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Rock 108 Waterloo/Cedar Rapids Appoints Russ Mottla As Program Director

NRG Media Rock “Rock 108” 107.9 KFMW Waterloo/Cedar Rapids IA has appointed Russ Mottla as its new Program Director. Mottla joins KFMW from Cumulus Media New London CT where he was programming Classic Rock “102.3 The Wolf” WMOS. He has a long heritage in Rock and Alternative radio where he was the first PD of 101.7 WFNX Boston as well as programming 92.7 WDRE Long Island, KTYD Santa Barbara CA, WHEB/WGIR Manchester NH, and a long run at “98 Rock” WIYY Baltimore. Mottla also briefly served as VP/Programming of Envisage Radio Group where he developed and co-hosted the syndicated Rock All Night with Mikey Esparza in 2013. NRG Media’s “Rock 108” (KFMW) welcomes veteran rock programmer Russ Mottla as Program Director. Mottla’s career includes the VP/Programmi...[Read More]

NRG Media Acquires Woodward’s Waterloo Stations

Update 8/25: NRG Media will be paying $3.55 million for the four Woodward stations in Waterloo. Original Report 8/22: NRG Media has acquired Woodward Communication’s four stations in Waterloo, IA for an as yet undisclosed price. Included in the sale are Classic Hits 105.7 KOKZ, Active Rock “Rock 108” 107.9 KFMW, Sports “1330 ESPN Radio” KWLO and News/Talk 1540 KXEL. NRG Media CEO Mary Quass said, “We are delighted to have the opportunity to add the stations in Waterloo/Cedar Falls to our platform. We continue to look for great radio properties that are located in the Midwest and are an integral part of the communities they serve. NRG is pleased to be adding these strong stations to our company of great local radio stations.” “WCI is pleased t...[Read More]