Just north of Buffalo on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, Vista Radio has broken its CHR “2DayFM” simulcast. 101.1 CFLZ-FM Fort Erie ON has flipped to Variety Hits utilizing Vista’s “Juice-FM” brand. Chris ‘Barn’ Barnatt moves over from 2DayFM to remain in mornings on CFLZ, while also hosting afternoons on CJED. The CHR format will remain on “105.1 2DayFM” CJED-FM Niagara Falls. Joe will host mornings on CJED and afternoons on CFLZ.
Haliburton Broadcast Group’s Hot AC “105.1 The River” CFLZ Niagara Falls, ON has flipped to Variety Hits “105.1 Ed-FM“. The new station, positioned as “80’s, 90’s and Whatever Else” serves the eastern tip of the Niagara Peninsula as well as rimshotting portions of the neighboring Buffalo, NY market. The region is also served by the similarly formatted, albeit without the required Canadian content, programming of Townsquare Media’s “92.9 Jack-FM” WBUF Buffalo. Along with the flip at 105.1, sister CHR “Z101” CKEY has simultaneously shifted its focus from a younger-skewing sound to a broader mix designed to absorb the River listeners in Southern Ontario looking for current music. While 105.1 does not appear in...[Read More]