Sileo Gone From
The morning host at WYGM-AM
740, Dan Sileo is
out. Sileo was simulcast from Tampa. Clear Channel is looking for a
more focused Orlando program for morning drive.
Looking for the MLB playoffs? ESPN radio will be broadcasting the games on
1060 and WHOO-AM 1080,
Genesis Communications, Inc. announces the appointment of Riccardo
D’Anconia as Market Manager for its Orlando-Melbourne cluster.
Riccardo most recently was Managing Director of Behrens Rhineheart
Communications Group which handled the marketing for International Motor Speedway
Corporation, Daytona International Speedway as well
as Al Volante con Grand-Am TV Show at Universal Studios. Riccardo also was General Sales Manager for
in New York City.
Celebrants this week include WNDB-AM 1150 "Marc Bernier
Show" Producer "Dr.
Phil" Kincaid turns 34 on Tuesday. Orlando radio legend Alan
Spector turns 56 on Saturday the 16th. Happy birthday guys!
“Rock 104” currently THE rock outlet in North Central Florida,
looks like it's about to change. According to Radio
Insight; The University of Florida registered Country1037.com,
this past Friday. In a September 24, 2010 article The
Gainesville Sun reported that the contract with the syndicated Lex
& Terry morning show will expire on October 16. The rest of the
station’s hosts are interns from the UF student body.
Ed Tyll returns to Central
Florida Radio tomorrow at noon on WEUS-AM 810.
You'll be able to meet him in person after the broadcast, at Dexter's
in Lake Mary, 950 Market Promenade Ave.
Monday, Oct 11.
With the return of Ed
Tyll to Orlando, Shannon
Burke will move to the 3PM-6PM time slot on WEUS-AM
810 beginning Monday, Oct 11.
It's Official: Rock 104 Goes
Thanks to William Watson for the following info. The University
of Florida’s 100,000-watt commercial radio station, WRUF-FM 103.7
known today as "Rock 104" will become Gainesville’s
only country radio station beginning this weekend, officials from UF’s
College of Journalism and Communications announced today. Under its new
name, “Country 103.7-The
Gator”, the station will broadcast country music to attract
a broader audience and help ensure the economic viability of the media
properties for decades to come, said Randy Wright, executive director of
the college’s multimedia properties. "Rock104" will
live on as Rock104.com,
continuing to target the 18-34 demographic with the active rock format the
station has programmed plus local information and entertainment of value
to North Central Florida.
Source: University of Florida News
Randy Wright, email@example.com,
352-392-5551 ext. 1114
and the Orlando
Magic have signed a multiyear contract in which "Radio
Luz" will be the new flagship station for all Orlando Magic
Spanish broadcasts. Every pre-season, regular season and post-season Magic
game will be broadcast on the WRLZ network. The Magic also
announced that WIWA-AM 1160 will
return for its second season as part of the Magic Spanish Radio Network.
A celebration of the life and works of George
Crossley will be held Saturday, October 16th at 10:30am
at the Scan Design Building, 999 Douglas Avenue, Altamonte Springs,
Fl. The celebration will be held on the 3rd floor in the Conference
Gork, lost her job at a Northwest Arkansas radio station for
(among other things) wearing a Gators cap to a University of Arkansas
press conference, has been hired to co-host the morning show with Steve
Russell on WRUF-AM 850 in
Gainesville. She'll also serve as a student-experiences coordinator
for students working with the university's broadcast stations..
Thanks to Doug
Clifford at WSKY-FM 97.3 for
letting us know that WRUF-FM
103.7 "Rock 104" in Gainesville made the big
switch to “Country 103.7-The
Gator” at 11AM today.
Harvey has returned to the Orlando air waves once again. WEUS-AM
810 has picked up Mike's "SuperGold"
show. It runs Saturday nights from 6PM-Midnight.
100.9 has dropped it's Smooth Jazz format after a 12 year run. Asterisk
Communications has flipped to Broadcast Architecture's
vocal-focused Smooth AC format. General
Manager John Starr said "...in order
to attract a younger, more mass-appeal audience, Broadcast Architecture's
Smooth AC is the logical choice." The Smooth AC format is about 75
percent vocals, with core artists including Sade, Michael
Buble, Michael Jackson, and Seal. The rest of the music
comes from such Smooth Jazz staples as Boney James, Dave Koz,
and Chris Botti.
1370 is one of the talk formatted stations to pick up the
syndicated John Tesh Show. Tesh
is already featured on over 300 music formatted stations.
The syndicated Rickey
Smiley Show takes the morning show slot at WJHM-FM
101.9 replacing the Steve Harvey Show.
1380, known as Goliath
Radio Ormond Beach, has joined the affiliate list for the Tampa
Bay Lightning hockey team. Goliath
Radio also carries the Orlando
Magic as well as Bethune
Cookman University Wildcats football.
580's Kirk Healy
celebrates today. Happy Birthday Kirk!
ESPN Radio will have
the World Series broadcasts. In Orlando on WHOO-AM
1080, the Spanish broadcast in Orlando on WAMT-AM
1190,in Melbourne; WINT-AM 1560, in Titusville; WIXC-AM 1060,
in Gainesville; WGGG-AM 1230, in
Ocala WMOP-AM 900 and WSJZ-FM
95.9 in Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa.
A voice familiar to Central Florida TV
news watchers has joined WDBO-AM
Tyndall former WFTV channel 9 news anchor has become part
of the news department at the news-talker.
Kent’s Ultimate Party" can now be heard on the Space Coast
on WSBH-FM 98.5 known as "98.5
The Beach", Saturday Nights 7PM to Midnight.
"Mac" McNair has retired effective October 1, 2010, from WLBE-AM 790. Mac had been with the
Leesburg station since 1979. He saw many changes at the station in his
long career. Congratulations Mac! Enjoy your retirement.
1240 is now regional Mexican formatted La Gigante.
Bob Peters has let us know about; "...Taco
Bob's return to WJRR(-FM 101.1)."
"...they did a reunion show at the Altamonte Ale House and
Program Director Rick Everett
allowed Taco Bob to appear at the reunion show. Later that
evening it was announced that Taco Bob would start back on Fiasco
Fridays part time to see if it will, hopefully, lead to a full time
reunion. This is great news for central Florida rock radio since Jan