Night Vinyl Returns
A program that ran On WTKS-FM 104.1 for 15 years, will return. "Sunday
Night Vinyl" returns with host Erik
Dennison. The program aired from 1995 until 2010. The show returns on
Sunday, Oct. 28, from 7PM-10PM.
Happy Birthday on Monday to Kipper
McGee former WDBO-AM
Director, you can wish Orlando radio veteran Alan
Spector a Happy
Birthday on Tuesday.
KC Armstrong To
be heard In Orlando 10-11-18
Former, Howard Stern show cast member KC
Armstrong will be heard in
Orlando. The “World’s Most Amazing People with KC Armstrong”
is a daily, one-hour show, will be heard on WOTW-HD2,
“BUD 94.1” between 7PM-8PM. The show will be syndicated by JVC
was honored with the Lifetime Hispanic Achiever's Award at the Hispanic
Achievers Heritage Month celebration in Orlando for her significant
contributions to the Central Florida Hispanic community. Carrasquillo is
the morning co-host of the new Accion 97.9 FM (WRSO-AM
810), network anchor of Spanish language newscasts on the statewide
FNN Hispana service and host of the weekly statewide news and public
affairs program "Florida Exclusivo", which is heard on
24 radio stations throughout Florida.
PPM ratings For September
September ratings are in and available here.
Rad Messick former
Program Director at WDIZ-FM 100.9
celebrates tomorrow. WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM
's Phil Kincaid, producer of
the "Marc Bernier Show" celebrates on Friday. Happy
birthday to you both.
Mark Logas In For Bud
Logas will be substituting for Bud
Hedinger on "Good
October 8 through October 15. Mark will share what it was like as a
college professor who teaches government to watch Senator Susan Collins
school Americans about our Constitution. Guests who will be stopping by
the “50,000 Watt Front Porch” throughout the week will include
investigative journalist James O’Keefe, Brandon Tatum, a Black former
police officer and Director of Urban Engagement who will detail
how Democrats are losing many Black voters, Roger Gannam from Liberty
Counsel with new cases of religious persecution against Christians, and
former AG and Congressional House Manager Bill McCollum who will weigh
in on the next move Democrats might take against Brett Kavanaugh. Mark
has also asked the White House Press Office to invite President Trump to
call in during his visit to Orlando on Monday as well. Listeners are
always welcome to call in and share their opinions on 93.1FM WFLA.
Welcome "La Z
After stunting as "Cool Oldies 102.5" for a couple of days, Central
Florida Educational Foundation, Inc. has decided to add a Spanish Christian
format to their portfolio of stations-La Z
102.5. W273CA was being leased by
iHeart Media and in 2011 they were broadcasting a smooth jazz format
calling itself WLOQ-FM 102.5.
Erica Lee Checks In
It was great to hear from Erica Lee, the
19 year morning co-host with Scott
McKenzie at WOMX-FM 105.1. Ms. Lee
can be heard on her Podcasts at Erica
Congratulations go to WDBO-FM 96.5 as
winners of the Marconi Award for Large Market Station of the Year and to
Morning host Joe Kelley the winner
of the Large Market Personality of the Year. The awards were established
in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo
Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and
outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio.
Marconi finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the
winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection
Two Central Florida station are on the sales block. WLBE-AM-790
in Leesburg and WKFL-AM 1170 in Bushnell
are both for sale.
Holcomb has Left The
850/98.1 FM Operations Manager Brett
Holcomb is leaving for a new position as Assistant Program Director
at WUSF/WSMR in South Florida.
Parker Joins K-Country 9-24-18
Parker takes over as evening
personality at WOGK-FM 93.7. He
replaces Doug Rockwell.
Gable, who in April of 2014 retired after a 46 year career has died
from complications of COPD. He passed on Tuesday, Sep 18 in
Windsor, Ontario Canada. In 1986 Bill, along with Frank
Reed helped launch WOCL-FM 105.9,
first known as WMGG-FM 105.9. The WMGG calls
were used to keep the new format and slogan ("Class 105.9") American Media was about to debut a
secret. Bill was Program Director as well as doing morning drive. In 1994 Bill
would move to WMMO-FM 98.9 doing mornings
Communications. Then in 2001 Bill would move to WLOQ-FM
103.1 and continue morning drive for Gross
Communications Corp. Bill began his radio career as a teenager in Allen
town, PA. In the 1970s he worked at CKLW which was located
n Windsor, Ontario, Canada, serving Windsor and Detroit. He
retired in 2014 from his last stop at CFZM-AM
Nielsen PPM ratings for August are here.
Dana Taylor at WOMX-FM
105.1 has been named Program Director. Over at WQMP-FM
101.9, John O’Connell
has been named Program Director and Melissa
“Mel” Leigh-Sorrentino has been promoted as Assistant Program
Director in addition to her positions of Music Director and Midday host.
WMEL Moves To
Will Standley owner of WKQK-AM 1300 has acquired
the assets of WMEL owned by John Harper who has been the owner of the
WMEL in different incarnations for over 25 years.
WUCF-FM 89.9's Bob
Kelley celebrates number 67 tomorrow, Sep 10. The brothers Harper at
WMEL-AM 1060, John
and Vernon blow out the
candles on Sunday. Happy birthday to all of you!
Mike Bianchi Heard In
WYGM-AM 740/96.9 FM's "Open
Mike" with Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike
Bianchi is being carried by iHeart owned WFXJ-AM 930 n Jacksonville.
New Morning Show On
98.1 has begun airing a new morning show called
y Ella" from 6AM-10AM. The program is hosted by Arnaldo
Olivieri "JR el Aire" and Jessica
Reyes. The morning show hosts were married for 14 years, have been
divorced five-and are back together to share their “uncoupled
conversations” on the new program.
WFLF Moves To New
540 has changed translators from W273CA at 102.5 FM to W226BT at
93.1 FM. WFLA will simulcast on both 93.1 FM and 102.5 FM until October
Happy 67th birthday to Orlando legend Bill
WRSO Becomes Accion
iHeart radio has taken over programming on WRSO-AM
810. The station broadcasts a Spanish News-Talk format on 810 AM, 97.9FM and