December 6, 2010
NJN Wins Temporary Reprieve
*Its long term future remains unclear,
but NEW JERSEY officials now say the state-owned NJN TV
and radio networks may stay on the air past the end of the year,
when Governor Chris Christie had planned to pull state subsidy
in a move that would likely have meant the end of 41 years of
tells Newark's Star-Ledger that he's working with lawmakers
to extend state funding into 2011, buying some time for continued
negotiations with other public broadcasters who might take over
But while Christie still hopes to save the state the $11 million
or so it spends each year on subsidies for NJN, his plan doesn't
appear to include selling the NJN broadcast licenses. Instead,
Christie tells the paper he'd like to retain the licenses under
new management, possibly that of existing public broadcasters
in adjoining areas such as New York's WNET and WNYC and Philadelphia's
NJN employees could know more about their future later this
week after the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority meets
in Trenton and after a state Senate committee considers a bill
that would create a bi-partisan committee to oversee a new management
deal for the network. NJN acting executive director Janice Selinger
tells the Star-Ledger that it would take about $2.5 million
in additional state funding to keep NJN on the air through the
end of its fiscal year June 30, and she says Christie administration
officials have indicated to her that they'd be willing to make
that money available if there's a plan in place for NJN's future.
*Listeners in some
parts of southern New Jersey are hearing a new FM signal on the
WKNZ (88.7) is now testing from Harrington, Delaware, where
it's preparing for an official sign-on Tuesday mornng at 10.
"88.7 the Bridge" will be a contemporary Christian
station owned by Eagle's Nest Fellowship Church, and it's putting
at least a fringe signal across Delaware Bay to Bridgeton, Millville
and Cape May.
*The launch of a new airstaff on NEW YORK's
WWPR (Power 105.1) will begin next Monday with a new morning
show on the Clear Channel urban station. As had been rumored,
former Philly jock "Charlamagne That God" will host
the show, along with current Power afternoon jock DJ Envy and
Sirius' Angela Yee.
In the Hudson Valley, broadcaster John Katonah is having a
bad week. The Times-Herald Record reports that Katonah
was extradited from Florida to face charges that he violated
a restraining order issued against him by family members. Katonah,
who owns WNYX (88.1 Montgomery) and a string of translators and
tower sites, was also charged with DWI and criminal trespassing
earlier in the fall.
*Here in Rochester, it was a busy weekend at the Pinnacle
Hill tower farm that's home to most of the city's TV and FM signals.
NERW was there in the cold and snow early Sunday morning as a
crew from Fred Nudd's construction company (including the nonagenarian
Nudd himself) used a 300-foot crane to begin dismantling the
top of the tower that's been home to WXXI-TV (Channel 21) and
WUHF (Channel 31) since 1980. After three decades with the distinctive
candelabra at the center of the Pinnacle Hill complex, the WXXI
tower is "topless," at least for now; later this week,
crews will remove the horizontal crossbar from the top of the
tower. And sometime next year, if all goes well, the tower will
be topped off by a new antenna for WXXI-TV's channel 16 signal,
now broadcast from a side-mounted antenna.
Across town, Jann Nyffeler is the new morning host on WGMC
(90.1 Greece) starting today, moving longtime morning host Joelle
Van Buren to middays. Nyffeler has been a volunteer host on "Jazz
90.1," and she'll keep her day job doing PR for the George
*In Buffalo, tonight's debut of "Don't Touch That Dial!,"
WNED-TV's documentary on the history of Buffalo broadcasting,
will be a social event: Steve Cichon's StaffAnnouncer.com is
joining ForgottenBuffalo.com to sponsor a viewing party at Founding
Father's Pub in downtown Buffalo. The party starts at 7, and
the broadcast starts at 8. (And we send our best wishes to Steve,
who had quite the scare this weekend when an out-of-control driver
plowed into his neighbor's house, totalling Steve's car en route.
Thankfully, nobody was hurt.)
Jim Kelley was better known as a print journalist than as
a broadcaster, but in many years of covering the Sabres for the
Buffalo News, Kelley also found his way to the airwaves
on a regular basis, appearing on the old WNSA (107.7), WBEN (930)
and across the border on CJCL (FAN 590) in Toronto. Kelley died
last Tuesday at 61 after fighting pancreatic cancer.
