Cumulus Teasing Changes At 106.5 The Ticket Toledo

106.5 The Ticket Norm Wamer WLQR-FM Toledo CumulusUpdate 10/15: Cumulus has announced that Bill Michaels, Program Director of Classic Rock 94.5 WXKR and Alternative “100.7 The Zone” W264AK will add on additional duties programming 106.5 WLQR-FM and Conservative Talk 1470 WLQR replacing the departed Wamer.

Market Manager Andy Stuart shot down the suggestion of further changes to 106.5 WLQR-FM he made yesterday by telling the Toledo Blade that the station would remain a CBS Sports Radio affiliate.

Original Report 10/14: It has been a busy few weeks in Toledo as we’ve seen a pair of format launches and the return of well known personalities.

With the exit of Program Director/Afternoon Host Norm Wamer from Sports “106.5 The Ticket” WLQR-FM Delta, OH, it now appears further changes are on the way to the market. In discussing Wamer’s exit, Cumulus Toledo Market Manager Andy Stuart told the Toledo Blade, “expect announcements coming soon regarding the future of WLQR-FM“.

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  1. I’d imagine they’ll be announcing a new PD in a few weeks. Despite low ratings, I can’t imagine Cumulus dumping the sports format and all of their PBPs on it.

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