WAMZ Adds Bobby Bones For Mornings

97.5 WAMZ LouisvilleiHeartMedia Country 97.5 WAMZ Louisville has quickly filled its morning vacancy.

The syndicated Bobby Bones Show will debut on WAMZ on Monday, May 7 replacing Corey Calhoun and Amy Nic. Calhoun announced on Monday that he is leaving his role as APD/Morning co-host for a position in another market at the end of this week, while co-host Amy Nic is shifting to afternoons to join Jay Cruze.

The changes come as WAMZ rose to #1 in the Louisville market with a 6.7 share in the Winter 2018 Nielsen Audio ratings released yesterday.

97.5 WAMZ, Kentuckiana’s No. 1 for Country, announced today the debut of The Bobby Bones Show, effective May 7. The award-winning Country radio show will broadcast weekdays from 5 – 10 a.m. ET.

Each morning, hosts Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox and Eddie welcome the biggest names in Country music and entertain listeners with their unique mix of pop-culture news and information, crazy stunts and hilarious conversations. The program was recently honored with its third ACM Award for “National On-Air Personality of the Year,” following a 2017 CMA Award in the same category. For his work on the program, Bones recently joined the National Radio Hall of Fame as the youngest-ever inductee, and he’s been dubbed “the most powerful man in country music” by Forbes. For more information, please visit www.BobbyBones.com.

“We are excited to have one of the top talents in the country on our airwaves,” said Earl Jones, iHeartMedia’s Kentucky-Indiana Region President. “We look forward to welcoming Bobby and the team on May 7.”

“Bobby is hands down the biggest name in Country radio, and we couldn’t be happier to have him on a heritage brand like WAMZ,” said Jay Cruz, Director of Country Programming for iHeartMedia’s Kentucky-Indiana Region. “The content he delivers and the caliber of artists he has on the show are incredible! We can’t wait for him and the crew to start Pimpin’ Joy all over Louisville.”

97.5 WAMZ’s Full Programming Lineup:
5 a.m. – 10 a.m. The Bobby Bones Show
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jamie Martin
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.           Jay & Amy
7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Eddie Foxx
12 a.m. – 5 a.m.      CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan

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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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