Re: Central & Eastern Oregon Radio Happenings

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Craig_Adams
Participant

This from All Access:


KBSU-A/Boise Flipping To News-Talk As KINF


IMPACT RADIO GROUP has assumed control of KBSU-A/BOISE from BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY and will flip the format from noncommercial Jazz to commercial Talk by FRIDAY (7/22). The station will change its call letters to KINF and will be nown as “NEWSRADIO AM730 KINF.” The lineup will include TALK RADIO NETWORK’s “AMERICA’S MORNING NEWS,” AMERICA’S RADIO NEWS NETWORK, LAURA INGRAHAM, RUSTY HUMPHRIES, and PHIL HENDRIE, plus news from the ASSOCIATED PRESS. Former CITADEL Talk KKOH-A/RENO News Dir. RICK WORTHINGTON has been named PD, with veteran radio newsman JAY HOWELL as News Director and former crosstown KBOI-A anchor/reporters KIMBERLY JAMES and MIKE SHARP.

Market Manager DARRELL CALTON said, “We are ecstatic about the launch of NEWSRADIO AM730 KINF. Our local team of reporters, anchors and partners will create a true radio news station designed for the TREASURE VALLEY. We should be technically ready by FRIDAY if not before.”

IMPACT is buying the station for $165,000 (NET NEWS 6/30).