In preparation of the start of the spring ratings period later this week, Star City Broadcasting has rebranded Country “Your Country 95.7” WYCM Attica/Lafayette IN as “Y95“. The previous “Your Country” branding remains as the station’s positioning. WYCM runs jockless outside of Program Director Dave North in middays from 11am-3pm.
Arthur Angotti II’s Artistic Media Partners has announced the sale of its four stations in Lafayette IN to Lafayette TV, LLC for $2.3 million. The Bill Christian and Mike Reed led Lafayette TV currently owns WPBI-LD TV in the market which will soon launch as the market’s NBC and Fox affiliates. The deal with Artistic will give them Variety Hits “95.3 Bob-FM” WBPE Brookston, “Your Country 95.7” WYCM Attica, CHR “Z96.5 WAZY-FM Lafayette, and “Fox Sports 1410” WSHY Lafayette. Following the sale Artistic will only retain 1620 WDND South Bend. Its two stations in Bloomington IN are in the process of being spun-off to AI Radio, which has 33.33% held each by Arthur Angotti II, his son Arthur Angotti III, and Steven Isenberg. This is to announc...[Read More]
Update 10/7: WSHP made the flip to Country “Your Country 95.7” over the weekend. Original Report 10/4: A format change to Country appears imminent at Artistic Media Partners Classic Rock “95.7 The Rocket” WSHP Attica/Lafayette, IN. The station’s website currently features a splash page for “Your Country 95.7“, branded as “Lafayette’s Fresh Choice”. YourCountry957.com and 957YourCountry.com were registered by Artisitic earlier this week. Meanwhile 957TheBull.com was registered anonymously the same day and has a Facebook cover image that features a picture of Lafayette. WSHP would joing Schurz’ market leading “K105” 105.3 WKOA in targeting the Country audience in Lafayette. 95.7 has been Classic Rock since August 2...[Read More]