Format changes in local radio are inevitable – and Birmingham is probably about to go through another round of them. The first station to see a change, WZRR, will now play Top 40. Hey, we can always stream though, can’t we?
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January 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · radio
It may just feel this way, but lately it seems like Birmingham, AL has been enjoying a larger platform thanks in part to coverage by NPR – and its member stations in Alabama – including a recent episode of State of the Re:Union.
March 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · politics
Jefferson County Commission president David Carrington had some sober answers for the BBC World Service yesterday as he was interviewed about sewer debt crisis.
The launch of Birmingham’s newest online-only radio station, The Mountain, has been anticipated by many in the last few weeks. Now it’s happened, and the folks out there on the Internets (and via legacy media outlets) are talking about it. We’ve got just a little taste of the chatter…
It looks like fans of the station formerly known as Live 100.5 FM will have an online option come the end of the month. The Mountain is scheduled to launch as an internet-only radio station for Birmingham, AL – complete with Reg’s Coffee House.
One of the city’s most recognizable set of call letters (WENN) returns to the FM dial (and changes formats on AM) as the radio carousel makes its latest rounds in Birmingham, AL.
As Birmingham, AL’s local AAA radio station Live 100.5 FM prepares for its format change to news-talk, more than 12,000 people are saying that Citadel’s decision may solve a problem financially, but it will have repercussions for the short term if another station doesn’t step in to fill the gap.
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February 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments · music, radio
Live 100.5 FM appears to be the latest victim of Citadel Broadcasting’s ax. There are rumors that the station’s format will change on Sunday afternoon.