98.1 Chattanooga

Nichole Hartman Joins Entercom As Chattanooga Market Manager

Entercom has appointed Nichole Hartman as SVP/Market Manager for its recently acquired Chattanooga TN cluster. Hartman joins Entercom from Cox Media Group Jacksonville where she served as General Sales Manager. Previously she served as General Sales Manager for Entercom’s Greenville SC stations from 2007-2013. She succeeds Becky Hartman who served as Market President for the cluster under iHeartMedia. Entercom owns Urban “Real 96.1” W241AF, Variety Hits “98.1 The Lake” WLND, Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY, CHR “103.7 Kiss-FM” WKXJ, and Rock “Rock 105.5” WRXR in the Chattanooga market. Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced the appointment of Nichole Hartman as Senio...[Read More]

Justin Cole Named iHeart/SVP Programming For Chattanooga

iHeartMedia has named Justin Cole as their new Senior Vice President of Programming for its Chattanooga cluster and Program Director of Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY. Cole transfers from Nashville where he was Director of Country Programming for Premiere Radio Networks. He has previously programmed Country 93.1 WPOC Baltimore and worked on-air in the Asheville, Charlotte, and Nashville markets. He succeeds Gator Harrison who moved from Chattanooga to Nashville as SVP/Programming at the start of September. IHeartMedia owns Classic Country “96.1 The Legend” W241AF, Variety Hits “98.1 The Lake” WLND, Country “US 101” 100.7 WUSY, CHR “103.7 Kiss-FM” WKXJ, Active Rock “Rock 105” 105.5 WRXR in the Chattanooga market. Cole will...[Read More]

98.1 The Lake Floods Chattanooga

Clear Channel Hot AC “My 98.1” WLND Chattanooga, TN has shifted to its third format in the last 20 months, this time to Variety Hits “98.1 The Lake“. The stations is using Listener Driven Radio to allow listeners to choose the music 24/7. One year ago today the station dropped its Modern AC format “98.1 LND” for a poppier Hot AC playlist as “My 98.1”. The station previously had been Classic Country.