DC Gets The Holiday Radio Spirit

iHeartMedia Washington, DC has flipped Variety station 97.1 WASH-FM to holiday music and will broadcast around-the-clock traditional festive favorites by Mariah Carey, Burl Ives, and Johnny Mathis as well as new holiday music from artists like Sia and Train.
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ESPN Reveals New Post-Mike & Mike Lineup

With the end of the Mike and Mike morning show after 18 years, ESPN Radio will debut a new lineup January 2, 2018 and feature a national broadcast of The Stephen A. Smith Show on terrestrial radio stations across the country. Three new shows have been announced.

Bonnerville Promotes “Jazzy”

Bonneville International Corporation has promoted “Jazzy” Jim Archer as Program Director for 99.7 Now KMVQ-FM/San Francisco.  Archer has served as KMVQ's APD and Music Director since 2011. He was also PD of KYLD/San Francisco from 2005 to 2008.

Richards And Graham Moving On Up In Indy

Bob Richards has been named VP/Market Manager of Emmis Indianapolis, which includes 1070 The Fan, B105.7, 93 WIBC, and 97.1 Hank FM. Meanwhile, Taja Graham, currently DOS for Music for the Emmis Indianapolis cluster, has been promoted to VP/Director of Sales for the cluster.

Entercom Jams In Chicago

WJMK-FM is now "The New 104.3 JAMS, Chicago’s #1 for Throwbacks." The previous format was Classic Hits. The station is airing 10,000 songs in a row. Entercom President of Programming Pat Paxton said, "The time has come to usher in a brand new chapter in Chicago radio -- a station that is designed by Chicagoans exclusively for Chicago. Hip-hop and R&B always makes you feel a certain way. The memories will come back to you immediately.”

Preston & Steve Calendar Unveiling

Beasley Broadcast Group’s  93.3 WMMR-FM will officially unveil Preston & Steve’s Totally Office Calendar 2018, featuring 12 of Preston & Steve’s most beautiful listeners, on Friday, November 17 at 7 p.m. at Chickie's and Pete's, 1526 Packer Avenue, (South) Philadelphia

 DeBella Racks Up 35 Years In Philly

WMGK-FM morning personality John DeBella celebrated his 35th Anniversary on the Philadelphia airwaves on Thursday, November 16. During that time, DeBella has dedicated himself to serving the community.

Florida Station’s “Win A Baby” Contest

Well, that’s not literally true, but it’s still a unique prize. ABC 15 in Arizona is reporting that radio station B1039 in Fort Myers...

Entercom Flips AMP to Alt in New York

Entercom makes a big move in a big market as its merger with CBS Radio closes, flipping Top 40 92.3 AMP Radio to Alternative as ALT 92.3. ALT debuted at 10 a.m. with 10,000 songs commercial-free; the station is also streaming at alt923radio.com.

And Another, This One in Dallas

Entercom is on an Alternative Rock kick today. First a flip to Alternative in New York City, now in Dallas with, "ALT 103.7, DFW’s New Alternative." Listeners will first hear 10,000 songs in a row, back-to-back, 100% commercial-free. The previous format was Top 40 under CBS's AMP moniker.

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