Author: Lance Venta

KJRW San Luis Obispo Donated To KCRW

The final station of El Dorado Broadcasters San Luis Obispo cluster to find a new owner has been revealed. El Dorado has agreed to donate 101.3 KJRW Los Osos-Baywood to Santa Monica College’s Public 89.9 KCRW Santa Monica/Los Angeles. KJRW was the former AC “Coast 101.3” KSTT until the intellectual property of that station was transferred to American General Media’s 104.5 K...Read More

WFNZ Charlotte Adds Translator

Beasley Media Sports “610 The Fan” WFNZ Charlotte NC has made the move to FM with the addition of 102.5 W273DA Charlotte. W273DA is owned by Educational Media Foundation and rebroadcasts WFNZ via Beasley’s 103.7 WSOC-HD2. The 200 watt/160 meter signal best covers downtown Charlotte and its northwest suburbs. Beasley Media’s Sports Radio WFNZ-AM (The Fan)/Charlotte moves to ...Read More

FCC Report 7/24: How Many Times Can You Lie To The FCC?

Juan Alberto Ayala is yet again attempting to modify 93.5 W228DF Four Corners FL without the approval of the station he claims will be rebroadcasting. In February we reported Ayala had withdrawn applications for W228DF after 88.3 WPOZ President James Hoge and CBS Radio Orlando Director of Engineering Matthew Agnesi called out W228DF for neither of its filed applications having written permissio...Read More

Y100 Savannah Flips To Classic Hip-Hop G100

As expected Alpha Media flipped CHR “Y100” 100.1 WXYY Rincon/Savannah GA to Classic Hip-Hop “G100” at 5pm. The new station will retain middayer Mia Amini and afternoon host Mark ‘Shark’ Ediss from the previous format. Morning hosts Stacy and Tim ‘TC’ Michaels exit. WXYY ranked 16th in the Savannah market with a 1.4 share in the Fall 2015 Nielsen Audi...Read More

KKSF Abandons Talk For ESPN Deportes

iHeartMedia abruptly dropped the Talk format of 910 KKSF San Francisco this morning to return the Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes” network to the market. The station is now being operated by Deportes Media via LMA, which had been running the network on 860 KTRB San Francisco until that station became Salem Media operated Conservative Talk “860 The Answer” on July 1. KKSF had ...Read More

Station Sales Week Of 7/22

Station Sales Cumulus Media’s Joule Broadcasting divestment trust has sold Country “104.7 Nash Icon” WELJ Montauk NY/New London CT to Matthew Glaser and Kerry Baldinger’s Bold Broadcasting for $197,000. Baldinger will serve as CEO, while her Glamlots LLC holds a 30% stake and 60% voting stake in the company. Company founder and VP Glaser is a student at Stony Brook Universi...Read More

John Crenshaw Moves To Youngstown As Cumulus OM

Cumulus Media has announced that John Crenshaw will transfer from Grand Rapids MI to Youngstown OH as Operations Manager. Crenshaw currently serves as Program Director/Afternoon Host (on air as Johnboy) of Country “94.5 Nash-FM” WTNR and Regional Operations Manager for the company’s stations in Grand Rapids and northern Michigan. The move is a homecoming for the Edinburg OH nativ...Read More

EMF Acquires KSLY-FM San Luis Obispo

EMF will pay $350,000 to El Dorado for KSLY-FM. KSLY-FM has applied for a main studio waiver to rebroadcast 91.9 KLVR Middletown CA meaning that it will become the “K-Love” affiliate for San Luis Obispo while 88.5 KLVH will perhaps switch over to “Air 1“. Original Report 7/15: The sell-off of El Dorado Broadcasters’ Central California assets continues as the company h...Read More

SiriusXM To Make Channel Changes August 4

SiriusXM is revamping its channel grid on Thursday, August 4. The primary change will see the recently announced “Garth Channel” dedicated to Garth Brooks replace the 90s/2000s Dance Utopia on Channel 55. Garth will not debut until September 8, but Utopia will move to the online-only and SiriusXM Xtra package on the 4th. 90s and 2000s Dance music will be added to the current 70s/80s Da...Read More

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