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Radio One Revamps Cincinnati Pair

Radio One has made changes at two of its three Cincinnati stations. Urban Oldies “Old School 100.3” WOSL Norwood has shifted to Urban AC as “100.3 R&B” featuring core artists such as R. Kelly, Jill Scott, Usher, Notorious BIG, Prince, and Mary J. Blige. The Urban Oldies moves to former Gospel “Praise 1230” WDBZ/101.5 W268CM Cincinnati as “Soul 101.5“. The Tom Joyner Morning Show and middayer Emanuel Livington will move from WOSL to “Soul 101.5“. The Lincoln Ware Show will remain in place from 10am-12pm, while former WOSL host Fredd E. Redd rejoins for afternoons. “100.3 R&B” will pick up the Russ Parr morning show. 93.1 WZAK Cleveland middayer Sam Sylk will add those duties in Cincinnati as well. K2 remains i...[Read More]

Praise 1230 Cincinnati Comes To FM

Radio-One Gospel “Praise 1230” WDBZ Cincinnati has completed the move of 98.5 W253AJ Elida OH to 101.5 in Cincinnati as W268CM. The move brings the Gospel format that launched in December 2015 to the FM band. W268CM is operating with 99w/85m. Radio One Cincinnati has announced the addition of an FM translator to Praise 1230 AM, “Cincinnati’s Inspiration Station.” Effective immediately, Praise 1230 AM can also be heard in full stereo on 101.5 FM. Praise went live December 3rd, 2015, bringing national gospel heavyweights like Willie Moore Jr. and Darlene McCoy to the city, while showcasing much of the local-focused programming WDBZ-AM was known for, notably The Lincoln Ware Show. Over the past several months, the station has added the all-new Erica Campbell Morning Show to its li...[Read More]

Radio One Brings Praise To Cincinnati

Radio-One has flipped Urban Talk “1230 The Buzz” WDBZ Cincinnati to Gospel “Praise 1230“. WVXU’s John Kiesewetter reports that PD/Afternoon Host Jeri Toliver, Morning Host Nathan Ivey and weekend host Ken Anderson were let go with the flip. Midday talk host Lincoln Ware will remain with the station from 10am-2pm as will Reverend Al Sharpton’s syndicated talk show from 2-4pm. WDBZ will add the syndicated Yolanda Adams morning show distributed by co-owned Reach Media. WDBZ had previously flipped to a Gospel format surrounded by Ware’s talk show in 2008 before returning to a Talk format soon after. It now becomes the third Gospel station in the market joining CBSL’s “Inspiration 1050” WGRI and Great Lakes Radio’s “Gospel ...[Read More]