103.5 Hank-FM Panama City Rebooting

Kickin Country 103.5 Hank FM HankFM WAKT Panama City Bret Brett Chappel Chapel Fisher Melissa MillerUpdate 8/23: WAKT relaunched as “Kickin 103.5” this morning. Along with a more upbeat presentation, the station has debuted a new on-air lineup. “Panama City Live” with Bret Brooks & Chappel Fisher take what was a vacant morning slot. PD/Afternoon host Melissa Miller moves to middays. “Outlaw” Scott Tyler takes the afternoon shift.

Original Report 8/22: Powell Broadcasting Country “103.5 Hank-FM” WAKT Callaway/Panama City, FL is running teasers that “Something new is coming tomorrow at 6:22am”.

That something will be a revamped Country format under the name “Kickin Country 103.5“. Kickin1035.com was registered by Envisionwise, the company that hosts and maintains its website in June and transferred to it servers today. The new logo banner can currently be seen here.

Powell Broadcasting acquired its Panama City cluster from Double O Radio in April.

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  1. Sounds like the new owners didn’t want to pay to license the Hank name.

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