After “retiring” from mornings at Clear Channel’s 710 WOR New York in December, John Gambling is joining Salem Conservative Talk “970 The Answer” WNYM ww.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/nyc-radio-legend-john-gambling-returning-dial-article-1.1727048″>for a midday show. Gambling will be heard daily from 11am to 1pm with a show that will alternate from WNYM’s Broadway studios that used to house WOR or Gambling’s home in Florida. WNYM recently added comedian Joe Piscopo to its morning show from 6-9am after the departure of Curtis Sliwa to WABC.
Salem Conservative Talk “970 The Apple” WNYM Hackensack, NJ/New York has rebranded as “970 The Answer“. The new imaging takes hold as new PD Phil Boyce, formerly of crosstown 770 WABC and Talk Radio Network puts his handiwork on the station. Along with the new branding comes a modified programming lineup. Curtis Sliwa’s morning show shifts from 5 to 9am to 7 to 10. Dennis Miller, who had been heard from 11 to 1, moves up to 10 to noon which extends Dennis Prager an extra hour to 12 to 3pm. Michael Medved remains from 3 to 5. Sliwa returns for his 5 to 7pm show with Jeffrey Lichtman while Hugh Hewitt, John Gibson, and Jim Bohannon air at night. Bill Bennett’s Morning in America moves from 9-11am slot to 5 to 7am. INSTANT INSIGHT: WNYM emphasized in the pr...[Read More]
After 34 years as a Christian station, Salem Communications will flip 970 WWDJ Hackensack, NJ to Talk as “970 The Apple”. On July 25, the WWDJ call letters were swapped with sister 1150 WTTT Boston. The WTTT calls in New York will be short-lived, as Salem requested WNYM, which can also be seen in the station logo above. As a historical aside, WNYM were the calls of Salem’s first New York outlet on 1330 until the purchase of 570 WMCA in 1989. 970theapple.com and am970theapple.com were both registered on June 13. While the domains are not active, the site for the future format can be found at http://am970theapple.townhall.com. A look at the schedule listed on the website includes Fox News Radio’s John Gibson from 5 to 8am, The Wall Street Journal Report from 10am to 1...[Read More]