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Legend On The Move In Jackson

New South Radio Classic Country “100.9 The Legend” WJXN-FM Utica MS will move to 93.5 on Monday, July 31. The move comes as New South completes the $600,000 purchase of Christian AC “...

Sheriff Newell Normand Joins WWL For Middays

Entercom News/Talk 870 WWL/105.3 WWL-FM New Orleans has appointed Newell Normand as its new 10am-1pm host starting Monday, September 11. Norman has spent the last 37 years with the Jefferson Parish Sh...

Mikey Esparza Joins KFM-BFM San Diego

Midwest TV Rock “100.7 KFM-BFM” KFMB-FM San Diego has announced the addition of Mikey Esparza’s “Mikey Show” for afternoons from 3-730pm starting Thursday, July 27. Espar...

WFLA Adds Second Translator

iHeartMedia News/Talk 970 WFLA Tampa is now being heard on 102.9 W275AZ Wesley Chapel South FL bringing the station to FM in Tampa proper. W275AZ joins 96.7 W244BE Brandon covering the New Port Richey...

KTZR Tucson Flips To Fox Sports

iHeartMedia has flipped Conservative Talk 1450 KTZR Tucson AZ to Sports “Fox Sports 1450“. KTZR is currently running the entire national Fox Sports Radio lineup with the exception of Dan P...

Chickenman Comes To Earwolf

Dick Orkin’s classic short-form radio series Chickenman is coming to Midroll Media’s Earwolf podcast network. Earwolf will make twenty episodes of the the series available starting Wednesd...

Hip-Hop Record Execs Purchase Rochester Translator

A new Urban station appears to be on its way to Rochester NY after the $650,000 purchase of 105.5 W288CS Fairport by Bluelight Communications. Bluelight is a partnership of Lester Pace and Manny Bella...

WUFO Buffalo To Relaunch As Power 96.5

Visions Multi Media Group will relaunch Gospel/Urban AC “Mix 1080” WUFO Amherst/Buffalo NY with R&B Oldies and Classic Hip-Hop as “Power 96.5” on Wednesday, August 2. The ...

FCC Report 7/23: Salem Denied Two Cleveland Translators

Dismissals Media-Com Inc. News/Talk 100.1 WNIR Kent/Akron OH has been granted its Petition For Reconsiderations against two subsidiaries of Salem Media to relocate two translators from Angola IN and ...

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WRIF’s Dave & Chuck The Freak To Syndicate To Boston

Beasley Media Alternative “Alt 92.9” WBOS Brookline/Boston will add the Dave & Chuck The Freak morning show based at sister Rock 101.1 WRIF Detroit. Dave Hunter, Chuck ‘The Frea...

What The 2017 Summer Song Won’t Be

In Germany, the Summer Song 2017 battle is already decided. On Billboard, “Despacito” has been No. 1 for so many weeks that it would seem like they’re only holding off on the coronation to try and kee...

Steve McKay To Program Cumulus’ WGNI/WKXS Wilmington

Cumulus Media has tabbed Steve McKay as Program Director of AC 102.7 WGNI and Classic Rock “94.5 The Hawk” WKXS Wilmington NC. McKay, who has been mostly out of the radio industry for the ...

Station Sales Week Of 7/21

Station Sales Shamrock Communications is selling Alternative 104.1 KRZQ Fallon/Reno NV to John Burkavage’s Big Horn Media for $200,000. Burkavage was the previous General Manager of ShamrockR...

Wilhite & Wall To Go National Via Rockcastle Media

Former WYCD Detroit, WTNR Grand Rapids, and WDAF-FM Kansas City morning hosts Darren Wilhite and Tim Wall are bringing their show to national syndication starting Monday, September 4. Rockcastle Media...

Ray J Joins Hot 97.5 Las Vegas

Kemp Broadcasting Urban “Hot 97.5” KVEG Mesquite/Las Vegas has announced the addition of actor/singer/reality tv/sex tape star Ray J to the station’s airstaff. Ray J will host the &#...

Paul Douglas & Jordana Green To Host WCCO Afternoons

CBS Radio News/Talk 830 WCCO Minneapolis has found a replacement for afternoon host John Williams. Longtime WCCO-TV and KARE meteorologist Paul Douglas will join current WCCO 9-11pm host Jordana Green...

CBS Gives HD Radio A Needed Programming Boost A Decade Too Late

On Wednesday CBS Radio News/Talk 1020 KDKA Pittsburgh announced the launch of a new “KDKA Traffic & Weather” HD Radio subchannel on 107.9 WDSY-HD3 and streaming via Radio.com. The pro...

George Plaster To Join WSM Nashville

Former “104.5 The Zone” WGFX and “102.5 The Game” WPRT-FM Nashville afternoon host George Plaster is set to join Grand Ole Opry’s 650 WSM Nashville. The Tennessean report...

Lee Hammer & Jeremiah Crowe Rise At KNBR/KTCT

Cumulus Media has announced a pair of management promotions at Sports 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT San Francisco. Lee Hammer, Program Director of KNBR since 2005 and KTCT from 1998-2016, has been promoted t...

DJ Hot Sauce To Program WYNN

Cumulus Urban 106.3 WYNN-FM Florence SC has named Roderick ‘DJ Hot Sauce’ Grover as its new Program Director. Grover joins WYNN-FM from iHeartMedia Urban 107.5 WGCI Chicago where he served...

Grant County Broadcasting Purchases 105.9 WNKN Cincinnati

Update:WVXU’s John Kiesewetter now updates stating that no agreement to keep the AAA format is included in the deal to acquire WNKN. Grant County Broadcasting head Jeff Ziesmann told Kiesewetter...

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