104.7 Long Island

WELJ Montauk Debuts New Soft AC Format

With Christmas season over, Bold Broadcasting’s 104.7 WELJ Montauk NY flipped to Soft AC/Oldies at noon today. Launching with Lionel Richie’s “Easy” and Bread’s “Make It With You”, the station is positioning itself as “Easy & Refreshing”. The new format gives an AC competitor to LRS Broadcasting’s 102.5 WBAZ Bridgehampton. Original Report 11/2: Bold Broadcasting has closed on its purchase of Country “104.7 Nash Icon” WELJ Montauk NY/New London CT and has flipped the station to Christmas Music. Keith Allen, former afternoon host at Connoisseur Media’s “B103” WBZO Bay Shore, has been named Program Director for WELJ. Allen states that the station will debut its permanent identity on December 26 at 1...[Read More]

2016 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown/Watchlist

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WELJ Flips To Nash Simulcast

Joule Broadcasting’s 104.7 WELJ Montauk, NY/New London, CT has flipped to a simulcast of Country “94.7 Nash-FM” WNSH Newark/New York. WELJ had been airing a Hot AC format directed at the New London market including a simulcast of 95.5 WPLJ New York’s “Todd Show” in the morning. It becomes the third Country station targeting the New London market along with Hall Communications 97.7 WCTY Norwich and Red Wolf Broadcasting’s “US Country 99.5” W258BI New London. On the eastern most end of Long Island, where the WELJ transmitter is located, WELJ will fill a coverage hole for WNSH. WELJ Afternoon host Jody remains with Cumulus as news anchor/traffic reporter for the other three stations in its New London cluster. Joule Broadcasting is a divest...[Read More]