Townsquare Media has flipped News/Talk 1160 WOBM Lakewood Township/1310 WADB Asbury Park NJ to Oldies “Beach Radio“. The new format focuses on 60s and 70s music, but joins a crowded field that includes Press Communications Oldies “Great Gold 1410” WHTG Eatontown, Soft Oldies “99.7 The Island” WBHX Tuckerton, and Beasley Media Classic Hits 100.1 WJRZ Manahawkin.
Townsquare Media Oldies 1160 WOBM Lakewood Township/1310 WADB Asbury Park, NJ has dropped the format and shifted to Conservative Talk. Morning hosts Bob & Marianne Levy will remain with the station in mornings from 5:30 to 9:00 as will the brokered talk shows heard in the 9:00 hour. The new additions to the station are Glenn Beck from 10am-12pm, Rush Limbaugh 12-3pm, Sean Hannity 3-6pm, and Todd Schnitt in evenings. The Monmouth/Ocean market was one of the few in the country without a locally based syndicated talk outlet. Townsquare sister “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton regularly leads the market, but listeners to syndicated programs had to rely on New York or Philadelphia stations. As Monmouth County is embedded in the New York market, in the past syndicators wouldn̵...[Read More]
12/27 3:00pm – NRG’s “101.9 Lite-FM” KLTQ Lincoln/Omaha dropped AC for Variety Hits as “The Big O 101.9“. 12/26 – Albany, NY’s 98.3 WTRY has shifted from Oldies to what is best classified as Adult Hits or Gold AC as “My Music 98.3”. 12/26 6:00am – As we broke last week, Sacramento AC 92.5 KGBY relaunched as Hot AC “My 92.5“. 12/26 12:00am – The reshaping of Citadel’s New Orleans cluster continued as Country 106.7 KKND relaunched as “106.7 The Wolf”. In the past two weeks, 106.1 WMTI flipped from Standards to Oldies and 92.3 WDVW from Rhythmic AC to Hot AC “Mix 92.3”. 12/26 12:00am – Emmis’ Indianapolis shift is underway as WIBC made its move from 1070 to 93.1 at mid...[Read More]