After just six months as Conservative Talk, Smash Hit Media’s 98.3 WWHP Farmer City/Bloomington IL has flipped to “Classic Rock 98.3“. WWHP had dropped its previous Classic Hits programming for a Talk lineup led by former “Cities 92.9” WRPW morning host Ian Bayne in mornings and Breitbart editor Mike Flynn in afternoons in November 2015. Bayne released a vague statement to his InsideBloomington.com stating: “We currently have staff writers handling news as it develops and we will be welcoming and encouraging members of the community to participate in the process of developing news stories should that need present itself.” “I am not prepared to discuss my departure from Newstalk 98.3 except to say that it is not due to what is being generally speculated. ...[Read More]
Smash Hit Media is flipping Classic Hits 98.3 WWHP Farmer City IL to Conservative Talk on Monday, November 23. The new “98.3 WHP” will debut with a pair of local shows in drive time. Ian Bayne and Fistbump, who exited mornings at Great Plains Media’s “Cities 92.9” WRPW Colfax in August will return to the Bloomington market on WWHP from 6-9am. Breitbart editor Mike Flynn, who recently ran for a vacated state Congressional seat, will host afternoons from 3-6pm. The station has yet to announce what other programming it will carry. WWHP rimshots both the Bloomington/Normal and Champaign markets.