97.5 Austin

Trevor Morini Moves To Austin As KHFI/K248CU Program Director

Trevor Morini has been Program Director for iHeartMedia CHR “96.7 Kiss-FM” KHFI Georgetown/Austin TX and Alternative “Alt 97.5” K248CU Austin. Morini transfers from iHeartMedia’s “92.1 The Beat” KTBT Tulsa where he served as PD/Afternoon Host since 2015. Prior to that Morini worked at Cumulus Media Providence where he worked his way up from weekends to APD/Afternoon host at “Hot 106.3” WWKX. iHeartMedia Austin announced today that Trevor Morini has been named Program Director for 96.7 KISS FM (KHFI FM), Austin’s #1 Hit Music Station and Alt 97.5 (KASE FM HD2) effective immediately. The radio station brand has a strong cross-platform presence and features popular on air personalities including “The Billy the Kidd Show,” EJ, and Han...[Read More]

iHeartMedia Launches Alt 97.5 Austin

iHeartMedia has flipped LGBTQ Dance “97.5 Pride Radio” K248CU/KASE-HD2 Austin TX to Alternative “Alt 97.5“. The station is debuting with 5000 songs commercial-free and will follow that up with the launch of the syndicated Woody Show on Monday, February 12. The station will also feature a voicetracked lineup of Wendy Rollins in middays, Klinger afternoons, and Mike Jones at night. The new format places the translator in direct competition with Emmis’ “101X” 101.5 KROX. iHeartMedia Austin announced today the debut of ALT 97.5, The New Alternative, effective immediately. ALT 97.5 will launch with 5,000 songs commercial free, and broadcast music from a variety of Alternative artists, including The Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Muse and more. T...[Read More]

97.5 Pride Radio Debuts In Austin

iHeartMedia will launch “97.5 Pride Radio” K248CU/100.7 KASE-HD2 Austin TX at 12pm today. As we first reported in late December, the translator will become the second LGBT targeted “Pride Radio” station on an analog signal joining 96.7 W244BY Minneapolis which debuted last June. Austin’s “97.5 Pride Radio” will include the national Pride Radio airstaff of Ricky in mornings, Delana from 10am to 2pm, Houston from 2-6pm, Pacey from 6-10pm, and Christie 10pm to 2am along with Austin oriented LGBT news and events. K248CU will debut with 10,000 songs commercial free. iHeartMedia Austin today announced 97.5 Pride Radio, the pulse of LGBT Austin. 97.5 Pride Radio is iHeartMedia’s second FM radio station in the country with programming devoted to local Lesb...[Read More]

FCC Applications 10/5: Translator On The Move Into Austin

Station Moves Beasley (Soon to be CBS) Sports 560 WQAM Miami has applied to relocate to the tower of Salem’s 1450 WOCN. The owners of the station’s tower site on Virginia Key notified WQAM and co-tenant 1360 WKAT earlier this year that their leases will not be renewed. At the new site where WQAM will join WKAT and WOCN it will drop its daytime power from its current 5kW to 4.1kW. Nighttime power will remain at 1kW. Cumulus AC “Sunny 97.5” WWSN Whitehall/Muskegon, MI applies to increase from 1.7kW at 130 meters to 3kW at 134.2 meters (Coverage Map). Charles Crawford applies for a major change for his CP for 95.9 in Sonora, TX. The station seeks to increase from a Class A to C3 in Cristoval where it will serve the San Angelo market with 25kW at 48 meters (Coverage Map...[Read More]