Celebrating tomorrow, WTKS-FM 104.1 member of
the "The Monsters" Carlos
WTKS To Broadcast Orlando Apollos
iHeart Media has announced the new Orlando
Apollos football games will be broadcast on WTKS-FM
104.1. The Apollos are
part of the newly formed Alliance of American
Football. WKMG-TV 6 Sports Director Jamie Seh will handle the
play-by-play and will she will also host the team's weekly radio show "The
Orlando Apollos Coach’s Show" with Head Coach Steve Spurrier,
Thursdays at 7PM on WYGM-AM 740/96.9 FM.
Southern Broadcasting of Pensacola, Inc.
(based in Athens, GA) is purchasing WLOV-FM 99.5
in Daytona Beach Shores. Susan Hall has
been the licensee since 2012. A price of
$450,000, has been agreed upon with $200,000 in construction costs to be paid by
Stone and debt forgiveness is also tied to the agreement. A subsidiary of
Stone's group, Southern
Stone Communications of Florida, LLC has been running the station under an
Lady Laura Diaz Heads To Tampa
WXXL-FM 106.7's morning co-host, Lady
Laura Diaz has been chosen to take over mornings in Tampa at WMTX-FM 100.7
"MIX 100.7" beginning on Jan. 3, 2019.
Al Spry celebrates today. A very good friend of
this website, Frank Reed celebrates his
birthday on Tuesday.
Free Jingle Jam Country Christmas
WOTW-FM 103.1, "103.1 The Wolf"-Orlando’s New Country and
All-Time Favorites invites you to a FREE Country Christmas concert, dubbed
Jingle Jam, this Saturday December 8th on Church Street in Downtown
Orlando! This FREE all ages event stars CMA and ACM Award Winners Thompson
Square, with Smithfield, Brown and Gray, and many other acts! Jingle Jam
is presented by Bud Light and the Downtown Development Board and benefits Fisher
House of Orlando. The
Wolf’s Jingle Jam, with a stage directly on Church Street located on the
corner of Church and Garland Avenue in the Church Street District, kicks off at
4pm with FREE music all afternoon and is open to all ages. Harry Buffalo
and Hamburger Mary’s will have drinks available for purchase on the street and
food service available in Church Street District restaurants. Exclusive
raffle prizes like autographed guitars and concert tickets will be available
which benefits Veterans and their families at Fisher House of Orlando.
Jim Colbert the former morning co-host
and new afternoon host at 3PM on WTKS-FM 104.1
celebrates on Tuesday. Tom
Benson, Senior Radio Producer at WFLF-AM 540/93.1
FM as well as publisher of Media
Confidential blows out the candles as well.
PPM Ratings for
The latest PPM ratings for Orlando are here.
WXXL-FM 106.7's morning co-host Johnny
Magic celebrates number 55 tomorrow. WNDB-AM
1150/93.5 FM morning co-host/afternoon host Marc Bernier will blow out the
candles on Fri.
Recently retired "Philips Phile" host, Jim
Philips celebrates his 71st tomorrow.
WPOZ Playing Christmas
88.3 has joined the stations playing Christmas/Holiday Music. WKZY-FM
106.9 is playing a Country Holiday song approximately every
107.7 has joined WKTK-FM
98.5 and WLRQ-FM 99.3 in playing Holiday
Celebrating today; former WTKS-FM
740 alumni Oddo
Paul Walker of Walker
Holiday Music Begins
If you're looking for Holiday music to get you in the mood, WKTK-FM
98.5 and WLRQ-FM 99.3 are playing your tunes.
Clark Has Left The Building 11-15-18
Cast member of "Johnny's House" on WXXL-FM
106.7, Marissa Clark has left
the station after 5 years.
Jim Philips Last Program Date
iHeartMedia Orlando has announced the retirement of veteran talk host Jim
Philips. The final live “The Philips Phile” will air from 3PM-7PM
on Tuesday, November 20 on WTKS-FM 104.1
"Real Radio". The station will also celebrate Philips retirement with a
special “Phinal Philips Phile” tribute show on Wednesday, November 21
from 3PM-7PM. Philips has hosted “The Philips Phile” on WTKS for more
than 30 years. After Philips’ retirement, “The
Jim Colbert Show” (former Monsters co-host "Dirty Jim") will air
on WTKS from 3PM-7PM beginning Monday, November 26.
“Charles” Gitschier Passes
Charles (Gitschier) passed away at the age of 56. Ron built Flagler County's
first radio station WNZF-AM
10 years ago. Ron
was a proud retired Navy veteran of 23 years, according to the news
release, and moved to Flagler County in 2003. “Ron
was heard on the "WNZF Local Morning News" every day for
the past 10 years,” Flagler Broadcasting Vice President/General Manager David
Ayres said. "There’s a thousand things that can wrong with four
radio stations and Ron always kept things running smooth. As a radio
reporter he had great relationships and liked everybody he met. Ron was
also instrumental in keeping all four radio stations on the air during
severe storms and hurricanes. Our entire staff is devastated over this
sudden loss. Everybody who knew Ron loved him and he will be greatly
missed.” Services for Ron Charles are scheduled for Sunday,
Nov. 18, at Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home, 511 Old Kings Road South,
Flagler Beach, with a 1PM reception and a 3PM service. In Memory
Election Night Coverage
Logas will be
2018: The Mid-Term General Election"
on Tuesday evening between 7PM and 10PM. Radio
journalists Larry Spilman and Melissa
Foxx will be providing live updates throughout the evening along
with FOX News Radio and FNN (Florida News Network).
Governor George Allen
will visit the "50,000 Watt Front Porch" to discuss the
national political scene, Bishop E.W. Jackson will stop by to talk about
Black voter turnout in
this important election, Roger Gannam from Liberty Counsel will discuss
how the election results could impact civil liberties cases being
brought forward to the
Federal Courts, and former Congressman and FL Attorney General Bill
McCollum will share his insight into key state races. Phone lines will
be open for listeners
to share their opinions as the election results come in. Complete
coverage of the election results will continue Wednesday morning on "Good
with Bud Hedinger, Deborah
Roberts, and Michael Yaffee".
Baldinger blows out the candles tomorrow.
On Monday, Nov. 5, WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM's
Marc Bernier will host "The
Pilot Shortage 2.0 - Where Are We Now?", a
panel discussion led by Dr. Ken Byrnes. The audience will hear the
latest on the nationwide pilot shortage. Additionally, attendees will
have the opportunity to ask questions and share insights. The event begins at 7PM, and doors open at
6PM in the Capt. Willie Miller Building's Gale Lemerand Auditorium.
is acquiring the
silent WKFL-AM 1170, licensed to
Bushnell. A $10,000 down payment is
being paid by Waller to WKFL owner Talknsports, Inc. The
remainder of the $30,000 sale price due at closing. Waller,
who resides in Plant City, is well-known in Central Florida as the owner
of WHNR-AM 1360 (Boss Hogg Radio) in
Cypress Gardens, serving the Lakeland-Winter Haven market; and as the
owner of the Plant City Farm & Flea Market. Waller will begin
operating WKFL immediately via Time Brokerage Agreement.
Former Rep. David Jolly to Host Daily
Genesis Communications has hired former
Congressman David Jolly to host a new radio show, "David Jolly:
Unbiased and Unplugged", which debuted on October 31 from
1PM-3PM on WIXC-AM 1060
Melbourne-Titusville. The program will consist of political commentary,
discussion with guests and listener calls.
October PPM Ratings
PPM Ratings for October 2018 are here.