March 19, 2007
UMaine Moves Sports; Angers King
TOWER SITE CALENDAR 2007 - SELLING OUT FAST!!!
*When one of your town's most famous
citizens is Stephen King, you probably don't want to get him
publicly riled up - especially if you're the University of MAINE,
and it's King's radio stations that have been the flagship carriers
for your sports coverage for many years.
in fairness, it's not the university itself that made the decision
last week to move its sports rights from King's WZON (620 Bangor)
over to Clear Channel's WVOM (103.9 Howland) and WGUY (102.1
Dexter) - that call came from Learfield Sports, to which the
University sold its sports rights, under the name "Black
Bear Sports." It's Black Bear that did the deal with Clear
Channel, placing UMaine football and hockey on WVOM, men's and
women's basketball and some baseball and softball games on WGUY,
and creating a network that will carry the games to other parts
of the state as well.
Promoting the move on WVOM's morning show Thursday, station
officials said it would give the broadcasts a wider reach across
Maine, as well as restoring former Maine sports play-by-play
voice George Hale to a role in the broadcasts. (While semi-retired,
Hale still does some work with WVOM, a sister station to his
longtime broadcast home, WABI 910.)
King and his wife Tabitha have been frequent donors to the
university, and he fired back on the station's website Thursday:
"Tabby and I are very disappointed with the University's
decision to move its sports broadcasting rights to Clear Channel,
a company which is based far from the college it will be serving.
We understand that monetary considerations were a prime consideration,
but feel the Athletic Department in particular and the University
in general may not understand that making money the prime consideration
in any dealing is usually short-sighted. My wife and I feel that
may prove to be the case here; we feel that what UM Athletics
has gained for their programs may be offset by a loss in the
area of community relations."
As with any good Stephen King yarn, there's another twist
to the story: the Bangor stations are among the more than 400
nationwide that Clear Channel is trying to sell. Bids for the
cluster were due a few weeks ago, and Clear Channel is expected
to announce a buyer for the Bangor group any day now. Executives
there say the sale won't affect the UMaine deal, whatever happens.
Comments from listeners on the Bangor Daily News website
over the weekend were strongly on the side of the Kings and WZON,
and it will be interesting to watch this dispute play out. We'll
be following it here on NERW.
*One more little bit of Maine news: congratulations to WMME
(92.3 Augusta), which just celebrated its 20th anniversary as
"92 Moose"; it flipped to top 40 from WRDO-FM in March
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*In other news from New
England, there's yet another TV station sale to report in RHODE
ISLAND (though technically, this one's a MASSACHUSETTS
station), as Freedom Communications has reached a deal to
sell ABC affiliate WLNE (Channel 6) to Global Broadcasting LLC
for an as-yet-undisclosed price.
Global is headed
by Kevin O'Brien, who's spent time at the helm of the Cox and
Meredith TV station groups, departing the latter in 2004 after
what Broadcasting & Cable describes as a "stormy
tenure" in which most of the company's stations changed
general managers and news directors, not to mention an investigation
of EEO violations.
Will the arrival of O'Brien and partner Robinson Ewert be
less tumultuous at WLNE, which is sitting firmly in third place
in the Providence market under Freedom? If nothing else, Global
enters at a time when the rest of the market's unsettled, too
- Media General just recently took over WJAR (Channel 10) from
NBC, while CBS is in the process of spinning off CW affiliate
WLWC (Channel 28) to new owners, leaving only the LIN duopoly
of WPRI (Channel 12) and WNAC (Channel 64) under stable ownership
at the moment.
MASSACHUSETTS, Bob Bittner is trying something new at
his standalone AM station, WJIB (740 Cambridge). We've reported
in recent months on Bob's struggle with music rights fees, which
have skyrocketed now that WJIB has begun to make regular appearances
to the left of the decimal point in the ratings. WJIB also lost
the income it was receiving from leasing two morning weekday
hours to Radio France International, and now Bob says he needs
to raise $88,000 this year just to keep the lights on.