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*There's a new FM translator
en route to the North Shore of MASSACHUSETTS, or so it
would seem from the $80,000 sale of what's now W291CC (106.1
Sanford, Maine) from Dennis Jackson to Port Broadcasting, LLC.
That's the Carl Strube/Pete Falconi group that owns WNBP (1450
Newburyport), and one can reasonably assume they plan to hop
the translator down the coast to Cape Ann. That's technically
possible, but under current FCC policy, which grants a translator's
first move quickly and then delays subsequent moves by months
or even years, it's a more challenging prospect than it was when
another translator made the long move west from Cape Ann to Fitchburg
On a slow news week last week, we spent a fair amount of time
examining the rumored sale of WFNX to Entercom, a story about
which we expressed a fair amount of skepticism. It turns out
that skepticism was justified; both Entercom and the Phoenix
have vehemently denied there's any validity to the rumors. Was
the story planted in (or by) the Weekly Dig as a slap
at the Dig's rival, WFNX's parent Boston Phoenix?
That, we don't know - but this we can say with some certainty:
even if Entercom's WEEI strategy really doesn't involve FM (as
appears to be the case every time one of these WEEI-to-FM rumors
proves groundless), the radio community's not likely to stop
talking about the topic, especially as WEEI continues to face
strong FM competition from WBZ-FM.
On TV, there's a new morning show coming to Sunbeam's WLVI
(Channel 56). The syndicated "Morning Buzz" aired on
WSBK a few years back and has been a fixture on former WSBK sister
station WLWC (Channel 28) in New Bedford; when it debuts on WLVI
January 3, Boston will be the largest market for the show.
MAINE, WWLN (90.5 Lincoln) signed on November 29; it's
relaying "God's Country" from WMDR-FM (88.9 Oakland).
*VERMONT Public Radio has completed
its upgrade of WRVT (88.7 Rutland), boosting the station's horizontal
ERP to 4 kW to take advantage of the lesser protection that needs
to be offered to Schenectady's WRGB (Channel 6) now that it's
digital instead of analog. And while we're mentioning VPR, we
neglected to note the grant of a construction permit for a new
VPR signal in Brattleboro. WVBA will be the callsign of the new
signal on 88.9 there.
*A CONNECTICUT FM translator is on
the move. W248AB (97.5 Bolton) carries the "La Bomba"
Spanish-language programming that nominally originates on sister
station WMRQ (104.1)'s HD2; its application to move to 97.1 would
come with a power increase from 60 to 100 watts and would alleviate
co-channel interference with WALK-FM on Long Island.
Two Nutmeg State public broadcasters are among a dozen around
the country to benefit from a $2.2 million matching grant from
the Newman's Own Foundation. The charity founded by Paul Newman,
who made his home in Connecticut, is giving money to Fairfield's
WSHU and to Connecticut Public TV, as well as to Albany's WAMC
and New York's WNET.
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*A Catholic radio station in northeast PENNSYLVANIA
faces a big fine from the FCC after two inspections turned
up no staff presence at its main studio.
WQOR (750 Olyphant)
operates from a seminary in Pittston, and when FCC inspectors
showed up there in November 2009 and again a month later, they
found a locked door and seminary staffers telling them the station
was usually unoccupied. That resulted in a $10,000 Notice of
Apparent Liability against licensee JMJ Radio Inc. from the FCC,
and WQOR is now asking listeners for help to pay the fine.
In Pittsburgh, there's a new operations manager for CBS Radio's
cluster. Mark Anderson comes back to the Steel City, where he
programmed Clear Channel's WKST-FM from 2003-2005, after stints
in St. Louis and Cincinnati. When Anderson starts in Pittsburgh
in two weeks, he'll be programming WZPT (100.7) and WDSY (107.9).
On TV, John Fedko is retiring after 23 years at NBC affiliate
WPXI (Channel 11), most recently as sports director. Fedko will
continue to host the station's "Skylights" high-school
football coverage each fall.
