Hit Music Now Coming To Albany, GA?

97.3 Hit Music Now WGEX 107.1 WGMY Bainbridge Albany Elvis Duran

Update 12/26: WGEX flipped to CHR as “97.3 Hit Music Now” at 12am. The station is running Clear Channel’s Premium Choice “Hit Nation” feed.

Original Report 12/21: Another of Clear Channel’s 90s oriented Gen X branded stations appears to be on the way out.

A logo for “97.3 Hit Music Now” has appeared on Clear Channel’s logo server attached to WGEX Bainbridge/Albany, GA. A move to CHR would pit the station against Cumulus Adult CHR “Q102” WNUQ.

WGEX has been running Christmas music since mid-November. 973HitMusicNow.com has been registered by Clear Channel and a Twitter account has appeared at @973HitMusicNow.

WGEX shares a significant amount of overlap with 107.1 WGMY Thomasville, GA/Tallahasse, FL, which rebranded as “107.1 Hit Music Now” in August.

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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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