98.3 Indianapolis

DJ Loui Vee Named PD At WZRL Indianapolis/WTFX Louisville

iHeartMedia has appointed Vladimir ‘DJ Loui Vee’ Scott as Program Director for Urbans “Real 93.1” WTFX-FM Clarksville IN/Louisville KY and “Real 98.3” WZRL Plainfield/Indianapolis IN. Scott, who will report to Indianapolis SVP/Programming Mike Killabrew, joins the stations from the Assistant Program Director/night host position at “100.1 The Beat” WXBT Columbia SC. He fills the position most recently held by former Kentucky-Indiana Region Direct/Urban Programming Bo Money. 2018– iHeartMedia announced today that Vladimir “DJ Loui Vee” Scott has been named Program Director for REAL 98.3, The Nap’s Number 1 Hip Hop N’ R&B, and REAL 93.1, The Beat of Louisville, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Indianapolis has a strong cross-platform pres...[Read More]

Brett Beshore Named iHeartMedia Indianapolis Market Manager

The Indianapolis Business Journal reports that iHeartMedia has appointed Brett Beshore as VP/Market Manager for its four station cluster in Indianapolis. Beshore joins iHeartMedia from Clear Channel Outdoor where has served as an Indianapolis based Division President since 2011 and Adams & Fairway Outdoor Advertising where he was Region President. Prior to that he served as VP/Market Manager at Clear Channel Hudson Valley, Times-Shamrock Scranton, Cumulus Media Danbury CT, and Sabre Communications Munice IN. He also spent five years as General Sales Manager at Greater Media Philadelphia. Beshore replaces Brad Polston, who spent a little over one year in the position. iHeart owns Classic Rock “Q95” 94.7 WFBQ, Urban “Real 98.3” WZRL, Alternative “Alt 103.3&...[Read More]

Bo Money To Program Indianapolis & Louisville Urbans

iHeartMedia has appointed Bo Money to serve as Director of Urban Programming for its Kentucky-Indiana Region. Money will program “Real 98.3” WZRL Plainfield/Indianapolis and “93.1 The Beat” WTFX Clarksville IN/Louisville. This marks a return to the company as he previously programmed “93.7 The Beat” KQBT Houston from April 2015 through August 2016 and before that in Columbia SC and Tampa. iHeartMedia’s Kentucky-Indiana Region announced that Bo Money has been named Director of Urban Programming, effective immediately. As Director of Urban Programming, Bo Money will work closely with on-air personalities and sales to oversee the station brands’ on-air and digital programming for Real 98.3 in Indianapolis and 93.1 The Beat in Louisville. “Bo brings a wealth...[Read More]

Real 98.3 Brings Urban Battle To Indianapolis

iHeartMedia indeed launched Urban “Real 98.3” WZRL Plainfield/Indianapolis IN at noon today. The new format will debut commercial-free and jockless for the month of October with the usual 10,000 “joints” in a row. The syndicated Breakfast Club will debut in mornings on Thursday, November 3. iHeartMedia Indianapolis flips Country WUBG-FM to Urban as “Real 98.3,” with the slogan “The new home of Hip Hop and R&B for Indianapolis.” The station will kick off with “10,000 joints in a row” commercial-free, featuring hits from Hip Hop and R&B artists like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Usher, Jay-Z and Beyonce. In addition, Real 98.3 will be anchored by syndicated “The Breakfast Club” in mornings beginning November...[Read More]

Mike Killabrew Named SVP/Programming For iHeart Indianapolis

iHeartMedia is transferring Mike Killabrew from Des Moines to Indianapolis to serve as SVP/Programming of Classic Rock “Q95” 94.7 WFBQ, Country “Big 98.3” WUBG, Alternative “Alt 103.3” WOLT, and Sports “Fox Sports 97.5” 1260 WNDE. He will also serve as PD of WFBQ and WOLT. Killabrew had been working as PD of sister Alternative “Alt 106.3” KDXA and Sports 1460 KXNO Des Moines for the past two years. He previously programmed and hosted afternoons at Active Rock “98 Rock” 97.9 WXTB Tampa and worked at “Zeta 94.9” WZTA Miami, “93X” WMFS Memphis and “620 The Sports Animal” WDAE Tampa. Killabrew succeeds Rob Cressman, who exited in January to join Hubbard Radio as PD of “97.1 The Dri...[Read More]

Big 98.3 Indianapolis Debuts

iHeartMedia launched Country “Big 98.3” WUBG Plainfield/Indianapolis at 4:00pm today. WUBG becomes the third Country station in Indianapolis joining Cumulus’ 95.5 WFMS and Emmis’ “97.1 Hank-FM” WLHK. The soon-to-be former Radio Disney owned stations will feature two on-air hosts based at iHeartMedia’s “Big 104.7” WPGB Pittsburgh. Bob Delmont is listed from 10am to 3pm and Carson from 3-8pm. Update 7/8: The countdown clock on the flip of 98.3 WRDZ-FM Plainfield/Indianapolis to Country “Big 98.3” has begun as the application to change the station’s call letters to WUBG was made on Tuesday, July 7. As explained in the sale agreement in May, iHeartMedia needed to give Disney five days notice prior to the start of its LMA a...[Read More]