Harrisburg public radio station WITF (89.5) is shifting its
Lancaster translator up the dial. W259AA (99.7) will get a boost
from 10 to 38 watts by moving to 99.9.
Four Rivers Community Broadcasting ("Word-FM") has
calls for its newest construction permit: WZXY (90.7 Spring Grove)
will serve the Hanover area when it signs on.
And back in Pittsburgh, they're mourning Bruce Keidan, the
former Post-Gazette sports columnist who died in Florida
on Tuesday (Nov. 30) at 67. In addition to his print work, Keidan
did sports talk on WJAS (1320) and sister station WPTT (1360).
*In CANADA, Haliburton Broadcasting
is again expanding its southern Ontario reach with the purchase
of Niagara Falls' CFLZ (105.1) and CKEY (101.1) from Andrew Ferri's
Niagara Radio Group. Haliburton is already in the process of
buying CJCS/CHGK in Stratford and CFSF in Sturgeon Falls, and
Haliburton president Christopher Grossman says the addition of
the Niagara stations "compliments HBGs Southern Ontario
growth strategy of targeting the upscale tourism market."
No purchase price has been disclosed, and the deal doesn't include
Ferri's CJRN (710), which broadcasts tourism information.
In Hamilton, PD Derm Carnduff has parted ways with Corus'
CING (Vinyl 95.3) and CJXY (Y108); no replacement has been named.
Up in Orillia, Bayshore
Broadcasting has begun on-air tests at CISO (Sunshine 89.1),
where an airstaff is now in place. According to Milkman UnLimited,
Sunshine's morning team will be "Married in the Morning
with Dan and Leslie," followed in middays by Heather Gleason,
news director Jim Burchard's "Twin Lakes Today" at
noon, and Tony Hann in the afternoons.
There's another addition to the airstaff at Toronto's CJRT
("JAZZ.FM91"), where Brad Barker moves from nights
to afternoons, remaining operations manager and music director
In Ottawa - well, actually across the river in Gatineau, Quebec
- CJEU (1670) is shifting identity and direction. What started
as "Radio Enfant" is now "Oxygene Radio,"
and it's working alternative rock into its programming mix at
*In Halifax, Evanov's CKHY (105.1) has been granted a power
increase; the new "Live 105" will move from the CBC
tower to the CTVglobemedia tower that's already home to its sister
station CKHZ (Z103.5), and in the process will go from 45 kW
DA to 100 kW non-directional, dropping in height from 224.5 to
And north of Montreal, the Association des Églises
baptistes reformées du Québec is applying for a
200-watt relay transmitter to carry the religious programming
of CFOI (96.9 Quebec City) to St-Jérôme on 102.9.
the NERW Archives
we've been doing this a long time now, and so we're digging back
into the vaults for a look at what NERW was covering one, five,
ten and - where available - fifteen years ago this week, or thereabouts.
Note that the column appeared on an erratic schedule in
its earliest years as "New England Radio Watch," and
didn't go to a regular weekly schedule until 1997.
December 7, 2009 -
- The big news out of NEW YORK on Thursday came as no surprise
to anyone who'd been even vaguely aware of media-business developments
- but the official word that Comcast was indeed acquiring a majority
stake in NBC Universal didn't bring much clarity to the questions
that continue to surround the deal as it heads to regulators
for what's likely to be a lengthy approval process. Much of the
transaction, including Comcast's acquisition of the cable networks
and Universal production business, will be outside the purview
of the FCC, and of this column as well. The FCC will, however,
have the chance to weigh in on the transfer of NBC's broadcast
licenses from GE to the Comcast-controlled joint venture, including
three owned-and-operated NBC TV stations and two Telemundo TV
stations in NERW-land.
- While there was some speculation that Comcast might seek
to take NBC out of the broadcast business, perhaps turning NBC
into a high-profile cable channel, the announcement of the merger
played up the importance of the local stations. "We intend
to preserve and enrich the output of local news, local public
affairs, and other public interest programming on NBC O&O
stations," it read. That puts the ball in the FCC's court,
where there's sure to be close scrutiny of the deal - especially
in Philadelphia, where NBC-owned WCAU (Channel 10) operates in
a market that's not only home to Comcast headquarters but is
dominated by Comcast-owned cable systems. The situation is somewhat
different in New York, where WNBC (Channel 4) and Telemundo's
WNJU (Channel 47) have relatively little Comcast presence in
the market, which is dominated by Time Warner and Cablevision.
