North American Broadcast Company Standards 920 WMNI Columbus OH has added its FM translator and flipped to Soft AC/Oldies “Easy 95.1 FM and AM 920“. Billing their new format as “Vintage Adult Contemporary”, WMNI states it “will still highlight “Timeless Classics” from artists like, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole,” but place “a much greater emphasis will be placed on light rock and pop favorites from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, including artists like, Neil Diamond, Carole King, Billy Joel, James Taylor, The Beatles, Elton John and Chicago to name a few.” 95.1 W236CZ operates with 88w/145m from the WSNY tower just outside downtown Columbus. The station will continue to carry Columbus Clippers baseball and Notre Dame ...[Read More]
Nabco Inc. will break apart its simulcast of “NewsRadio” 920 WMNI Columbus and 103.9 WMNI-FM Worthington, OH on Thursday, July 18. 920 WMNI will return to the Adult Standards format it had before it and 103.9 flipped to News in June 2012. 103.9 WMNI-FM will retain the current News format, which consists of CBS and America’s Radio News Network content with local inserts from 6am to 10pm and syndicated Talk in overnights and weekends. The combined 920/103.9 registered a mere 0.2 share in the May PPM monthly. In addition to WMNI and WMNI-FM, Nabco owns Rock “99.7 The Blitz” WRKZ in Columbus.
Update 6/13: NABCO confirms that WTDA and WMNI will flip to News on Thursday, June 14 at 6am. The station will feature a local morning block anchored by Mark Nuce and Kelly Quinn with the remainder of the day featuring CBS News, America’s Radio News Network and local inserts. Late nights will feature syndicated talkers Jim Bohannon and Red Eye Radio. Weekend programming will consist of specialty talk shows. Original Report 6/12: NABCO, Inc. is preparing to flip a pair of its stations in Columbus, OH to News. “Classic Hits 103.9” WTDA Westerville and Standards 920 WMNI Columbus will soon be paired as NABCO has registered a number of domains for an upcoming format change. ColumbusNewsradio.com, Newsradio1039.com, Newsradio1039FM.com, Newsradio920AM.com, NewsradioWMNI.com, a...[Read More]