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Craig Way Leaves KVET/KTKR For Austin Radio Network

Craig Way has exited as afternoon co-host of The Sports Buffet on iHeartMedia’s “1300 The Zone” KVET Austin and “Ticket 760” KTKR San Antonio. Way, who serves as the primary play-by-play voice for The University of Texas football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball, will join Austin Radio Network as Sports Director. In his new position he will serve as the liason between IMG Sports, University of Texas, and Austin Radio Network whose stations serve as flagship for UT Sports. He will also contribute to Country KOKE-FM, Sports “104.9 The Horn” KTXX, and Classic Rock “105.3 The Bat” K287FG. Austin Radio Network (ARN), parent company of 104.9 The Horn, KOKE-FM, & 105.3 The Bat, is proud to announce the appointment o...[Read More]

Austin’s Zone Adds ESPN

Clear Channel Sports “1300 The Zone” KVET Austin has shuffled its schedule as it adds a few programs from ESPN Radio. Joining the KVET lineup are ESPN’s Mike & Mike from 5-9am and Colin Cowherd from 9-11am. The additions bump The Dan Patrick Show from a live clearance to a tape-delayed airing from 7pm to 10pm. The rest of the Zone’s lineup stays in-tact with Jay Mohr Sports from 11am-2pm, the local Sports Buffet with Craig Way, Rod Babers and Jon Madani from 2-7pm, and Fox Sports Radio programming from 10pm to 5am. ESPN Radio has not been available in the Austin market since Genuine Austin Radio dropped the network affiliation from “104.9 The Horn” KTXX at the beginning of the year.

Translator Report 7/11

With the July 4 holiday, its been a quiet start to the month on the translator front. Here’s the rundown of the big moves since our last report. Maverick Media has acquired W262BR Beloit, WI from Edgewater Broadcasting for $45,000 and has begun the process of moving the station to Rockford, IL. The moves will bump the translator from 4 watts on 100.3 to 230 watts on 100.5 where it will move to the same tower as new sister Active Rock “104.9 The X” WXRX. As we mentioned in the Independence Day Format Change Rundown, Clear Channel has begun programming EMF Broadcasting’s 103.1 K276EL San Marcos, TX. The translator which is now simulcasting Sports “1300 The Zone” KVET Austin has a newly acquired Construction Permit to move to Austin with 250 watts. North of...[Read More]