Cumulus Media has hied Nancy Dymond as its Vice President/Market Manager for its Flint MI stations. Dymond joins Cumulus from Community Broadcasters Watertown NY where she also served as Market Manager. This marks a return to the cluster for Dymond, who served in the same role from 2000 through 2004 when it was owned by Citadel. She has also managed clusters in Lansing and Saginaw MI, Toledo OH, and Erie and Susquehanna Valley PA during her career. Dymond fills the position most recently held by Ed Leick under Regional VP Chris Monk, who rejoined the company earlier this year. Cumulus owns Urban AC “Z92.7” WDZZ, Country “Nash-FM 95.1” WFBE, CHR “CK 105.5” WWCK-FM, Sports “Xtra 1330” WTRX, and Talk “SuperTalk 1570” WWCK in the Flin...[Read More]
After exiting his position as Vice President/Market Manager of Adams Radio Fort Wayne, Chris Monk has been named Regional Vice President for Cumulus Media’s Flint and Saginaw MI and Market Manager for Saginaw. Monk previously ran those stations under previous owner Citadel from 2007-2012. He has also served as President/CEO of Alliance 180 LLC and VP/GM of Northern Star Broadcasting’s Traverse City/Petoskey stations. Cumulus operates Urban AC “Z92.7” WDZZ, Country “95.1 Nash-FM” WFBE, CHR “CK 105.5” WWCK-FM, “Sports Xtra 1330” WTRX, and News/Talk “Supertalk 1570” WWCK in Flint and Rock “Z93” WKQZ, AC “My 96.1” WHNN, CHR 102.5 WIOG, and Classic Rock “Wheelz 104.5” WILZ in Saginaw. Cum...[Read More]
A slow week for FCC applications sees a Mobile AM look to remove a tower and a Spokane AM on the move.
Cumulus Media has promoted two programmers in Flint MI. August Wallace, PD/Midday Host of Urban AC “Z92.7” WDZZ, adds on the role of Operations Manager for the Flint cluster. She has worked WDZZ since 2007 and has served as PD since 2011. Meanwhile Tim Shickles has been appointed Program Director for Country “Nash-FM 95.1” WFBE and “Sports Xtra 1330” WTRX. Shickles currently hosts afternoons at WFBE. He succeeds April Rose as Program Director. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted August Wallace as Operations Manager of Cumulus’ group of five radio stations in Flint, MI. The company also announces that it has promoted Tim Shickles as Program Director for Country station NASH FM 95.1/WFBE-FM and Sports Xtra 1330/WTRX-AM. Wallace, a 10-year veteran ...[Read More]
Translator Moves Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa has amended its application for 96.9 K245AI San Pasqual, CA to relocate to San Diego with 250 watts at 560 meters rebroadcasting Univision’s 102.9 KLQV (Coverage Map). Reach Communications 92.1 W221CE Wesley Chapel South, FL applies to shift to 102.9 with 250 watts at 58 meters. Rebroadcasting a subchannel of Clear Channel’s 100.7 WMTX, W221CE will cover parts of Tampa and South Tampa (Coverage Map). Edgewater Broadcasting’s 100.1 W261BX Birmingham seeks a modification to 35 watts at 347 meters rebroadcasting Summit Media’s 104.7 WZZK (Coverage Map). Clear Channel’s CP for 96.5 K243CA Millman, IA proposes a modification to 102 watts at 110 meters from downtown Des Moines rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of sister 10...[Read More]
Translator Changes Bridgelight LLC has applied to increase 103.1 W276AQ Fort Lee NJ from 35 watts at 136.9 meters to 99 watts with a change in originating station to Cumulus’ 94.7 WNSH-HD4 Newark, which already rebroadcasts Bridgelight’s “Bridge FM” Christian AC format (Coverage Map). Bible Broadcasting applies to increase 93.9 W230CE Charlotte NC from 38 watts at 61.6 meters to 95 watts at 107 meters on 93.7 rebroadcasting their 930 WYFQ (Coverage Map). Edgewater Broadcasting’s CP for 104.1 W281BF Richmond VA proposes an increase from 30 watts at 23.7 meters to 250 watts at 188 meters on 104.3. The translator will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of Summit Media’s 95.3 WKHK Colonial Heights (Coverage Map). Radio Fargo-Moorhead plots the final step in its mo...[Read More]
The second of three stations required by the Department of Justice in order to facilitate the Cumulus/Citadel merger has been sold. Classic Rock “103.9 The Fox” WRSR Owosso/Flint MI has been spun-off to Krol Communications according to the Owosso Argus-Press. Krol owns Classic Country 1520 WMLM Ashley and Hot AC “Z92.5 The Castle” WJSZ St. Louis MI. The Potential Broadcasting trust recently sold Country “Red 102.3” WCAT-FM Carlisle PA and still needs to sell 92.1 WTPA Palmyra/Harrisburg PA.
Update 9/15: The Harrisburg frequency swap will take place tonight in front of the closing of the merger. CHR “Hot 92” WWKL will become “Hot 93.5”, while Classic Rock WTPA goes in reverse to 92.1. 92.1 WTPA and Country “Red 102.3” WCAT-FM will operated by a trust separate from the rest of the Cumulus spinoffs. Update 9/12: We now know the identities of the additional station(s) required to be spun-off by Cumulus to satisfy the DOJ. The Flint Journal identified Classic Rock “103.9 The Fox” WRSR as the Flint station. In Harrisburg, the already planned spin-offs of 92.1 WWKL and 102.3 WCAT-FM will satisfy the DOJ with one caveat. Northeast Radio Watch reports that 92.1 will acquire the intellectual property of Rock 93.5 WTPA, while “Hot 92...[Read More]