|Dr. Dave Retires
From WNZF 6-2019
The Palm Coast Observer published a great article on David
West of Flagler Broadcasting who has retired after 11 tears. Read it here.
Moran Of Salem To
Mike Moran Vice President and General Manager
for Salem Media Group Atlanta operations is set to retire at
the end of July after 15 years. Moran
also served as regional VP for Salem’s Cleveland, Miami, Orlando,
and Tampa markets.
Salsa Comes To
is now "Viva FM". WONQ had been playing tropical music. Owners Q
Broadcasting is bringing the Salsa format exclusively to Orlando and
according to George Meir; "The station will be the only 100% Salsa
format in the state of Florida and the continental U.S.”
The May 2019 PPM ratings are in. See
New PD For WDBO-AM and
Cox Media Group Orlando has named Keith
Memoly program director for WDBO-96.5 FM
and WDBO-AM 580.
Congrats To The
Congratulations go to the WTKS-FM 104.9
"Monsters" for making
Talker's Magazine Heavy Hundred talk show hosts at number 70.
WNZF Radio Hires Florida School For
Deaf & Blind Graduate 6-5-19
Trent Ferguson took the reigns
as Morning Sports Anchor on WNZF-AM 1580/FM
94.9, replacing the retiring
Dr. Dave West.
tell us that WNTF-AM 1580 has flipped
formats from Caribbean
Music/Talk to Haitian Christian.
Many happy returns to Tom
Nefeldt, better known as WLOF-AM 950's T.
Michael Jordan, celebrating a birthday today.
WPUL To Add
The FCC has granted WPUL-AM 1590 the right to
construct a translator n Daytona Beach. Southern Stone Communications had petitioned
the FCC to deny the construction
of translator W264DP at 100.7 FM.
Southern Stone argued that WPUL was silent for more than 12 consecutive
months. Southern Stone stations include; WHOG-FM
95.7, WVYB-FM 103.3, WNDB-AM
1150/93.5 FM and WKRO-FM 93.1
Happy birthday today to Shannon
Burke, to JJ Duling on Saturday and happy anniversary to WDBO-AM
580 on their 95th year on the air as of Saturday.
Ferris Waller (Walco
Enterprises) has closed on the sale of Lakeland radio station WWAB-AM
1330. The sale price was $130,000 for the station that currently
plays Gospel and R & B. Waller currently owns WHNR-AM
1360 and WKFL-AM 1170.
The Latest Ratings
Are In 5-20-19
The Orlando PPM ratings are in. See them here.
Named PD 5-16-19
Entercom has announced the appointment of Matthew Malone to the role of Program Director for
WQMP-FM 101.9 "FM 101.9".
Celebrating on Friday will be former WHNR-AM
1360 Account Executive, Von
Rommell Fernandes, as well as WMFQ-FM 92.9
morning co-host Bill Barr and on
Saturday Rick Brady will blow out the
Great Place To "Talk"
About Radio 5-7-19
The world's largest broadcast discussion website, www.RadioDiscussions.com
has been purchased from Streamline Publishing by Dr. Frank Berry. Frank
is a retired radio and television engineer who worked in the Central
Florida and Tampa/St. Petersburg markets for many years. He was the
Chief Engineer for many stations including: WGTO-AM
540, WVFM-FM 94.1, WONN-AM
1230, WQPD-AM 1430, WPCV-FM
97.5 and WQYK-FM/AM. Frank
currently lives in Midland, Michigan.
You Can Go Home Again
President and General manager of WMFE-FM 90.7,
LaFontaine E. Oliver announced he will be leaving to take the same position
at WYPR-FM in Baltimore, MD. Oliver came to Orlando from Baltimore in
Happy Birthday! 5-1-19
Buddy Pittman celebrates number 67
today. Also blowing out the candles today is WROD-AM
1340/FM 104.7's Frank
Scott as well as Chuck
Agostinelli former producer for Gene
Burns at WKIS-AM 740. Happy birthday to