105.9 Salisbury/Ocean City

People Moves 2/13: Ed Tyll & Rob Sussman Join Delaware 105.9

Delmarva Broadcasting News/Talk “Delaware 105.9” WXDE Lewes DE has imported Ed Tyll to host 12-3pm and Rob Sussman for 3-6pm. The veteran talker Tyll is best known for his run on Hot Talk stations in the 1990s including WTKS-FM Orlando, WLUP Chicago, and KLSX Los Angeles. He also serves as CEO and host for Starcom Radio Network, whose list of stations include mostly Part 15 and webcasters being passed along as fully licensed stations. Sussman joins WXDE from Pritchard Broadcasting’s cluster in Burlington IA where he served as News Director. Hubbard Radio AC “Warm 106.9” KRWM Bremerton/Seattle has appointed Gus Swanson as Marketing/Promotions Director. Swanson most recently served as Marketing Director for CBS Radio Seattle and spent 17 years in marketing at iH...[Read More]

WDEL & WXDE Combine Management & Some Programming

Delmarva Broadcasting is combining the resources of News/Talk 1150 WDEL Wilmington DE/101.7 WDEL-FM Canton NJ and “Delaware 105.9” WXDE Lewes DE. WXDE morning host/PD Dan Gaffney will add oversight of the talk hosts on both stations, while WDEL Director of News & Programming Chris Carl takes oversight of the news operations. The stations will now simulcast from 9am to 4pm daily. Susan Monday moves from a split 10am-12pm/1pm-3pm timeslot on WXDE to 9am-12pm on both stations. Allan Loudell’s noon newshour remains in place on both, while WDEL 1-4pm host Rick Jensen will now be heard on WXDE. Both stations will retain their existing morning and afternoon shows as WDEL retains its morning and afternoon news blocks anchored by Peter MacArthur and Allan Loudell respectively...[Read More]

Delaware 105.9 To Launch September 4

Update 8/21: “Delaware 105.9” has set its programming lineup for its launch. 530-10am: Dan Gaffney 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm: Susan Monday 12pm-1pm: Delaware News Hour w/Alan Loudell (Simulcast from 1150 WDEL Wilmington) 3pm-7pm: Jared Morris 7pm-10pm: Dave Ramsey Mark Foswer will serve as News Director and anchor morning newscasts. More information about the station has been released on its Facebook page. Update 7/26: Delmarva has applied for the WXDE calls to use with the new format. Original Report 7/25: Delmarva Broadcasting’s “Cat Country 97.5 & 105.9” will break its simulcast on September 4. The Country format will remain on 97.5 WKTT Salisbury MD while 105.9 WZKT Lewes DE will flip to a locally originated Talk format as “Delaware 105.9“. Da...[Read More]