WPHI Gets Hot, Sarah O'Conner Named PD
September 9, 2011 at 8:35 AM (PT)
RADIO ONE Urban WPHI/PHILADELPHIA has reached out to SARAH O'CONNER to head the programming team for the station. O'CONNER, who is very familiar with the PHILADELPHIA radio landscape, is expected to begin her new duties immediately.
Also scheduled to debut shortly is the syndicated RICKEY SMILEY MORNING SHOW.
Last FRIDAY (NET NEWS 9/2), RADIO ONE Urban WRNB/PHILADELPHIA vacated its old frequency and moved down the dial to 100.3, which was the frequency of sister station Urban WPHI. (100.3 THE BEAT).
Now, WPHI has rebranded as HOT 107.9. On the station website, they wrote:
"HOT1079PHILLY.COM is finally here! Check out all your favorite artist and music on our new station HOT 107.9FM. Change has come to radio and internet media! Be apart of the movement or step off the track when the train’s coming through. HOT1079PHILLY.COM is your source for everything hot in the game. And yes PHILLY, JERSEY, and DELAWARE this is your home so we want your impute! [sic] Hit us up, let us know what you would like to see on the new site! Do you want more local hip hop spotlights? How about local reporters telling us the real stories in our communities? Want more new music? Interested in the local nightlife? Leave your comments BELOW or you can hit us up on TWITTER and FACEBOOK. We look forward to indulging in your suggestions."