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- The Hot New Format Is … Adult HitsOn Dec. 25, 2019, when Christmas music ended, WWFW (103.9 Sunny-FM) Ft. Wayne, Ind., became Adult Hits “103.9 Wayne-FM.” It was the first post-Christmas format change. On Dec. 26, Jonesboro, Ark., got a new “Bob-FM,” on an FM translator, using the American syndicated version developed by Adult Hits format originator Howard Kroeger. The station was launched in a market that already had Jack-FM. On Dec. 31, iHeart Radio’s WMYI (My 102.1) Greenville, S.C., became “The Lake,” a handle also used by iHR’s Adult Hits station in nearby Charlotte, N.C. On Jan. 2, 2020, Central Utah’s KWSA became the first Jack-FM affiliate under its new distributor, Local Media Networks. On Jan. 13, NRG’s KOOO (The Keg) Omaha, Neb., segued from Classic Rock to Adult Hits under PD Jay Michaels. It was the frequency’s second run at some version of Adult Hits, having been “The Big O” in… ..... Read More.2 days ago
- Station Sales Week Of 1/17Anchor Radio of Louisville sells Gospel “Praize Power 104.7” 1240 WLLV Louisville KY and 1350 WLOU Louisville/104.7 W284AD New Albany IN to New Albany Broadcasting Company for $325,000. An LMA took effect on Wednesday, January 15 to add the stations to a cluster that includes Regional Mexican “Poder 101.9” 1570 WLRS/101.9 W270CR New Albany IN and Southern Rock/Classic Country “My 94.1” 1600 WKYI Eminence/94.1 W231DB LaGrange KY plus a station in Lexington and an LPTV. Educational Media Foundation acquires 99.9 WFNX Athol MA from Steve Silberberg’s County Broadcasting Company for $250,000. WFNX currently simulcasts AAA “92.5 The River” WXRV Andover/Boston. Norsan Media acquires Silent 910 WOLI Spartanburg SC from TBLC Media for $150,000 with an LMA starting January 15. TBLC Media also sells Regional Mexican “1340 La Grande” KDTD Kansas City and 1480 KCZZ Mission KS to Reyes Media Group for $600,000. Reyes, which also leases “La… ..... Read More.2 days ago