Beasley Media has announced two new programmers for its Fayetteville NC market stations. Former “93.1 The Wolf” WPAW Greensboro Program Director Randy Bliss has been appointed as the new Operations Manager for the cluster. He will also program AC “Sunny 94.3” 1490 WAZZ/94.3 W232CI and Country 95.7 WKML as well as host afternoons on the latter. Bliss has also programmed in Charlotte and Raleigh NC, Rochester NY, and Norfolk VA. Tap Money, currently PD/Afternoon host of Urban “Foxy 99” 99.1 WZFX will also add oversight of Urban AC “107.7 Jamz” WUKS. Beasley Media Group, Inc. a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) has announced Randy Bliss as Operations Manager of the Fayetteville cluster. Additionally, he will serve as Pro...[Read More]
With the debut of an FM translator, Beasley Broadcasting has flipped Adult Standards 1490 WAZZ Fayetteville, NC to Soft AC “Sunny 94.3“. The move sees the station adjust its playlist from a focus on music from the 1950’s through 70’s to soft hits of the 70’s and 80’s. Beasley acquired 94.3 W232CI Fayetteville from Curtis Media’s Eastern Airwaves earlier this year for $75,000. Its 250 watt at 98 meter signal covers all of Fayetteville proper (Coverage Map).
Station Moves Mount Wilson FM’s 97.9 KMZT-FM Salinas, CA seeks to increase from a Class A with 2.9kW at 146 meters to a B1 with 4.5kW at 175 meters (Coverage Map). In the northwest corner of Washington State, “Twilight 96.7” KBDB-FM Forks (named after the book/movie series that takes place there) has applied to increase from a Class A with 6kW at -23 meters to a C3 with 930 watts at 492 meters (Coverage Map). Translator Moves Milwaukee Radio Alliance proposes to increase 100.3 W262CJ Milwaukee from 12 watts at 67.9 meters to 99 watts at 164 meters (Coverage Map). W262CJ will rebroadcast “Martini Radio” 1290 WZTI. First Ventures Capital Partners has applied to increase 105.9 W290AZ Marshfield, WI to 250 watts at 169 meters (Coverage Map). The move would come wi...[Read More]
Curtis Media Group’s Eastern Airwaves has acquired a pair of translator CP’s in North Carolina. From Community Public Radio, Eastern Airwaves added 97.7 W249CN Fairfield, NC for $125,000. The 250 watt translator will put a city grade signal over Greensboro where it will be used to rebroadcast Curtis’ “Triad Sports” 1320 WCOG. From Bible Broadcasting Network, Eastern Airwaves acquired 94.3 W232CI Fayetteville for $47,500. The 30 watt translator is currently licensed to rebroadcast Bible Broadcasting’s 91.1 WYBH Fayetteville. Saga Communications has purchased 96.7 W244CZ Ithaca, NY from Calvary Chapel Of The Finger Lakes for $60,000. The 250 watt translator will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 103.7 WQNY Ithaca. Golden Corners Broadcasting’s 104.9 WC...[Read More]