Jelli is shutting down its user-controlled social radio platform on Sunday, June 29 at 11:59pm Pacific. Telling users: When we first launched Jelli’s social radio service, our vision was to transform how you listened to music on the radio and engaged with your favorite local radio stations. Five years later, after hundreds of thousands of Jelli users took control of broadcasts and picked millions of songs together on stations across the country, we proved that we could change radio and reinvent the experience. However, in spite of our success, our social radio service didn’t take off nationwide as we had hoped. This has led the team to make the difficult decision to retire social radio and focus completely on a new innovation for the broadcast industry. This is a bittersweet day for us. We...[Read More]
Five days after Bristol Broadcasting’s 94.7 WQQR dropped Classic Rock to stunt with Christmas music, Stratemeyer Media has filled the Paducah market’s newly created Classic Rock void. Adult CHR “Jelli 98.3” WJLI Metropolis, IL segued to Classic Rock a little after 5:00pm this afternoon while retaining its previous branding and the Reed & JC morning show. WJLI utilizes the Jelli service for listeners to select music in evenings. The station had flipped from AC “K98.3” to Adult CHR last December.
Update 12/28: WRIK relaunched as Adult CHR “Jelli 98.3” WJLI on December 26. The station will utilize the Jelli user controlled service from 6pm to midnight daily, with the rest of the lineup staffed locally. The rest of the new lineup features Reed & JC in mornings, Theresa Brown in middays, and Jenna McKay in the afternoon. The station previously aired John Tesh in mornings. The full press release promoting Jelli 98.3 follows: Stratemeyer Media launched a new format to the area on 98.3. After turning into “All Christmas 98.3” on Black Friday the station re-emerged on December 26th as Jelli 98.3, playing today’s best hit music. The station is also utilizing the Jelli platform in the evenings starting at 6pm, which allows listeners to vote for the songs that play. They can...[Read More]