Urban AC has returned to Boston as Entercom has dropped the simulcast of Rock 107.3 WAAF and launches Urban AC “The New 97.7” on WKAF Brockton MA at 11am today. The new format is launching with 10,000 songs-in-a-row under Program Director Chris Malone. Malone rejoins Entercom from Cumulus Memphis where he worked middays at Urban AC 103.5 WRBO and served as Imaging Director for Classic Hip-Hop “98.9 The Vibe” WKIM. He begin his career at Entercom Rhythmic AC “Snap 94.1” WSNA Memphis working up from weekends to Assistant Program Director. He also launched Curtis Media Urban AC 96.9 WBZJ Raleigh in 2012 and programmed Entercom’s 97.1 WQMG in 2014-15. It is being consulted by Jay Dixon, Entercom San Francisco Director of Programming and Operations Elro...[Read More]
Entercom Rock 107.3 WAAF Westborough/Boston MA will no longer be heard on simulcaster 97.7 WKAF Brockton. WAAF, which revamped its lineup today, has been running sweepers on 97.7 exclusively telling listeners to listen on 107.3, 97.7-HD2, 93.7 WEEI-HD3, or online going forward. The new format will debut on 97.7 by the end of the week. WKAF has simulcasted WAAF since Entercom acquired then Urban AC WILD-FM from Radio-One in 2006. Rumors of a format change at the station were first reported by Boston Radio Watch in late December.
Entercom Rock 107.3 WAAF Westborough/97.7 WKAF Brockton/Boston MA is making changes to all three of its weekday dayparts starting January 3. Midday host Mike Hsu is rejoining the Hill-Man morning show that he was previously part of as news director until 2005. Mistress Carrie will move from afternoons back to the midday slot she handed to Hsu in 2005. Those moves will make way for the addition of a new afternoon show hosted by comedians Matty Blake and Nick Stevens. Massachusetts native Blake currently hosts “The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down” on History Channel. Stevens is originally from the South Shore suburbs of Boston and had been based as a stand-up in New York. Rock WAAF-FM Boston announces a shift in dayparts for two personalities and the addition of two new air ta...[Read More]