Dial Global And Broadcast Architecture's Smooth Jazz Collaboration
August 5, 2008 at 3:17 PM (PT)
DIAL GLOBAL Programming Pres. KIRK STIRLAND and BROADCAST ARCHITECTURE Pres. ALLEN KEPLER have agreed to move DIAL GLOBAL’s Smooth Jazz programming into BA’s SMOOTH JAZZ NETWORK. The announcement impacts DIAL GLOBAL’s 17 Smooth Jazz affiliates.
"We're pleased there's a high-quality option available in the Smooth Jazz format for our affiliates that are committed to that space, and ALLEN and his BROADCAST ARCHITECTURE team were keen on facilitating their affiliation," STIRLAND commented.
"The Smooth Jazz community is a tight one and this development shows a real commitment to the format from DIAL GLOBAL’s affiliates as well as their respect for the listeners in those cities served by the network," KEPLER noted. "We are more than pleased to welcome these new affiliates to our SMOOTH JAZZ NETWORK and to pick up the smooth jazz baton from DIAL GLOBAL. This expands our reach to over 40 markets across NORTH AMERICA."