Cumulus Media has promoted Talus Knight PD of Urban “Power 102.9” KKND Belle Chasse and Urban AC “Old School 106.7” KMEZ Port Sulpher/New Orleans LA to Operations Manager for the company’s New Orleans cluster. Along with Knight’s promotion Shawn Williams has been upped to Assistant Program Director of Country “Nash FM 92.3” WRKN LaPlace and Alternative “106.1 The Underground” WZRH Picayune MS. The promotions fill the openings created by Ray Mariner’s exit as PD of WRKN/WZRH earlier this year. Williams will continue as midday host on WZRH and afternoon host on WRKN. Knight has programmed KKND/KMEZ since October 2014 and has previously worked in the Macon and Richmond markets. Williams joined WRKN as afternoon host in June 201...[Read More]
12/27 3:00pm – NRG’s “101.9 Lite-FM” KLTQ Lincoln/Omaha dropped AC for Variety Hits as “The Big O 101.9“. 12/26 – Albany, NY’s 98.3 WTRY has shifted from Oldies to what is best classified as Adult Hits or Gold AC as “My Music 98.3”. 12/26 6:00am – As we broke last week, Sacramento AC 92.5 KGBY relaunched as Hot AC “My 92.5“. 12/26 12:00am – The reshaping of Citadel’s New Orleans cluster continued as Country 106.7 KKND relaunched as “106.7 The Wolf”. In the past two weeks, 106.1 WMTI flipped from Standards to Oldies and 92.3 WDVW from Rhythmic AC to Hot AC “Mix 92.3”. 12/26 12:00am – Emmis’ Indianapolis shift is underway as WIBC made its move from 1070 to 93.1 at mid...[Read More]
A pair of changes taking place in New Orleans: 106.1 WMTI has dropped its “Martini” name and Modern Standards in favor of Scott Shannon’s True Oldies format. 106.7 KKND could be next in line. The station flipped from a Rock based Country format to New Country earlier this year. Next could be a rebranding as Citadel has registered 1067thewolfnola.com and a few similar domains. Citadel launched “96.9 The Wolf” in Charleston in October as the moniker continues to explode nationwide.