WPYO-FM 95.3 
Apopka

Original Call Letters: WTLN 

Originally Licensed: Sep 1, 1968 

Original City of License: Apopka  

Original Frequency: 95.3 

Origin of Call Letters: PartY Orlando   

Original Power: 6,000 watts

Original Location: 

Original Format: Top 40/Latin Techno 


Network Affiliation(s):


Owner(s):


1968-Apopka Broadcasters
1992-Alton Rainbow Corp.
1999-Cox Radio  ($14.5 million)


History Of Call Letters and Formats:


WTLN-1978-Religious MOR
WPYO-1999-Top 40/Latin Techno "95.3 Party" 
WPYO-2004-Hip Hop/R&B  "Power 95.3"
WPYO-2018-CHR    "Power 95.3"


History of WPYO
1998-Cox Radio would assign WZKD-AM 950 to TM2, Inc. and acquire WPYO-FM 95.3. Cox owned seven stations; WDBO-AM 580 WWKA-FM 92.3, WZKD-AM 950,  WHOO-AM 990, WMMO-FM 98.9 and WHTQ-FM 96.5 in Orlando, and WCFB-FM 94.5 in Daytona Beach.  Cox would divest itself of WZKD-AM 950, would again hold the licenses of seven radio stations.


WPYO Flips      4-29-18
Cox Media Group Orlando announced that WPYO-FM 95.3 "Power 95.3"has changed its music format from hip hop to today’s top hits from popular genres. The new format will feature today’s top artists including, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Cardi B and Selena Gomez. The station will also give listeners 2-hour commercial free music 3 times a day, weekdays at 11:30AM, 4:30PM and 8:30PM.


               
Names In WPYO History


Jill Strada-1999-Assistant Program Director/Music Director/2006-2007-Program Director/Marketing/Promotions-Cox Radio


Brian Elam
-2002-2009-Vice President-General Manager-Cox Radio


Steve Bartell-2002-Middays/Program director-Cox Radio
Phil Becker-2004-Program Director-Cox Radio


Tonyc
-2004-2007-Middays
-Tony C also owns Tonyc (pronounced Tonic) Entertainment Group (Artist management and promotions company)-Cox Radio


Obie Diaz-2003-2016-Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio
Obie moves to mornings at WWKA-FM 92.3


Lil Shawn-2003--Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio

Erica Roman-2006-2009-WPYO's first Latina on-air radio personality/Producer and Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio

In
Memory


Stevie DeMann-2007-Program Director/2012-2018-Operations Manager-Cox Radio


Estee (Martin)-2009-6AM-1PM- Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show/middays-Cox Media Group


DJ Nailz (Marc Dixon)-2009-Producer/2010-2015-7PM-11PM/Sun-9AM-Noon/Programming Assistant/Social Media Manager/ 2016 - Mornings with Lil Shawn and Estee-Cox Radio

Ken Marks-2010-General Sales Manager-Cox Radio


Aladdin "Prince of the Airwayz"-2015-7PM-Midnight-Cox Media Group
Phil Michaels-Host-"En La Casa Contigo" ("At Home With You")-Weekdays 1PM-3PM/Program Director

Priya B-3PM-7PM
K.O. the World Champ 


Ricky Padilla-Weekends/2012-Afternoons-Cox Radio
Chris $tyles



Steve Fluker-Director of Engineering for Cox Radio/Orlando 


Marc Young


Pauly 


Paco Lopez  Biography


Mojavi


Tyler


Alec


Monique


DJ Leony


DJ Prosyle
Jay Michaels


DJ Quez


Crystal 


A Amanda


Gloria


Jeff Retro


Jon Boy Fresh
Lady J



The O-Town Mad Man Zannie K


Erik Velez The Latin Kid
Raven
Big Lou
Lady J
Twice as Nice
Jada Storm


Kyle LaRue-Sundays 4PM-8PM-Cox Radio


Dawn Campbell-2011-Music Director-Cox Media


Dirty d (Santiago)-Cox Media


DJ Infa-Red-Cox Media

 



Kyle LaRue-Cox Media


DJ Nasty-Cox Media


Stevie-Weekdays 1PM-3PM-Cox Radio


Nino-Weekends-Cox Media



Syke-10AM-3PM-Mon-Friday-Cox Media Group


Danie B-2016
-Cox Media Group
Other Names In WPYO History


Evelyn Pacheco-2016-Director of Sales-Cox Media Group


Maureen Cooper-Imaging/Production-Cox Radio
Rich Reis-General Manager/Group Vice President of the Florida Market-Cox Radio


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