CBS Turns The Lite Off, Flips To Buz'n Country In Minneapolis
December 19, 2011 at 8:36 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO AC WLTE (102.9 LITE FM)/MINNEAPOLIS will flip to Country, and become BUZ’N@102.9 on MONDAY, DECEMBER 26th at 8a. The station, which will be heard on-air, online at www.buzn1029.com and through the RADIO.COM app on mobile devices will feature popular country music and artists including the newest releases and hits from TAYLOR SWIFT, KENNY CHESNEY, JASON ALDEAN, BRAD PAISLEY, BAND PERRY, and LADY ANTEBELLUM.
"BUZ’N will offer MINNEAPOLIS area residents the best in new country music, culture, and community both on-air and through online outlets. Launching a brand in the digital age offers us a whole new array of multi-platform communication and connection with our audience," said SVP/Market Mgr. MICK ANSELMO. "Country music is continuing to rise in popularity and its core artists have become recognizable to a broad audience of music fans. This immense interest in the format from a variety of different listening audiences and backgrounds makes it the perfect time to introduce TWINS CITIES listeners to this fresh new station and voice that is sure to keep them BUZ’N."
VP/Country Programming JEFF KAPUGI added, "CBS RADIO is a leader and visionary in the country music space and home to some of the top rated country stations in the nation. Country music is rapidly becoming a national pastime and now Minneapolis residents will have a great choice for the latest country music in BUZ’N. We cannot wait to hire and bring top-notch radio talent to the TWIN CITIES and connect with the community at local shows and events."
In a related announcement, LITE FM listeners can still hear their favorite AC songs at KZJK HD-2 at 104.1 FM through HD RADIO receivers in the MINNEAPOLIS area.