After stunting all weekend with hourly format blocks, Colonial Media & Entertainment flipped 93.9 WJXY-FM Conway/Myrtle Beach SC to Country as “Carolina Country 93.9“. The new format will focus on Country hits from the 1980s through today and becomes the third Country outlet in the market. The new format goes up against Cumulus’ “Nash-FM 106.5” WLFF and iHeartMedia’s “Gator 107.9” WGTR. Christy ‘Sweet Tea’ Androlunis, wife of Colonial Media owner Jeff Androlunis, will program and host afternoons on WJXY in addition to sister “Bob 103.9” WBYB Eldred PA. The station will carry the syndicated Fitz In The Morning, while cluster Assistant OM Boz will host middays. WJXY will also carry NASCAR and University of South Car...[Read More]
Colonial Radio Group is acquiring News/Talk simulcast 93.9 WJXY-FM Conway/Myrtle Beach and 93.7 WXJY Georgetown SC from Cumulus Media’s Joule Broadcasting trust for $240,000. Colonial owns or is in the process of acquiring Silent 900 WNMB North Myrtle Beach, Gospel 1200 WMIR Atlantic Beach and translators for both. The company also owns stations in the Fayetteville NC and Olean NY markets. WJXY-FM/WXJY currently run an all syndicated talk lineup from Westwood and Salem Media Networks including Imus In The Morning. The station also is an affiliate of the NFL’s Washington Redskins network.
After a short run as Country/Southern Rock “93.9 The Outlaw“, trustee Joule Broadcasting (Formerly Volt Radio Trust) has returned 93.9 WJXY-FM Conway/Myrtle Beach and 93.7 WXJY Georgetown, SC to the air as Conservative Talk “News Talk 93.9“. The stations will feature a fully syndicated lineup of Imus In The Morning from 6-9am, Mike Gallagher 9am-12pm, Mike Huckabee 12-3pm, Phil Valentine 3-6pm, Hugh Hewitt 6-9pm, John Batchelor 9pm-1am, and Red Eye Radio 1-6am. The station will also feature ABC News and the NFL franchise that plays in Washington, DC. The format places in in competition with NextMedia’s “Hot Talk 99.5” WRNN-FM. WJXY-FM/WXJY had been dark since the end of June when they cancelled their LMA with the operators of the “Outlaw̶...[Read More]
Adult CHR “Z93” 93.9 WJXY-FM Conway/Myrtle Beach, SC will flip to a Southern Rock and Country mix on February 1 as “93.9 The Outlaw“. WJXY, owned by the Volt Radio Trust as a divestiture necessitated by Cumulus’ acquisition of Citadel, debuted the “Z93” format last March when its Sports programming was moved to 100.3 WSEA. The new format is humorously described on its Facebook page as “93.9 The Outlaw plays a mix of modern country music, blended at will with classic southern rock. Songs of these entirely different formats are played back-to-back. In so doing, the station violates every regulation ever enacted by the Federal Communications Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms , and Head Sta...[Read More]
Update 3/2: Concurrent with the move of Sports programming to 100.3, CHR “I100” will shift to 93.9 WJXY and 93.7 WXJY as “Z93.9“. The station’s Facebook page indicates the station will pick up Elvis Duran for mornings and Billy Bush at night. Kosmo, who had been hosting afternoons on I100 is returning to Qantum’s “Mix 97.7” WWXM for the same shift. Original Report 2/28: Cumulus is shuffling the programming at a trio of its Myrtle Beach, SC stations on Monday, March 5. Sports “ESPN 93.9 The Team” WJXY-FM Conway will in effect split into two. ESPN Radio programming will move to 100.3 WSEA Atlantic Beach displacing CHR “I100“. Moving to “ESPN 100.3” will be the bulk of The Team’s lineup including ESPN...[Read More]