Its been a very quiet few weeks on the domain front, but the floodgates are finally starting to open again. This week we have a new launch "flying" into Fort Myers, something going on next month on Long Island, and Townsquare Media preparing a change on one of its 96.7's.
Two new formats coming to Miami, while lots of Legends coming elsewhere.
Last month iHeartMedia dropped the "Jack" moniker from Variety Hits 107.3 WWJK Green Cove Springs/Jacksonville FL for the generic "107.3 Jacksonville". Was this just a placeholder prior to a bigger change?
Is Denver about to gain a second full-powered FM Sports station? Plus AM changes in St. Louis and a tease for Fitz' next stop.
iHeartMedia may be planning a move in San Antonio and who is going to take over operations of 96.7 KNOB in Santa Rosa CA?
On the heels of dropping "Jack-FM" in Sacramento, iHeartMedia appears ready to do the same in Jacksonville.
It has been a very quiet month on the format change front and because of that on the domain registration end, but we look at potential launches coming to Corpus Christi, Grand Island, Laughlin and more.
A change is imminent at Press Communications Hot AC "Fun 107.1" WWZY Long Branch and Soft Oldies "99.7 The Island" WBHX Tuckerton NJ. The stations are promoting a "Huge Announcement" for Friday, March 3 at 5:00pm Also coming changes in Cape May NJ and Spokane WA.
Nearly a year after we first reported on the domain registration, Meruelo Media has broken apart the simulcast of Classic Hip-Hop 93.5 KDAY Rendondo Beach and 93.5 KDEY-FM Ontario CA. After a day of stunting with a loop of Guns ‘N Roses “Welcome To The Jungle”, KDEY flipped to Urban “Wild 93.5” at 9:30am. Positioned as “The IE’s #1 For Hip-Hop and R&B”, the new format goes up against iHeartMedia Rhythmic CHR 99.1 KGGI. The “Wild” branding and Hip-Hop format was previously utilized in the Riverside/San Bernardino market by what its now 96.1 KRQB San Jacinto from 2004-2007. Update 3/23/2016: Meruelo has been granted an STA for 93.5 KDEY-FM Ontario that partially gives away their plans. KDEY-FM filed an STA to operate at reduced...Read More
iHeartMedia is preparing to launch a new "Vibe" in Columbus. Plus potential changes coming in Panama City and Oklahoma.