The result: an announcement last week that WJIB will experiment
with listener support. If Bob can raise the needed money by June
30, he'll keep his standards format on the air at WJIB with no
commercials and only a few interruptions (mostly for the Sunday
church services that help keep the station afloat.) If he doesn't
get enough money by June 30, Bob says he'll return whatever donations
have come in by then - and he'll have some tough decisions to
make. He doesn't want to air commercials, so one possibility
is that WJIB may go up for sale. Whaever happens, Bob says his
other station, WJTO (730) in Bath, Maine, is safe, since it's
not under the royalty-fee pressure that WJIB faces.
Clear Channel's "Kiss 108" (WXKS-FM 107.9 Medford)
was in the headlines last week for what apparently turned out
to be an intricate (and rather confused) radio hoax. Morning
host Matt Siegel took a call Tuesday morning from a woman who
claimed she was going into labor while driving through Weymouth,
prompting a morning-long search by Weymouth police (who were
contacted by the station) that turned up no pregnant woman and
The phone call and the search made the TV news that night,
of course - and then on Thursday, Siegel took another call from
the same woman, who claimed someone paid her $500 to carry out
the call. Only problem was, the call was supposed to have gone
to rival morning guy John Lander of WBMX (Mix 98.5), as some
sort of retaliation for one of Lander's "Nutcracker"
on-air phone pranks. Why did "Jade" call Kiss instead?
Why aren't Weymouth police going to press charges - or at least
seek reimbursement for the expenses they incurred on the search?
We don't know...but we're quite sure Siegel and Kiss don't mind
the publicity, in any case. (And no, we're not implying they
were in on the hoax.)
Radio People on the Move: Laura Rieder is inbound from Seattle,
where she was marketing manager for Entercom, to do the same
job at WRKO and WEEI in Boston. Former WRKO/WEEI exec Bev Tilden
has a new job as marketing director for Connecticut School of
Broadcasting, which has just opened a new Boston campus at 73
TV Place in Needham, right along the driveway leading into the
WCVB studios. (Speaking of WCVB, they'll mark their 35th anniversary
with a "5 at 35" special tonight.) And Doug MacAskill,
former production whiz at WJMN (Jam'n 94.5), takes the same post
at WODS (103.3).
we're thinking about station anniversaries, the former WHAV (1490
Haverhill) would have been 60 on Friday, and the webcaster that's
keeping its legacy alive, WHAV.net,
has produced an anniversary special that aired throughout the
weekend. "WHAV's 60th Anniversary: A Promise Fulfilled"
includes guest appearances from Tom Bergeron, who got his start
at WHAV, as well as Gary LaPierre, who worked there in 1961.
It's on again tonight at 10, if you missed it.
Our condolences to the family and friends of Boston DJ Victor
Pryles, who was known as "Victor K" on WROR (105.7
Framingham) and "Vic Martin" on WKLB (102.5 Waltham).
Pryles had been a fill-in and weekend jock at what's now the
Greater Media cluster for many years; earlier on, he was at WFEA
in Manchester in the seventies, where he served for a time as
PD under the air name "Penrod Rideout." Pryles died
of a heart attack Thursday night while working as a club DJ on
the South Shore; he was 57.
*In VERMONT, "Willobee"
gets a promotion at WEQX (102.7 Manchester), adding operations
manager duties to his role as PD and afternoon jock.
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*A well-known former NEW YORK, Boston
and Providence PD has a new challenge: David Bernstein has just
been named PD of Air America as the network reinvents itself
under new ownership.
Bernstein's resume includes stops at WBZ, WOR and most recently
at WPRO in Providence. He's been consulting since leaving WPRO
in 2005, and he starts his new gig at Air America today.
The College of Staten
Island has finally won a license renewal for its WSIA (88.9 Staten
Island), more than a year after applying for what's normally
a rubber-stamp process. In this case, though, a community group
called "The Voice of Staten Island" and a resident
named Dr. David Shear filed a slew of complaints against the
station. Shear claimed that WSIA failed to maintain backup power
or emergency broadcasting capability, that it caused interference
with other stations, and that its programming violated the Fairness
Doctrine. The VSI group also made the Fairness Doctrine claim,
as well as alleging that the college's administration had improperly
handed management of the station over to the student union.
