Beasley Media Alternative “Alt 92.9” WBOS-FM Brookline/Boston MA has announced Joel Weiss will join the station as Music Director effective Monday, August 6. The Emerson College alum previously spent 13 years in Tampa as MD/Afternoon host of Alternative “97X” WSUN-FM and APD/MD of Hot AC “101.5 The Point” WPOI prior to its 2011 flip to CHR. Weiss most recently served as Director of Music Content for streaming platform Satori until his exit last year. Beasley Media Group, LLC; a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Joel Weiss has been named Music Director at ALT 92.9/WBOS-FM in Boston. He will officially begin his new position on Monday, August 6, 2018. Weiss most recently spent the past 13 years as a Music Director and On-...[Read More]
Beasley Media Alternative “Alt 92.9” WBOS Brookline/Boston will add the Dave & Chuck The Freak morning show based at sister Rock 101.1 WRIF Detroit. Dave Hunter, Chuck ‘The Freak’ Urquhart and Lisa Way have been at WRIF since May 2013 after previously hosting mornings at Bell Media Alternative “89X” 88.7 CIMX Windsor ON/Detroit from 2001-2012. The show will debut on WBOS on Monday, July 24. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces the company’s Detroit-based WRIF-FM Dave & Chuck the Freak Morning Show will now be simulcast on ALT 92.9 /WBOS-FM in Boston beginning on Monday, July 24th, 2017. The consistently rated #1 award winning morning show will be heard in both markets from 5:30am-10:3...[Read More]
Greater Media Alternative “Radio 92.9” WBOS Brookline/Boston rebranded this morning as “Alt 92.9“. The change comes to better represent what the station is and plays. It had previously been branding itself with the very broad “90s To Now”. To help solidify the changes, Alt 92.9 will promote 60 minute commercial-free blocks after every stopset. Greater Media has solidified the Alternative music position on WBOS-FM by rebranding the station as ALT 92.9 in Boston. “ALT 92.9 will still deliver Boston’s Best Alternative Music that listeners have come to expect from the dial position and bring a solid identity to both the format and the station,” said Greater Media Boston Vice President and Market Manager Mary Menna. “We are passionate ...[Read More]
Greater Media has announced that Rob Williams is exiting his position as VP/General Manager of their Boston properties at the end of this week to join Townsquare Media as Senior Vice President of Operations. Williams joined Greater Media in 2012 after previously serving as a Regional VP for iHeartMedia and CEO of the now defunct GoomRadio.com. At Townsquare he and current Regional VP Todd Lawley will oversee sales and operations across all of the company’s markets. Back in Boston, Mary Menna has been promoted from GM of AC “Magic 106.7” WMJX to VP/GM. Menna has been with Greater Media since May 2014 after previously serving as Market President for iHeartMedia’s Boston stations. Greater Media announces Mary Menna has been promoted to Vice President and Market Manager...[Read More]
Greater Media AAA 92.9 WBOS Boston has relaunched as “Radio 92.9“. The station has dropped all its personalities and tweaked its music towards Gold-based Alternative much in the vein of Clear Channel’s similar Modern Rockers in Philadelphia, Hartford, and Columbus. Dana Marshall, who had been Acting PD at WBOS gets the job permanently with the new format.
Update 9/20/07 4:45pm: Not surprisingly, the link to the page with the Ticket logo has been edited to remove the logo and the backdoor we used was closed. The site is still up, but completely behind a login now. It’s been quite an eventful month in the Boston talk radio wars between Entercom and Greater Media. While WRKO and WTKK battle over the contract of Howie Carr, the companies may about to be going head-to-head in the Sports Radio field dominated by Entercom’s WEEI. Earlier this month, WEEI morning team John Dennis and Gerry Callahan were involved in a contract battle of their own. Just yesterday, Boston Sports Media Watch reported that WBOS was indeed the primary suitor with plans to go up against WEEI. This brought out the Net-Gnomes which discovered 4 domains registere...[Read More]