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2007 Holiday Format Change Rundown

BigO 101.9 Omaha Lincoln KLTQ Lite 101.9

12/27 3:00pm – NRG’s “101.9 Lite-FM” KLTQ Lincoln/Omaha dropped AC for Variety Hits as “The Big O 101.9“.

12/26 – Albany, NY’s 98.3 WTRY has shifted from Oldies to what is best classified as Adult Hits or Gold AC as “My Music 98.3”.

My 92.5 KGBY Sacramento

12/26 6:00am – As we broke last week, Sacramento AC 92.5 KGBY relaunched as Hot AC “My 92.5“.

12/26 12:00am – The reshaping of Citadel’s New Orleans cluster continued as Country 106.7 KKND relaunched as “106.7 The Wolf”. In the past two weeks, 106.1 WMTI flipped from Standards to Oldies and 92.3 WDVW from Rhythmic AC to Hot AC “Mix 92.3”.
93.1 WIBC-FM Indianapolis 1070 The Fan WFNI Indianapolis former WIBC

12/26 12:00am – Emmis’ Indianapolis shift is underway as WIBC made its move from 1070 to 93.1 at midnight. Concurrently, 1070 became WFNI, which is stunting until January 7 with replays of classic Indianapolis-area sporting events.

12/26 12:00am – Across town in Indianapolis, Cumulus has dropped the Christmas music stunt on 93.9 WWFT. The station has now shifted to a loop of an instrumental song with sound effects and a sweeper announcing the new format’s debut on January 2 at 9:39am.

96.7 The Legend WLTM Atlanta

12/26 12:00am – As we reported two weeks ago, South Atlanta rimshot 96.7 WLTM has dropped AC for Classic Country as “96.7 The Legend“.

93.3 The Beat WJBT Jacksonville

12/25 6:00pm – As expected, Jacksonville‘s 93.3 WROO has assumed the programming of Urban 92.7 WJBT. Both stations are currently simulcasting.

Shine 96.7 WBZT-FM Greenville, SC

12/25 12:00am – 96.7 WBZT-FM Mauldin/Greenville, SC drops Active Rock “Real Rock 96.7 The Buzzard” for Contemporary Christian “Shine 96.7“.

104.5 WJJK Jack-FM Indianapolis Classic Hits

12/21 12:00pm – 104.5 WJJK Indianapolis dropped the “Jack” moniker in favor of “Classic Hits 104.5 WJJK”.

12/21New Orleans Rhythmic AC WDVW “Diva 92.3” flipped to Adult CHR “Mix 92.3” at noon.

99.1 & 104.9 Frank-FM New Hampshire

12/19 – 99.1 WNNH Henniker and 104.9 WLKZ Wolfesboro, NH drop Oldies for Classic Hits as “Frank-FM 99 & 104.9“.

Magic 107.3 WMGL Charleston former 101.7

12/19 – Citadel reacquires 101.7 WMGL Ravenel, SC out of trust and completes its move to 107.3 as part of the multi-tiered Charleston frequency shuffle. The station is now branding as “Magic @ 107.3“.

Pending Format Changes
12/30 – 740 WQTM Orlando to drop Sports for Regional Mexican “La Preciosa”
1/7 – 1310 WADB Asbury Park, NJ to flip from “ESPN Deportes” to Fox Sports Radio.
January TBA – Nassau Broadcasting to flip multiple New England stations to simulcast of Entercom Sports WEEI Boston. Among the stations confirmed to be flipping are Portland market 104.7 WHXQ Kennebunkport, 106.7 WHXR North Windham (both currently Active Rock as “The Bone“), 1470 WLAM Lewiston, ME, Cape Cod’s Active Rock “Pixy 103” 102.9 WPXC , and New Hampshire Classic Rockers “101.5 & 102.3 The Hawk” WWHQ Merideth and WWHK Concord.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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