Just four months after dropping Sports for Oldies, 1180 WVLZ Knoxville will flip back to Sports on Monday, January 5. To be branded as “1180 The VLZ” the station will feature local programs including Jayson Swain and Program Director Seth Stokes in mornings from 7-10am, “4 Quarters” with Jon Reed and Kyle Tasman 10-11am, and Dave Hooker from 11am-1pm. The remainder of the lineup will feature programming from Yahoo! Sports Radio.
Update 8/31: Oskie Media has launched both of its new formats in Knoxville. 1180 WVLZ Knoxville has dropped its “Tennessee Sports Radio” format and had flipped to Oldies “Oldies 1180“. Former afternoon host Jayson Swain will remain with the station, but moves to 7-10am starting Monday, September 1. Sister 1120 WKCE Maryville has returned to the air as Comedy “Funny 1120“. Original Report 7/21: Oskie Media has announced that “Tennessee Sports Radio” 1180 WVLZ Knoxville will cease operations at 5:00pm on Friday, August 29 as the company prepares to launch two new formats in the market. WVLZ is currently one of three Sports stations in the market along with Cumulus’ “Sports Animal” 990 WNML Knoxville/99.1 WNML-FM Friendsville a...[Read More]