After eight months with Conservative Talk, Tri-State Radio has flipped 1070 WFLI Lookout Mountain/Chattanooga TN to Oldies. Positioning as “The Legends of Pop, Soul, and Rock N’ Roll”, the new format is playing off WFLI’s heritage as the defacto Top 40 station in Chattanooga in the 1960s and 70s. The station will continue to simulcast the morning news block originating at co-owned 1420 WKWN Trenton GA and its translators. Out with the move are the syndicated Rick & Bubba, Laura Ingraham, Dave Ramsey, Eric Metaxas and Todd Starnes.
Update 7/11: After returning to the air with Oldies, Tri-State Radio has flipped 1070 WFLI to Conservative Talk. The new WFLI lineup will include syndicated talkers Rick & Bubba, Laura Ingraham, Dave Ramsey, Eric Metaxas and Todd Starnes. It will also include news headlines from WDEF-TV and some Oldies programming including a daily “Hits & Headlines” program that will mix news and music. The Marion County Messenger reports that former WRCB-TV Sports Director Randy Smith will join WFLI to host a show and do local high school play-by-play for the station. A local outdoors show hosted by Pat Rose will also be added. Owners Evan Stone and Marshall Bandy also intend to convert the station’s studios into a national Top 40 radio museum. Update 7/10: Following its $100,...[Read More]