107.3 Charleston

Kathy Brown Joins WMGL/WWWZ Charleston As PD

Cumulus Media has hired Kathy Brown as Program Director of Urban “Z93” 93.3 WWWZ Summerville and Urban AC “Magic 107.3” WMGL Ravenel/Charleston SC. Brown joins Cumulus from iHeartMedia St. Louis where she was programming Urban “100.3 The Beat” KMJM and Gospel “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ. Brown also spent 14 years as OM of Radio-One Baltimore and Regional Program Director for Radio-One overseeing the company’s Urban AC stations. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed 20-year radio programming professional Kathy Brown as Program Director for WWWZ-FM and WMGL-FM, heritage Urban radio stations in Charleston, SC. Brown joins Cumulus Media-Charleston from iHeart Media-St. Louis, where she was Program Director of Urban station KMJM and Gospe...[Read More]

Cumulus Looks To Take Four Out Of Trust

Cumulus Media is attempting to bring four stations back into its fold. The stations were placed in either the Last Bastion Station Trust or Volt Radio following previous Citadel restructuring and the merger between Citadel and Cumulus. With changed market definitions, Cumulus now looks to take these stations back. They are: AC “Warm 94.9” KRMW Cedarville, AR. The station changed city of license from Praire Grove in 2011, which moved it from the Fayetteville, AR market to Fort Smith. Cumulus says that is enough to allow it to reabsorb the station. Classic Rock “96.3 The Mountain” KBZU Albuquerque. In this application, Cumulus says the move of 1510 KOAZ Isleta into the market in 2010 brought the market over the 45 station threshold which allows them to add an addition...[Read More]

2007 Holiday Format Change Rundown

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]

Wolf Howling Into Charleston?

Charleston, SC is going to see a shakeup of its radio dial that hasn’t been seen anywhere in quite some time. Here’s a quick rundown of the changes: Citadel’s “Cat Country” 107.5 WNKT moves into the Columbia market. Citadel’s Urban AC 101.7 WMGL (currently in a trust until WNKT moves) moves to 107.3 with a stronger city grade signal. Apex’s Variety Hits “Chuck-FM” 96.1 WAVF moves to 101.7 (via a swap of licences with Next Media’s 101.7 WKZQ Myrtle Beach moving to 96.1) by taking each others intellectual property. Apex acquires 95.7 WWBD in Bamburg, SC which moves into the Charleston market while moving to 95.9 in Isle of Palms and increasing from a Class A to Class C2. The programming shifts may not stop there. With WNKT’s m...[Read More]