107.9 Fort Wayne

Kevin Musselman Named Adams Fort Wayne VP/GM

Adams Radio Group has promoted Kevin Musselman from Director of Sales to Vice President/General Manager of its Fort Wayne IN cluster. He succeeds Chris Monk, who exited last month to become Regional Vice President of Cumulus’ Saginaw and Flint MI clusters. Musselman joined Adams in 2014 when it closed on its purchase of its Fort Wayne stations. He worked for Federated Media from 2007-2012 including time as GM of 102.7 WLEG Ligonier. Adams Radio Group has named Kevin Musselman VP & GM for it Fort Wayne, Indiana cluster. Kevin has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media Fort Wayne serving as Director of Sales. Adams owns and operated WBTU, WJFX, WXKE, WWFW, WGL AM, WLYV AM and Metro stations B-96, The Patriot 103.3 ...[Read More]

Hot 107.9 Fort Wayne Adds Patrick Grey For Nights

Adams Radio CHR “Hot 107.9” WJFX New Haven/Fort Wayne IN has hired Patrick Grey to host nights starting Wednesday, May 11. Grey joins WJFX from Mainestream Media Rhythmic CHR “Hot 104.7” WHTP Portland ME where he spent three years in nights and then mornings. He began his career at WJFX in 2011 as an intern before moving up to part-time prior to his move to WHTP. The addition of Grey will enable Travis Walker to shift to middays at sister AC “Soft Rock 103.9” WWFW Fort Wayne. Walker replaces WJFX/WWFW Program Director Robbie Mack in that midday slot allowing Mack to focus on those duties and afternoons on WJFX. On-air personality Patrick Grey has been tapped for nights on CHR/Pop (Top 40) station WJFX (HOT 107.9). Patrick began his broadcast career at HO...[Read More]

Adams Begins Fort Wayne Changes

Update 6/11: WXKE completed its shift from 103.9 to 96.3 at midnight as “Rock 104” relaunched as “96.3 XKE“. The two stations will simulcast until later this month when a new format will debut on what will become 103.9 WWFW. Update 6/2: Adams has closed on the Fort Wayne stations and the changes have begun. 106.3 WHPP Columbia City dropped its 90s Hits “Rewind” for Catholic “Redeemer Radio” as its ownership passes to Fort Wayne Catholic Radio. WHPP will simulcast 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne until July 1, at which time 1450 will debut a new format under Adams. Calvary Radio Network took over 102.9 WGL-FM Huntington and dropped Oldies and for its Christian network as WJCI. Former simulcast partner 1250 WGL Fort Wayne will shift to Sports “Fox Sp...[Read More]

Adams Expands Into Fort Wayne With Two Group Purchases

Update 2/25: Tom Taylor Now reports on the two spinoffs required by the Adams purchases. Oldies 102.9 WGL-FM Huntington will be swapped to Calvary Radio Network for translator 103.3 W277AK Fort Wayne. 90s Hits “Rewind 106.3” WHPP Columbia City will be swapped to Ft. Wayne Catholic Radio for 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne. (Taylor inadvertantly pegs it as 1570 WGLL Auburn) Following the closings of all the sales, Adams Radio Group will own 93.3 WBTU, 96.3 WNHT, 103.3 W277AK, 103.9 WXKE, 107.9 WJHT, 1250 WGL, and 1450 WLYV in the Fort Wayne market. Update 2/24 8:30pm: Adams will also be acquiring Russ Oasis’ stations in the Fort Wayne market. That deal will add an additional three FM’s: Country “US 93.3” WBTU, 90s Hits “Rewind 106.3” WHPP, and CHR “...[Read More]