Indiana RadioWatch: February 8, 2016
Larry Langford's Oldies/WGTO (910am, Cassopolis, Michigan) applies to the FCC to move its translator W266BS (101.1fm, Cassopolis, Michigan) to 96.3fm.
Swick Broadcasting Co., Inc. applies to the FCC to move its translator W222BS (92.3fm, Athens, Michigan) to 99.7fm, increase the power to 250 watts, as a simulcast of Sports/WBET (1230am, Sturgis, Michigan). W222BS will remain licensed to Athens, Michigan.
Laurel A. Villanueva sells translator W293AZ (106.5fm, Elkhart) to WDLW Radio, Inc. for $20,000. WDLW Radio wants to move the translator from Elkhart to Lorain, Ohio, shift frequencies to 98.9fm, and rebroadcast WDLW (1380am, Lorain, Ohio).
Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc. sells its CP for translator K280FY (103.9fm, Dubuque, Iowa) to Vazquez Development, LLC for $35,000. Vazquez Development wants to move the translator from Dubuque, Iowa to Hammond, shift frequencies to 103.9fm, and rebroadcast Full Service/WJOB (1230am, Hammond).
Kaspar Broadcasting Co., Inc. sells its CP for translator W235BV (94.9fm, Logansport) to Mendota Broadcasting, Inc. for $38,000. Mendota Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Logansport, to Streator, Illinois, shift frequencies to 98.5fm, and rebroadcast WSPL (1250am, Streator, Illinois).
Kaspar Broadcasting Co., Inc. applies to the FCC to move its CP for translator W269CP (101.7fm, Lafayette) to Warrenton, Missouri, shift frequencies to 95.1fm., and rebroadcast KWRE (730am, Warrenton, Missouri), owned by Kaspar Broadcasting Co. of Missouri.
Indiana Community Radio Corp. sells its translator W287BC (105.3fm, Anderson) to WPGW, Inc. for $25,000. WPGW, Inc. wants to move the translator from Anderson to Portland, remain on 105.3fm, and rebroadcast AC/WPGW(AM) (1440am, Portland).
Friends of Christian Radio, Inc. sells its CP for translator W288CN (105.5fm, Upland) to Living Bread Radio, Inc. for $22,500. Living Bread Radio wants to move the translator from Upland to Canton, Ohio, shift frequencies to 94.5fm., and rebroadcast WILB (1060am, Canton, Ohio).
The Indianapolis Business Journal's Anthony Schoettle reports that at the end of this week, Rick Green will exit as Indianapolis market manager of iHeartMedia's Classic Rock/WFBQ (94.7fm, Indianapolis), Sports/WNDE (1260am, Indianapolis), Alternative/WOLT (103.3fm, Indianapolis), and Country/WUBG (98.3fm, Plainfield). Next Monday, Mr. Green will become iHeart's mid-Atlantic area president, with oversight of twenty nine stations. Mr. Green will be based in Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Green joined then-Clear Channel Radio/Indianapolis in October 2006.
Educational Media Foundation sells its CP for translator W271CA (102.1fm, Noblesville) to L&D Broadcasters, Inc. for $60,000. L&D Broadcasters wants to move the translator from Noblesville to Dayton, Ohio, shift frequencies to 104.3fm., and rebroadcast WGNZ (1110am, Fairborn, Ohio).
Indiana Community Radio Corp. sells its CP for translator W279AM (103.7fm, Rushville) to T.C.W. Broadcasting, Inc. for $35,000. T.C.W. Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Rushville to Whitesburg, Kentucky, shift frequencies to 95.1fm, and rebroadcast its WTCW (920am, Whitesburg, Kentucky).
Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc. sells its translator W238AX (95.5fm, Savanna, Illinois) to Midwest Communications, Inc. for $30,000. Midwest Communications wants to move the translator from Savanna, Illinois to Terre Haute, shift frequencies to 97.9fm, and rebroadcast N-T/WIBQ (1230am, Terre Haute).
First Ventures Capital Partners moves its W208BT (89.5fm, Spencer) to 100.3fm as W262BA. First, that's to move the translator from noncommercial to commercial, so they can sell it. Second, First Ventures Capital Partners will sell the translator to Samuel Stratemeyer for $35,000. Mr. Stratemeyer wants to move the translator to 97.5fm, with a Paducah, Kentucky city of license. Once moved, the translator will rebroadcast his WRIK(AM) on 750am, in Brookport, Illinois.
