Melbourne

Rocket Blasts Off In Melbourne

Cumulus Media has rebranded Classic Rock “95 Rock” 95.9 WROK-FM Sebastian/Melbourne FL as “95.9 The Rocket“. Outside of changing the positioning to “Space Coast’s Classic Rock Station”, no major changes accompanied the rebranding. WROK-FM continues to be one of the remaining affiliates for the syndicated Bubba The Love Sponge in mornings. Covering the southern half of the Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa market, WROK-FM registered a 0.9 share in the Fall 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings.

WWBA/WIXC Adds Erik Kuselias For Early Afternoons

On the heels of adding Bubba The Love Sponge for mornings, Genesis Communications News/Talk 820 WWBA Largo/Tampa FL and sister 1060 WIXC Melbourne has added Erik Kuselias for 1-3pm. The former ESPN Radio and NBC Sports Radio host will continue to host mornings on sister “Sports Talk Florida” 1040 WHBO Pinellas Park/Tampa and 1080 WHOO Kissimmee/Orlando in addition to the new early afternoon show on WWBA and WIXC. Genesis Communications taps Erik Kuselias to move into the News/Talk chair on WWBA (AM 820 News)/Tampa and its Space Coast outlet WIXC (AM 1060 News), weekdays from 1-3pm. The stations can be heard throughout the state of Florida from Tallahassee through Naples and from St. Augustine to West Palm Beach. Kuselias most recently was morning host for NBC Sports Radio and a...[Read More]

Zazza & Cheree Get Syndicated To Mobile & Fort Walton Beach

Cumulus Media is syndicating Tony Zazza and Cheree Carter’s morning show based at CHR “107.1 WA1A” WAOA Melbourne FL to sister stations “Z96” 96.5 WZNS Fort Walton Beach and 97.5 WABD Mobile AL. “Zazza Mornings with Cheree” will debut on both stations on Monday, September 26. In both markets the current morning shows will move to another daypart. At WZNS Gilligan will move from mornings to 9am-2pm, with Hayden adding the 2pm hour to his afternoon show. In Mobile, John Marty moves from mornings to afternoons while Program Director Sid Kelly shifts from afternoons to middays. Both stations carry the syndicated Zach Sang Show at night. Cumulus Media announces that Tony Zazza and Cheree Carter’s popular morning show, Zazza Mornings with Cheree, current...[Read More]

WSJZ Becomes 95.9 Rock With Bubba The Love Sponge

Cumulus Media today flipped Sports “95.9 The Fan” WSJZ Sebastian/Melbourne, FL to Active Rock “95 Rock“. The 6pm flip brings a locally targeted competitor to iHeartMedia’s 101.1 WJRR Cocoa Beach/Orlando. Cumulus is on the hunt for a local PD/Afternoon Host for WSJZ, who will join a lineup featuring Bubba The Love Sponge in mornings, Marci Wiser in middays, Pyke at nights, and Loveline. 1560 WLZR Melbourne, which had been simulcasting with WSJZ, will retain the Sports format.. Cumulus Media, Inc. announces that WSJZ-FM Melbourne turned up the volume today at 6:00pm Eastern as the former Sports station signed on as the all-new 95 Rock, Brevard’s Rock Station. WSJZ-FM and sister station WINT-AM were previously programmed as a Sports combo. WINT-AM will continue p...[Read More]

America’s Morning Show Begins National Rollout

Following the addition of eleven more Nash-FM branded stations this week, Cumulus is beginning the national roll-out of the Blair Garner led “America’s Morning Show”. As first reported by Fybush.com, America’s Morning Show will begin airing on 19 additional Nash branded stations on Monday, February 10. The stations adding the program are: 92.3 WRKN New Orleans 92.9 WLXX Lexington 93.1 WDRQ Detroit 94.1 WNNF Cincinnati 94.5 WTNR Grand Rapids 94.9 WKOR-FM Columbus MS 95.1 WFBE Flint 96.9 WIWF Charleston 97.9 KQFC Boise 97.9 WXTA Erie 101.1 KRMD-FM Shreveport 102.7 WHKR Melbourne FL 102.7 WXBM Pensacola 103.3 WKDF Nashville 104.9 WKOS Johnson City 105.5 WNZB Fort Walton Beach 106.5 WLFF Myrtle Beach 106.7 WZCY Harrisburg 107.1 WPSK Pulaski, VA The nineteen stations joi...[Read More]

Cumulus’ NashFM Expansion Continues

Cumulus’ NashFM Country brand continues to expand across the nation on the eve of Independence Day as more stations become “America’s Country Station”. The five new stations to pickup the Nash branding are: “Nash FM 93.7” WSJR Dallas/Scranton, PA (formerly “Great Country 93.7“) “Nash FM 100.5” WHLZ Marion/Florence, SC (formerly “Wheelz 100.5“) “Nash FM 101.7” KAYD Beaumont, TX (formerly “KD 101“) “Nash FM 102.7” WHKR Rockledge/Melbourne, FL (formerly “The Hitkicker“) “Nash FM 104.9” WKOS Kingsport, TN (formerly “Great Country 104.9“) The five stations join the five stations that relaunched over Memorial Day weekend and the original “Nash FM 9...[Read More]

Cumulus Begins CBS Sports Radio Transitions

As CBS Sports Radio prepares to debut on January 2, Cumulus has begun the process of rebranding some of their stations away from the ESPN or Fox Sports monikers the stations had been using. Among the stations rebranding so-far: “ESPN 970” KESP Modesto, CA to “Sportsradio 970” “940 ESPN Radio” WINE Brookfield, CT/WPUT Brewster, NY to “Sportsradio 940/1510” “ESPN 95.9” WSJZ Sebastian/Melbourne, FL to “Sportsradio 95.9” “ESPN 102.1” WZAT Savannah, GA to “Sportsradio 102.1” “ESPN Radio 1490” KTOP Topeka, KS to “Sportsradio 1490” “Supertalk 1340” KRMD Shreveport/100.7 K264AS Mooringsport, LA to “Sportstalk 100.7” “ESPN 96.7” WLLF Mercer, PA/...[Read More]

Dance Energy Comes To The Space Coast

You can count the number of all Dance stations across the country on just a few fingers. Any addition is sure to gain some attention from the small, but extremely loyal audience to the format. And the newest one is 107.9 WNRG-LP Palm Bay, FL. Billed as “Energy 107.9“, the station covers the Melbourne area on Florida’s Space Coast. Although its on a commercial frequency, the station is non-commercial as all LPFM’s are required to be. A sample hour of “Energy 107.9” at 1pm today: Wolfgang Gartner – Space Junk DJ Tiesto – Just Be Santito – Back It Up Rockell – What U Did To Me Collage – Diana Blake Lewis – Heartbreak On Vinyl House Moguls – Get That Feelin Jaylyn Ducati – Long Run Rhianna – S & M La...[Read More]