105.1 Springfield MO

People Moves 3/19: Opie To Westwood One

Gregg ‘Opie’ Hughes is joining Westwood One to host a biweekly podcast starting the week of April 17. Hughes made the announcement in a YouTube video over the weekend. He notes that he will also build an “Opie Radio” podcast network and a radio element to be determined as part of his deal with the company. The former co-host of the Opie & Anthony show, stated that he began speaking to Westwood One soon after his former CBS Radio VP/Rock Programming and SiriusXM SVP/Comedy & Entertainment Tim Sabean joined the company in January as SVP/Digital Content. Mid-West Family Broadcasting Country “105.1 The Bull” KOMG Willard/Springfield MO has appointed Summer Stevens as morning co-host alongside John Kimmons. Stevens exited Scripps’ crosstown Co...[Read More]

KOMG Springfield Relaunches As 105.1 The Bull

After a day stunting with Christmas music, Midwest-Family Broadcasting has relaunched Country “105.1 Bob-FM” KOMG Willard/Springfield MO as “105.1 The Bull“. Along with the new name KOMG adds the syndicated Big D & Bubba show for mornings. Current afternoon host Cameron Combs will be paired with Jerry Kidd in afternoons. In the Fall 2015 Nielsen Audio ratings, KOMG was the lowest rated of the three Country stations in the Springfield market listed by Nielsen Audio with a 4.1 share. That placed it well behind Scripps’ market leading 94.7 KTTS and its 11.2 share and iHeartMedia’s “100.5 The Wolf” KSWF’s 6.1. A fourth Country station, “101.3 The Outlaw” KTXR was launched by Meyer Communications last November focusing on mu...[Read More]