Russ Jones and Peter Davidson's Anchor Radio of Louisville files an FCC application to move their translator W284AD (104.7fm, New Albany) to 96.1fm, increase power to 250 watts, and rebroadcast their WLLV (1240am, Louisville, Kentucky).
Indiana Community Radio Corp. wants to move its translator W297AU (107.3fm, Arcadia) from Arcadia to North Vernon, shift frequencies to 97.7fm, and rebroadcast Oldies/WJCP (1460am, North Vernon). The FCC filing states Indiana Community Radio Corp. will transfer the translator's ownership through a long term re-transmission agreement to WJCP's owners: Tom and Diana Taylor.
Charles Anderson wants to move his silent translator W230CK (93.9fm, Bowling Green, Kentucky) from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Jeffersonville, shift frequencies to 96.1fm, and rebroadcast Ryan Media, LLC's Sports/WXVW (1450am, Jeffersonville). No word in the FCC filing about selling the translator to Ryan Media.
Indiana Community Radio Corp. sells its CP for translator W273CG (102.5fm, New Harmony) to Diamond Shores Broadcasting, LLC for $40,000. Diamond Shores Broadcasting wants to move the translator from New Harmony to Paoli, shift frequencies to 98.7fm, and rebroadcast Oldies/WSEZ (1560am, Paoli).
Indiana Community Radio Corp. sells its CP for translator W277CG (103.3fm, Fort Branch) to Midnight Hour Broadcasting, LLC for $40,000. Midnight Hour Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Fort Branch to Seymour, shift frequencies to 99.3fm, and rebroadcast AC/WZZB (1390am, Seymour).
Radio 74 Internationale sells its CP for translator W294BW (106.7fm, Knightstown) to University of Southern Indiana for $40,000. The University of Southern Indiana wants to move the translator from Knightstown to Evansville, shift frequencies to 95.7fm, and rebroadcast AAA/WSWI (820am, Evansville).
Covenant Network sells its CP for translator K241BU (96.1fm, Cuba, Missouri) to Faith Broadcasting, LLC for $20,000. Faith Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Cuba, Missouri to Newburgh, shift frequencies to 93.1fm, and rebroadcast Religious/WGAB (1180am, Newburgh).
Covenant Network sells its CP for translator W280EJ (103.9fm, Pekin, Illinois) to Jasper on the Air, Inc. for $25,000. Jasper on the Air wants to move the translator from Pekin, Illinois to Jasper, shift frequencies to 99.1fm, and rebroadcast AC/WITZ(AM) (990am, Jasper).
Jared Nix sells his CP for translator W290CS (105.9fm, Morrill, Kentucky) to Princeton Broadcasting Company, Inc. for $20,000. Princeton Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Morrill, Kentucky to Princeton, remain on 105.9fm, and rebroadcast N-T/WRAY (1220am, Princeton).
Indiana Community Radio Corp. sells its CP for translator W274BS (102.7fm, Princeton) to F.T.G. Broadcasting, Inc. for $35,000. F.T.G. Broadcasting wants to move the translator from Princeton to London, Kentucky, shift frequencies to 106.9fm, and rebroadcast its WFTG (1400am, London, Kentucky).
Where Are They Now? Former WFIE-TV News Director CJ Hoyt joins WZDX-TV in Huntsville, Alabama, as its first News Director. Nexstar owns this FOX affiliate.
This Week in Indiana Radio History
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February 7: In 1972, 91.9FM/Lafayette signs on as WJJE (today, it's WJEF).
February 8: In 1960, 95.1FM/Fort Wayne signs on as WPTH (today it's WAJI).
February 9: In 2005, former Indianapolis, South Bend, and Lafayette air personality Steve Bokor ("Bobby Rivers") dies.
February 11: In 1991, 106.1FM/Newburgh signs on as WSYZ (today it's WDKS). In 1998, former WBAA(AM) Chief Engineer Ralph Townsley dies. In 2007, broadcaster Devin Marsh dies. Marsh programmed five different south central Indiana radio stations.
February 12: In 2002, former Booth American (WRBR and its predecessors) South Bend GM Vincent Fasolo ("Vince Ford") dies.
February 13: In 2010, Larry Aiken, former owner of Evansville's WGBF(AM) and FM passes away. In 1997, WOWO PD Gary Noe passes away.
WFNI and WIBC-HD2 is looking for an experienced sports talk pro in both the on-air and administrative realms to join the staff as an Executive Producer. This person must be able to perform a variety of tasks on a daily basis, primarily from a behind-the-scenes standpoint, but also might be needed to fill-in when necessary in a show-host role and/or a sports anchor standpoint.
This position would be working on a daily basis with the Program Director of both The Fan and 107.5 ESPN. This person would also be interacting on a daily basis with all aspects of the Fan staff including producers, talk-show hosts, and part-time board-ops.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Write, produce, edit and update content for on air, website and social media on a daily basis.
* Curating sound, video and text from wire services, TV partners, and other news sources
* Writing and/or recording sports updates for The Fan, 107.5 ESPN, and Network Indiana
* Development of producers
* Fill-in duties for talk show hosts when necessary
* Administrative duties like affidavits, Tag Station responsibilities, working with Triton digital
* Scheduling part-timers for evening and weekend shifts on the Fan and 107.5 ESPN
* Other duties as assigned
Considered, candidates should meet the following requirements:
* Thrive in high pressure situations to meet extremely tight deadlines
* Possess a firm knowledge of digital audio editing software
* Pay close attention to detail
* Must be highly organized
* Be available and flexible with work hours/duties
* Can be a positive member of a tight-knit team
* Able to work independently with little supervision
* Working knowledge of Wide Orbit on-air operating system preferred
* Working knowledge of Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel
* 2-5 years overall radio experience, sports talk radio experience preferred
* High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
To Apply: Please apply online at www.emmis.com and send resume with any pertinent on-air, news demos and writing samples to grakestraw at indy dot emmis dot com.
No phone calls please. Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WIBC/Network Indiana is looking for a multi-media platform news talent who can gather and interpret content on multiple platforms, including digital (web, social media) and on-air. The position requires the production and gathering of text, images, audio/video, etc. The ideal candidate will have strong delivery, a versatile mindset for varying tasks, and be a natural storyteller.
Please apply online at http://www.emmis.com
Please send your resume' and air check materials to cedavis at indy dot emmis dot com.
G101-3, the world's most interactive radio station, is seeking its next Midday host. You'll do live middays on The G (Adult Top 40) and voicetrack evenings on our A/C sister station. Can you do a great show with phones, remotes and appearances, plus keep yourself plugged into our historic community? We need someone that can hit the ground running! If you think you can handle local, creative radio in a non-corporate environment and blend in with our talented yet dysfunctional staff you can E-mail your info to rickduncan at g1013 dot com ("Midday/Promotions" in the subject line)
Whitewater Broadcasting is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Federated Media is currently accepting applications for the position of Promotions and Events Coordinator for our South Bend Radio Group.
The position encompasses all facets of the radio business on-air, on-line and in person. It requires multi-tasking along with managing people and your own personal time. Problem Solving Skills required.
As Promotions and Events coordinator you will be responsible for, but not limited to:
Working hand in hand with Program Directors and General Sales Managers to plan, schedule and execute contests, promotions, and events.
Hiring and scheduling of part time employees for live broadcasts and events
Implementing Interactive elements of marketing campaigns and events. (mobile, email, online, social media)
Making sure the listener experience at live broadcasts & events is a memorable one
This is a very enjoyable job but requires you to bring your best to the office every day. It is a job where no two days are alike and will be a job that is always evolving to meet the demands of each station's needs. Requires working on evenings and weekends as needed. Two to three years' experience and/or marketing degree preferred.
Interested? Contact Stephanie Michel at smichel at federatedmedia dot com.
Confidentiality assured. Federated Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Looking for that one of a kind GSM who has a great work ethic, loves live local radio, enjoys coaching, training, and recruiting. Loves being on the street not behind a desk, working alongside account executives in the field. This GSM will maintain a small account list. Must be a creative thinker out of the box ideas. Strives to meet and exceeding goals, needs promotions and creative writing skills. Must enjoy being a part of the community. We are a private radio group, decisions made onsite not by corporate. Great work environment, long standing employees, small town atmosphere. Great pay and incentives. If this is you and you are looking to make a change in 2016 please call me personally and we can move forward after a conversation. Please send resume to cam.pflum at star1069fm dot com. Hoosier AM/FM Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Indiana Country - WKKG - South Central Indiana's #1 country heritage station, is looking for our next morning show superstar. If you can deliver an upbeat, LOCALLY relatable, music-driven show then send me your best stuff. Local is how we win, so you'll be expected to seek out ways to get involved in the community. We offer a competitive salary, great benefits including 401(k), excellent work environment and an exceptional community. E-mail your resume and demo to John Foster, Station Manager at jfoster at wkkg dot com. White River Broadcasting is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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