92.1 Raleigh

WRSV Giving Raleigh An Urban Choice

Northstar Broadcasting has relaunched Urban “Soul 92 Jams” WRSV Elm City, NC as “Choice-FM 92.1” as it moves its target market from Rocky Mount and Greenville to Raleigh. The move comes as WRSV completed its tower move west of Rocky Mount where it is operating with 3.3kW at 138 meters. Despite moving its offices to Raleigh, the station is nothing more than a rimshot into the city (Coverage Map). WRSV is now positioning itself as “The People’s Station” and has replaced the syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show with Premiere Radio Networks’ Breakfast Club. Afternoon host Jo-Jo Peoples shifts to middays. The station will move its midday Gospel “Joy In The Morning” programming to Sunday mornings only as well as increase its presence o...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 9/2

Note: With the FCC taking their databases down until September 8, there will be no filings from today until after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Station Sales WGUN Inc. sells Spanish Christian “Vida 1010” WTZA Atlanta to Marvelia Mata’s K & Z Broadcasting for $1.1 million. K & Z had been operating WTZA via Time Brokerage Agreement. Towers Investment Trust sells Christian AC 92.7 WBNK Pine Knoll Shores, NC to Brad and Leslie Lanser’s Empowered Broadcasting Company for $275,000. The Lansers own 55% of Lanser Broadcasting Company’s Christian AC “JQ99.3” WJQK and Conservative Talk “1260 The Pledge” WPNW Zeeland, MI Marvin Keith Davis’ Sandhills Broadcasting sells Carolina Beach Music 770 WLWL Rockingham, NC to station Presid...[Read More]