98.3 Savannah

Jared & Katie Expand To Savannah

Dick Broadcasting CHR “Hot 98.3” WGCO Midway/Savannah GA has announced the addition of “Jared & Katie in the Morning”. The show is based at co-owned 107.5 WKZL Greensboro NC and is led by Jared Pike and Katie Tesh and also features ‘Man Kisser Matt’ Wells, intern Thomas ‘Hugs O’Houlihan’ Marvin, and Dick VP/Programming Jason Goodman. Pike and Tesh previously served as co-host’s on WKZL’s previous “Murphy in the Morning” prior to taking the reins of the show in June 2012. Dick Broadcasting Company is proud to announce the arrival of their new morning show for Savannah’s Hot 98.3 “Jared and Katie in the Morning” Jared Pike and Katie Tesh found remarkable success in morning radio after their 2012 debut. An inst...[Read More]

Hot 98.3 Launches In Savannah

After stunting all weekend, Dick Broadcasting launched CHR “Hot 98.3” WGCO Midway/Savannah GA at 6am this morning. The new station is launching with 10,000 songs commercial-free. Stacy Scott, PD/Afternoon host of sister Classic Hits “Rewind 107.9” WRWN Port Royal will be PD and midday host of WGCO. “Hot 98.3” is directly competing with iHeartMedia’s “97.3 Kiss-FM” WAEV, which tied for second in the market in the Fall 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings with a 7.0 share. The last time WAEV had a direct format competitor was when former WGCO owner Alpha Media flipped CHR “Y100” 100.1 WXYY to Classic Hip-Hop in July 2016. WGCO’s Classic Country format ranked tenth in the market with a 3.5 share. Dick Broadcasting Company is proud to announce the la...[Read More]

Hank Enters Savannah

Update 8/30: WGCO relaunched as Classic Country “98.3 Hank-FM” at 6am this morning. Original Report 8/29: L&L Broadcasting is preparing its first programming move since acquiring Triad Broadcasting’s Savannah stations earlier this year. Classic Hits “Big 98.3” WGCO Midway, GA is stunting with a loop of Hank Williams Jr.’s “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight”. The stunt will likely lead into a flip to Classic Country as “Hank FM“. 983HankFM.com was registered anonymously earlier this month. A flip to Classic Country will fill the market void left by the pending sale of “Classic Country 92.3” WSGA to EMF Broadcasting, which will flip the station to Christian AC. WGCO registered a 2.4 share in the Spring 20...[Read More]

Larry Wilson Acquires Triad Broadcasting

Larry Wilson, the former founder and CRO of Citadel Broadcasting who operates Alpha Broadcasting in Portland, has acquired Triad Broadcasting for $21 Million. Triad operates with different operational names in the markets it serves, such as Go Radio Fargo, JMP Radio in Peoria, and Adventure Radio in Bluefield and Savannah/Hilton Head The company will be operated under the name L&L Radio, standing for “Live & Local”. The 32 stations involved in the deal serve five markets: Biloxi MS – Sports “96.7 The Champ” WUJM, Rock 97.9 WCPR, Variety Hits “105.9 Bob-FM” WQBB, CHR “107.1 The Monkey” WXYK, and Sports simulcast “The Team” 1490 WXBD/1640 WTNI. Bluefield WV – Classic Rock “Eagle 100.1/100.9” WKQY/WK...[Read More]