101.1 Raleigh

La Ley Raleigh Returns To 96.9

Update 3/19: 101.1 WYMY Burlington resumed broadcasting on Sunday with its “La Ley” format. The programming continues to simulcast on 96.9 WBZJ. Unlike the previous simulcast before 2013, all branding is still focused on 101.1. Original Report 3/11: As its 101.1 WYMY Burlington, NC transmitter remains off air due to damage from an ice storm last week, Curtis Media has restored the station’s previous simulcast on 96.9 WBZJ Goldsboro. 96.9 had flipped to Urban AC “New 96.9” in January 2013 to compete against Radio-One’s “Foxy 107.1/104.3” WFXC/WFXK but only registered a 2.5 share in the Holiday PPM monthly, well below WFXC/WFXK’s 7.1. According to a message on WYMY’s Facebook page from station GM Alex Mctighe, the station has been o...[Read More]

680 WPTF Raleigh Expands News; 850 WKIX and 101.1 WZTK To Flip

Curtis Media Group will split the programming of News/Talk 680 WPTF Raleigh in two on Tuesday, March 13. 680 WPTF will shift to mostly News utilizing CBS News, AP, and co-owned North Carolina News Network in addition to its local anchors. The syndicated Dave Ramsey talk show will remain in WPTF’s lineup. The bulk of WPTF’s current talk lineup will shift to what was sister Oldies “Kix 850” WKIX branded as “Talkradio 850 WPTF“. The new 850 lineup will feature current WPTF afternoon host Bill LuMaye in mornings, syndicated Neal Boortz and Clark Howard in middays, Brad Krantz and Britt Whitmire will move from mornings on “FM Talk 101.1” WZTK to afternoons (to be based out of sister 600 WSJS Winston-Salem) and the syndicated Mark Levin will air in...[Read More]