iHeartMedia AC “93.9 Lite-FM” WLIT Chicago is making a change in mornings as Kristina Kage exits after three years, while Melissa Forman returns for her third tour with the station. Forman, who previously worked at WLIT from 2001-2006 and again from 2007-2009, had been co-hosting “You & Me” on WCIU-TV from 2009 until its cancellation last year. The station reverted from Hot AC “93.9 My-FM” back to its heritage “Lite-FM” AC position last December. Kage joined WLIT in May 2015 from iHeart’s 107.5 KXJM Portland where she served as Music Director and Morning Host. iHeartMedia Chicago announced today that Melissa Forman has returned as Morning Show Host for 93.9 LITE FM, Chicago’s Variety from the 80s, 90s & Now for Chicago!, effective ...[Read More]
Scripps Country 98.5 KVOO Tulsa has tabbed 94.7 WQDR Raleigh morning co-host Marty ‘The One Man Party’ Young as its new morning host. Young has been with WQDR since 2002 and part of the “Q Morning Crew” with Mike Wheless and Janie Carothers? since 2006. At KVOO, he fills the opening created by Rowdy Yates’ exit last September alongside Sunny Leigh. Mark Bolger has exited mornings at Townsquare Media Hot AC “Mix 97.7” WCZX Hyde Park/Poughkeepsie NY after seven years at the station. Bolger has been a staple in mornings in the Hudson Valley since 1987, first at CHR “K104” 104.7 WSPK and later 93.3 WBWZ before joining WCZX. With Bolger’s exit, co-host Taylor Dickson is now anchoring mornings solo. iHeartMedia has appointed Lindsay Laz...[Read More]
iHeartMedia AC (currently Christmas Music) “93.9 My-FM” WLIT Chicago has reverted to its former “93.9 Lite-FM” identity. WLIT previously used the “Lite-FM” moniker from 1989 until July 2013 when it moved closer to Hot AC with the “My-FM” moniker. With the move back to “Lite-FM”, the station has readded the syndicated Delilah for nights replacing “On With Mario Lopez”. The rest of the airstaff remains in place. INSTANT INSIGHT: Could WLIT be setting itself up as a landing spot for free agent morning host Kathy Hart? Hart exited “101.9 The Mix” WTMX’s market leading Eric & Kathy show in September after being off the air since April.
After exiting the station shortly after the station relaunched as “93.9 My-FM” in 2013, Robin Rock is rejoining 93.9 WLIT Chicago for middays. Rock replaces Brooke Hunter who exited at the end of 2016. Since departing WLIT she had remained with iHeartMedia voicetracking for other stations across the country. She previously spent 16 years in middays at WLIT. 93.9 MYfm announced today that noted local radio personality Robin Rock will return as midday host, effective immediately. The show will broadcast live weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from the 93.9 MYfm studio. The interactive midday show will feature the best variety of music and will include daily features such as the 80’s Throwback Lunch, which will play a full hour of 80’s music. In addition to hosting her show, Ro...[Read More]
Kristina “With A K” Zsenyuk is moving from Portland to Chicago to take over mornings at iHeartMedia Hot AC “93.9 My-FM” WLIT. Currently serving as MD/Morning Host at iHeart’s Rhythmic “Jam’n 107.5” KXJM Portland, Kristina had been voicetracking a weekend shift on WLIT. She will be replacing Paul “Cubby” Bryant in mornings at WLIT. Bryant had been voicetracking his show from New York where he continues in mornings at Rhythmic Hot AC 103.5 WKTU. Kristina will debut in Chicago on Monday, June 1.
Clear Channel AC “93.9 Lite-FM” WLIT Chicago has rebranded as “93.9 My FM“. The station is now positioning itself as “More Variety From The 80’s To Now” with a slightly hotter music mix. It is currently running jockless but will announce its new on-air lineup by the end of the month. WLIT had been branded as “Lite” since 1989. In the press statement, Tommy Austin VP/Programming of Clear Channel Chicago stated, “We received feedback from thousands of listeners who want a station that is as diverse as Chicago, with commercial-free commutes so their drives are full of music. 93.9 MY FM will play the best songs from the ’80s until now with all different styles and textures, reflecting what our listeners want to hear. MY 93.9 wil...[Read More]