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    09/05/2012 6:46:48 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 25 replies
    Radio Ink ^ | 9/5/12 | Radio Ink
    TheBlaze, Glenn Beck’s news, information, entertainment, and e-commerce network announced today TheBlaze Radio Network, a brand-new online radio channel. TheBlaze Radio Network will be the new exclusive home for renowned nationally syndicated talk-radio personality and Marconi Award nominee Jay Severin. The line-up will also include a simulcast of The Glenn Beck Radio Program, America’s third-highest rated radio show which Premiere syndicates to over 400 affiliates across the country, a re-launched show hosted by Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray and audio simulcasts of TheBlaze TV shows. TheBlaze Radio Network can be heard starting later this month on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's free...
  • Rush Limbaugh back on WRKO Monday; Talk 1200 ends

    08/06/2012 1:14:48 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 50 replies
    WRKO ^ | 8/6/12 | raccoonradio
    WRKO welcomes back Rush Limbaugh on Monday. Coast to Coast might return too. It looks like Talk 1200 will end; supposedly the local hosts have been shown the door. The WRKO lineup will pair Todd Feinburg and Michele McPhee mornings followed by the Financial Exchange, Rush at noon, then Howie
  • WFNX Moves Up Farewell (alt-rocker sold to Clear Channel)

    07/18/2012 9:54:27 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 9 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 7/18/12 | Lance Venta
    Following the FCC approval of its sale to Clear Channel, 101.7 WFNX Boston has reportedly moved up its farewell to Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm. TJ Connelly, one of WFNX’s former DJ’s returning for a farewell shift, has blogged that his farewell shift has been moved up due to the new end time for the station. The station had originally planned to say goodbye on Saturday evening. We also know that when Clear Channel begins operating the station it will be under the WHBA calls. What we don’t know yet is what format will accompany those call letters or when...
  • WFNX Boston Sold To Clear Channel

    05/16/2012 8:10:10 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 45 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 5/16/12 | Lance Venta
    Clear Channel has agreed to purchase Alternative 101.7 WFNX Boston for an undisclosed price. The station which had been co-owned with the Boston Phoenix newspaper has carried an Alternative Rock format since April 1983. It will now join a Clear Channel cluster of “Talk 1200” WKOX/1430 WXKS, Rhythmic CHR “Jam’n 94.5” WJMN, and CHR “Kiss 108” WXKS-FM. Owner Stephen Mindich released the following memo to the Phoenix regarding the sale: "Dear Members of the PM/CG Family: Because this is an emotional announcement to make, let me cut right to the chase. This morning I met with the staff of WFNX...
  • Jay talks his way into new gig (Severin)

    08/16/2011 12:48:07 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 8/16/11 | Gayle Fee And Laura Raposa With Megan Johnson
    Radio bomb-tosser Jay Severin, fired from WTKK after he boasted of bedding a bevy of “mostly attractive young women” who worked for him, returns to the Boston airwaves on WXKS-AM Talk 1200 Thursday in his old afternoon-drive slot. “I’m tremendously excited,” Severin told the Track. “Everybody wants to play for the hometown club, and these are the guys I listen to. To be a part of that team and that lineup is a tremendous opportunity and honor.” Severin joins a roster that includes local yakker Jeff Katz in morning drive and syndicated talent Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity...