Urban AC Vibe 105.3 Debuts In Columbus

Vibe 105.3 1230 WYTS Columbus Michael EilandAs first mentioned in our 2/17 Daily Domains, iHeartMedia has flipped “Fox Sports 105.3” 1230 WYTS/W287CP Columbus OH to Urban AC “Vibe 105.3“.

Positioned as “Columbus’ R&B And Throwbacks”, the new format takes on Radio-One Urban AC “Magic 95.5” WXMG Lancaster. Michael Eiland, APD/MD of sister Variety Hits “93.3 The Bus” WODC, will host mornings on The Vibe. The remainder of the day will feature Premium Choice hosts including “V103” WVAZ Chicago afternoon host Joe Soto in middays and “V101.5” WSOL-FM Jacksonville midday host middayer Jo-Jo in afternoons.

The Sports format on 1230 WYTS/105.3 W287CP became redundant with the launch of “105.7 The Zone” WXZX in November 2016.

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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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