Former Entercom Sports 93.7 WEEI-FM Boston Program Director Kevin Graham is joining Cumulus News/Talk 570 KLIF and 820 WBAP Dallas for the same role. Graham fills the position held by Tyler Cox. Cox rejoined WBAP as PD in 2006 (after previously programming the station from 1992-98) and added duties at KLIF in 2011. Cox will retire from the station with Graham’s arrival. Graham most recently served as Brand Manager for WEEI and the Boston Red Sox Radio Network and Sports Radio Format Captain for Entercom until the expiration of his contract this summer. He has also programmed Cumulus Sports “1320 KFAN” KFNZ Salt Lake City, 620 KTAR Phoenix, 1270 WXYT Detroit, and 1050 WEPN New York in his career. All of his previous programming positions have been in Sports and not Politic...[Read More]
The new antenna at One World Trade Center in New York has its first radio applicant. Rahul Walia has spent the past several months moving the former 104.7 W284BW Franklin Township NJ across Central New Jersey. Now licensed to Perth Amboy NJ, W284BW now seeks to move to the newly constructed tower with 99 watts vertical/464 meters. The translator will operate with a very highly directional signal to protect Pamal CHR "K104.7" WSPK Poughkeepsie NY with all of its coverage going east towards Queens or southwest towards Staten Island and Bayonne NJ. W284BW is currently licensed to rebroadcast SBS Spanish AC "Amor 93.1" WPAT-FM Paterson NJ.
Update 4/10: With the debut of Mike Huckabee, KLIF adjusts its schedule yet again. The morning news block is extended to 11am followed by the first two hours of Mike Huckabee’s new show in a live clearance. Coast To Coast AM is dropped from overnights and is replaced as of now with John Batchelor, whose program will run from 8pm to 4am. Original Report 3/23: Cumulus Talk 570 KLIF Dallas will add morning and afternoon news blocks to its Talk lineup while shifting its local talk programs to sister 820/96.7 WBAP. The rebranded “News & Information 570 KLIF” will debut a morning news block from 6 to 10am on Monday, March 26 anchored by WBAP’s Amy Chodroff and Dave Williams, most recently with Merlin’s WIQI Chicago. An afternoon block from 4 to 6pm will debut o...[Read More]
Update 5/26: Coast To Coast has been dropped by Cumulus’ 560 KSFO San Francisco. Red Eye Radio slides from sister 810 KGO, which picks up Bloomberg Business News for overnights. Coast To Coast will likely reappear on Clear Channel’s 910 KKSF. Update 4/10: Add KLIF Dallas to the stations dropping Coast To Coast. With the station’s recent shift to News based programming, the station has dropped Coast To Coast and Glenn Beck. Update 2/28: Coast To Coast has been picked up by 980/98.1 KMBZ in Kansas City following its drop by KCMO. Original Report 2/23: Cumulus Media has dropped Coast To Coast AM with George Noory from multiple markets and replaced it with its own Red Eye Radio. Among the stations that have dropped the program are 770 KKOB & 1050 KTBL Albuquerque, 1290 W...[Read More]