Yet another iHeartMedia Alternative station has rebranded with the “Alt” brand name. The former “95X” 95.1 W236CA Durham/95.3 W237BZ Clayton NC fed by WDCG-HD2 rebranded this morning as “Alt 95.3“. The move comes following the addition of the syndicated Woody Show for mornings last week. The W236CA/W237BZ combo has consistently been among the higher rated translators in PPM markets with a 1.9 share in the December 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings.
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]