99.3 Newport RI

Southern Rhode Island Gets Mixxed

3G Broadcasting has closed on its $800,000 purchase of AC “Variety 99.3” WJZS Block Island and Talk 1540 WADK Newport, RI from Astro Tele-Communications Corp. With the ownership change, 99.3 has flipped to CHR as “Mixx 99.3” with new WMNP calls in place. Matt Girard moves from sister WOCY Carrabelle, FL as Program Director. On its Facebook page, the station defines itself as: Mixx 99.3 is a LIVE and LOCAL radio station with NO syndicated programming! It is owned by Rhode Islanders and programmed for Southern New England! Top 40 stations typically play a tight playlist, rotating the same songs over and over again, throughout the day. Mixx 99.3 has an unlimited playlist, where loyal fans and listeners hear NEW music first, remixes of the country’s biggest hits a...[Read More]