Cumulus Media Country “Nash-FM 94.1” WNNF Cincinnati has named Chris Clare as its new Program Director. Coming from the same role at Binnie Media’s “99.9 The Wolf” WTHT Auburn/Portland ME, this marks a return to Cincinnati for Clare as he previously hosted nights and afternoons at defunct “96.5 Star Country” WYGY from 2004-2006. He has also programmed KCIL Houma LA and “Cat Country 98.7” WYCT Pensacola FL in his career and worked on-air in Denver, Indianapolis, and New Orleans. Clare fills the opening created by Chris Lynn’s exit in June. He recently joined Futuri Media as a partner integration specialist using his birth name of Chris Huneke. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Chris Clare as Program Director for WNNF/NA...[Read More]
Cumulus continues the rollout of the Nash-FM brand this afternoon as “Great Country 94.1” WNNF Cincinnati becomes “Nash-FM 94.1“. WNNF joins eleven other Cumulus Country stations that switched to the Nash branding this week as the company begins to roll-out America’s Morning Show nationally on many of the Nash-FM stations. WNNF ranked 15th in the Cincinnati market in the Holiday PPM monthly with a 2.7 share. Hubbard’s “B105.1” WUBE was third with a 6.5, while “97.3 The Wolf” WYGY was 17th with a 2.2. Cumulus announces the launch today of NASH FM 94.1 in Cincinnati. NASH FM 94.1 joins the growing list of what will eventually be more than 60 owned-and-operated Cumulus Country stations operating under the NASH brand. The station was ...[Read More]
As Christmas music fades away for another 10 or 11 months, its time for another batch of mass format changes to get us into the new year. This list will be a handy all-in-one guide to all the changes taking place between Christmas and the time everyone goes back to work on January 3. To see the list of changes we’re expecting to happen check our Watchlist. 1/4: Still coming across some smaller market changes that occurred during the holidays. MTS Broadcasting’s “ESPN 1240” WCEM Cambridge, MD shifts to Standards running Music of Your Life. In the Ozarks, “Real Country 104.3” KBCN Harrison, AR shifts to ESPN Radio. Oldies 93.7 WKAD Cadillac and Standards 1340 WMBN Petoskey, MI have flipped to Sports as “The Ticket” using Fox Sports Radio. 1/4: ...[Read More]
Update 5/20: The new format at 94.1 is AC “Journey 94-1” playing “90’s, 80’s, and Now”. The new format places the station in between Hubbard Radio’s Adult CHR “Q102” WKRQ and 80’s focused Classic Hits “Rewind 94.9” WREW. Chris Lynn, PD of Cumulus sister Soft AC “Warm 98” WRRM will program Journey in addition to Warm. Listen to the debut of Journey 94.1 at FormatChange.com. The first hour consisted of:
Cumulus Broadcasting, which recently acquired Hot AC “Radio 94.1” WNNF and Classic Rock “92.5 The Fox” WOFX Cincinnati has rebranded the former as “Frequency 94.1“. No major changes to the format, however the station is promising “less repetition”, “different genres and eras”, and built on “built on your values and lifestyle”.
Just as we pondered on August 29, WVMX Cincinnati has dropped the “Mix” moniker in favor of “Radio 94.1” at noon today. A quick glance of the playlist shows a shift towards Modern AC. The first hour of music: Sarah MacLachlan – Possession Plain White T’s – Hey There Delilah Cracker – Low Train – Calling All Angels The Fray – Over My Head Cars – Let’s Go Incubus – Drive Santana w/ Alex Band – Why Don’t You And I Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – What I Am Dave Matthews Band – Eh Hee Natalie Merchant – Carnival Goo Goo Dolls – Stay With You Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
We’ve been sitting on a few of these domains wondering what use they may have. Maybe you can assist us: We’ll start with an easy one. Cumulus has registered 971eagle.com. Currently pointing to the corporate site, we’ve also noticed that WRQQ Nashville’s site is “Under Construction”. Looks like an easy match. What’s CBS Radio doing with hearphilly.com and herephilly.com? Is Clear Channel planning something in Cincinnati? radio941.net is redirecting to WVMX’s website. CC also has registered 925fmthebeat.com with a matching logo. The site currently doesn’t respond and we don’t know where this one could be headed. Going to try something new on this post and the Houston one below, as we’re allowing comments here in addition to th...[Read More]