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Federated Sells 95.7 WAOR South Bend

Federated Media’s Talking Stick Communications has announced it has sold Sports “ESPN 95.7” WAOR Nappanee/South Bend to St. Joseph Catholic Radio Group for $925,000. WAOR had just picked up the ESPN Radio affiliation on April 1. St. Joseph Catholic Radio operates “Redeemer Radio” 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne/89.9 WRRO Edon, OH. WLYV’s programming will move to 106.3 WHPP Columbia City next month as part of the series of acquisitions and swaps made by Adams Radio Group’s entrance into the Fort Wayne market. Following the sale of WAOR, Federated Media will retain 1290 WNIL Niles, MI, News/Talk “95.3 MNC” 1340 WTRC Elkhart/95.3 WTRC-FM Niles, MI, Country “B100” 100.7 WBYT Elkhart, and Rock “103.9 The Bear” WRBR South Bend in...[Read More]

ESPN On The Move In South Bend

Update 3/27: Federated has confirmed that WAOR will become “ESPN 95.7 South Bend” on Tuesday, April 1. WAOR will take the entire ESPN Radio daytime lineup including Mike & Mike, Colin Cowherd, Scott Van Pelt & Ryen Rusillo, and Dan LeBatard. Original Report 3/25: Schurz Communications News/Talk 960 WSBT/96.1 W241AD South Bend has unveiled a new programming schedule following the loss of the local ESPN Radio affiliation. The new lineup replaces the bulk of the station’s daytime Sports programming with additional political talk. The new WSBT lineup, which went into affect today includes: 5-6am: WSBT-TV News 6-9am: Jon ‘JT’ Thompson 9am-12pm: Mike Gallagher 12-2pm: Dennis Miller 2-5pm: Dave Ramsey 5-7pm: Weekday Sportsbeat 7-9pm: Mark Levin 9pm-1am: Joh...[Read More]

Federated Media To Go All In With Sports In Indiana

Update 6/3: The four Federated Media stations will flip to Sports branded as “The Fan” on Monday, June 4 at 9:00am. 106.7 WFGA Hicksville will be branded as “The Fan Fort Wayne“. 102.7 WLEG Ligonier will be branded as “The Fan 102.7“. 95.7 WAOR Mishawka and 1290 WNIL Niles will be brandes as “The Fan Michiana” serving the greater South Bend area. The four stations will carry an identical talk lineup of featuring Fox Sports Radio and local hosts in drivetime. Current WAOR afternoon host Ragz and weekend host Craig “The Bartender” Williams will host mornings, followed by Dan Patrick and Jim Rome. “BS Sports with Brian & Stiller” which currently airs on sister “ESPN 1380” WKJG Fort Wayne will add the four...[Read More]