97.3 Shreveport

Gary Nolan Joins Q97.3 Shreveport As PD/Midday Host

Veteran programmer Gary Nolan is returning to Cumulus Media as PD/Midday host at Hot AC “Q97.3” KQHN Waskom TX/Shreveport LA. Nolan previously programmed for Cumulus in Kansas City MO and served as Operations Manager for their Pensacola FL cluster prior to joining iHeartMedia as PD of AC 99.5 WMAG Greensboro NC in August 2016 but being let go in regional cuts this summer. Nolan has also programmed ACs 101.1 KOSI Denver, 106.9 KWRM Seattle, 102.9 WLTE Minneapolis, and 106.7 WLTW New York during his career. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed veteran radio programming professional Gary Nolan as Program Director and Midday On-Air Host for KQHN-FM/Q97.3, Shreveport’s all-new Hot AC station. Nolan joins Cumulus Media-Shreveport/Bossier City from WMAG-FM in Greensboro, NC. ...[Read More]

I Gives Way To Q At 97.3 Shreveport

Cumulus Media has relaunched CHR “i97.3” KQHN Waskom TX/Shreveport LA as Hot AC “Q97.3” as the fall ratings period gets underway today. Now branding as “Shreveport-Bossier’s Best Music”, the move comes with a revamped on-air lineup as the station picks up the syndicated Bert Show for mornings and replaces Zach Sang in nights with The Adam Bomb Show. Locally originating Shawn Dion remains in afternoons while middays are jockless. KQHN ranked thirteenth in the Shreveport market with a 2.2 share in the Spring 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings, down from a 3.1 in the fall. Townsquare Media’s competing “K94.5” KRUF went the other direction rising from a 2.8 to 4.1. With the return to Hot AC, a format the market hasn’t had since KQHN fli...[Read More]

KQHN Shreveport Shifts To CHR

Cumulus Hot AC “Mix 97.3” KQHN Shreveport has made the shift to CHR as “I97.3” at noon today. The move places the station in direct competition with Townsquare Media’s “K94.5” KRUF. The first hour consisted of: LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem Katy Perry – Part Of Me David Guetta f/ Usher – Without You Ne-Yo – Closer Rhianna f/ Calvin Harris – We Found Love Neon Trees – Animal Flo Rida – Good Feeling Jessie J – Domino One Republic – Good Life Fun. f/ Janelle Monae – We Are Young Britney Spears – Womanizer Calvin Harris – Feel So Close Adele – Rolling In The Deep Nicki Minaj – Starships Lifehouse – Hanging By A Moment