After almost a week of stunting, Swick Broadcasting launched Classic Country “Real Country 106.7” WFGA Hicksville OH/Fort Wayne IN at 6am today. The station is using an on-air lineup consisting of talent from co-owned Local Radio Networks including Jeff DeWeese and sister 100.3 WLKI Angola News Director Sheila McRea in mornings, Jonathon Steele middays, Rick Burton afternoons, John Gleason nights, and Paul Walker overnights. Original Report 5/22: Swick Broadcasting has closed on its $300,000 purchase of Sports “ESPN 106.7” WFGA Hicksville OH/Fort Wayne IN from Federated Media and is now stunting. WFGA is running a mix of snippets of Classic Country songs, barnyard sounds, and in-stadium music as it prepares to launch its new permanent identity. ESPN Radio programmin...[Read More]
Update 6/3: The four Federated Media stations will flip to Sports branded as “The Fan” on Monday, June 4 at 9:00am. 106.7 WFGA Hicksville will be branded as “The Fan Fort Wayne“. 102.7 WLEG Ligonier will be branded as “The Fan 102.7“. 95.7 WAOR Mishawka and 1290 WNIL Niles will be brandes as “The Fan Michiana” serving the greater South Bend area. The four stations will carry an identical talk lineup of featuring Fox Sports Radio and local hosts in drivetime. Current WAOR afternoon host Ragz and weekend host Craig “The Bartender” Williams will host mornings, followed by Dan Patrick and Jim Rome. “BS Sports with Brian & Stiller” which currently airs on sister “ESPN 1380” WKJG Fort Wayne will add the four...[Read More]
On the heels of adding an FM simulcast for sister News/Talk 1190 WOWO in March, Federated Media will drop another FM music station for a simulcast of an AM. Sports “ESPN 1380” WKJG will displace Hot AC “Froggy 106.7” WFGA on Monday, June 4. The stations will add a local afternoon show hosted by 98.9 WBYR PD Stiller and WOWO APD Brian Lamartina for 4-7pm. WFGA, licensed to Hicksville OH rimshots the Fort Wayne market from the northeast.