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iHeartMedia Relaunches Talk 1200 & Rumba 1430 Boston

iHeartMedia is completing its reshuffling of the Boston market by returning two stations to formats and branding they previously used. The Conservative Talk format of “Talk 1430” WKOX Everett has moved back to 1200 WXKS Newton as “Talk 1200“. The station previously featured that format from 2010-2012 and will once again serve as Rush Limbaugh’s Boston affiliate. Other programs being carried by Talk 1200 include Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Buck Sexton, and Mark Levin. The station will continue to also be heard on 94.5 WJMN-HD2 as the LMA of the duo to Bloomberg Radio comes to an end. With 1430 WKOX now in the Ocean States Trust in preparation of divestment, it has now flipped to Spanish CHR as “Rumba 1430“. The syndicated Enrique Santos will air in mo...[Read More]

iHeart Begins Operating Remainder Of Boston & Seattle Acquisitions

Following the FCC’s approval of its necessary divestments yesterday, iHeartMedia has begun operating the remainder of the stations it acquired from Entercom. Talk 680 WRKO Boston and Variety Hits 96.5 Jack-FM” KJAQ and Classic Rock 102.5 KZOK Seattle officially began being operated by iHeartMedia at 12:01am this morning. At the same time Talk 1430 WKOX Everett MA, Smooth Jazz 102.9 KFNY Centralia (formerly Alternative “Alt 102.9” KFOO) and Christian CHR 104.9 KTDD Eatonville WA (formerly Rhythmic CHR KUBE) are now being operated by the Jeanette Tully led Ocean States Trust until divested. iHeart dropped the former formats on the two Washington stations last week in order to retain the intellectual property. KUBE’s format is now housed on 93.3 KPWK-HD2 Seattle,...[Read More]

iHeart Makes Talk 1430 Official As Rush Limbaugh’s New Boston Home

iHeartMedia has announced that “Talk 1430” WKOX will debut at 12pm on Monday, June 29. The new station will feature a combination of Premiere Radio Network’s Conservative Talk and Fox Sports Radio programming. The station will air Fox Sports Daybreak from 6-9am, followed by the triumverate of Glenn Beck, Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity. America Now, Mark Levin, and Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis will follow in evenings. iHeartMedia Boston announced today the launch of TALK 1430 WKOX, effective June 29, 2015. WKOX will feature an all-new programming lineup of America’s top talk radio personalities, including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and Mark Levin, with FOX Sports Radio programming during overnights. The new format will debut at noon on June 29 with The Rush Limbau...[Read More]