'Obama Radio' WPUP Becomes Top 40 Power 100.1
October 1, 2009 at 4:48 PM (PT)
YESTERDAY (NET NEWS 9/30), COX RADIO Rock WPUP (THE BULLDOG)/ATHENS, GA suddenly flipped to "OBAMA Radio" at 6p (ET). It featuring a mix of tracks reportedly found on OBAMA's iPOD, HAWAIIAN music and a dose of OBAMA speeches.
Just 24 hours later, the cunning stunting ended as COX Top 40 Dir./Programming JEREMY RICE with the help of WAPE/JACKSONVILLE PD TIM CLARKE and COX/ATHENS OM KEVIN STEELE launched "The NEW POWER 100.1, ATHENS #1 Hit Music Station." The station promises to play 50 minutes of the hits every hour.