98.3 Albany

WTRY Rebrands

iHeartMedia Classic Hits “Oldies 98.3” WTRY-FM Rotterdam/Albany, NY has dropped the dreaded O word from its name. With no other changes to its programming, WTRY-FM rebranded on Wednesday as “98.3 TRY“. WTRY-FM ranked fifth in the Albany-Schnectady-Troy market in the Winter 2015 Nielsen Audio ratings with a 5.0 share. The station features a local morning show hosted by Jaime Roberts and Premium Choice programming the rest of the day.

Clear Channel Changes In Albany, NY

A pair of changes at Clear Channel’s Albany, NY cluster. The long running “Waking Up With The Wolf” morning show is out at Classic Rock “PYX 106” WPYX. Bob Wolf has been at WPYX since joining the station from WPDH Poughkeepsie in the late 90’s. For a time the show, then called “Wolf & Mulrooney” was based at WMMS Cleveland. Meanwhile sister Classic Hits “My Music 98.3” WTRY-FM has rebranded as “Oldies 98.3“.

2007 Holiday Format Change Rundown

12/27 3:00pm – NRG’s “101.9 Lite-FM” KLTQ Lincoln/Omaha dropped AC for Variety Hits as “The Big O 101.9“. 12/26 – Albany, NY’s 98.3 WTRY has shifted from Oldies to what is best classified as Adult Hits or Gold AC as “My Music 98.3”. 12/26 6:00am – As we broke last week, Sacramento AC 92.5 KGBY relaunched as Hot AC “My 92.5“. 12/26 12:00am – The reshaping of Citadel’s New Orleans cluster continued as Country 106.7 KKND relaunched as “106.7 The Wolf”. In the past two weeks, 106.1 WMTI flipped from Standards to Oldies and 92.3 WDVW from Rhythmic AC to Hot AC “Mix 92.3”. 12/26 12:00am – Emmis’ Indianapolis shift is underway as WIBC made its move from 1070 to 93.1 at mid...[Read More]