1280 Macon

iHeart Launches Bull & Bull Icons In Macon

iHeartMedia is doubling down on Country in Macon, GA. First, Country “New Country 96.5” WPCH-FM Gray rebranded as “96.5 The Bull“. The station previously utilized that branding for a few months in 2008. New WIHB-FM call letters are incoming. The Bull branding will also be utilized on what was previously Spanish Adult Hits “La Preciosa 1280” WIBB Macon and newly launched 97.3 W247BW Macon as the pair flips to Classic Country “97.3 The Bull Icons” with WIBB becoming WIHB. iHeart launched a similarly branded brand extension last year in Lexington, KY. The Bull duo will compete against Cumulus’s market leading Country 99.1 WDEN Macon and Dowdy Broadcasting’s Classic Country “104.9 Pure Country” WMCG Milan.

July 4 Week Format Change Rundown

As we reach another of the Big 4 holidays when it comes to format changes, we do so already knowing most of the details for what will likely be the biggest one of the week as Cumulus will launch a new Urban AC in New York City. Completed Changes 7/4: Cumulus AC 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville, NY shifts its focus to New York City as Urban AC “Radio 103.9” WNBM. 7/3: Townsquare Media Rock 106.9 KLUB Victoria, TX flips to “Classic Rock 106.9“. 7/2: Noalmark’s “Kix Country 93.5” KIXV Hot Springs, AR flips to a simulcast of sister “Real Rock 101.5” KHRK. 7/2: Clear Channel’s 99.1 K256AS Honolulu drops Hawaiian for Dance “Evolution 99.1“. 7/1: Hot AC “107.1 FM” WWZY Long Branch/99.7 WBHX Tuckerton, NJ relaunches as ...[Read More]

Another Comedy Flip For Clear Channel

Clear Channel has dropped the 24/7 Comedy network from yet another station. “Comedy 1280” WIBB Macon, GA has flipped to Spanish Adult Hits “La Preciosa 1280“. In October 2012, WIBB was one of twelve Clear Channel stations across the country to join the network as Premiere Radio Networks took over its distribution. Of those twelve only five remain with the network.

Clear Channel Launches 12 Comedy Stations

Update 10/29: Clear Channel has flipped 12 stations to Comedy today running the 24/7 Comedy service. The new Comedy affiliates are: 1420 WACT Tuscaloosa AL (Was News/Talk simulcasting 105.9 WRTR) 800 KBFP Baskersfield CA (Was simulcasting Spanish Oldies “La Presciosa 105.3” KBFP-FM) 92.3 W222AF Atlanta GA (Was simulcasting “ESPN Deportes 640” WGST) 1460 WHAL Columbus GA (Was Sports “Fox Sports 1460“) 1280 WIBB Macon GA (Was Gospel “Hallelujah 1280“) 1470 KWSL Sioux City IA (Was Classic Country “The Whistle“) 1580 WWTF Lexington KY (Was Urban AC “Groovin 1580” WGVN) 1210 WLRO Baton Rouge LA (Was Gosepl “Hallelujah 1210“) 1470 WJDY Salisbury MD (Was Sports “Fox Sports 1470“) 1370 WJIP Ellenville N...[Read More]