Celebrating today WTKS-FM 104.1 member of
the "The Monsters" Carlos
Navarro and on Sunday Tom Anthony blows
out the candles.
"Stan-A-Claus" Is Coming To
FM's "Open Mike" with Mike Bianchi will have a
special guest on Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 7AM-9AM. Stan Van Gundy,
the NBA TV analyst and former Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons
coach will sport his Santa suit, encouraging listeners to drop by the
iHeartMedia studios in Maitland to donate new unwrapped toys or cash for
the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida to benefit children in need.
Changes Coming To WNDB
FM begins “This Morning with Gordon Deal” on Monday at 7AM.
Marc Bernier will join Gordon’s
show with local news and commentary daily beginning January 6th.
Morning Co-Host Retires
Bennett has retired from radio after a 45 year radio career.
Mike Harvey Hangs Up The
Nationally known Mike
Harvey has announced that, after more than 35 years as host of his
nightly Classic Hits program, "The Mike Harvey Show",
and the "Saturday Weekend Party with Mike Harvey" on
Westwood One, will be hanging up his headphones on December 31. Mike was heard
on CFLRadio stations, including , WROD-AM 1340,
WSHE-FM weekday mornings on WEBG-FM 100.3
Rickey Smiley Returning To Orlando
Cox Media Group (CMG) has announced that
REACH Media, Inc’s nationally syndicated “Rickey
Smiley Morning Show” will replace “The Tom Joyner Morning
Show” when Tom
Joyner retires at the end of 2019. "The Rickey Smiley
Morning Show" will air weekdays from 6AM to 10AM on WCFB-FM
"The Cats Roundtable"
Coming To FMR 12-13-19
Florida Man Radio, WDYZ-AM 660/105.5 FM Orlando
and WYGC-FM 104.9 High
Springs/Gainesville/Ocala is adding John
Catsimatidis' "The Cats Roundtable" show. The program
premieres on Sunday December 8th.
Carol Ellingson will be
taking on air duties at WPOZ-FM 88.3 as
well as Social Media Director. Carol served as Promotions Director since
We want to wish a very happy birthday to a good friend of this website, Frank
Reed. Frank is an award wining radio personality as well as an author.
Central Florida Radio veteran Al Spry
celebrates tomorrow. Also tomorrow WPRK-FM
91.5 celebrates 67 years on the air.
Moody On The
Moody, Music Director/Morning Host at WHHZ-FM
100.5 will be leaving "100.5 The Buzz" on Dec. 20 to
relocate to Nashville to pursue a career in the record label industry.
What are the real reasons behind the
of WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM
will explore this issue through
various talking points in a community discussion with DSC’s top expert
and district faculty about the state of education in the classroom. The
program will take place at the News-Journal
Center at Daytona State College, 221 N. Beach St. Doors open at 6PM.
Program begins at 7PM and is free and open to the public.
Celebrating tomorrow; WTKS-FM 104.1 host Jim Colbert and Tom
Benson (Benintende) host of Media
Confidential, former Operations Manager/Program Director at WFLF-AM
540 and Program Director at WWNZ-AM
The November PPMs are in. Read them here.
WKTK Joins The Holiday Music
More Holiday Music comes to WKTK-FM 98.5
now through Christmas Day.
Celebrating this week are; WXXL-FM 106.7
Morning Show host Johnny Magic
turns 56 tomorrow and on Saturday, WNDB-AM
1150/93.5 FM's Marc Bernier turns
64. Happy birthday to you both.
More Christmas Music
Joining the "Holiday Music" bandwagon is WLRQ-FM
99.3. Beginning Friday, WPOZ-FM 88.3,
WMYZ-FM 88.7 will begin paying Christmas music on Friday.
To Orlando Radio 11-23-19
WMGF-FM 107.7 is the first station to go
all "Holiday" music for 2019.
New Head At
The board of trustees of WMFE-FM
90.7 Orlando and WMFV-FM 89.5
Gainesville-Ocala has appointed Erika
Pulley-Hayes as President and CEO, effective January 13. She
succeeds LaFontaine E.
Oliver, who departed in July to lead NPR member station
Moira Seeking Political
Dictor has thrown her "hat into the ring" as a candidate for Seminole
County Tax Collector. Dictor, a
radio-talk show personality known to Central Florida listeners as Moira
from her 20-year stint on the Philips
Phile on Real Radio 104.1 (WTKS-FM 104.1)
in Orlando, is one of four candidates, two Democrats and two
Republicans, seeking to challenge Seminole County Tax Collector Joel
Greenberg in the 2020 elections. Dictor is one of the Democrats.
Dictor, 59, of Lake Mary, also has been a news reporter and anchor, news
director, and talk show host. She is a 2019 recipient of the Harvey Milk
ally award from The LGBTQ Center, and is on the board of directors of A
Gift for Teaching. She’s also served as president o the Congregation
of Reform Judaism.
Joins JVC 11-15-19
Stevie DeMann has been
named JVC’s Director of Programming for their growing
collection of Florida radio stations. DeMann, with a successful career
in cities including Baltimore, Orlando, Boston, and most recently
serving as Operations Manager for Cox Media Orlando, will oversee 103.1
The Wolf (WOTW-FM 103.1) Orlando), Florida
Man Radio 660AM/105.5FM (WDYZ-AM
660/105.5 FM Orlando / WYGC-FM 104.9
Gainesville), Bud FM (WOTW-HD2
Orlando), Q92.9 (WMFQ-FM 92.9
Ocala), US102.3 (WXUS-FM 102.3
Ocala), and Y100.1 (WXUS-HD2 Ocala) beginning November 25th.
Orlando Radio Marketing Inc. is purchasing WBZW-AM
1520/100.7-FM in Apopka. The seller is Salem Media Group, the price
is $185,000. The sale includes the Construction
Ed Tyll Returns
JVC’s Executive Vice President Shane Reeve announced “The Ed
Tyll Show” has joined Florida Man Radio, WDYZ-AM
660/105.5 FM. Ed
Tyll was a host at WTKS-FM 104.1
and WEUS-AM 810. Ed's show will
air weekdays from Noon-2PM.
Florida Man Radio
JVC Media of Florida announces the first radio affiliate of
Orlando’s Florida Man Radio. Building
on the rapid success and overwhelming positive response from listeners
and clients for Florida Man Radio, WDYZ-AM
660/105.5 FM, Florida Man Radio will begin broadcasting on WYGC-FM
104.9 serving the Gainesville and North Central Florida area
on Monday November 11th, 2019. This is the first of many
stations in the state of Florida that JVC will be targeting for
affiliation. Florida Man Radio debuted in September anchored by
long-time Orlando talk legend Shannon
Burke, the nationally syndicated Bubba
the Love Sponge Clem, radio veteran Scott
Ledger, American journalist, author, and former television host Bill
O’Reilly, and Attorney Justin
Birthday wishes go out to Kevin
Baldinger who celebrates today. Pioneer talk show host at WDBO-AM 580, Pat
Flannagan blows out the candles on Friday. Happy Birthday to you
The latest Orlando ratings are in. Read them here.