WPYO-FM 95.3 

Original Call Letters: WTLN 

Originally Licensed: Sep 1, 1968 

Original City of License: Apopka  

Original Frequency: 95.3 

Origin of Call Letters: PartY Orlando   

Original Power: 6,000 watts

Original Location: 

Original Format: Top 40/Latin Techno 

Network Affiliation(s):


1968-Apopka Broadcasters
1992-Alton Rainbow Corp.
1999-Cox Radio  ($14.5 million)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WTLN-1978-Religious MOR
WPYO-1999-Top 40/Latin Techno "95.3 Party" 
WPYO-2004-Hip Hop/R&B  "Power 95.3"

History of WPYO
1998-Cox Radio would assign WZKD-AM 950 to TM2, Inc. and acquire WPYO-FM 95.3. Cox owned seven stations; WDBO-AM 580 WWKA-FM 92.3, WZKD-AM 950,  WHOO-AM 990, WMMO-FM 98.9 and WHTQ-FM 96.5 in Orlando, and WCFB-FM 94.5 in Daytona Beach.  Cox would divest itself of WZKD-AM 950, would again hold the licenses of seven radio stations.


Names In WPYO History

Jill Strada-1999-Assistant Program Director/Music Director/2006-2007-Program Director/Marketing/Promotions-Cox Radio

Brian Elam
-2002-2009-Vice President-General Manager-Cox Radio

Steve Bartell-2002-Middays/Program director-Cox Radio
Phil Becker-2004-Program Director-Cox Radio

-Tony C also owns Tonyc (pronounced Tonic) Entertainment Group (Artist management and promotions company)-Cox Radio

Obie Diaz-2003-2016-Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio
Obie moves to mornings at WWKA-FM 92.3

Lil Shawn-2003--Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio

Erica Roman-2006-2009-WPYO's first Latina on-air radio personality/Producer and Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show-Cox Radio  In Memory

Stevie DeMann-2007-Program Director/2012-Operations Manager-Cox Radio

Estee (Martin)-2009-6AM-1PM- Co-host of the Lil' Shawn and Obie Morning Show/middays-Cox Media Group

DJ Nailz (Marc Dixon)-2009-Producer/2010-2015-7PM-11PM/Sun-9AM-Noon/Programming Assistant/Social Media Manager/ 2016 - Mornings with Lil Shawn and Estee-Cox Radio

Ken Marks-2010-General Sales Manager-Cox Radio

Aladdin "Prince of the Airwayz"-2015-7PM-Midnight-Cox Media Group
Phil Michaels-Host-"En La Casa Contigo" ("At Home With You")-Weekdays 1PM-3PM/Program Director

Priya B-3PM-7PM
K.O. the World Champ 

Ricky Padilla-Weekends/2012-Afternoons-Cox Radio
Chris $tyles

Steve Fluker-Director of Engineering for Cox Radio/Orlando 

Marc Young


Paco Lopez  Biography





DJ Leony

DJ Prosyle
Jay Michaels

DJ Quez


A Amanda


Jeff Retro

Jon Boy Fresh
Lady J

The O-Town Mad Man Zannie K

Erik Velez The Latin Kid
Big Lou
Lady J
Twice as Nice
Jada Storm

Kyle LaRue-Sundays 4PM-8PM-Cox Radio

Dawn Campbell-2011-Music Director-Cox Media

Dirty d (Santiago)-Cox Media

DJ Infa-Red-Cox Media


Kyle LaRue-Cox Media

DJ Nasty-Cox Media

Stevie-Weekdays 1PM-3PM-Cox Radio

Nino-Weekends-Cox Media
Other Names In WPYO History

Evelyn Pacheco-2016-Director of Sales-Cox Media Group

Maureen Cooper-Imaging/Production-Cox Radio
Rich Reis-General Manager/Group Vice President of the Florida Market-Cox Radio

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