After 26 years and three stations, the Paul & Young Ron morning show will come to an end on Friday, December 16. Ron Brewer announced he will depart the show on 12/16 to take “an extended vacation” with Paul Castronovo remaining in place. The show has aired on iHeartMedia Classic Rock “Big 105.9” WBGG-FM Fort Lauderdale/Miami since 2004 and is syndicated regionally to sister Hot Talk “Real Radio 94.3” WZZR Riviera Beach-West Palm Beach/101.7 WCZR Vero Beach. The duo have been together in South Florida mornings since 1990 at 103.5 WSHE. The show then moved to “Zeta 94.9” WZTA in 1995 and then WBGG in 2004. Prior to being paired with Castronovo, Brewer worked at WYBB Charleston and WFYV Jacksonville among other stations.
iHeartMedia Classic Rock “Big 105.9” WBGG-FM Miami has appointed Dave Hill as its new Program Director/Night Host. Hill transfers to Miami from Portland where he served as Senior VP/Programming. He previously programmed Hearst’s “98 Rock” WIYY Baltimore from 2002-2014 and WQBK/WQBJ Albany and WMRQ Hartford during his career. He fills the vacancy created by Michael ‘Mud’ Gross’ exit in April. iHeartMedia Classic Rock WBGG-FM (BIG 105.9)/Miami names Dave Hill as Program Director, effective August 22. He’ll also host weekday evenings. Hill joins BIG 105.9 from iHeartMedia/Portland, where he had been Senior VP/Programming since 2014. Previously, Hill served as PD of WIYY-FM (98 Rock)/Baltimore and Operations Manager for Hearst Broadcasting&...[Read More]
Following a six year run on iHeartMedia Classic Rock “Big 105.9” WBGG-FM, the NFL’s Miami Dolphins are moving their broadcasts to CBS Radio Sports 560 WQAM and Country “Kiss 99.9” WKIS for the upcoming season. The new long-term agreement will include all game broadcasts on both stations, while WQAM will feature expanded pre and postgame shows as well as “Dolphins Friday” team centric programming including interviews with players, coaches and executives. Additional marketing and cross-promotion will be heard on WKIS and sister Rhythmic CHR “Power 96” 96.5 WPOW-FM. Under previous Beasley ownership WQAM served as the Dolphins flagship station from 1997 through 2004 and again from 2007 through 2009. The Miami Dolphins and Miami’s Spor...[Read More]