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Johnny Maze Named WZBH/WGBG Program Director

Adams Radio Group has hired Johnny Maze as Program Director of Active Rock “93.5 The Beach” WZBH and Classic Rock “Big 98.5” WGBG in the Salisbury/Ocean City MD market. Maze joins Adams from Scripps’ Wichita cluster where he programmed Active Rock “T95” 95.1 KICT and Classic Rock “104.5 The Fox” KFXJ. He will also host afternoons on WGBG. Adams Radio Group has named radio veteran Johnny Maze as the new Program Director for WZBH “The Beach” and WGBG “Big Classic Rock” in Salisbury-Ocean City. Maze will also serve as PM drive for WGBG. Maze most recently programmed rock/classic rock combo KICT and KFXJ for E.W. Scripps in Wichita, KS. Under his leadership, both stations achieved success in their target demo and in the most recent Fall 201...[Read More]

Scripps To Divest One Journal Wichita FM

Scripps has filed its application to acquire Journal Communications with the FCC. The deal will lead to Scripps losing its grandfathered status in Wichita. Journal accumulated the cluster prior to the FCC changed the way it counts the number of stations in a market, therefore requiring one of the five FM’s owned by Journal in Wichita to be sold. Scripps has not revealed which station it will sell from “Classic Country 92.3” KFTI, Rock “T95” 95.1 KICT, Country 101.3 KFDI, Classic Rock “104.5 The Fox” KFXJ, and Regional Mexican “Radio Lobo 106.5” KYQQ. The company also owns Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 1070” KLIO. Scripps will also divest one Boise television station and request a waiver to retain both of Journal’s tele...[Read More]