The FCC tossed all those complaints, pointing out that it
stopped enforcing the Fairness Doctrine years ago, that stations
aren't required to have emergency generators, and that established
policy allows colleges to delegate station operation to student
groups. The FCC did acknowledge one complaint from VSI - it said
that WSIA was improperly restricting access to the station's
public file, and the FCC agreed, admonishing the station for
Rochester, it looks like there's a new AM directional array on
the way. We're still catching up on the flood of AM applications
that poured into the FCC in January, and a closer look at what
we thought was a very minor application from Holy Family Communications'
WHIC (1460) shows that it's actually a pretty big deal.
WHIC, the former WHEC/WAXC/WWWG, lost its longtime three-tower
transmitter site (above) on South Winton Road in Brighton last
year, moving to a diplex with WROC (950 Rochester) at its transmitter
site a mile or so to the west. But WHIC never fully built out
that diplex (which would have had it running 4500 watts day,
5000 watts night, DA-N), and now it's planning to depart the
WROC site, where it's been running 4500 watts day, 1500 watts
night, ND under special temporary authority.
In its FCC filing, WHIC says WROC owner Entercom believes
"the diplex operation will technically compromise the operation
of WROC." So WHIC has instead found a piece of land about
two miles to the southwest, off Commerce Drive in Henrietta.
At that site, halfway between Marketplace Mall and the Rochester
Institute of Technology, WHIC would run 3700 watts day, 5000
watts night, DA-N from a new array of three 199-foot towers.
Also in Rochester, WHAM (1180) has sold naming rights to its
studios. At least once an hour through the end of the year, the
Clear Channel news-talker will ID the "Reliant Community
Credit Union Broadcast Center."
TV People on the Move this week: WABC-TV (Channel 7) in New York
is looking for a new morning anchor after parting ways with Steve
Bartelstein. Much to the glee of the tabloids, Bartelstein was
abruptly fired after he reportedly slept through a newsbreak
a week ago. Upstate, another Channel 7 morning anchor is on the
way out: the Buffalo News reports Pete Kenworthy is leaving
WKBW (Channel 7) at the end of the week, heading west to Cleveland.
Kenworthy's former morning co-anchor, Joanna Pasceri, has replaced
Susan Banks on the 6 and 11 PM shows, with Erika von Tiehl as
her morning replacement. WKBW's also getting a new news director,
as Glen Horn arrives from KAKE-TV in Wichita to replace Bill
Payer, who's now at WIAT in Birmingham, Alabama. And to complete
the Channel 7 anchor-change triple play this week, up at WWNY
(Channel 7) in Watertown, Susan (Brown) Hedrick is stepping down
as co-anchor of the 11 PM newscast and anchor/producer of the
10 PM news on sister Fox station WNYF-CA. She'll continue to
work part-time at the stations, with reporter Chris Onorato replacing
her at 10 and 11. One more non-7 story: Sean McNamara, marketing
director at WSTM (Channel 3) in Syracuse, and before that news
director of News 10 Now there, heads south to Orlando as news
director of Central Florida News 13. (Sean's cable news career
included an early gig at R News in Rochester; he's also worked
at KCOY in Santa Maria, California and at WOKR in Rochester.)
One Radio Person on the Move, too: Nik Rivers is heading north
from WPBZ in West Palm Beach to become assistant operations manager
at Albany Broadcasting. He'll also serve as APD and afternoon
guy for WZMR (104.9 Altamont).
*It's either the worst-kept secret in western PENNSYLVANIA
radio or some really clever stunting, but we're betting that
the impending format change at CBS Radio's WRKZ (93.7 Pittsburgh)
is for real. If blog postings from former WDVE stalwart Scott
Paulsen and former KDKA talk host John McIntire are to be believed,
"K-Rock" will relaunch April 2 as "The Zone,"
with FM talk and a lineup that will include Paulsen in afternoon
drive. WRKZ already airs Opie & Anthony's syndicated morning
show, which will stay, and the rumor mill suggests some of CBS'
"Free FM" offerings from elsewhere in the country will
fill some of the less-prime slots in the "Zone" schedule.
