105.7 Columbus

Sports 105.7 The Zone Debuts In Columbus

iHeartMedia flipped Alternative “105.7 The X” WXZX Hilliard/Columbus OH to Sports “105.7 The Zone” at 3pm Monday. WXZX was stunting with play-by-play of old Ohio State/Michigan football games ahead of the flip. Bruce Hooley, who exited afternoons at Good Karma Sports “ESPN 850” WKNR Cleveland last month, will host mornings from 6-9am and be regionally syndicated. Hooley will be paired with Maddie Spielman for now but teases that the show’s title is “”Hooley & a Player to be Named Later”. In-market expectation is that Spielman’s father Chris, a former Ohio State and NFL linebacker and host at “97.1 The Fan” WBNS-FM and current Fox NFL analyst will join Hooley in February. Outside of mornings the station will ...[Read More]

Columbus’ Brew Marches To Alternative

WBWR made its flip to Alternative “105.7 The X” at 3:00pm today. The gold leaning format is branded as “Columbus’ Rock Alternative” and launched with Black Keys “Gold On The Ceiling”, Lit “My Own Worst Enemy”, and Franz Ferdinand “Take Me Out”. Original Report 12:40pm: iHeartMedia Rock “105.7 The Brew” WBWR Hilliard/Columbus, OH is currently stunting with music from the Ohio State University Marching Band. At 3:00pm the station will bring back the Alternative “X” brand that was dropped by sister 106.7 WCGX in September when that station flipped to Urban “106.7 The Beat” WZCB. X1057.com, TheXColumbus.com, and XColumbus.com were registered by iHeart a few weeks ago and are already redirectin...[Read More]