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WKIM-FM 98.9 Has Changed to News Talk Radio

Effective today, WKIM-FM has flipped their format to Talk Radio.  Formerly Gen X, Hot AC and Adults Hits, Citadel’s WKIM-FM has changed their format at least 5 times since 2001.  The News Talk programming will include Ben Ferguson in the afternoons, Laura Ingraham and … Continue Reading

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Sad News: John “Bad Dog” McCormack Passes Away

Long time Rock 103 (WEGR) DJ John “Bad Dog” McCormack passed away today after his battle with Leukemia.  There are many condolences on his Facebook page, which is testament to his stature and love from the Memphis community.  Always philanthropic, his generosity will … Continue Reading

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Radio Changes: Radio Now 101.9 in Memphis

Late last week, KWNW-FM – Radio Now 101.9 signed on in Memphis.  Previously KIYS-FM in east Arkansas, Clear Channel Radio has taken over the 101.9 frequency.  Radio Now 101.9 is a Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) format that will target women in their … Continue Reading

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Where Do People Get Their News?

Are people still getting their news from television?  The answer appears to be “yes”.  Pew Research Center for the People and the Press released a report identifying where people get their news.  The chart above labeled “Where People Got News … Continue Reading

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Radio Changes: The Pig moves to 87.7

  Update  8/9/10:  It’s a  new “The Pig” logo. Original Post  8/6/10:    “At 3:00pm today, Flinn Broadcasting will move WIVG-FM, “The Pig” down the dial from 96.1 to 87.7 and will simulcast on TV Channel 6.  Sister station WHBQ-FM “Q107.5″ will … Continue Reading

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Sad News – Memphis Loses Radio Leader Sherri Sawyer

Sherri Sawyer Sherri Sawyer, Market Manager for the Memphis Citadel radio stations WGKX-FM, WRBO-FM, WXMX-FM and WKIM-FM, and a longtime Memphis radio influencer, passed away this morning after an 18 year battle with cancer.  This tremendous loss will be felt … Continue Reading

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Update: Ben Ferguson Leaves WREC-AM 600, now on KWAM-AM 990

Update 6/15/10:  In case you are wondering, Ben Ferguson is now broadcasting live in Memphis on KWAM-AM 990 weekdays from 4-7pm. Update 4/20/10:  Ben Ferguson is leaving WREC-AM 600 in Memphis.  On April 20, 2010, Ferguson resigned from WREC.  “In … Continue Reading

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98.9 WKIM-FM Has a New Sound

Is this an April Fools prank or is it real?  98.9 WKIM-FM made a format change last night.  Previously an Adult Contemporary station, now a “Gen X radio station with music from Hair Bands to Hip Hop”.  According to sources, the new … Continue Reading

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Super Bowl Fact & Figures – Updated 2010

Last January, this GP post gave Super Bowl Facts & Figures….and now, here’s the update to that post. It seems every year records are broken and 2010 Super Bowl XLIV was no exception, breaking their fair share of records.  Super … Continue Reading

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Memphis Radio Ratings – Fall 09

The chart below shows the Memphis radio stations and the Fall 2009 Arbitron radio ratings.  There are 5 demographics for each radio station listed as well as the station’s format.  Compare these ratings to the Summer 09 ratings posted on 11/10/09. Memphis … Continue Reading

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