This Week 5-16-18
Tomorrow, WOMX-FM 105.1 Morning co-host Jay
Edwards blows out the candles on his cake. On Friday, WYKS-FM
105.3's Ryan Dupree celebrates
his big day. Happy birthday to you both.
Immaculate Heart Media is purchasing
Catholic formatted WIGW-FM 90.3 for
$150,000. There is also a programming agreement between the seller and
the buyer before the deal is finalized.
Celebrating tomorrow 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 Friday
Rick Brady will blow out the candles.
Chuck Harder Passes
Charles Edward "Chuck" Harder died April 10. He was born
in Elgin, Illinois in 1944 and began his radio career as a disc jockey
in Chicago in the early 1960's. In the 1990s Chuck's popular consumer
advocate program "For The People" was ranked as one of
the top ten talk programs in the country. Chuck worked in New York City
at WMCA-AM 570, at WFLA-AM 970 in Tampa and other markets. His show was
popular during the 1990s until his retirement in 2010. His show was
heard in Central Florida on WKIS-AM
740, WKIQ-AM 1240,
WPGS-AM 840 and WTRR-AM
Celebrating today is WOGK-FM 93.7's
DeMann Out At
DeMann, Cox Media Group Orlando Operations Manager, has left after
more than ten years at that position. Stevie first joined CMG at WJHM-FM
2001 and became Program Director at WPYO-FM
95.3 in 2007. Stations
included WWKA-FM 92.3, WPYO-FM
Happy Birthday! 5-1-18
celebrates number 66 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 you
WPYO Flips 4-29-18
Cox Media Group Orlando announced that WPYO-FM
95.3 "Power 95.3"has changed its music format from hip hop
to today’s top hits from popular genres. The
new format will feature today’s top artists including, Bruno Mars,
Camila Cabello, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Post Malone, The Weeknd,
Cardi B and Selena Gomez. The station will also give listeners 2-hour
commercial free music 3 times a day, weekdays at 11:30AM, 4:30PM and
On The Move 4-28-18
In order to gain a a better signal, WNZF-FM
106.3 FM has switched frequencies to 94.9 FM effective yesterday. You
will still be able to tune WNZF-AM at 1550
on the dial.
WFLF-AM 540/102.5's Michael
Yaffee celebrates tomorrow. CFLRadio veteran Doc
Holiday celebrates on Saturday.
WPUL To Return To The Air?
Looks like South Daytona's WPUL-AM 1590
may be returning to the air if the FCC approves Glenn
Cherry's application for a translator on the 100.7 frequency.
birthday to Director
of Branding and Programming, WMMO-FM 98.9's
Lt. Col. Danny McKnight To Appear
offering in the ERAU Speaker Series hosted by WNDB-AM
1150/93.5 FM's Marc Bernier is tonight,
April 16th. Marc's guest will be Lt. Col. Danny McKnight, author of "The
Streets of Mogadishu," before a live
audience in the Gale Lemerand Auditorium on the campus of Embry-Riddle. A
book signing will follow. Doors open at 6PM. The event starts at 7PM.
Sports Out, Country In
Tonight at Midnight, WYKE-FM104.3
will become WXZC-FM 104.3, "XZC
104.3" and switch formats from sports to country. According to The
Citrus County Chronicle "...the station entered into a three-year
limited marketing agreement (LMA) and option-to-purchase agreement with WGUL-FM
Inc., which will sprinkle in some local weather reports, local event information
and community happenings among the vocal stylings of such hot country stars as
Florida Georgia Line."
Rush Returns To Daytona
WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 has welcomed back Rush
Limbaugh to the station in his old time slot, Noon to 3PM.
A good friend of this site "Slats"
(Tim Guinane) blows out the candles tomorrow. Celebrating on Friday are Tracey
Young and Shawn
Burke and on Saturday, Steve
Schiffman does the happy birthday dance. Hope all of you have a wonderful birthday.
The Commercial Space
On Monday night,
April 9th, Marc Bernier will moderate a
discussion with a panel of experts who will examine the future of Commercial
Space. The economic, legal, and competitive impact of these exciting new
opportunities. What are the risks vs. rewards? The event live on YouTube is
before an assembled audience. Doors open at
6PM. The program begins at 7PM in the Gale Lemerand auditorium
in the Willie Miller Instructional Center on Embry-Riddle’s Daytona
Beach campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach.
Happy Birthday! 4-4-18
To Storm Roberts of WKTK-FM
98.5 and WJRR-FM
Lynch both celebrating today.