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Hubbard Radio Acquires Six in West Palm Beach from Alpha
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio has agreed to acquire six radio outlets from Alpha Media in West Palm Beach. Included in the deal are 100kW WRMF-FM (97.9), 90kW WIRK-FM (103.1), 7.5kW WMEN-AM (640), 50kW WFTL-AM (850), 100kW WEAT-FM (107.9) and 100kW WMBX-FM (102.3). The Seller, More

Alpha Media Hagerstown-Chambersburg Launches ''Live 96.7''
WDLD-FM
WDLD-FM
Alpha Media/Hagerstown, MD, launch of "Live 96.7" on WDLD-FM. The Rhythmic CHR, formally "Wild 96.7," will be known as The "Hub City's Live 96.7," with artists such as Drake, Cardi B, Camila Cabello and Post Malone, among others. "I'm super excited to More

Alpha Media Flips KEEZ (Z99)/Mankato MN to ''Mix 99.1''
KEEZ-FM
KEEZ-FM
Alpha Media flips KEEZ-FM (Z99)/Mankato, MN to AC as "Mix 99.1." The new station will target the 25-54 demo airing artists including Pink, Maroon 5, Adele, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake with the slogan "Today's Best Music." Market Manager Jim Lowe commented, "The More

WXLC (102.3 XLC)/Waukegan IL OM/PD Haynes Johns Exits
Haynes Johns
Haynes Johns
WXLC-FM (102.3 XLC)/Waukegan, IL OM/PD Haynes Johns exits the Alpha Media Chicago suburban Hot AC after a 13-year run. Johns was appointed OM of WXLC and then News/Talk WKRS-AM/Waukegan and PD/afternoon talent at WLXC in September, 2005. Previously, he served as APD, Music Director and midday host More

Evil Forces Possess Live 95.5/Portland for Halloween
KBFF-FM
KBFF-FM
As more than 175 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, KBFF-FM (Live 95.5)/Portland, OR, is flipping to "Evil 95.5" for the ghoulish holiday. Historically, Portland radio stations have formatted their playlists to reflect Christmas music. But More

RTDNA Members Elect Terence Shepherd as Chair-Elect
Terence Shepherd
Terence Shepherd
The members of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) have elected Terence Shepherd as Chair-Elect. Shepherd is the organization's first African American Chair-Elect. He was previously Region 13 director and Ethics Committee chair, and also served on the RTDNA awards committee. More

Alpha Media to Sell Six-Station West Palm Beach Cluster
Alpha Media has agreed to sell its six radio stations in West Palm Beach to Hubbard Radio. Terms were not immediately disclosed. Included in the deal are AC WRMF-FM (97.9), Country WIRK-FM (103.1), Sports WMEN-AM (640), News WFTL-AM (850), AC WEAT-FM (107.9) and Urban AC WMBX-FM (102.3). Alpha More

Alpha Media/Portland Names Tony Howard Interactive SM
Tony Howard
Tony Howard
Alpha Media/Portland, OR, names Tony Howard as Interactive Sales Manager, effective October 1. Most recently, Howard was VP of Sales & Affiliate Partnerships for Clip Interactive where he managed teams responsible for educating, training and supporting sellers from 600 U.S. affiliates. He's More

Gentry Named VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Birmingham
Bill Gentry
Bill Gentry
Cumulus Media taps 30-year radio broadcasting vet Bill Gentry as VP/Market Manager for the company's cluster in Birmingham, AL. He joins Cumulus from Alpha Media/Louisville where he was Senior VP/Market Manager. Prior to that, Gentry served as Regional Market President for iHeartMedia, managing More

Alpha Media/Mankato MN Names Jim Lowe Market Manager
Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe
Alpha Media/Mankato, MN appoints 30-year industry vet Jim Lowe as Market Manager. Lowe's career started in sales in Fargo, ND. He then moved up into management and regional management positions with with community broadcast organizations including the Owatonna and Minneapolis markets. Lowe's roots More

Alpha Media/Louisville Flips WGHL-FM to ''ALT 105.1''
WGHL-FM
WGHL-FM
Alpha Media/Louisville flips WGHL-FM to Alternative as "ALT 105.1." The station previously known as "G105.1 The Throwback Station," switched to ALT 105.1 on August 31st. Alpha Media Executive VP/Content Scott Mahalick said, "Alternative Rock is an explosive growth format and Alt 105.1 is a perfect More

John Stewart Exits WHBC-FM (Mix 94.1)/Canton as PD
John Stewart
John Stewart
WHBC-FM (Mix 94.1)/Canton, OH Program Director John Stewart exits after six years. He also handled Content Director and afternoon duties for Mix 94.1 and served as Operations Director for News/Talk WHBC-AM. Stewart joined the Alpha Media Hot AC outlet from crosstown CHR WDJQ-FM (Q92) where he More

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