WPYO-FM 95.3 

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):


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

-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


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


Paco Lopez  Biography





DJ Leony

DJ Prosyle
Jay Michaels

DJ Quez


A Amanda


Jeff Retro

Jon Boy Fresh
Lady J

The O-Town Mad Man Zannie K

Erik Velez The Latin Kid
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

Steve Stewart-2018-Director of Programming Operations-Cox Media Group

Will Calder-2018-Director of Branding and Programming
-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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