105.5 Chattanooga

Rock 105 Chattanooga Brings Boner Back

Entercom has announced that Randy ‘Boner’ Smith will return to Active Rock “Rock 105” 105.5 WRXR-FM Rossville GA/Chattanooga TN to host afternoons. Smith previously served as Program Director and morning host at WRXR-FM from 2001-2016 under former owner iHeartMedia until his position was eliminated. He is the second addition to the station following new PD/Morning host Sean Stewart as Entercom is restoring local hosts to the station following its acquisition of the Chattanooga cluster from iHeartMedia last year. Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced today that Chattanooga radio veteran Randy Smith, known as “Boner,” will be rejoining active rock radio station Rock 105 (WRXR-FM) as the new afternoon show host....[Read More]

Sean Stewart Joins Rock 105 Chattanooga As PD/Morning Host

Entercom Rock “Rock 105” 105.5 WRXR-FM Ringgold GA/Chattanooga TN has hired Sean Stewart as Program Director and Morning Host. Stewart most recently spent eight years at Bahakel CHR “Hits 96.5” WDOD-FM Chattanooga as Music Director and night host until his exit in December 2016. He has also worked in the Hudson Valley and Albany NY in his career. WRXR has been running jockless since Entercom dropped the iHeartMedia Premium Choice lineup. Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced today that Sean Stewart has been named Program Director and host of the new morning show “Rock 105 Mornings With Sean Stewart” on Rock 105 (WRXR-FM) effective January 22nd. The new local morning show will air from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ...[Read More]

Nichole Hartman Joins Entercom As Chattanooga Market Manager

Entercom has appointed Nichole Hartman as SVP/Market Manager for its recently acquired Chattanooga TN cluster. Hartman joins Entercom from Cox Media Group Jacksonville where she served as General Sales Manager. Previously she served as General Sales Manager for Entercom’s Greenville SC stations from 2007-2013. She succeeds Becky Hartman who served as Market President for the cluster under iHeartMedia. Entercom owns Urban “Real 96.1” W241AF, Variety Hits “98.1 The Lake” WLND, Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY, CHR “103.7 Kiss-FM” WKXJ, and Rock “Rock 105.5” WRXR in the Chattanooga market. Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced the appointment of Nichole Hartman as Senio...[Read More]

Justin Cole Named iHeart/SVP Programming For Chattanooga

iHeartMedia has named Justin Cole as their new Senior Vice President of Programming for its Chattanooga cluster and Program Director of Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY. Cole transfers from Nashville where he was Director of Country Programming for Premiere Radio Networks. He has previously programmed Country 93.1 WPOC Baltimore and worked on-air in the Asheville, Charlotte, and Nashville markets. He succeeds Gator Harrison who moved from Chattanooga to Nashville as SVP/Programming at the start of September. IHeartMedia owns Classic Country “96.1 The Legend” W241AF, Variety Hits “98.1 The Lake” WLND, Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY, CHR “103.7 Kiss-FM” WKXJ, Active Rock “Rock 105” 105.5 WRXR in the Chattanooga market. Cole will...[Read More]