Cox Media Group has swapped format locations of Alternative “X102.9” WXXJ Jacksonville and Soft AC “Easy 106.5” WEZI Ponte Vedra Beach FL. The move places the Soft AC format on the 100kW Class C 102.9 signal and with the frequency switch, “Easy 102.9” has gone All-Christmas to compete against Renda AC 96.1 WEJZ. WXXJ goes in reverse to the Class A signal as “X106.5“. In the October 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings, WXXJ was tenth in the Jacksonville market with a 3.7 share while WEZI was thirteenth with a 2.5. Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville has switched frequencies on two of its radio stations, WEZI Easy 106.5 is now heard on 102.9 FM, and WXXJ X102.9 is now heard on 106.5 FM. In addition to Easy 102.9’s move, it became the first station in Jac...[Read More]
Cox Media Group Jacksonville has promoted Cody Black to Director of Branding & Programming for Classic Rock “96.9 The Eagle” and Alternative “X102.9” WXXJ Jacksonville. Black had been serving as Assistant Program Director of WXXJ since July 2015 overseeing the station’s day-to-day operations. He will now take over the programming duties for WJGL that were held by Aaron Schachter, who now serves as Director of Digital Content for both CMG Orlando and Jacksonville. On Sept. 8, 2016, Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville has promoted Cody Black to Director of Branding and Programming for both Alternative WXXJ/X102-9 and Classic Hits WJGL/96.9 The Eagle. Black started at CMG Jacksonville in a part-time capacity in 2010, was promoted to full-time in the Promotion...[Read More]
All the action continues to be in Florida this week, where at 5:55am this morning Cox Radio’s Adult Hits WMXQ “102.9 The Point” segued to Alternative as “X102.9” going head to head with Clear Channel’s “Planet Radio 107.3” WPLA. The move comes on the heels of Renda flipping Rhythmic AC “Movin 100.7” WMUV to Classic Country last week.