With Sean Hannity set to depart all Cumulus owned stations at the end of the year and Michael Savage moving into afternoon drive on most of their Conservative Talk stations, will Cumulus pull the plug on Hannity early? After wiping Hannity’s name off their station sites earlier this month, a few of Cumulus’ stations are now showing Savage in the 3-6pm eastern timeslot. The station sites include those of 770 WABC New York, 820 WBAP Dallas, 710/103.7 KCMO Kansas City, and 1440 WLWI Montgomery. Other stations like 630/105.9 WMAL Washington continue to show “WMAL Talk” in the daypart on their schedule. WBAP’s bio of Savage was posted on their website at 2:26pm this afternoon. New York and Dallas are the two markets where Clear Channel has already lined up a new af...[Read More]
Salem continues its rollout of “The Answer” as the branding for its Conservative Talk stations as 660 KSKY Dallas will revamp on Monday, June 4. The change will be accompanied by the addition of former WBAP morning host Mark Davis for a 7 to 10am show. Davis’ contract with the Cumulus owned station recently expired. The rebranding of KSKY as “The Answer” follows similar revamps at 970 WNYM New York, 870 KRLA Los Angeles and 590 KTIE San Bernardino. Salem has already registered domains for all of their Conservative Talk stations to potentially take on the Answer moniker.