Clear Channel Flips WLQT To Country
July 3, 2013 at 11:11 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL AC WLQT (LITE 94.5)/DAYTON flipped to COUNTRY at 12p (ET) TODAY (7/3), becoming “HOT COUNTRY B94.5.”
Market Manager TOM DORAN tells ALL ACCESS the station is launching with 1,000 songs in a row, emphasizing “Hot New Country Favorites” and will run jockless until MONDAY, JULY 15th. A station descriptor says, “B94-5’s artists are the stars of today and include CARRIE UNDERWOOD, The ZAC BROWN BAND, BLAKE SHELTON, MIRANDA LAMBERT, TAYLOR SWIFT, KEITH URBAN, TOBY KEITH and DARIUS RUCKER.”
Longtime ‘LQT personality KIM FARIS will remain with 94.5, shifting to afternoons. PREMIERE’s syndicated “THE BOBBY BONES SHOW” will air in mornings, with BILLY GREENWOOD in middays and MICHAEL JAY handling nights.Top 40 clustermate WCHD PD STEVEN LEWIS will now add programming chores for B94-5.