WDEL & WXDE Combine Management & Some Programming

1150 WDEL 101.7 WDEL-FM Delaware 105.9 WXDE Delmarva Broadcasting is combining the resources of News/Talk 1150 WDEL Wilmington DE/101.7 WDEL-FM Canton NJ and “Delaware 105.9” WXDE Lewes DE.

WXDE morning host/PD Dan Gaffney will add oversight of the talk hosts on both stations, while WDEL Director of News & Programming Chris Carl takes oversight of the news operations.

The stations will now simulcast from 9am to 4pm daily. Susan Monday moves from a split 10am-12pm/1pm-3pm timeslot on WXDE to 9am-12pm on both stations. Allan Loudell’s noon newshour remains in place on both, while WDEL 1-4pm host Rick Jensen will now be heard on WXDE. Both stations will retain their existing morning and afternoon shows as WDEL retains its morning and afternoon news blocks anchored by Peter MacArthur and Allan Loudell respectively, while WXDE keeps Gaffney in mornings and Jared Morris in afternoons. Both stations carry the same syndicated programming in evenings: Dave Ramsey from 7-10pm, Jim Bohannon from 10pm-1am, and Overnight America with Jon Grayson from 1-5am.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com 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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