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Red Zebra Responds Over WWXX License Renewal
Red Zebra Broadcasting has filed its response to the objections to the renewal of WWXX-FM (Triple X ESPN Radio)/Washington, DC's broadcast license, the flagship of the Washington Redskins. "Our response makes clear that under the Communications Act and the First Amendment the FCC should not be in the business of censoring the content of More

Dan Shulman to Call World Series on ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio, in its 17th consecutive MLB postseason, will serve as the exclusive radio broadcast home of the Fall Classic. Sunday Night Baseball voice Dan Shulman and analyst Aaron Boone will describe the action for each game while Jon Sciambi, analyst Chris Singleton and ESPN MLB Insider Peter Pascarelli will lead on-site pre-game and More

Julie Haskell Gade Named Digity/Lincoln GM
Julie Haskell Gade returns radio after a six-year absence to become General Manager of Digity Media's cluster in Lincoln, NE, reports Lincoln Journal Star's Jeff Korbelik. She replaces Joy Patten, who remains to head up sales for the stations. Gade previously managed the local group's Country KZKX-FM (KX96.9) and Classic Rock More

Bob & Tom Create Custom Football Music for Affiliates
Syndicated "The Bob & Tom Show," distributed by Westwood One, is entertaining football fans across its listening base with customized songs for local stations that air on "The Bob & Tom Show" and in many markets with college or pro football teams. Each song is market specific, customized with call letters and station monikers. More

Alpha Media Brings Energy to Peoria
Alpha Media Peoria, IL has launched the all new Energy 102.3 WDQX. The new CHR format was "Energized" Friday morning at 9:00am by kicking off 10,000 songs-in-a-row, commercial free. "We're very excited to add a CHR format with Energy 102.3 to our market-leading cluster of stations," said SVP/Market Manager Peoria, Mike More

Walnut Radio to Acquire KOMJ-AM (1490)/Omaha
Walnut Radio LLC has agreed to acquire 1kw Nostalgia KOMJ-AM (1490)/Omaha from Cochise Broadcasting. Terms were not disclosed. Cochise Broadcasting is a Wyoming-based company headed by Ted Tucker. Walnut Radio is a Nebraska-based company headed by Steve Seline. The deal is subject to FCC approval. Kalil & Co. Inc. served as More

Jordan Adds WAMZ/Louisville Programming Duties
WAMZ-FM/Louisville appoints Michael Jordan as the new Program Director of the iHeartMedia Country outlet. He currently serves as Operations Manager for the company's cluster in Lexington, KY and Program Director of Country WBUL-FM. Jordan will continue those duties, adding responsibility for WAMZ in Louisville. He replaces More

101.5 Hank FM Launches in Dayton, OH
Alpha Media Dayton, OH has launched 101.5 Hank FM (WCLI) which will play iconic hit country music from the 80's, 90's and 2000's -- a format currently not being utilized in the market. While the Miami Valley has several country hit stations, 101.5 Hank FM promises to differentiate itself by playing the iconic artists absent More

iHeartMedia Welcomes theTrue Oldies Channel
iHeartMedia welcomes the legendary True Oldies Channel to iHeartRadio's lineup lineup of more than 1,900 live stations. The True Oldies Channel is hosted by veteran radio personality Scott Shannon and plays a variety of Oldies and Classic Hits. The station, launched in 2004, was previously distributed by Westwood One and aired More

Anne Hudson New LSM of Three Chicago Stations
iHeartMedia Chicago announced today that Anne Hudson has been named Local Sales Manager of 107.5 WGCI-FM, WVAZ-FM V103 and WGRB-AM Inspiration 1390 effective immediately. "Anne Hudson will be an excellent addition to our local sales team," said Jason Courtemanche, Vice President of Sales, iHeartMedia Chicago. "Anne's More

iHeartMedia Receives IMPACT Gold Award
iHeartMedia has received the Gold Award for Audio Campaign of the Year from Modern Healthcare and Advertising Age's inaugural Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Awards. They had partnered with The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Weber Shandwick and the Media Partnership Corporation (MPC) to develop and execute a radio More

WDQX-FM/Peoria IL Flips to CHR as ''Energy 102''
Alpha Media flips Rock WDQX-FM (102.3 Max FM)/Peoria, IL, to CHR as "Energy 102.3." With the launch comes 10,000 songs in a row, commercial-free. VP/Programming Phil Becker commented, "Over the last few months Alpha Media has shown our commitment to locally programmed Top 40 stations. That focus is once again proven as we add More

Benztown Adds Sean Caldwell to VO Lineup
Benztown has added prominent voiceover professional Sean Caldwell to its portfolio of voiceover personalities and is offering his VO services to stations for barter. Caldwell currently serves over 100 radio stations with voiceover products in all formats and market sizes. Justin Case, Director of Programming and More

Clip Interactive Reports Milestones in Revenue
Only five weeks since their announcement of exceeding $1 million in revenue for station partners, Clip Interactive has announced that they have doubled this to more than $2 million. Additionally, Clip Interactive reports an increase in monthly active users (MAUs) and engagement. Within the first three months of launch, partners More

KLIO Flips to Classic Country Ahead of Wichita Spin
Journal Broadcast Group's KLIO-AM (AM 1070)/Wichita flips to Classic Country as "Classic Country 1070" beginning October 22. The format is relocating from co-owned KFTI-FM (92.3). Pending FCC approval, KFTI will be sold to Envision Broadcast Network, after JBG was required to divest one FM station in its Wichita cluster in More

Blizzard Closes on Buy of Steamboat Springs Duo
Blizzard Broadcasting has closed on its previously announced purchase of 1kw Sports KBCR-AM (1230) and 27.5kw Country KBCR-FM (96.9), licensed to Steamboat Springs, CO, from Cool Radio LLC. The price for the deal was $500,000. Blizzard entered into a Local Marketing Agreement (LMA) to operate the stations on August 1. Cool More

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