Industry News Bits 6-5-19
With the EMF takeover of stations last week in New York, Wash DC, Atlanta; San Jose, Savannah, GA; and Syracuse call letter changes at the stations are expected. Seller Cumulus has transferred the WRQX calls to its WSOM/Salem, OH station, as the WSOM calls are moved to DC for the time being. EMF keeps the WPLJ call letters in New York and WXTL in Syracuse.
EMF has applied for:
KFFG/San Jose to KJLV
WYAY/Atlanta to WAKL (from EMF’s Flint station)
WZAT/Savannah to WKZV
Don’t miss David Sams (the marketing and syndication guru who brought us KeepTheFaith, OPRAH, WHEEL OF FORTUNE and JEOPARDY!) guest article on the ramifications of the KLOVE “takeover” of the airwaves and what it means to the future of CCM Radio coming next week. Sams offers insight to how this is an amazing time and place to all work together for the greater good. Look for his guest article Monday June 10th on HisAir.
Montana based KJJC Media Group is now operating KJJC/Salt Lake City (formerly KEZF) as Conservative Talk “AM 1230 The Place“. The station is airing Salem Radio Netwok shows including Hugh Hewitt, Mike Gallagher, Dennis Prager, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Larry Elder, Joe Walsh and Eric Metaxas. KJJC Media also operates the “Your Network of Praise” network with stations in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming.
Chris Chicago 3 years at NGEN/Houston.
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