Over at community station WYEP (91.3 Pittsburgh), Kyle Smith
is moving out of morning drive to become "director of programming-audio
content"; the search for a new morning host is now underway.
And Renda's WJAS (1320 Pittsburgh) is adding John Tesh's syndicated
show in the evenings. Tesh is also heard overnight on sister
station WSHH (99.7 Pittsburgh).
Longtime Pittsburgh TV news anchor Tom Finn died March 8 at
his home on Sea Island, Georgia. Finn started at WQED in the
mid-fifties, then joined KDKA-TV as the anchor of its "World
Tonight" newscast. He later went to Washington's WMAL-TV
before returning to Pittsburgh's WIIC-TV (now WPXI) in 1971.
Finn was 73.
Over in Philadelphia, the moving vans keep shuttling across
Market Street as CBS clears out the KYW building on Independence
Mall East. WYSP (94.1 Free FM) moves its studios over to Fourth
and Market today, and Friday's supposed to be moving day for
KYW-TV (Channel 3) and WPSG (Channel 57)'s news and engineering
departments; everyone else from the TV stations is already in
place at 1500 Spring Garden Street.
*In CANADA, the CRTC is putting out
a call for applicants for new radio stations in Owen Sound, Ontario.
That market is currently served by just one commercial broadcaster:
Bayshore Broadcasting, which is maxed out with one AM (CFOS)
and two FMs.
The CRTC turned down My Broadcasting's application for a new
station on 95.3 in Pembroke. The new classic rock station would
have been a sister to CIMY (104.9), and would have competed with
Standard Radio's CHVR (96.7). Standard argued that the market
can't support a third station, and the CRTC agreed.
shuffle at CBC Radio has killed off the terrestrial simulcast
of CBC Radio 3. The new service, aimed at a younger audience
than the CBC's Radio 1 and Radio 2 listeners, was getting some
weekend airtime on Radio 2, but a revamp of the Radio 2 schedule
(stripping its new "Canada Live," "The Signal"
and "Nightstream" shows across all seven days of the
week) meant that Saturday's Radio 3 broadcast, which consisted
of a retrospective of Radio 3's history was the last one over
there. Radio 3 continues on the web and on Sirius Satellite Radio.
*Ready for some baseball? NERW's look at this year's Major
League radio lineup is coming in our March 26 issue - and then
we'll begin tackling the minor leagues (go, Red Wings!) on April
2, just in time for Opening Day. See you then!
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March 20, 2006 -
- Few TV anchors have ever had the impact on a market that
Bill Beutel did over more than three decades in NEW YORK at WABC-TV
(Channel 7). The Cleveland native came to the third-rated station
in 1962 after a stint with CBS radio, working for both the local
news and for ABC's network news operation. In 1968, Beutel went
to London as ABC's bureau chief there. Two years later, he returned
to New York and WABC-TV to launch a new experiment called "Eyewitness
News," and in the years that followed, Beutel and co-anchor
Roger Grimsby set a new standard for hard-hitting, fast-paced
local TV news. Beutel and Grimsby remained together on the anchor
desk (and atop the ratings) for 16 years, with Beutel taking
on another assignment in 1975, serving as anchor of "AM
America," the ABC network morning offering that would evolve
(without Beutel) into "Good Morning America" the following
year. Beutel left the anchor desk at WABC in 2001, though he
remained with the station as a reporter until his retirement
in 2003. Beutel died Saturday at his home in Pinehurst, N.C.
He was 75.
