Townsquare Media Sports 1450 WENJ Atlantic City will drop its simulcast of sister “97.3 ESPN” WENJ-FM and flip to Talk on Monday, October 15. The new format is to be branded as “Talk Radio 1450 WPG” with actual calls of WPGG. The WPG calls were used on an Atlantic City owned station in the 1920’s and 30’s before being merged into its time-share partner WBIL Kearney, NJ. WBIL would eventually merge into WOV, which today operates as 1280 WADO New York. Harry Hurley, who returned to host mornings on 1450 this summer will host mornings on the reconstitued “WPG“. The Press of Atlantic City reports the remainder of the lineup will feature Glenn Beck from 10am to 1pm, a local host to be named later from 1pm to 3pm, Sean Hannity from 3pm to 6pm, Mark...[Read More]
Millennium Radio Group’s 97.3 WXKW Millville/Atlantic City, NJ has begun on-air announcements that it will soon drop its simulcast of sister “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton. In its place it appears as though “ESPN 1450” WENJ Atlantic City will move to the 97.3 frequency. 973ESPN.com was registered earlier this month and already redirects to WENJ’s website. WXKW covers much of Southern New Jersey and will have some overlap with Greater Media’s “950 ESPN” WPEN Philadelphia.