WEMP

  1. Ross on Radio: What Would You Do With A New York FM?

    October 24, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Whenever there's a pending format launch in New York, it briefly ignites hope among various different constituencies. That's happening again following the just-announced Cumulus purchase of religious WFME. But the ultimate decision often ...

  2. Merlin Sells WRXP/New York to CBS, Station Will Change From Alternative to News

    October 08, 2012 2:52 PM EDT Merlin Media has sold alternative WRXP (New Rock 101.9) New York to CBS Radio for $75 million. The new owners have already announced plans to launch a simulcast of sports WFAN-AM on the signal when they take over operating the station later this f ...

  3. Merlin Media Abandons News for Music in New York and Chicago

    July 17, 2012 11:12 AM EDT Approximately a year after launching twin all-news stations on FM signals in New York and Chicago, Merlin Media has abandoned the format, changing to alternative-music programming for WEMP in New York - now "New Rock 101.9" - and adult h ...

  4. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Lisa Worden

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 23 Lisa Worden Music Director, KROQ Los Angeles, CBS Radio Website: KROQ.com Twitter: @KROQ In a year in which alternative radio lost WKQX Chicago and WRXP New York, KROQ Los Angeles has managed to thrive, thanks in part to the guidance of mus ...

  5. Leslie Fram Joins CMT as Senior Vice President, Music Strategy

    August 16, 2011 3:36 PM EDT Leslie Fram, most recently program director and morning show co-host of New York's WRXP, has joined CMT as Senior Vice President, Music Strategy, effective September 1, it was announced today by CMT President Brian Philips. Fram will lead the ...

  6. Leeds Joins Live Nation New York

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Harvey Leeds has joined Live Nation's New York office, reporting to Live Nation New York president Kevin Morrow. Leeds retired from Sony Music after 35 years last March 31. "Harvey brings 35 years of knowledge, a p ...

  7. Greater Media, Emmis Unveil HD2 Strategies

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Markets include N.Y, L.A., Chicago, Philly, more. Greater Media, a founding member of the HD Digital Radio Alliance, has announced the details of its digital multicast channels for the Boston and Philadelphia markets. The eight new channels are mo ...

  8. Radio Format Flip Provokes Protests In NYC

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -year-old station switched to 'Jack' June 3. The collective mourning for oldies WCBS-FM New York came to a head June 20 when 100 protesters rallied peacefully in front of owner Infinity’s Manhattan headquarters. The 33-year-old station ...