In Boston, Telemundo's New Hampshire-based WNEU is a very minor
player in a Comcast-dominated cable market, and in Connecticut,
where Comcast is a major cable player, NBC had been attempting
to sell WVIT (Channel 30). There's no longer an absolute prohibition
on cross-ownership of cable systems and broadcast stations within
a market, but there are still plenty of reasons for regulators
to be concerned. (How, for instance, might a Comcast cable system
handle a retransmission dispute with a CBS- or ABC-owned station
that's competing with its own NBC station in the market?)
- Curtis Sliwa has a new home on the dial: after 18 years at
WABC (770 New York), he's signed on with Salem's WNYM (970 Hackensack
NJ) to become the new morning man at "970 the Apple,"
beginning January 11. Sliwa's will be the first local show at
the station, which has been carrying a slate of Salem's syndicated
talkers since its launch last year. That includes Bill Bennett's
"Morning in America," which will lose its New York
clearance when Sliwa signs on. Will Sliwa's debut bring some
attention to "The Apple," which upgraded its signal
to 50 kW daytime but hasn't made much of a mark on the New York
radio scene since the format flip? Stay tuned...
- Radio People on the Move: New York hip-hop jock DJ Envy is
changing teams. After eight years at Emmis' WQHT (Hot 97), including
a stint as morning co-host with Miss Jones and more recent work
in afternoon drive, Envy has moved to Clear Channel's WWPR (Power
105), where he's now doing afternoons. That 2-6 PM shift was
formerly held by Malikha Mallette, who moves to mornings with
- Utica's WRUN (1150) has changed programming. Last Monday
marked not only the end of November, but also the end of the
station's ownership by Albany's WAMC. The Utica AM station marked
the western edge of WAMC's expansion when it went on the air
with public radio in 2005, but it became surplus property after
WAMC's decade-old application for a Utica-area FM facility was
granted in 2008. WAMC-FM (90.3 Remsen) signed on a year ago,
and back in July, WAMC traded the AM signal (plus $20,000) to
Bud Williamson's Digital Radio Broadcasting in exchange for a
Cooperstown translator. The deal closed last week, and now Williamson
is operating the AM station, running automated current hit music
for the moment (or so our ears on the ground in the Utica market
- As Craig Fox and Sam Furco challenge Clear Channel's Syracuse-market
country behemoth WBBS (104.7 Fulton) with their new WOLF-FM (105.1
DeRuyter), they're adding several more signals to the "Wolf"
mix. The country music is being heard on W252AC (98.3 Camillus),
which has moved to the WOLF (1490) tower next to the station's
studios near downtown Syracuse and has boosted power to 250 watts.
And as of last Monday, "Wolf" replaced "Movin'"
on WMVN (96.7 Oswego), which has changed calls to WWLF-FM. The
"Movin" rhythmic AC format remains in place on WMVU
(100.3 Sylvan Beach), which changes calls to WMVN, and on Syracuse
translator W243AB (96.5 Westvale).
- In southern RHODE ISLAND, WXNI (1230 Westerly) is now under
new management. It took more than three years for Chris DiPaola
to wend his way through the legal maelstrom that surrounded the
station, which was tied up in the fight between Rhode Island
state officials and Boston University. But now that Rhode Island
Public Broadcasting has been fully separated from its erstwhile
parent organization, BU's WBUR - and now that WRNI-FM (102.7
Narragansett Pier) is fully covering the southern part of the
state, rendering the need for the 1 kW AM signal moot - DiPaola,
doing business as Diponti Communications, has closed on his $350,000
purchase of the AM station. As of November 16, DiPaola's local
programming has replaced the Providence-based WRNI feed on the
AM 1230 signal, with new calls WBLQ. The new AM 1230 programming
was at least temporarily parallel to LPFM station WBLQ-LP (96.7
Ashaway), which DiPaola operates for the nonprofit "Washington
County Chamber of Commerce," though the FM station has applied
for new calls WYCM-LP.
