rule provides greater flexibility for an AM station to place a rebroadcasting FM translator in a location where it will better serve its AM...Read More

Tim Roberts Promoted To CBS VP/Country Programming

CBS Radio has appointed Tim Roberts as Vice President of Country Programming. Roberts fills the position last held by former “US 99.5” WUSN Chicago programmer Jeff Kapugi prior to his exit in late 2016. Roberts will continue in his other position as VP/Music Programming for CBS Radio Detroit where he programs CHR “98.7 Amp Radio” WDZH, Country 99.5 WYCD, and Classic Hits 10...Read More

From YouTube To WRTO; Los Pichy Boys Take Mornings In Miami

YouTube stars ‘Los Pichy Boys’, Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez have been tabbed by Univision’s Spanish CHR “Mix 98.3” WRTO Goulds/Miami as its new morning show starting Monday, February 27. The Cuba-born cousins turned what started as a series of Spanish language movie parodies into a full-fledged production company. They do have some prior radio experience a...Read More

Ashley Z Joins Q100 Atlanta For Nights

Cumulus CHR “Q100” 99.7 WWWQ Atlanta has hired Ashley ‘Z’ Elzinga for its vacant 7pm-12am slot. Elzinga most recently hosted nights at Entercom’s “107.9 The End” KDND Sacramento. She has also worked at “Energy 106.9” WNRG Milwaukee, “106 KHQ” Traverse City MI and Ryan Seacrest Productions in her career. She fills the void created by...Read More

107.3 The Bull Danbury Adds Second Signal

Berkshire Broadcasting Country “107.3 The Bull” W297AN/WDAQ-HD3 Danbury CT has added a second signal. 97.9 W250CH Brookfield has launched to cover the northern portions of the Danbury market including the towns of Bridgewater, Brookfield, and New Milford. The Bull launched in July 2016 under Program Director Dan Hopkins. Berkshire Broadcasting had purchased then 97.7 W249DO Danbury fro...Read More

KKFN Gives Tyler Polumbus & Cecil Lammey A Daily Show

Bonneville Sports “104.3 The Fan” KKFN Longmont/Denver has added a daily one hour show hosted by former Denver Broncos lineman Tyler Polumbus and station Brocons Insider Cecil Lammey from 9-10am. Polumbus and Lammey replace the final hour of Mike Evans and Mark Schlereth’s morning show. The duo will continue their existing duties at the station including weekend and fill-in hosti...Read More

Urban AC Vibe 105.3 Debuts In Columbus

As first mentioned in our 2/17 Daily Domains, iHeartMedia has flipped “Fox Sports 105.3” 1230 WYTS/W287CP Columbus OH to Urban AC “Vibe 105.3“. Positioned as “Columbus’ R&B And Throwbacks”, the new format takes on Radio-One Urban AC “Magic 95.5” WXMG Lancaster. Michael Eiland, APD/MD of sister Variety Hits “93.3 The Bus” WODC, will host mo...Read More

Blaine Jackson Named PD Of WLUB/W292EE Augusta

iHeartMedia has named Blaine Jackson as Program Director of Country “105.7 The Bull” WLUB and Classic Country “106.3 The Bull Icons” W292EE/WLUB-HD2 Augusta GA. Jackson joins WLUB/W292EE from sister “96.5 The Bull” WIHB-FM Gray/Macon where she served as PD/Midday host. She has spent her entire radio career with iHeart, starting as a board operator in Macon in 20...Read More

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