102.9 Charlotte

AJ Heads To Channel 96.1/102.9 The Lake Charlotte As Program Director

iHeartMedia Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for St. Louis Region AJ is transferring to Charlotte NC to program CHR “Channel 96.1” WHQC and Variety Hits “102.9 The Lake” WLKO. AJ joined iHeartMedia in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Programming overseeing the company’s Norfolk and Richmond VA stations and programming CHR “Q94” WRVQ and AC “Mix 98.1” WTVR-FM Richmond He then transferred to St. Louis in July 2016 where he oversaw all programming for St. Louis and programmed CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ and Gospel “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ. He has also programmed CHRs 97.1 WBHT Wilkes-Barre, “Kiss 106.7” WKGS Rochester, and “Hot 107.9” WWHT Syracuse during his career. AJ replaces Boomer who h...[Read More]

Lite 102.9 Charlotte Drowns In The Lake

Clear Channel has flipped AC “Lite 102.9” WLYT Charlotte to Variety Hits “102.9 The Lake“. Positioned as “It’s All About Variety”, the station is launching with 5000 songs in a row. The move takes WLYT out of direct format competition with CBS’ “K104.7” WKQC. In the May PPM monthly, WKQC was fifth in the market with a 4.9 share while WLYT was 13th with a 3.4. The first hour of 102.9 The Lake consisted of: Everclear – Father Of Mine Kim Wilde – You Keep Me Hanging On Bad Company – Rock & Roll Fantasy Train – Drops Of Jupiter Kajagoogoo – Too Shy Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling Whitesnake – Is This Love Del Amitri – Roll To Me Toto – Hold The Line Santana / Alex Band ̵...[Read More]