Author: Lance Venta

Cromwell Launches Victory 103.9 Mattoon

Cromwell Radio launched Sports “Victory 103.9” W280EK Mattoon/WWGO-HD2 Charleston IL this afternoon. The new station is running NBC Sports Radio programming and Charleston High School Football. Cromwell Radio of Mattoon has launched a new sports talk radio station, Victory 103.9. Victory will be anchored by NBC Sports Radio including the morning show, “Pro Football Talk Live̶...Read More

Farmworker Educational Association Acquires Pulse 96.7 Las Vegas

Farmworker Educational Association is paying $850,000 for KYLI. Original Report 8/18: The Dance format of “Pulse 96.7” KYLI Bunkerville/Las Vegas NV will soon be coming to an end. The Cesar Chavez Foundation’s Farmworker Educational Association has agreed to acquire KYLI from LKCM Radio Group for an undisclosed amount. The buyer operates the Regional Mexican “La Campesina&#...Read More

Adult Standards Returns To Los Angeles

Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters will return Adult Standards to Los Angeles on Friday, August 19 as Classical “K-Mozart” 1260 KMZT Beverly Hills will become “Unforgettable 1260“. The 1260 frequency has featured multiple iterations of Adult Standards over the years, most recently as “Retro 1260” from August 2009 until April 2011. The “Unforgettable” brand...Read More

Daily Domains 8/17: New CHR For South Bend?

Back from vacation and catching up on recent registrations for a potential new CHR in South Bend, what's next for 100.9 Tulsa, iHeartMedia's next Beat, and more.

Townsquare Media Sells 12% Stake To Madison Square Garden

As Townsquare Media continues its evolution into a live events and digital marketing company that happens to own radio stations, The Madison Square Garden Company has purchased a 12% stake in the company. MSG has purchased the stake from GE Capital to add to their Live Events management business that includes ownership of Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and Beacon Theatre in New York...Read More

Ty Bentli Replaces Blair Garner On America’s Morning Show; Garner Replaces Kix Brooks Overnights

Cumulus Media is revamping its syndicated Country morning and overnight shows. Blair Garner will exit America’s Morning Show and move to overnights replacing Kix Brooks’ “Kickin’ It with Kix”. He will be replaced on “America’s Morning Show” by Ty Bentli. Bentil has been working on Cumulus’ awards show coverage and has previously hosted mornings...Read More

Frosty Rejoins Heidi & Frank At KLOS

Frosty Stillwell is rejoining longtime partners Heidi Hamilton and Frank Kramer at Cumulus Classic Rock 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles. Stillwell and Kramer began working together in 1994 with Jaime White at “Alice 106” KALC Denver from 1994 through 1998 before moving to “Star 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles. The pair were let go in 1999 and later joined Heidi Hamilton at Hot Talk 97.1 KLSX ...Read More

KJJZ Palm Springs Rebrands As Kool 95.9

Marker Broadcasting Soft AC “95.9 The Oasis” KJJZ Indian Wells/Palm Springs has rebranded as “Kool 95.9“. The station is now positioning itself as “True Variety from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and Beyond”. 95.9 had assumed the call letters of then sister Smooth Jazz 102.3 KJJZ when it flipped to Classic Rock in February 2015 and tried to bring some o...Read More

SBS Makes 95.7 Miami The First Cubatón Station

Spanish Broadcasting System flipped Spanish Hot AC “I-95.7” WRMA North Miami Beach to Cuban Hip-Hop or Cubatón “Ritmo 95” this morning. The station will mix some Reggaetón and other forms of Latin Hip-Hop into the format, but focus mainly on the variation coming from Cuba. WRMA has struggled since the flip to “I-95.7” in January 2014 with the station no-longer e...Read More

Gene & Julie Exit Mix 101.5 Raleigh

Capitol Broadcasting AC “Mix 101.5” WRAL-FM Raleigh has announced the departure of morning hosts Gene & Julie Gates following today’s program. The station intends to launch a new morning show shortly, but will run with just music over the next couple of days. Along with the Gates, producer Casey Tate exits. The couple joined WRAL-FM in July 2014 following an eight year run a...Read More

Massive Tupelo Market Shakeup Takes Place

The Tupelo MS market has seen a dramatic shakeup over the past few weeks. The changes started on July 29 with iHeartMedia’s flip of 99.3 WBVV to Classic Hits “Big 99.3“. Then Telesouth Communications closed on its acquisitions of Variety Hits “Max 95.9” WCNA and AC “Power 101.9” WFTA and ceased their LMA’s of Flinn Broadcasting’s 96.3 WXWX and ...Read More

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