Midwest Communications has announced a series of staff additions at AC “Mix 92.9” WJXA and CHR “i106.7” WNFN Nashville. Brandon O’Brien and Ricki Smith join WJXA for mornings where they will be paired with remaining Producer/Co-host Clint Redwine starting August 21. O’Bried was most recently Program Director at Country “US 106.1” WUSH Poquoson/Norfolk VA, while Smith co-hosted mornings at Hubbard Variety Hits “106.5 The Arch” WARH St. Louis. They fill the opening created by Kim Leslie’s exit in March. Morning co-host Anna Marie will move to nights. Current WNFN midday host Butter will move to 10am-12pm at WJXA in addition to retaining his duties as WNFN’s Assistant Program Director/Music Director and adding duties as v...[Read More]
FM Changes Midwest Communications is seeking to upgrade CHR "i106.7" WNFN Millersville/Nashville TN from a Class C3 to a C2 licensed to Franklin TN. WNFN would operate with 15kW/278m from the tower of 97.9 WSIX south of Nashville. The upgrade will increase the amount of the Nashville urbanized area the station serves with a 70dBu signal from 56% to 90%.
Following his announced exit from CBS CHR “103.3 Amp Radio” WODS Boston to join his about-to-be wife in Nashville, Joe Breezy has found a new job in the market as well. With Midwest Communications closing on its purchase of CHR ‘i106.7″ WNFN Millersville/Nashville from Cumulus’ Joule Broadcasting divestment trust, the company has announced it has hired Breezy as its new Assistant Brand Manager/Afternoon host starting Monday, July 11. Prior to making the move to Nashville, Breezy will be marrying current WCVB-TV Boston meteorologist Danielle Vollmar. She was recently named Chief Meteorologist at WKRN-TV Nashville. The addition of Breezy and a new logo were the first two changes Midwest made at WNFN as it took over operations of the station. The station currentl...[Read More]
Midwest Communications is expanding its holdings in Nashville with the purchase of CHR “I106.7” WNFN Millersville TN from the Joule Broadcasting Trust for $3.75 million. WNFN will become Midwest’s third station in the market joining AC “Mix 92.9” WJXA and Variety Hits “96.3 Jack-FM” WCJK. WNFN has been in the divestment trust since the 2011 merger with Citadel Broadcasting gave it seven FM’s in the Nashville market. As one of two CHR’s in the Nashville market, WNFN registered a 2.8 share in the Holiday 2015 Nielsen Audio PPM ratings. That placed it well behind iHeartMedia’s “107.5 The River” WRVW’s 7.3 share. Midwest Communications, Inc. has agreed to purchase the assets of radio station WNFN (FM), licensed to Mi...[Read More]