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iHeartMedia Raleigh SVP/Programming Chris Edge Adds Greensboro To Position

iHeartMedia Raleigh SVP/Programming Chris Edge has been promoted to Area Senior Vice President of Programming adding the company’s Greensboro/Winston-Salem market stations to his oversight. With the move Edge adds Conservative Talk 94.5 WPTI, AC 99.5 WMAG, CHR “100.3 Kiss-FM” WMKS, Country “Q104.1” WTQR, and Rock “105.7 Man Up” WVBZ. Edge has been overseeing the company’s Raleigh stations since October 2012 after previously programming CHR “G105” WDCG from 1999-2003. In between he served in multiple roles for Emmis including programming CHR “Radio Now 93.1” WNOU Indianapolis and AAA 93.3 KGSR/Rock 93.7 KLBJ Austin and overseeing digital operations for Emmis Austin and WRXP New York. iHeartMedia has announced that Chris...[Read More]

FCC Applications 6/7: Pair Of Stations Sliding Closer To Phoenix

Station Moves 1TV.com’s “Oldies 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool/Globe, AZ is attempting to make a move to better reach the east side of the Phoenix market. KIKO-FM seeks to shift to 96.5 and upgrade from a Class C3 to a Class C with 32kW at 981 meters (Coverage Map). To make the move happen, Petracom Hot AC “96.5 The Storm” KRFM Show Low would have to relocate to 98.5 with a downgrade from a Class C to a Class C0 with no changes to its 100kW at 303 meters facilities via a Show Cause Order. Just south of Phoenix, East Valley Institute of Technology applies to downgrade its CP for 88.7 KPNG Chandler from a Class C1 to C3 with 15kW at 113 meters (Coverage Map). Another station in the pending Salt Lake City frequency shuffle has applied for its new frequency. Alpha Media’s ...[Read More]

95X Debuts In Raleigh

Update 11/16: Alternative “95X” debuted this morning on 95.3 W237BZ Clayton/Raleigh while promising the second translator serving greater Durham will launch in early 2013. Rebroadcasting WDCG-HD2, the station is being overseen by Chris Edge, the former KGSR Austin PD who recently returned to Clear Channel Raleigh as OM. Edge will also host afternoons on 95X. Middays will be held by Eggz, who also hosts nights on sister CHR “G105” under the name Tyler. Original Report 6/27: Clear Channel is about to launch Alternative Rock “95X” on a pair of translators surrounding Raleigh, NC. W237BA Wake Forest is in the process of being moved to 95.1 where it will operate with 175 watts from 34 meters high. The larger signal is 95.3 W237BZ Clayton, which will operate w...[Read More]