- Another local news operation in northeast PENNSYLVANIA is
shutting down. The region already lost what was left of local
news at CBS affiliate WYOU-TV (Channel 22) in Scranton earlier
this year, and now plucky low-power WYLN in Hazleton is shutting
down its daily newscast. The network of LPTV stations based at
WYLN-LP (Channel 35) serves a swath of rural Pennsylvania stretching
south and west from Wilkes-Barre to Shamokin and into the Susquehanna
Valley, with extensive cable coverage - but after December 31,
its local news at 5 and 10 PM will be history, with much of the
eight-person news department being furloughed. WYLN officials
tell the Hazleton Standard-Speaker that the station will continue
to produce other local programming, including a new local 5 PM
show to debut sometime in early 2010.
December 5, 2005 -
- If you read any of the daily industry trades, you know there's
really been just one story that's had the attention of the radio
business for the last few weeks: will ABC sell its radio division,
to whom, and - perhaps most nerve-wrackingly - when? If we had
a buck for every e-mail "BULLETIN" telling us a deal
could be announced "as early as today," we could almost
afford to buy ABC Radio ourselves at this point. And if we had
a buck for every goofy bit of message-board speculation about
what an Entercom purchase of ABC would mean for the talk lineup
in Boston, well, we'd have already bought the network, installed
ourselves as the fill-in for Paul Harvey (we can dream...) and
replaced the talk lineup on WABC (770) with the return of Musicradio
- Mr. Harvey can breathe a sigh of relief - we're not even
in the running to buy ABC, of course. But for fans of what may
be the most popular top-40 station that ever was, that last bit
of fantasy actually took a small step towards reality Saturday
night. Yes, that was actual music being heard on WABC, reverb
and all, as the station reacted to the summertime disappearance
of oldies on New York radio by unveiling its own four-hour weekend
oldies block, hosted every Saturday night from 6-10 by Mark Simone.
In addition to already being in the building on Saturdays, hosting
a morning talk show, Simone has excellent credentials where New
York music radio is concerned, with a resume that includes a
long stint at the old WPIX-FM.
- And while we had our qualms about the first show (Simone
brushed off the message-board suggestions for his first song,
playing little snippets of "Imagine" - the last song
WABC played in 1980, "Summer Wind" - the last song
WCBS-FM played in 2005, and "Hit The Road Jack" - for
obvious reasons - all mixed together, and the reverb was a far
cry from the old version), Phil Boyce and Johnny Donovan and
the rest of the crew at WABC made a lot of radio fans very happy
this weekend, while sparking all kinds of talk about whether
a similar weekend approach might work at other former top-40
AM giants that long ago flipped to talk.
- Some sad news from CANADA, as the weekend brought word of
the passing of one of that country's true broadcasting legends.
When Allan Waters bought CHUM (1050) in 1954, it was just a little
daytimer, but by the time of his retirement half a century later,
he'd built first the station and then CHUM Limited into one of
Canada's most important radio and television groups. Waters retired
from the CHUM board of directors in October; he died Saturday
morning (Dec. 3) in a Toronto hospital at age 84.
December 4, 2000 -
- New York City's oldest FM station may soon be in new hands
after 62 years of city schools supervision. WNYE-FM (91.5) traces
its history back to 1938, when it was one of the first educational
FM stations in the country, operating on the old 42-50 MHz band.
Since then, it's offered the Big Apple a mixture of schools-produced
programming, ethnic broadcasts, and NPR programs. Published reports
over the past week suggest that era is about to come to an end.
The city schools are apparently as eager to give up WNYE-FM (and
its TV counterpart, WNYE-TV 25) as the city itself was a few
years ago, when it sold WNYC-TV and spun WNYC radio off to a
separate nonprofit entity. Ironically, it's that very entity
that would take over WNYE under the plan now being considered.
- Right now, WNYC operates two stations, the mostly classical
WNYC-FM (93.9) and news-talk-variety WNYC (820 AM). What might
WNYC do with a third station? Speculation so far has ranged from
using 91.5 to extend the weak night signal of AM 820, to using
the new station to bring back the adult standards format that's
now extinct in New York City. What about the French programming
in the morning, the Haitian shows at night that seem to be heard
in every other Manhattan taxi, and the schools shows? We'll know
more when and if schools chancellor Harold Levy unveils an official
plan to hand WNYE-FM management over to WNYC.