- Over at WABC radio, morning host Curtis Sliwa spent most
of last week on vacation, while the station waits to see how
the tension between Sliwa and co-host Ron Kuby plays out. Kuby
was subpoenaed to testify in defense of "Junior" Gotti,
on trial for allegedly ordering a hit on Sliwa in 1992. Sliwa
and Kuby were last on the air together last Monday, and while
they're both professionals, there's no question that the real-life
drama outside their studio has to be adding some tension to their
radio partnership. (And what is it about Mob hits on radio hosts,
anyway? Last Sunday's "60 Minutes" carried an interview
with a former colleague of fugitive Whitey Bulger who claimed
that he almost carried out a hit on Boston Herald columnist and
WRKO host Howie Carr a few years back...)
- There's a format change of sorts on the NEW JERSEY shore,
where WJSE (102.7 Petersburg) moves from modern rock "Digital
102.7" to a more mainstream approach as "102.7 the
Ace." Early listening suggests that there's still plenty
of modern rock mixed into the "Ace" format.
- Absolute Broadcasting is growing its station holdings in
NEW HAMPSHIRE. The company, which owns WSMN and WSNH in Nashua,
has reached a deal to buy WKBR (1250 Manchester) from Steve Silberberg's
Devon Broadcasting. Absolute will begin operating WKBR today,
flipping it from oldies to Fox Sports Radio as "Fox Sports
1250." The station will also carry the "Friday Night
Lights" football show from WSNH. No purchase price has been
announced so far.
March 25, 2002 -
- Over the last few years, we've seen Clear Channel enter plenty
of markets in NERW-land (and beyond) with "Kiss"-branded
CHR stations, often challenging entrenched CHR competitors. But
it's rare to see one of those competitors change course as quickly
as in Harrisburg, PENNSYLVANIA, where Cumulus pulled the plug
on CHR at "Wink 104" (WNNK 104.1) last week after more
than a decade and a half in the format. The move comes less than
a year after Clear Channel flipped oldies WWKL-FM (99.3) to "Kiss"
as WHKF; despite a much smaller signal, WHKF had pulled even
with WNNK in the 12+ numbers by the most recent book. It didn't
help, either, that WNNK parted ways with afternoon host Bruce
Bond, one of the market's best-known personalities, last winter.
(We hear Bond just might resurface in the market as an AM talker
once his non-compete expires, by the way...) WNNK is still "Wink
104," but it's competing in the hot AC arena now, offering
up "The Best Music of the 80s, 90s and Today" and adding
older tracks by Celine Dion and the like to the playlist.
- A bit of radio history died last week with the passing, at
age 95, of the Rev. Dr. Carl McIntire. He was best known, perhaps,
as the rabidly right-wing preacher whose "Reformation Hour"
was heard on the radio from the 1960s until his recent retirement,
but in radio circles he'll be forever known for the license revocation
of WXUR and WXUR-FM in Media, near Philadelphia, in 1973. The
FCC revoked the stations' licenses after finding they had violated
the (now-defunct) Fairness Doctrine by refusing to present the
views of those opposed to McIntire's fiery anti-Communist, anti-modernist
editorials. After the stations were silenced (the AM frequency,
690, reappeared later in the seventies as WPHE Phoenixville,
while the FM side remained dark until 1983 when it reappeared
as WKSZ, now WPLY), McIntire moved his operation to a ship anchored
off the New Jersey shore, from which he operated on 1160 kHz
for a few days until a fire broke out and destroyed much of the
equipment. McIntire never attempted to return to radio ownership
after that, but his commentaries continued to air (most recently
on WTMR in Camden) until he ceased producing them three years
ago. He died Tuesday (March 19) in Voorhees, N.J.
- Moving across to NEW JERSEY, the FCC has approved one of
the longest-delayed transactions on the table: the sale of WNJO
(94.5 Trenton) and WCHR (920 Trenton) from Great Scott Broadcasting
to Nassau. The approval came as part of the Commission's attempt
to clear a backlog of transactions that had been flagged for
market-concentration issues; while WNJO-WCHR and four other old
transactions were greenlighted, the FCC told Clear Channel it
could not acquire WUMX in Charlottesville, Virginia, setting
up a potential new round of challenges to the Commission's still-vague
concentration guidelines. As for WNJO and WCHR, Nassau has been
operating them under an LMA for so long that most people in the
market probably thought the deal had long since gone through.
