Nick Draeger is departing his position as Creative Imaging Director at Entercom Alternative “Alt 94.7” KKDO and CHR “106.5 The End” KUDL Sacramento to take the same position at Cumulus Alternative 101.1 WKQX Chicago. Draeger previously imaged 93.5 KDAY Los Angeles and Learfield Sports. I was waiting to post a press release, but since I’ve tip-toed around it, I’ll announce it: I was offered and accepted… Posted by Nick Draeger on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed audio imaging professional Nick Draeger as Creative Imaging Director for Chicago Rock radio station 101 WKQX-FM. Draeger joins Cumulus from Entercom-Sacramento, where he imaged Entercom’s various Rock formats, including KKDO/ALT 94.7. His career also includes im...[Read More]
Clear Channel CHR “97.9 Radio Now” WNWW Neptune Beach/Jacksonville has returned to its previous “97.9 Kiss-FM” moniker. Relaunching the brand with a “Throwback Weekend” no staff changes accompanied the renaming. WNWW features Elvis Duran in mornings, Ryan Seacrest in middays, Dustin Kross in afternoons, and Maddox at night. Clear Channel had relaunched the station as “Radio Now” in July 2011. The station first flipped to CHR from Smooth Jazz in 2000.
Update 7/5: At 9:00am, 97.9 WFKS rebooted its CHR format dropping the Kiss moniker it has used since 2000 in favor of “Radio Now 97.9“. The rebooted format is taking a broader adult lean branded as “All The Hits” with five commercial free hours a day. Listen to the launch of 97.9 RadioNOW at FormatChange.com. The first hour of the new “97.9 Radio Now”: 3 Doors Down – Kryptonite Lady Gaga – Edge of Glory Panic! At The Disco – I Write Sins Not Tragedies Katy Perry – E.T. Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love Maroon 5 – Never Gonna Leave This Bed Rhianna – Only Girl Sublime – Santeria Adele – Rolling In The Deep Hot Chelle Rae – Tonight Tonight Beyonce – Irreplaceable Coldplay – Every Tea...[Read More]