A week after eliminating the position of morning host Danny Davis, 1230 KOY Phoenix has dropped its mix of Soft AC/Oldies by day and Smooth Jazz at night.
The press release announcing KFYI Business follows:
1230 KOY announced today that the legendary Phoenix radio station is teaming up with NewsTalk 550 KFYI to become “1230 The KFYI Business Channel,” effective immediately. The new station changes it’s programming from Adult Standards to 1230 The KFYI Business Channel is the home of Bloomberg Radio in Phoenix, The Big Biz Show with Sully and local programs that will be announced soon.
“The business format fits well into the KFYI brand. Businesses and individuals are always looking for ways to manage their money better, to do more with less, and to make sure their futures are secure,” said Neil Larrimore, Program Director, 1230 KOY. “This touches everybody – it’s a natural relationship for the established and trusted KFYI information brand to be part of this AM 1230 KOY’s roots reach back to 1921, when the station originated as an experimental radio station with just 10 watts of power in a home’s storage room. In 1922, the station became Arizona’s first licensed radio station and received its FCC commercial license.
Fans can listen to 1230 The KFYI Business Channel, on the station’s website, kfyi.biz, as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s all-in-one digital radio service. iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus usercreated custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. iHeartRadio also offers listeners a new “Perfect For” feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities.
Line-up for The KFYI Business Channel is:
4am-7am Bloomberg Surveillance
7am-9am Bloomberg Hays Advantage
9am-11am The Big Biz Show with Sully
11am-3pm Bloomberg Taking Stock
3pm-4pm Bloomberg West
10pm-1am Bloomberg Live From London
1am-2am Bloomberg The Pulse