WGBR Flips To Classic Hits

1150 98.3 WGBR Goldsboro Talk Of The Town Classic HitsCurtis Media has flipped News/Talk 1150 WGBR/98.3 W252CL Goldsboro NC to Classic Hits.

The station retains its local morning show hosted by Program Director Jeff Farrow and extends its run time to 5:30am-9am. The station will share resources with sister 102.9 WELS-FM Kinston, which Farrow also programs and serves as afternoon host.

Averil Williams will host middays and Wayne Carlyle afternoons. Among the shows being dropped with the change are Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity.

Welcome to Goldsboro's greatest hits, on 1150 and 98.3 WGBR! We hope you're enjoying all your favorite music and…

Posted by Goldsboro's Greatest Hits – 1150 & 98.3 WGBR on Saturday, June 10, 2017

WGBR-AM is now 1150 and 98.3 WGBR, Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits! Continuing the Curtis Media Group commitment to live and local talent, WGBR will remain a strong community focused station. Now, instead of Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, you’ll find all your music and memories from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s.

General Manager David Perkins said, “We are excited to bring classic hits to Goldsboro and especially excited to be able to continue providing results for our local advertisers in Goldsboro and Wayne County.”

Jeff Farrow will continue to host the morning show but we welcome the addition of Averil Williams hosting middays and Wayne Carlyle hosting afternoon drive.

Operations Director Joel Gillie said, “The move to classic hits in Goldsboro will help us ultimately reach more people. Great music and local talent will allow us to continue to make a lasting connection with our listeners.”

Curtis Media Group owns 62 AM and FM radio signals across the state of North Carolina, with some of the most admired brands in the communities we serve. CMG also operates several networks, including the North Carolina News Network (NCN), the Triangle Traffic Network, and the Southern Farm Network. Curtis Media Group owns CMG Southern Sales which represents CMG stations along with other independent broadcasters in the Southeast through our Atlanta office. Additionally, CMG owns the ACC Sports Journal, ACCSports.com, and the David Glenn Radio Network.

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