- WBZ-TV (Channel 4) is pulling the plug on its 7 PM newscast
on sister station WSBK (Channel 38). It'll be replaced next month
with a 10 PM show on WSBK, the second time in a decade that WBZ
has produced a 10 o'clock newscast for WSBK.
- A pioneer in CANADA's multilingual broadcasting scene has
died. Johnny Lombardi had to fight hard to get the CRTC to approve
a station in a language other than English or French, but he
won the license for CHIN in Toronto in 1966, eventually expanding
to two full-time services on AM and FM, a new construction permit
in Ottawa and a weekend schedule of TV (via CITY-TV Toronto),
in a total of more than 30 languages. Lombardi, who remained
a vibrant presence at CHIN and in Toronto's Italian community
well into his eighties, died Monday (March 18) at 86. His family
continues to own the CHIN stations.
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- Live, local, and late-breaking: There's
another urban station in Hartford. Mega Broadcasting has flipped
WNEZ (910 New Britain) from Spanish romance music to urban as
"910 Jamz." There's no urban FM in Hartford; the competition
is Windsor's WKND (1480).
- Boston's WCVB-TV (Channel 5) is getting
a new owner. Hearst Broadcasting is merging with Argyle Broadcasting,
and that means you can now list WCVB as a Hearst-Argyle station.
The merger means the company will have to sell WNAC-TV (Channel
64) in Providence, a Fox affiliate operated under LMA by Clear
Channel's WPRI-TV (Channel 12), because of the signal overlap
between WCVB and WNAC. Late word is that Hearst is selling its
radio properties in Milwaukee (WISN/WLTQ) and Pittsburgh (WTAE/WVTY)
to SFX to help pay for the Argyle deal. The Providence market
will have another LMA'd TV outlet by next week. WLWC-TV (Channel
28) New Bedford-Providence is due to sign on March 31, operated
as a WB affiliate by NBC's WJAR-TV (Channel 10) Providence. Channel
28 will have a 10pm newscast produced by WJAR-TV.
- Call letter news: Boston University's
FM station is no longer WBUR(FM). It's changed calls to WBUR-FM,
allowing the former WUOK(AM) in West Yarmouth to become WBUR(AM).
WBUR(AM) simulcasts the NPR news and talk programming from WBUR-FM
for Cape Cod listeners on 1240. Another historic Boston call
has returned to the airwaves. WVBF, the calls associated with
105.7 in Framingham from 1970 until 1993, now can be heard each
hour on AM 1530 in Middleborough. The new WVBF(AM) is the former
WCEG(AM), and broadcasts programming for the blind from the Talking
Information Center in Marshfield. The new public radio station
on 91.1 from Nantucket will be WNAN(FM), and Sound of Life's
new religious outlet in Glens Falls NY will be WARD(FM). The
WARD calls were last seen on what's now WKQV(AM) 1550 in Pittston
PA. 96.1 in Poughkeepsie NY is no longer WNSX; the new calls
there are WTND, reflecting its "Thunder Country" simulcast
with WTHN (99.3) Ellenville NY.
- In business news: Congratulations to
Bob Bittner, whose purchase of WJTO (730) Bath ME was approved
earlier this month. Bob's now sorting his way through all the
old stuff he's finding buried deep in the WJTO studio/transmitter
facility. WMDI (107.7) Bar Harbor ME has been sold by MDI Communications
to Bridge Broadcast Corp. Pilot Communications has sold its radio
properties in the Northeast to Broadcasting Partners Holdings
LP. The stations include WTVL/WEBB (1490/98.5) Waterville ME;
WEZW/WMME (1400/92.3) Augusta ME; and WLTI (105.9), WNSS (1260),
WNTQ (93.1) and WAQX (95.7 Manlius) in the Syracuse NY market.
WLTI has just been granted a power increase to 4 kW.
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Sun-Times, and soon on WCVB's "Chronicle,"
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