Birthday With Format Flip 10-18-19
took to the air on Oct. 18, 1954. Most of the past 65 years they played
country music. As of today the owner, Marc Radio, has flipped the
station to R&B Oldies as
"R&B 94.1". They
will feature R&B hits from the '70s, '80s and '90s.
WAJD Flips From Smooth
"Smooth Jazz 1390 WAJD/98.9" (WAJD-AM
1390/98.8 FM) in Gainesville is becoming "99 Jamz".
"The Steve Harvey Morning Show" has been added to the new
Happy Birthday on Tuesday to Kipper
McGee former WDBO-AM 580 Program
Director. On Wednesday, CFLRadio veteran Alan
Spector celebrates. Happy birthday to you both.
Daytona State College Speakers
With growing concern surrounding facts relating to sharks off
our coast, and separately, the quality of the water in the Indian river,
The Daytona State Speakers Series will convene a panel discussion with
experts on the future of both will take place on Wed., Oct. 16. The
series is moderated by WNDB's Marc
Bernier. The 80 minute session with include Q&A from an audience
of students and the general public. Doors open at 6pm at News Journal
Center, admission is free and open to everyone.
One of the co-hosts of the radio
show “Friends Talking Faith”, Rev. Bryan Fulwider heard
weekly on WMFE-FM 90.7 and WMFV-FM
89.5 has been arrested after a woman reported being sexually
battered numerous times by Fulwider. The accuser was 14 in 2005 when the
abuse began, until 2010.
The September PPM Ratings are in, here.
Celebrating a birthday today is former WDIZ-FM 100.3
Program Director Rad Messick.
On The Move
Bud-FM formerly known as Bud 94.1
"King of Rock" has moved solely to WOTW-HD2.
Clear Channel has added the rebroadcast of "WFLA
Orlando" (WFLF-AM 540/93.1FM/94.1FM/107.7HD 3) to cover the suburbs
north of Orlando.
Latin Jazz Comes To
89.9 HD2 Latin Jazz will provide full-time Latin flavored easy
listening. The station will feature local personality Alex
Diaz guiding listeners through a mix of songs including those from
Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, and Cal Tjader. Diaz will also
host his own Latin Jazz themed show playing a blend of classic Latin
Jazz hits and the best of modern releases each week on 89.9 Jazz &
More’s main station Sundays from 4PM to 7PM. Listeners
can stream the station from anywhere at https://www.wucf.org/listen/.
Changes At WLBE
has requested a S(pecial) T(emporary A(uthority) to operate
non-directionally during nighttime hours from the daytime tower with a
reduced power of 0.25 kilowatt. A sources tell us that WLBE is
back with a "Timeless Music" format.
Q Broadcasting Corp. has purchased the
silent WLBE-AM 790 in Leesburg. President
of Q Broadcasting, George Arroyo operates
Spanish-language radio stations in
West Palm Beach, Tampa, and WONQ-AM 1030
in Oviedo. The purchase price is $75,000.
Moves To Daytona State College
Marc Bernier of WNDB-AM-1150/93.5
FM brings the Speaker series to The
L. Gale Lemerand Student Center
at Daytona State College, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd. on
September 30 at 7PM. Marc's guest will be U.S. Representative Michael
Waltz. Doors open at 6PM. and the program is free and open to the
Movin' On Up
Moody has been promoted to Music Director at Alternative WHHZ-FM
Dallas Reese, former Program Director for Southern
Stone Stations WHOG-FM 95.7
and WKRO-FM 93.1 has become
the new night host at WMMO-FM 98.9
AJ Maguire Has Left the Building
WWKA-FM 92.3's afternoon voice
AJ Maguire has left the station. Melissa, the night host is
filling in on an interim basis.
Radio Debuts Monday
JVC Media of Florida has confirmed the
debut of Florida Man Radio-660 AM/105.5
FM in Orlando on Monday September 9th, 2019 at 2PM.
The debut will include a live on-air press conference beginning at 2pm
at the Maitland studios of Florida Man Radio hosted by the on-air staff
including long-time Orlando talk legend Shannon
Burke, the nationally syndicated Bubba
the Love Sponge Clem, radio veteran Scott
Ledger, and Attorney Justin
Latest PPM Ratings For Orlando
The latest ratings are in for
For WMFV 9-4-19
WMFV-FM 89.5 had been playing Classical
Music will be dropping the current programming to bring NPR programming
to the Villages area. New programs will include "The Florida
and "Travel with Rick Stevens" as well as other NPR
programs. WMFV also plans to hire a full-time reporter who live in the
Villages area. WMFV is the sister
station of Orland's WMFE-FM 90.7.
Florida Man Debut Delayed By Dorian
The debut of Central Florida's newest radio station "Florida Man
Radio", WDYZ-AM 660/FM 105.5,
has been delayed because of hurricane Dorian. The new date is Monday Sep
Hosts Join TV Show
98.1 morning hosts Jessica
Arnaldo Olivieri "JR al Aire" have joined
Univision news anchor Luis Artemio Bones for
a new local Spanish morning TV newsmagazine “Despierta Orlando” on WVEN-TV.