96.5 Cincinnati

96 Rock Cincinnati Goes Local In Mornings

Cumulus Active Rock “96 Rock” WFTK Lebanon/Cincinnati has dropped the syndicated Free Beer & Hot Wings morning show after ten months and replaced it with a local music-intensive show. “96 Rock Mornings with JD & Bridget” debuted on Monday, July 6 hosted by former night host JD and middayer Mistress Bridget. This is a return to mornings for Bridget who was part of the station’s previous local morning show with former Program Director Michael “Fin” Walter until last September. She will continue to host middays as well. Program Director/Afternoon Host Axel Lowe told the Cincinnati Enquirer, “Cincinnati spoke, we listened. The 96 Rock audience wants music in the morning and that’s what we are delivering, the most rock in morning d...[Read More]

Axel Lowe Joins 96 Rock Cincinnati As Program Director

Cumulus has promoted Axel Lowe to the PD position at Active Rock “96 Rock” 96.5 WFTK Lebanon/Cincinnati. Lowe joins WFTK from sister “Rock 100.5” WNNX Atlanta where he was APD/Afternoon Host. Lowe worked at Alternative “99X” for the entire run of the station starting in nights and working up to PD when the brand was relaunched on a translator. At WFTK Lowe replaces Michael ‘Fin’ Walter who departed in October to manage a local concert venue. Cumulus announces that it has promoted Axel Lowe to Program Director for WFTK (96 Rock) in Cincinnati. Lowe moves to his new post from Atlanta, where he most recently served Cumulus as Assistant Program Director and Afternoon Drive Personality for Rock 100.5 WNNX. Prior to that, he was Morning Show Host a...[Read More]

96.5 WFTK Cincinnati Goes Rock

Cumulus FM Talker WFTK Cincinnati launched its new format at noon today as Active Rock “96 Rock – Cincinnati’s Pure Rock“. The Two Angry Guys, Richard Skinner and Tom Gamble will remain in mornings.