Clear Channel Launches '99.7 Canton's New Country'
May 27, 2014 at 12:05 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL debuted a new Country station in the CANTON, OH market FRIDAY (5/23), branding as “99.7 CANTON’s NEW COUNTRY” and launching with commercial-free music through the rest of MAY.
The newly launched station is broadcast on W259BW, the 250-watt translator at 99.7, which is repeating the feed of AC WHOF/CANTON.
“There has not been a CANTON-focused Country station since 1999,” said CLEAR CHANNEL Regional Programming Manager KEITH KENNEDY. “Now STARK COUNTY listeners have a choice with a station talking about events in the CANTON area, not AKRON or YOUNGSTOWN”
Once the commercial-free launch is completed, the station will feature blocks of 30 songs in-a-row.
Additionally, OHIO MEDIA WATCH says PREMIERE’s syndicated “THE BOBBY BONES SHOW” will air in mornings.Other dayparts will be handled by CLEAR CHANNEL PREMIUM CHOICE air alent.