iHeartMedia/Jacksonville Moves Active Rock Planet Radio To 97.3 And Launches Alternative Project 106.9
January 25, 2016 at 12:02 PM (PT)
IHEARTMEDIA/JACKSONVILLE has moved Active Rock WKSL-HD2-W295AZ (PLANET RADIO) to 97.3, playing Active Rock programming and launching "PROJECT 106.9," on WQIK-HD2 playing Alternative programming. SKIP KELLY, PD of 107.3 JACK FM will add programming duties for PROJECT 106.9. PLANET RADIO 97.3 replaces Contemporary Christian on WKSL-HD2-W247CF.
"I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to bring my passion for Alternative music to a whole new radio station in JACKSONVILLE," said KELLY. "For some time, I’ve felt as though there has been something missing in JACKSONVILLE radio and I look forward to finally being able to present a true Alternative stations that will serve our listeners and advertising partners."
"We have had PLANET RADIO on air at 106.9 for two years and the move to 97.3 will enhance our footprint and cover more of JACKSONVILLE," said TOMMY BODEAN, SVP/Programming, iHEARTMEDIA JACKSONVILLE. "I’m thrilled to be adding the Alternative format to our cluster. This will give JACKSONVILLE listeners a true Alternative station that is passionate about the music and lifestyle. This addition solidifies iHEARTMEDIA’s position as the leading Radio group, offering something for every music lover in JACKSONVILLE."