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The Big Legend Gives Way To WLAC Simulcast In Nashville

iHeartMedia has brought News/Talk 1510 WLAC Nashville to FM on 98.3 W252CM/WSIX-HD2. Rebranded as “TalkRadio 98.3“, the station has also announced the addition of Steve Gill’s “Tennessee Star Report” for mornings from 5-8am. Gill previously spent two terms at WLAC including a run in mornings from 2009-2013. He also hosted mornings at Cumulus’ “Supertalk 99.7” WWTN and on a statewide network. The remainder of WLAC’s lineup features syndicated talkers Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Dave Ramsey. The station also carries Vanderbilt University sports. WLAC registered a 0.8 share in the August Nielsen Audio ratings placing it well behind WWTN’s 3.8. The move means the end of Classic Country “98.3 The Big Legend“...[Read More]

Gerry House Joins 98.3 The Big Legend Nashville

Gerry House will not be returning to mornings at Classic Country “98.3 The Big Legend” W252CM /WSIX-HD2 Nashville full-time after all, but will be the voice of the station starting this Friday. House and Mike Bohan will produce on-air elements for the station as well as feature classic “House Foundation” bits. iHeartMedia Nashville announced today that Gerry House will once again hit the airwaves as an official voice talent for The BIG Legend at 98.3, Nashville’s All Time Country Favorites station, effective May 26th at 7a.m. After years of retirement, the legendary radio personality will once again be heard in Nashville. Gerry will be joined by his “long-time male companion” Mike Bohan, who will accompany House on-air. “The truth is, the good times, the spirit and ...[Read More]

Alt Returns To Nashville

iHeartMedia made the move official and launched “Alt 97.5” W248BQ Nashville at noon today. The entire airstaff that had been with the station in its previous iteration on 98.3 returns including Wells Adams in mornings, Program Director Rossi in middays, Gabby Sanderson afternoons, and Battle on weekend middays. The station will also serve as home for Nashville Sounds baseball starting with the season opener next week. iHeartMedia Nashville announced today the debut of the new ALT 97.5, Nashville’s Alternative station, effective at noon on Friday, March 31. ALT 97.5 will broadcast the best in Alternative music, including songs from artists like Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Cage The Elephant, U2 and others. The station will also feature legendary l...[Read More]

iHeart Debuts The Big Legend 98.3 Nashville

iHeartMedia flipped Alternative “Alt 98.3” W252CM/97.5 W248BQ/WNRQ-HD2 Nashville to Classic Country “98.3 The Big Legend” at 5pm today. The new format flanks sister Country “The Big 98” 97.9 WSIX against Cumulus’ “95.5 Nash Icon” WSM-FM and Grand Ole Opry’s 650 WSM. Nash Icon has become the top Country station in the market registering a 6.6 share in the August 2016 Nielsen Audio ratings, well ahead of WSIX’s 4.5 share. WSM added an additional 2.3 share to Classic Country. iHeartMedia Nashville announced today the debut of The BIG Legend at 98.3, Nashville’s All Time Country Favorites station. The new station launched commercial free today at 5 p.m. CT.     The BIG Legend at 98.3 kicked off Labor Day weekend for Nashville li...[Read More]

Gator Harrison Named Senior VP/Programming iHeartMedia Nashville

iHeartMedia has announced that Gator Harrison has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for the company’s Nashville stations. Harrison transfers from the same position in Chattanooga and will have oversight over Country “The Big 98” 97.9 WSIX, Alternative “Alt 98.3/97.5” WNRQ-HD2, Urban “101.1 The Beat” WUBT, Classic Rock “105.9 The Rock” WNRQ, CHR “107.5 The River” WRVW, and News/Talk 1510 WLAC. He will also retain his position as Brand Coordinator for iHeartCountry. Harrison previously worked in Nashville at CHR “Y107” WYHY from 1990 to 1996. He replaces Michael Bryan, who had served as SVP/Programming as well as OM/PD of WSIX and WRVW and Executive Producer of The Bobby Bones Show and Tige & Dan...[Read More]

Alt 98.3 Nashville Debuts

Update 8/25: After nearly a week of testing/stunting, Clear Channel launched Alternative “Alt 98.3” W252CM/105.9 WNRQ-HD2 Nashville at 5pm today. Branded as “Nashville’s Alternative”, the stations launched with Jack White’s “Lazretto”. John Mayer, afternoon host of sister CHR “107.5 The River” WRVW will pull double duty in morning on 98.3. Em will host middays, Zeus & Slappy The Wonder Boy in afternoons, and Battle in nights. Update 8/21: The stunting/testing period of 98.3 W252CM Nashville continues with the loop now consisting of Cadillac Three’s “Tennessee Mojo“. Update 8/19: 98.3 W252CM Nashville has signed-on and is currently running a loop of Rick Astley’s “Never Give You Up”. The sta...[Read More]