Stephens Media Christian AC 100.9 KXOJ-FM Sapulpa/Tulsa OK announced this morning that it will relocate its programming to what is now sister AC “94.1 The Breeze” KTSO Glenpool on Tuesday, August 16 at 7:30am. The move places the KXOJ programming on the 100kW Class C1 signal of 94.1 as opposed to the recently upgraded 19kW Class C3 100.9 signal where it will better reach the rural areas surrounding Tulsa. Owner David Stephens made the announcement this morning during KXOJ’s morning show. No plans have been announced for the 100.9 frequency, however it appears the current AC format of KTSO will not survive the move as no corresponding move has been announced. After broadcasting on 100.9 FM for over thirty-nine years, national award winning radio station, KXOJ, is changing ...[Read More]
As expected with Stephens Media’s acquisition of Shamrock’s Tulsa stations, Classic Hits “94.1 The Sound” KTSO has debuted a new format. At 6am this morning, KTSO flipped to AC as “94.1 The Breeze“. The Tulsa market had been without a Mainstream AC since 2010 when 92.9 KBEZ flipped to Variety Hits. Domain registrations pointing to an AC flip have dated back to April, when word of Stephens taking over Shamrock’s cluster first became known.
Update 6/28: With Stephens beginning an LMA of the two Shamrock stations much of the existing staff has been let go. Out are Paul Krieger, who was PD of both Classic Hits “94.1 The Sound” KTSO and Alternative “Z104.5 The Edge” KMYZ-FM, KTSO morning host Jason Taylor, and Production Director/KTSO afternoon host Randy Young. Edge morning host Tara and night host Mikey B departed on their own last week. KTSO will be debuting a new format. 941TheBreeze.com was transferred to Stephens servers yesterday and there are social media accounts for parked for the brand. Meanwhile, ABS Communications has closed on its acquisition of 94.5 KEMX Locust Grove and 100.7 KTFR Chelsea which were simulcasting KXOJ, and Christian CHR “100.3 The Kross” KCXR Taft, OK from Steph...[Read More]