97.5 Nashville

Alt Returns To Nashville

iHeartMedia made the move official and launched “Alt 97.5” W248BQ Nashville at noon today. The entire airstaff that had been with the station in its previous iteration on 98.3 returns including Wells Adams in mornings, Program Director Rossi in middays, Gabby Sanderson afternoons, and Battle on weekend middays. The station will also serve as home for Nashville Sounds baseball starting with the season opener next week. iHeartMedia Nashville announced today the debut of the new ALT 97.5, Nashville’s Alternative station, effective at noon on Friday, March 31. ALT 97.5 will broadcast the best in Alternative music, including songs from artists like Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Cage The Elephant, U2 and others. The station will also feature legendary l...[Read More]

Gator Harrison Named Senior VP/Programming iHeartMedia Nashville

iHeartMedia has announced that Gator Harrison has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for the company’s Nashville stations. Harrison transfers from the same position in Chattanooga and will have oversight over Country “The Big 98” 97.9 WSIX, Alternative “Alt 98.3/97.5” WNRQ-HD2, Urban “101.1 The Beat” WUBT, Classic Rock “105.9 The Rock” WNRQ, CHR “107.5 The River” WRVW, and News/Talk 1510 WLAC. He will also retain his position as Brand Coordinator for iHeartCountry. Harrison previously worked in Nashville at CHR “Y107” WYHY from 1990 to 1996. He replaces Michael Bryan, who had served as SVP/Programming as well as OM/PD of WSIX and WRVW and Executive Producer of The Bobby Bones Show and Tige & Dan...[Read More]