NERW 12/16/2013: Lee’s Research Prompts B101 Rebranding

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In this week’s issue… Lee rebrands in Philadelphia – “Froggy” moves in Glens Falls – The new WOR takes shape – HD Radio multicast on air in Canada – WBZ picks overnight host – Leigh Chapple, RIP By SCOTT FYBUSH Before we begin with the news this week… A few quick bits of housekeeping: first, […]

NERW 12/9/2013: Full-Power, Translator FMs Fight for Spectrum

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In this week’s issue… One PA vet retires, another lands a new gig – Yankees move in Syracuse – NJ college FM for sale – Rhode Island AM sold – Want your 2014 Tower Site Calendar by Christmas? By SCOTT FYBUSH MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: Clear Channel unveiled its 2014 programming lineup for New York’s WOR […]

NERW 12/2/2013: Remembering Caroline Corley

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In this week’s issue… PD out at NYC top-40 – Remembering Caroline Corley – Syracuse TV in transition – AM towers coming down in New York – “Mr. Goober” dies in Connecticut -Cyber Monday specials at our store By SCOTT FYBUSH *One of the tasks we never enjoy here at NERW is writing obituaries for […]

NERW 11/25/2013: Who Wants an LPFM?

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In this week’s issue… LPFM window yields fewer apps than expected – Geraldo goes local – Quinn out at Pittsburgh’s WPGB, affiliates – Lydon back at WBUR – AM auction includes NY, PA channels By SCOTT FYBUSH *How many low-power FM stations will emerge from the filing window that’s just ended at the FCC? That […]