Dial Global Talkers Add More Affiliates
June 20, 2011 at 2:07 PM (PT)
Another wave of DIAL GLOBAL talk show affiliation news includes the addition of several shows by FIRST MEDIA RADIO Talk WREL-A/LEXINGTON, VA, including BILL PRESS, STEPHANIE MILLER, CLARK HOWARD (weekdays and weekends), MICHAEL SMERCONISH (as previously announced), ED SCHULTZ, NEAL BOORTZ and MIDNIGHT RADIO NETWORK.
Also adding HOWARD for weekdays were SINCLAIR Talk WNIS-A/NORFOLK (picking the show up as sister WTAR-A dropped it in its move to a Comedy format), CUMULUS Talk WLBY-A/ANN ARBOR, and WILLIAMS BROADCASTING Talk KGWA-A/ENID, OK; WNIS and KGWA also picked up the weekend edition. JOURNAL Talk KQTH (104.1 THE TRUTH)/TUCSON has added an additional hour of the show, while KEMP COMMUNICATIONS Talk KMZQ-A/LAS VEGAS added the daily "CLARK HOWARD MINUTES" feature/
SMERCONISH added MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS Talk WDSM-A/DULUTH-SUPERIOR and GENESIS Business Talk WMGG-A (BAY BIZ 1470)/TAMPA as well as WREL. The show adds an hour at CITADEL Talk WXTL (105.9 THE BIG TALKER)/SYRACUSE, and the weekend version has been added at MID-WEST FAMILY Talk WTDY-A/MADISON, GENESIS Talk WWBA-A/TAMPA.
SCHULTZ has added CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WKBZ-A/MUSKEGON, MI (which has also added THOM HARTMANN), LEGACY MEDIA Talk KWAM-A/MEMPHIS, NORTH FACE BROADCASTING Talk KNOC-A/NATCHITOCHES, LA, and LANGFORD BROADCASTING Classic Hits WGTO-A-W266BS/CASSOPOLIS, MI.
BOORTZ has been added, as previously announced, at CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KTLK-F/MINNEAPOLIS, and has also been added by NORTH FACE BROADCASTING Hot AC KCIJ/NATCHITOCHES, LA. KQTH and KMZQ have both added an hour to BOORTZ' slot.
The MIDNIGHT RADIO NETWORK has been added at ALPHA BROADCASTING Talk KUFO-A (FREEDOM 970)/PORTLAND and WINGS COMMUNICATIONS Talk WELE-A/DAYTONA BEACH as well as at WREL and WMZQ.
And the weekend "JILL ON MONEY" has been added at BONNEVILLE Talk KTTH-A/SEATTLE, BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO. Talk WLAD-A/DANBURY, CT, WLBE 790 INC. Talk WLBE-A/LEESBURG, FL, and SAGA Talk WZAN-A/PORTLAND, ME, while "YOUR NEXT JOB" has been added at WMGG, WREL, and WZAN.