Author: Lance Venta

97.3 Now Milwaukee Makes On-Air Changes

iHeartMedia CHR “97.3 Now” WRNW Milwaukee is shaking up its on-air lineup. The Elvis Duran Show is gone from mornings and the station is currently running jockless in mornings. A promotional banner on the station’s website is teasing “He’s Coming Home“. A since deleted post on Christian Radio news site CMBOnline, states that Rahny Taylor submitted his resignatio...Read More

WOWZ To Wow Eastern Shore

GSB Broadcasting has signed-on 101.5 WOWZ Chincoteague VA and is currently stunting with Smooth Jazz. The station will debut its permanent format on Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00am as Country “Wow 101.5“. Promoting core artists as George Strait, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Travis Tritt, Luke Bryan, Shania Twain, Garth Broo...Read More

WMPW To Become 105.9 More-FM

Lakes Media will flip Classic Country “Country Legends 103.7” 970 WMPW Danville VA to AC “105.9 More-FM” on Thursday, September 1. The move coincides with the move of the station’s translator 103.7 W279AO Danville to 105.9 as part of the AM Translator Revitalization period. The move will enable the translator to open up its directional pattern while retaining its 250w...Read More

Rebel To Rock Ottawa

Torres Media made the flip of 101.9 CIDG-FM to Rock “Rebel 101.7” on Friday at 7, however the frequency swap with 101.7 CHIP-FM Fort-Coulonge PQ has been delayed due to technical issues on CIDG’s end. They are treating the new format as being a preview prior to the official launch with the move to 101.7. Listen to the launch of “Rebel 101.7” on FormatChange.com. Origi...Read More

FCC Report 8/28: Radio-One Claims Confusion Over DC Translator Applications

Radio-One is seeking a waiver or flexibility over two Washington DC translator applications after getting their filings mixed up.

What’s Next For 100.9 Tulsa? Is There An Answer?

Since Stephens Media moved the Christian AC format and KXOJ call letters last Tuesday to the former “94.1 The Breeze” KTSO Glenpool/Tulsa, 100.9 KTSO Sapulpa OK has been stunting with a loop redirecting KXOJ’s listeners to the new frequency. That will apparently come to an end on Thursday, September 1. The former 941TheBreeze.com currently features a countdown clock titled “...Read More

Michael Saunders Named KQBT Program Director

A day after Dawn Campbell was named as his replacement at Cox Urban AC “Star 94.5” WCFB Orlando, Michael Saunders has been appointed Program Director of iHeartMedia Urban “93.7 The Beat” KQBT Houston. Saunders will also serve as Urban Brand Coordinator for iHeartMedia’s National Programming Group. This marks a return to the company for Saunders where he previously served as...Read More

WMOT Nashville To Flip To Americana

Middle Tennessee State University’s Public Jazz/Classical 89.5 WMOT Murfreesboro/Nashville TN will flip to Americana “Roots Radio” on Friday, September 2. The new format is in partnership with the syndicated Music City Roots which will air on the station. Jessie Scott, most recently in MD/Middays at “Sun Radio” in KDRP Dripping Springs/Austin TX will serve as Program ...Read More

Station Sales Week Of 8/26

Station Sales Synergy Media is acquiring the new 96.3 WKLA-FM Ludington MI from WGHN Inc. for $30,000 and an immediate LMA. 96.3 immediately assumed the WKLA-FM call letters and Hot AC format from what is now 106.3 WWMN Ludington as that station prepares to complete its move to Thompsonville in the Traverse City market. Concurrently Craig Bowman is transferring 47% of his 48% stake in Synergy to p...Read More

Jessica Poxson Upped To WDRQ Assistant Progam Director

Cumulus Country “93.1 Nash-FM” WDRQ Detroit has appointed Jessica Poxson as Assistant Program Director. Poxson has been hosting “The Jess Show” middays at WDRQ since September 2015 and will continue in the that role. She has been with Cumulus Detroit since 2010 starting in promotions and has also done news at 760 WJR, and traffic and local inserts during America’s Mor...Read More

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