- As for WNYE-TV, which picked up some of the ethnic programming
displaced by the demise of the old WNYC-TV in 1997 (that station,
sold by the city for $207 million, is now Pax outlet WPXN-TV),
there's been talk of handing its operations over to competing
PBS outlet WNET (Channel 13), but those plans appear less certain
at press time.
- Up in the North Country, Tim Martz has applied to make some
big changes at his stations, now that the FCC has approved a
swap of his frequency allocations in Canton and Morristown. Here's
how things would play out: WVLF Canton, now a class A station
on 96.7, would boost power to 23.5kw from 338 meters (with a
directional antenna) from its transmitter site on Waterman Hill
south of Canton. WVLF would move to 102.9, yielding its 96.7
frequency to WNCQ Morristown. That station would also get to
go up to a class C3, with 17.2 kW at 354 meters from a new transmitter
site northwest of Gouverneur, close enough to Watertown to make
the new signal a rimshot contender there. Martz would also raise
the power on his WRCD (101.5 Canton), which would go up to a
full 50 kW (albeit directional) from 453 meters, at a new site
on Whites Hill southeast of Potsdam (near the WNPI-TV tower).
- Radio People on the Move: After more than 50 years at Dundee's
WFLR (1570/95.9), one of the station's founders is hanging up
his headphones. Robert William None has done everything from
sales to news at the little community station. Most recently,
he's been heard Saturday mornings and on the "Poem of the
Day." Across the Finger Lakes in Cortland, Tony DeFranco
has been promoted from PD to operations manager at Citadel's
WKRT (920) and WIII (99.9). Congratulations to WGY (810 Schenectady)
morning host Don Weeks, who's marking 20 years at the talker
this month. Up in Potsdam, the folks at WPDM (1470) and WSNN
(99.3) are mourning a station veteran. Dave Cady came to WPDM
from Watertown's WOTT (1410) in the late 1960s, and hosted the
"Dave Cady Good Morning Show" until his retirement
in 1998. Cady was 62 when he died November 28 at Canton-Potsdam
- Moving to the Southern Tier, there's a new station of sorts
in Elmira. After being off the air for just short of the one-year
deadline (NERW, 12/10/1999), WEHH in Elmira Heights-Horseheads
is once again being heard by listeners in Chemung County. Instead
of its old 1590 signal from Latta Brook Road, though, WEHH is
now operating on 1600 kHz from the studios and transmitter site
of co-owned WELM (1410 Elmira) down on Lake Avenue. WEHH retains
its locally-automated adult standards, and we suspect the Sunday
morning polkas are once again being heard on both WEHH and WELM.
- Up in CANADA this week, we know more about the shakeout at
Corus' Hamilton operations. Among the 21 staffers who lost their
jobs last week were all the top air personalities at classic
rocker CJXY (95.3): morning team Lori Love and Scott Thompson,
midday guy Jeremy Smith, and afternoon jock Todd Lewis, as well
as PD David Foreman. Also out: CHML (900) midday guy Rick Malo
and CING (107.9, "Energy 108") night jock Mastermind.
The Energy Radio operation will move from the side of Highway
401 in Burlington to the CHML/Y95 complex on Main Street in Hamilton,
and we hear the plan is to combine Y95, Oshawa's "Magic"
(CKGE 94.9), and Barrie's CHAY (93.1) into a new station that
will surround Toronto with a simulcast on all three frequencies.
- We haven't heard any more tests on 740, but we can tell you
a little more about the new station that will soon launch there
in Toronto. We're told the calls will be CFPT, "Prime Time
Radio," and that the adult-standards station will use the
CBC facility at Hornby, the same transmitter that operated as
CBL until summer 1999. That should mean no trouble hearing the
signal across southern Ontario and western New York once it does
launch. (We also note that the folks at CHWO Oakville, the station
that's transmuting into CFPT, have registered primetimeradio.net
as a domain name, though nothing's active there yet.)
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