Adams Radio Group has promoted Kevin Musselman from Director of Sales to Vice President/General Manager of its Fort Wayne IN cluster. He succeeds Chris Monk, who exited last month to become Regional Vice President of Cumulus’ Saginaw and Flint MI clusters. Musselman joined Adams in 2014 when it closed on its purchase of its Fort Wayne stations. He worked for Federated Media from 2007-2012 including time as GM of 102.7 WLEG Ligonier. Adams Radio Group has named Kevin Musselman VP & GM for it Fort Wayne, Indiana cluster. Kevin has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media Fort Wayne serving as Director of Sales. Adams owns and operated WBTU, WJFX, WXKE, WWFW, WGL AM, WLYV AM and Metro stations B-96, The Patriot 103.3 ...[Read More]
Adams Radio Group has flipped Conservative Talk 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne to Oldies utilizing Westwood One’s Good Time Oldies network. The station’s previous “The Patriot” brand remains on 103.3 W277AK Fort Wayne/WJFX-HD2, where it began simulcasting earlier this year. The new Oldies station is being branded as “14-5-OH WLYV” and is in honor of the station’s flip to Top 40 in 1966. Original WLYV “LYV GYS” DJ Rick Hughes, who has been hosting a weekend Oldies show on WLYV will add a Friday show to his Saturday and Sunday shifts.
Adams Radio Group pulled the plug on Classic Country “Great Country 103.3” W277AK Fort Wayne IN this morning to simulcast sister Conservative Talk “1450 The Patriot” WLYV. WLYV runs a completely syndicated talk lineup featuring Salem’s Bill Bennett, Mike Gallagher and Hugh Hewitt, Dave Ramsey, Michael Savage, John Batchelor and Red Eye Radio. The move follows Federated Media downgrading News/Talk 1190 WOWO’s FM signal from the full powered 92.3 WOWO-FM to a translator that does not reach all of the area. Also in Fort Wayne, the syndicated Bob & Tom Show jumped from Federated Active Rock “98.9 The Bear” WBYR to Adams Classic Rock 96.3 WXKE. Afternoon host John The Mexican moves to mornings at WBYR.
Adams Radio Group continues its remake of the Fort Wayne radio dial as it has begun operating 1450 WLYV. Completing the move of its Catholic programming to 106.3 WHPP, WLYV is stunting this July 4 weekend with a mix of “patriotic” and other American themed music. The stunting will last until Monday, July 7 when the station will flip to Talk “1450 The Patriot“. Listen to the patriot stunting here.