West Virginia Radio Corporation has flipped Classic Rock “107.3 K-Rock” WKAZ Miami/Charleston, WV to what it is describing as “America’s very first no rules radio station” after a day of stunting with American themed songs. The broad Variety Hits station is positioning itself as “Party Songs For Party People” with a mix of CHR and Country currents, and gold tracks dating back to the 1970s. The new format appears directed towards students at The University Of West Virgina. A sample hour from Friday at 7pm featured: 5 Seconds Of Summer – She Looks So Perfect Little Big Town – Day Drinkin’ Great White – Once Bitten Twice Shy Demi Lovato – Really Don’t Care Gin Blossoms – Hey Jealousy Mary J. Blige – Fami...[Read More]
Update 4/25: WKAZ made the shift today to Classic Rock as “107.3 K-Rock“. Jeff Adams has joined the station and sister AC “V100” WVAF as PD from Centennial Broadcasting’s cluster in Winchester, VA. Original Report 4/14: West Virginia Radio Corp. is preparing to shift Classic Hits 107.3 WKAZ-FM Charleston, WV to Rock. The domain 1073KRock.com was registered on April 6 and is already pointing to Triton Media’s webservers. A shift to a rock based format will put the station in competition with LM Communications’ “Rock 105” WKLC-FM. Bristol Broadcasting Modern Rock “Z-Rock 94.5” WZJO segued to News/Talk in January 2010.