Author Archives: Fred Stiening

Curtis Sliwa leaving WABC-AM in New York City

The founder of the guardian angels has decided he is going to run for mayor of New York City as a Republican. That means he’s got to stop being on the radio, at least temporarily. Curtis is 67 years old, … Continue reading

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Will Alex Jones inherit the Rush Limbaugh legacy?

The Infowars broadcast is live from 12 noon for 3:00 PM eastern time. As I’ve been reviewing radio stations the past few days, not only is Alex Jones not going away, he has picked up new affiliates among the independent … Continue reading

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Entercom/CBS running away from “radio”

Entercom Radio, which acquired the assets of CBS radio in 2017 has announced it is changing its name and moving its focus away from that obsolete technology called radio. This comes about a decade after Bob Pittman over at iHeart/Clear … Continue reading

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Who is Frank Keeton ?

While doing some review of websites, I got to WLS-AM in Chicago, and my database indicated there had been a licensee change and the new owner is Frank Keeton Aircasters. This was a total surprise to me. Not only does … Continue reading

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Assorted Updates

This is a sticky post to list changes in radio

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The New and improved Dana Loesch

This started out as a comment on another post, but it’s worthy of its own discussion In case you aren’t aware, The Dana Show is syndicated by Radio America. Originally, she was a spokesperson for the NRA, she worked for … Continue reading

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EMF / K-Love / Air1 leaving California

https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/religion/2021/03/24/parent-company-of-christian-radios-k-love-and-air-1-moving-to-nashville/6973101002/ EMF is one of the few radio operators making money, in a non-profit sense. The K-Love and Air1 networks are almost as big as NPR or Clear Channel. They have decided to relocate from Rocklin California to Nashville, Tennessee … Continue reading

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The new WABC-AM

It is possible you were distracted and did not know that iconic WABC-am in New York City was sold a year ago to a local investor. Rita Cosby has just started a new show, replacing John Batchelor from 10:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Russ Martin dead at age 60

Most visitors to the website probably do not know who Russ Martin was. Russ Martin was a local talent at the freeFM station in Dallas Texas. For a brief period, Mel Karmazin tried to save CBS radio from itself, until … Continue reading

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No need to lie

I can’t begin to tell you how disappointed I am with James Golden, AKA Bo Snerdly, Rush Limbaugh’s executive producer https://youtu.be/p1y9uRnN5eo This is an interview in 2019 at Liberty University. At two minutes into the video, James brags that once … Continue reading

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