Channel Q Expands To Six More Markets
Entercom has announced the expansion of its LGBTQ Talk/Dance “Channel Q” format to six additional markets.
Channel Q has launched on 103.3 WODS-HD2 Boston, 96.3 WBBM-HD2 Chicago, and 92.3 WNYL-HD3 New York and will launch on 93.7 WZMX-HD2 Hartford, 96.5 WPOW-HD3 Miami, and 105.1 KRSK-HD2 Portland in the coming weeks. The expansion brings the format to fourteen markets, in Palm Springs and Seattle it is heard on analog signals, the rest it is featured on an HD Radio digital subchannel.
In Boston, the launch of Channel Q brings about the end of Oldies “Oldies 103.3” on WODS-HD3, while Soft AC “The Cove” moves from HD2 to HD3. In Chicago, “B96 Dance” relocates to 105.9 WCFS-HD2 and is rebranded “Energy” as it replaces Hot AC “Fresh 105.9 HD2“.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced today the expansion of LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network “CHANNEL Q” to Boston, Chicago, Hartford, Miami, New York, and Portland. “CHANNEL Q” is the premiere LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. The network brings the latest in LGBTQ+ news and information, pop culture and new music to listeners on air in 14 markets and via the RADIO.COM app nationwide.
“We’re extremely proud and excited by the tremendous growth of ‘CHANNEL Q,’ its success is a testament to the desire to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and their allies,” said Jeff Federman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Southern California. “‘CHANNEL Q’ began as a passion project for our team in Los Angeles and we are thrilled to see the great reception it has received from coast to coast. We look forward to informing and engaging with new listeners in these new cities we are now a part of.”
Listeners can tune in to “CHANNEL Q” in the below cities:
Boston: 103.3 AMP HD2 (WODS-FM)
Chicago: B96 HD2 (WBBM-FM)
Hartford: HOT 93.7 HD2 (WZMX-FM), launching Spring 2019
Miami: Power 96 HD3 (WPOW-FM), launching March 2019
New York: ALT 92.3 HD3 (WNYL-FM)
Portland: 105.1 The Buzz HD2 (KRSK-FM), launching Spring 2019
“CHANNEL Q” is available nationwide on RADIO.COM, the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across the company’s robust portfolio of 235 radio stations, the RADIO.COM app and on Entercom stations in eight additional markets including AMP Radio 97.1 HD2 (KAMP-FM) in Los Angeles, 103.1 FM (KQPS-FM) in Palm Springs, Alice @ 97.3 HD2 (KLLC-FM) in San Francisco, 103.3 FM and 107.7 The End HD2 (KNDD-FM) in Seattle, Mix 94.1 HD2 (KMXB-FM) in Las Vegas, The Spot 95.7 HD2 (KKHH-FM) in Houston, TX, Live 101.5 HD2 (KALV-FM) in Phoenix, and ALT 94-7 HD2 (KKDO-FM) in Sacramento. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.