106.3 POP FM Signs On As KWNZ Returns To Reno
May 6, 2013 at 5:28 PM (PT)
SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS/RENO, NV launches the latest new radio station to grace the NORTHERN NEVADA airwaves: "106.3 POP FM." The fourth station to launch from SHAMROCK in the past eight months, 106.3 POP FM revives the nearly 30-year heritage call letters KWNZ. POP FM will pay tribute to this heritage by playing "The Hits You Miss" with exclusively pop-genre hits from the last 30 years.
POP FM is unlike any other radio station in the area. POP FM dares to be different by playing a majority of the fun, energetic, classic pop hits you won’t hear anywhere else, with a fusion of current hits. POP FM strives to be an upbeat, energetic, and fun station, regularly playing hits that make you do a double-take, say “WHOA!” and “OH SNAP! THIS IS MY JAM!”
Core artists for POP FMwill include: JANET JACKSON, MARIAH CAREY, MADONNA, TLC, PRINCE, MICHAEL JACKSON, GEORGE MICHAEL, EXPOSE’, EN VOGUE, NEW EDITION, WHITNEY HOUSTON, BOYZ II MEN, DONNA SUMMER, BACKSTREET BOYS, DESTINY’S CHILD,WHAM!, THE JETS, PINK, CHIC, BOBBY BROWN, PAULA ABDUL, and so many more.
SHAMROCK/RENO Director/Broadcast Operations WILLOBEE CARLAN will handle PD duties and BILL SHAKESPEARE will serve as APD/MD. The station will run with limited commercial advertisements and without on-air personalities for the first month. 106.3 POP FM will be available via a live web-stream and fully functional website soon at www.1063POPFM.com.
The station is also seeking a part-time regional morning air talent with one to two years on-air experience; working knowledge of automation systems (NexGen preferred); experience with music scheduling software (MUSIC MASTER preferred); digital and social media skills, strong communication skills. This is a morning position with lots of room to grow. This could be a full-time position for the right person with a ton of digital and web skills. Send cover letter, resume with references, demo (ONE mp3 no longer than three minutes) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put PT Air Talent in the subject. NO CALLS!