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iHeartMedia Raleigh SVP/Programming Chris Edge Adds Greensboro To Position

iHeartMedia Raleigh SVP/Programming Chris Edge has been promoted to Area Senior Vice President of Programming adding the company’s Greensboro/Winston-Salem market stations to his oversight. With the move Edge adds Conservative Talk 94.5 WPTI, AC 99.5 WMAG, CHR “100.3 Kiss-FM” WMKS, Country “Q104.1” WTQR, and Rock “105.7 Man Up” WVBZ. Edge has been overseeing the company’s Raleigh stations since October 2012 after previously programming CHR “G105” WDCG from 1999-2003. In between he served in multiple roles for Emmis including programming CHR “Radio Now 93.1” WNOU Indianapolis and AAA 93.3 KGSR/Rock 93.7 KLBJ Austin and overseeing digital operations for Emmis Austin and WRXP New York. iHeartMedia has announced that Chris...[Read More]

Greensboro’s Buzz & Now Trade Places And More

Update 1/1: It was more than just a frequency swap for 100.3 WVBZ and 105.7 WMKS at 5pm. CHR “105.7 Now” WMKS first moved to 100.3 and immediately began touting another announcement for 5:30pm. At that point, the station rebranded from “Now” to “100.3 Kiss-FM“. With “The Buzz” moving from 100.3 to 105.7, there was a format adjustment as the station shifted from Active Rock to Alternative. The station is now positioning itself as “The Triad’s New Rock Alternative”. The Greensboro/Winston-Salem market hasn’t had an Alternative formatted station since 94.5 WXRA flipped to Classic Country in 2001. Original Report 12/20: Clear Channel is promoting a frequency swap in Greensboro/Winston-Salem, NC. Rock “100.3 The Buzz&...[Read More]