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23 Year Veteran Leaves the Building      5-12-21
Jeni Taylor, Assistant Program Director/Music Director at WPCV-FM 97.5 since 1998. 

Interesting Reading              5-12-21
Media Confidential has a very interesting article on WPOZ. The article is titled;
Orlando Radio: Mutiny At Christian WPOZ Z88.3 FM read it here.

Happy Birthday!     5-10-21
Celebrating today is former WHNR-AM 1360 Account Executive, Von Rommell Fernandes, as well as WMFQ-FM 92.9 morning co-host Bill Barr and on Monday Rick Brady will blow out the candles.   

Happy Birthday!     4-29-21
Buddy Pittman celebrates his birthday tomorrow as well as Frank Scott and Chuck Agostinelli producer for the late, great Gene Burns at WKIS-AM 740

WXZC Sale Closes      4-30-21
Inglis station WXCZ-FM 103.3 has been sold WGUL-FM, Inc and the deal has closed for $340,000.

Orlando City Soccer Is On The Air      4-29-21
Radio coverage for Orlando City will be provided in both English and Spanish during the 2021 season.
WEUS-AM 810/97.9FM in Spanish will serve as the home for Orlando City Spanish radio, while WYGM-AM 740/96.9 FM "The Game" or WTKS-FM104.1 "Real Radio" will have English coverage all season long.  

March PPM Ratings      4-22-21
Nielsen PPM ratings are in. Read them here.

Happy Birthday!       4-22-21
Happy birthday  to CFLRadio veteran and WMMO-FM 98.9 Program Director, Hildi celebrating today.

New Morning Team At The Wolf        4-19-21
JVC Media announces a new morning show on WOTW-FM 103.1 "The Wolf". Susie Korgul will join Chad to form "The Morning Wolfpack". Susie is a familiar voice on the Central Florida airwaves as she was the
Music Director/Mid-day host at WOMX-FM 105.1, WBVD-FM 95.1  and the syndicated "Mike Harvey Show"

WPOZ To Rebrand? No Says Hoge     4-18-21
HisAir.com received this statement from WPOZ CEO/President Jim Hoge: “In the last 24 hours we have become aware that Radio Training Network, Inc. (RTN,) the licensee of WCIE “The Joy FM” in New Port Richey (Tampa) FL, has purchased a signal in our coverage area.  Therefore, for us to rebrand to the same name would be greatly detrimental to their ministry.  With that said, Z88.3 will remain Z88.3 for the foreseeable future.  We welcome RTN to our coverage area and look forward to a robust competition between brethren.”

Adios WNUE!      4-18-21
According to Radio Insight Entravision owned WNUE-FM 98.1 will end the Salsa format this weekend.
Radio Training Network will be taking over WNUE, and it will become another Christian formatted “The JOY FM” station. Radio Training Network programs WJLF 91.7 FM, Gainesville and WHIJ 88.1 FM in Ocala with their Contemporary Christian format.

Joe Kelly Doing Well      4-17-21
Good news from WDBO-AM 580/107.3 FM morning host Joe Kelley. His surgery was successful and he's on the mend. 

Movin' On Up      4-17-21
Vinny Foo Program Director at  WTMG-FM 101.3 will take the post of Program Director at WHHZ-FM 100.5 as well. Vinny replaces Kevin McKay (Kevin Mangan) who left last year.

Happy Birthday!       4-12-21
A good friend of this site, "Slats" (Tim Guinane) blows out the candles today. Celebrating tomorrow are Tracey Young and Shawn Burke and on Wednesday Steve Schiffman celebrates. Hope you all have a wonderful birthday.

Matt Holiday Moves In         4-9-21
Cox Media Group is bringing in Matt Holiday to take afternoons and become the music director at WPYO-FM 95.3. Matt will replace Marc "Nailz" Dixon, who left last month. 

Joe Kelly On Medical Leave      4-9-21
WDBO-AM 580/107.3 FM morning host Joe Kelley will be away from the mic for the next month or two as he goes in for a surgical procedure.

Happy Birthday      4-1-21
Celebrating tomorrow WKTK-FM 98.5's Storm Roberts and WJRR-FM 101.1's  Pat Lynch


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