|Mark Logas In For Bud
Logas will be
substituting for Bud Hedinger
on Good Morning Orlando on WFLF-102.5-FM/AM540
on Thursday and Friday this week and also next Monday. Mark will share
what it was like as he attempted to gain access to the Charlottesville
Downtown Mall this past Sunday to spend money with local merchants on
the 1st anniversary of the violent protests. He’ll also
have an update on the new Civics Literacy Requirement for all AA and AS
degree seeking students enrolled in Florida colleges. Listeners are
always welcome to call in and share their opinions on the “50,000 Watt
Today, WDBO's morning host for 40 years, Jim
Turner celebrates number 72, today. The Coffee Talk Lady Liz
Litterello celebrates a fabulous birthday on Saturday as does WNDD-FM
95.5's Hunter. Bobby
celebrates on Sunday. Happy birthday to all
Congratulations to a good friend of this site and a major force in
Central Florida Radio history, Frank Reed.
Frank has been nominated for Texas Radio Hall of Fame.
The evening shift is open at WOGK-FM 93.7
"Tyler" Clapp is the new Brand Manager and Afternoon
Personality for WRUF-FM
Latest PPM Ratings
The July ratings are in for Orlando. Read them here.
Happy belated birthday to Jana
(Sutter) who celebrated yesterday. Happy 92nd birthday to WKIS-AM
740's Doris Ashwell celebrating
tomorrow. Celebrating on Thursday, Larry Vee
aka Dr. Larry Flegle turns 70.
New Facebook Group For WYRL and
This is a group dedicated to two sister
radio stations that were in Melbourne Florida back in the late 70's and
early 80's. WYRL-FM
102.3 played country hits and
country classics and WMMB-AM 1240 was a top 40/Rock Station. It was a
golden time in radio when live remotes were a big deal and DJ's were
actually in the studio playing records. Check
it out here.
Happy Birthday To
Today we celebrate our 15th year on the Internet. Doesn't seem possible.
It would not have been possible without my wife Wilma and all the folks
who continually add content. Thank you so very much to everyone involved
and here's to 15 more.
New Midday Host At WQMP
WQMP-FM 101.9 has announced "Mel"
(Melissa Sorrentino) has joined the station as Music Director and
Lou Joseph Obituary
Jim Burns has let me know that Lou
Louis Buczynski) had passed in July of 2016. I have added his obituary
on our In Memory Page.
Tomorrow, July 31, former WTRR-AM 1400 PD, Rick
Padilla celebrates. On
Dyer, better known as
Elvis Gorbechev, turns
73 and Russ
Wheeler will "press on regardless" at 83. Domino
of WOCL-FM 105.9 blows out the
candles on Friday. Happy birthday guys!
Spring 2018 Ratings Are In
Ratings for Daytona
Spring 2018 are here.
WUCF Up For
is up for three JazzWeek Publication Awards. WUCF is up for the Station
of the Year, Program Director Kayonne
Riley is up for Presenter of the Year and Programmer of the Year.
The awards will be take place in San Jose, California on Aug. 9.
Johnny Magic Hosts Backpack
Johnny Magic along
with other members of the show and additional volunteers will stuff over
6,700 new backpacks with necessary school supplies and donate them to
each school for the students to use in the upcoming school year.
Taco Bob turns 47 today. Pete
Peter King share a birthday on
Monday. Happy birthday to all of you.
Tom Joyner Family Reunion Coming to
The 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion,
in its 16th year, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort &
Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL, this Labor Day weekend Aug.30-Sept.
3. This year’s entertainment will showcase Maze featuring Frankie
Beverly on Friday, Bell Biv DeVoe and comedian Rickey Smiley on Saturday
and Sunday’s Gospel Explosion with Erica Campbell.
WDBO-FM 96.5's Program Director, Drew
Anderssen celebrates tomorrow. .
Orlando Magic Broadcasts on the
The Orlando Magic has announced that WYGM-AM
740/96.9 FM "The Game" will serve as the new flagship home
for the Magic Radio Network. Every
preseason, regular season and postseason Magic game is broadcast on the
Magic Radio Network, with radio affiliates across the state of Florida.
FM 96.9 The Game will serve as the flagship station in Orlando, where
you can also listen on AM 740. Dennis
Neumann will provide the play-by-play for every game, Richie Adubato
takes on the color analyst duties for all home games, while Brandon
Kravitz serves as pregame, halftime and post game host for all games,
and will provide sideline reports for all home contests. The Magic had
been with WDBO-AM 580 for the past 27
WOMX-FM 105.1's Alex
Diaz celebrates today.
WELE Looks To Add Translator
WELE-AM 1380 has applied to join other AM
stations on the FM band. The
translator will be on 101.5
Not 5K Taco Run
JVC Media of Florida announces a one of a
kind FREE walk/run and taco event hosted by Orlando’s 103.1 The Wolf (WOTW-FM
103.1) and Bud 94.1. The event is
dubbed the NOT 5K Taco Run and will be held Sunday September 16th, 2018
at Reiter Park in Longwood. The NOT
5K Taco Run, will include a very short .5K hosted by afternoon
personalities Chad and Skid, that contestants will sign up to
participate in. They will be able to crawl, ride, walk, run…
however they want to get to the finish line, while sampling tacos,
beverages, and more, all supplied by sponsors. After the .5K, all
of Central Florida is invited to the FREE ‘after-party’ with many
different choices of tacos, tequila, beer, and vendors.
WHNR Plays "Heinz 57
New owner of WHNR-AM 1360, Ferris
Waller, has let us know that "Boss Hog Radio" is on the
air. The variety format is being called "Heinz
2018 NAB Marconi Radio Award
Finalists Announced 7-18-18
The Marconi Award finalists have been
announced. The stations and personalities from Central Florida include; Large
Market Personality of the Year: WDBO-FM
96.5's Joe Kelley. Large
Market Station of the Year: WDBO-FM 96.5.
Classic Hits Station of he Year: WMMO-FM 98.9.
Country Station of the Year: WWKA-FM 92.3
and Non-Commercial Station of the Year: WUFT-FM
89.1. The 2018 Radio Show,
produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National
Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 25-28 in
PPM Ratings Are
June Nielsen ratings are in for Orlando. See where your favorite stack
WOCL Flips To All
105.9 Sunny FM (WOCL-FM 105.9)
has changed it's slogan from "Orlando's Greatest Hits"
to "We Own the
Ken Dixon celebrates today.
Shadow blows out the
candles tomorrow. Happy birthday to you both.