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Wild 99.3 Debuts In Redding

After five days of stunting with a loop of Tone Loc’s Wild Thing, Mapleton Communications has launched Rhythmic CHR “Wild 99.3” KWLZ Shasta Lake City/Redding CA. Launching jockless w...

KMED Expands To Grants Pass

Bicoastal Media flipped Classic Hits 99.3 KCMD Grants Pass OR to a simulcast of News/Talk 1440 KMED Medford/106.7 K294AS Ashland on Friday, January 13. Bicoastal is in the process of acquiring KCMD fr...

Univision Hires Jesus Lara As Head Of Radio Division

Univision has hired Jesus Lara as the new head of its radio division. Lara, whose title will be General Manager of Digital, Content & Entertainment for Radio, most recently served as Executive Vi...

WTJS Drops News/Talk For Classic Country

Forever South Communications has dropped the News/Talk “TJ Network” 1390 WTJS Jackson and 94.1 W231BU East Union TN in favor of Classic Country as “Willie 94” flanking sister C...

SiriusXM Relaunches Opie Radio As Faction Talk

Following the talent shuffle last fall that saw Gregg ‘Opie’ Hughes bumped off of his morning show with Jim Norton, SiriusXM is rebranding XM 103/Sirius 206 as “Faction Talk” a...

KVIL Rebrands As Amp 103.7

For the second time in less than a year, CBS Radio’s 103.7 KVIL Dallas will debut a new brand name. The station will take on the identity of “Amp 103.7” at 7:00am on Wednesday after ...

Cumulus Names Randy Savage As Wilkes-Barre OM/WSJR PD

Cumulus Media has hired Bruce ‘Randy Savage’ Murry as Operations Manager of its cluster in Wilkes-Barre PA and PD/Afternoon Host at Country “93.7 Nash-FM” WSJR Dallas PA. Savag...

Bubba The Love Sponge Countersues Nielsen, Cox Media & Mike Calta In Ratings Tampering Case

Bubba The Love Sponge Clem has filed a motion to file a counter claim against Nielsen in their lawsuit against him for ratings tampering. Clem also seeks to have Cox Media and Mike Calta morning host ...

WTMX Sign Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Extension

Hubbard Hot AC “101.9 The Mix” WTMX Skokie/Chicago IL have signed morning hosts Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart to a multi-year contract extension. The duo have hosted mornings at the station...

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Saga Acquires University Of Virginia’s 92.7 WUVA Charlottesville

Saga Communications is acquiring WUVA Inc.’s Country “92.7 Nash Icon” WUVA Charlottesville VA for an undisclosed amount. WUVA Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit owned and operated by Unive...

Salem Launches Good Clean Fun In Mornings

Salem Media is launching Christian AC “104.7 The Fish” WFSH-FM Athens/Atlanta GA morning hosts Kevin Avery and Taylor Scott into national syndication. “Good Clean Fun with Kevin ...

Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous With Simon Marcel

Premiere Networks has announced that “103.5 Kiss-FM” WKSC Chicago morning co-host Angi Taylor will add additional duties as co-host of The Rendezvous with Simon Marcel. Taylor succeeds ori...

FCC Report 1/15: KROY Gets Deleted

The pending sale of Roy Henderson's 99.7 KROY Palacios TX to New Wavo II will not proceed as the FCC has dismissed its 2013 license renewal and deleted the station. The saga of KROY began in Novemb...

Mid-Century Radio Moves Across Lake Champlain

After a brief simulcast of Country “97.9 The Moose” WZXP Au Sable, A&J Radio has launched 50s/60s Oldies “Mid-Century Radio” on 1070 WPLB (formerly WTWK) and 103.7 W242BS ...

KONO Returns To Oldies

Cox Media Group flipped Sports “CBS Sports 860” KONO San Antonio to Oldies at 6pm tonight. The station will flank sister Classic Hits 101.1 KONO-FM Helotes with a 1960s and 70s based playl...

WXTG To End Talk/Classic Country LMA

Talk/Classic Country “1490 The Outlaw” WXTG Hampton/Norfolk VA will flip to a simulcast of AAA “102.1 The Tide” WXTG-FM Virginia Beach next week. The Daily Press reports that C...

Charlie Sykes & Others To Host WNYC & Minnesota Public Radio Nightly Call-In Show

WNYC and Minnesota Public Radio are launching a nightly call-in show “Indivisible” on Monday, January 23. Politico reports that the show will air Monday through Thursday nights for fourtee...

SiriusXM Hits 1 Launches Hits 1 In Hollywood With Michael Yo, Tony Fly & Symon

Sirius XM’s Hits is launching a new live afternoon show from its studios in the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles with two well known radio personalities at the helm. “Hits 1 In Holl...

Station Sales Week Of 1/13

Station Sales Public Broadcasting of Colorado purchases Regional Mexican 1490 KXRE/102.1 K271CK Manitou Springs/Colorado Springs CO from Latino Communications for $550,000. KXRE will simulcast the Pub...

WFGM Flips To Classic Country

AJG Corporation Classic Hits “Classic Top 40 93.1” WFGM-FM Barrackville/Morgantown WV flipped to Classic Country “93.1 The River” at the start of 2017. Positioned as “Tru...

Dave & Mahoney Return To X107.5 Las Vegas

After leaving CBS Hot AC “Mix 96.5” KHMX Houston, Dave Farra and Jason Mahoney are returning to sister Alternative “X107.5” KXTE Pahrump/Las Vegas. Farra, Mahoney, and Daena &#...

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