WRDW Morphs To New Identity, 96.5 AMP Radio Under New PD Bobby Smith
April 10, 2015 at 1:56 PM (PT)
As correctly speculated earlier this week, (NET NEWS 4/7) CBS Top 40 WRDW (WIRED 96.5)/PHILADELPHIA has changed its handle to 96.5 AMP RADIO, effective at 5p (ET) TODAY.
And, 96.5 AMP RADIO has named sister Top 40 WJHM (101.9 AMP RADIO), Hot AC WOMX (MIX 105.1) and Classic Hit WOCL (105.9 SUNNY FM)/ORLANDO PD BOBBY SMITH as its new PD. Back at WJHM, APD/morning man DUSTIN KROSS and WOMX APD DAN CONNORS will be assisting with programming in the interim, with more announcements to come.
CBS RADIO/PHILADELPHIA SVP/Market Manager MARC RAYFIELD said, "AMP RADIO will be a highly attractive brand for PHILADELPHIA's young adult listener. The popularity of today's pop music is at an all-time high and we're looking forward to increasing the station's already powerful reach with advertisers and listeners, both on-air and online."
Newly named 96.5 AMP RADIO PD BOBBY SMITH said, "This is the most exciting time to introduce a new brand as we have an almost unlimited amount of digital opportunities to connect and engage with our local PHILLY audience. I look forward to 96.5 AMP RADIO being the local listener's first choice for hearing their favorite new hit music!"
Core artists will be TAYLOR SWIFT, ARIANA GRANDE, PITBULL, RIHANNA and CALVIN HARRIS along with breakout artists such as ZEDD and WIZ KHALIFA THE NEW 96.5 AMP Radio can be heard on-air, online at 965amp.com or on the Radio.com app. Follow 96.5 AMP RADIO on TWITTER @965ampradio, Facebook.com/965ampradio or Instagram @965ampradio.