iHeartMedia CHR “Channel 96.1” WHQC Shelby/Charlotte NC has signed a five year deal to remain the flagship station for syndicated morning hosts Ace & TJ.
Ace & TJ have been based in Charlotte since 1998. First at then CBS CHR “Kiss 95.1” WNKS before moving to WHQC in January 2011. They previously worked in Alexandria and Baton Rouge LA and Huntsville AL. They are currently syndicated to ten other southeastern markets.
Channel 96.1, Charlotte’s No. 1 radio station for New Music, announced today that it has extended its agreement with The Ace & TJ Show for five years. The show airs weekdays from 6 – 10 a.m.
The Ace & TJ Show joined Channel 96.1 in January 2011 and features local on-air personalities dedicated to the Charlotte community. The show wakes up listeners with their fun sense of humor, unique take on pop culture as well as reports on local and national news.
“Ace & TJ have done an outstanding job for us over the last 5 years in Charlotte,” said Dave Carwile, President for iHeartMedia’s Carolinas Region. “We’re ecstatic to be able to continue this partnership over the next 5 years.”
“Ace & TJ’s commitment to quality broadcasting and online content is matched by their love of community and efforts to support those less fortunate through their Grin Kids foundation,” said Keith Hotchkiss, Market President for iHeartMedia Charlotte. “We couldn’t be more proud to continue our partnership.”
“We are excited to continue reaching new heights alongside Channel 96.1. We look forward to growing the foundation we’ve laid over the past five years,” said co-host Ace.
“It’s astonishing they pay me this much money to read liner cards for four hours a day. Hashtag American dream,” said co-host TJ.
iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in Charlotte and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio.