Over the weekend, “98.7 Takeover” launched with an aggressive street promotional campaign hyping the the new format.
At am today, the station unveiled its “Amp Radio 98.7” branding.
The Smooth Jazz format continues online at V987and on 98.7’s HD2 format.
Dom Theodore, the CBS VP/Programming who will be overseeing the new station is the former PD at crosstown Clear Channel CHR WKQI “Channel 95.5” and a number of former WKQI personalities work at sister WXRK “92.3 Now-FM” New York.
Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of Radio and a consultant for Radio BB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet.
Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.
Ellen co-hosted mornings with Ryan Seacrest at KIIS/fm until October 2015 when she took over mornings by herself at sister station, KOST.
After speculation dating back to March, CBS Radio flipped Smooth Jazz “V98.7” WVMV to CHR on Friday, October 2 under VP/CHR Programming Dom Theodore.
I hosted Jay & Rachael in the Morning on 93-1 DRQ for 6 years and hosted the Jay & Bill show on 97.1 after that.
In 2010 I started hosting morning at the legendary Detroit radio station 100.3 WNIC, and yes we are Detroit's Christmas station every year.
Together with the community, we look forward to announcing our plans for Michigan Central Station and Corktown on June 19," a Ford spokesperson said in an email to CBS Money Watch, referring to the Detroit neighborhood that is home to the station.
We’ve changed the way Atlanta listens to sports talk radio.