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WPGB Pittsburgh Brings BIG Country

Update 8/7 3:00pm: As we first tipped off a couple weeks ago, WPGB flipped to Country as “Big 104.7” at 3:00pm. The new format is being branded as “Pittsburgh’s New Hit Country” and launching with the usual 10,000 songs commercial free. WPGB will add Bobby Bones in mornings once the commercial free programming comes to an end. Interestingly, Clear Channel has been sitting on the Big1047.com domain since May 2011. Listen to the launch of Big 104.7 at FormatChange.com. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Pittsburgh announced today the debut of Big 104.7, Pittsburgh’s New Hit Country, effective immediately. Big 104.7 will kick off with 10,000 commercial-free songs in a row featuring the newest hits from Country artists such as Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Sh...[Read More]

WJAS Flips To Talk

Update 8/7: WJAS flipped to Conservative Talk today assuming the programming heard on Clear Channel’s 104.7 WPGB including Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, and Rush Limbaugh. #WJAS signs off at noon with "One more for the road" by Sinatra. I'm glad I was there for the end. I'll miss it. @chrisshovlin #sadtweet — Robert Suhr (@RobertSuhr) August 7, 2014 Update 8/4: Frank Iorio Jr. has closed on his purchase of 1320 WJAS from Renda. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports the station will flip to Talk at some point in the future, but it is “a little bit yet” before doing so. Is the flip perhaps related to the possible move of Clear Channel’s 104.7 WPGB from Talk to Country? Original Report 5/29: Renda Broadcasting has announced the sale of Adult Standar...[Read More]