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Taking the 'McKay Way' to WPLJ, WABC - Posted January 8, 2013
There are dozens of radio traffic reporters in the New York market. Many of them could be deemed "interchangable" with a cookie cutter sound. Only a select few in the last 20 years have been able to make a career, and be known to a large number of listeners. And then... [Fishbowl NY]

Taking the 'McKay Way' to WPLJ, WABC - Posted January 8, 2013
There are dozens of radio traffic reporters in the New York market. Many of them could be deemed "interchangable" with a cookie cutter sound. Only a select few in the last 20 years have been able to make a career, and be known to a large number of listeners. And then... [FishbowlNY]

WFAN to Begin FM Simulcast Friday - Posted October 29, 2012
The deal is done! WFAN makes its debut as a FM simulcast of 660 AM Friday morning at 12:01. Mike Francesa told listeners today that WFAN pr... [Fishbowl NY]

WFAN to Begin FM Simulcast Friday - Posted October 29, 2012
The deal is done! WFAN makes its debut as a FM simulcast of 660 AM Friday morning at 12:01. Mike Francesa told listeners today that WFAN pr... [FishbowlNY]

New Rock 101.9 May Hit the Road to New Jersey - Posted August 1, 2012
The smoke has barely cleared from the drama surrounding Merlin Media yanking FM News off the air. But there is still plenty of news emanating from the offices on Hudson Street. For starters, FishbowlNY has learned that Me... [Fishbowl NY]

New Rock 101.9 May Hit the Road to New Jersey - Posted August 1, 2012
The smoke has barely cleared from the drama surrounding Merlin Media yanking FM News off the air. But there is still plenty of news emanating from the offices on Hudson Street. For starters, FishbowlNY has learned that Me... [FishbowlNY]

WRXP Officially Back at 101.9 - Posted July 25, 2012
The cycle is complete. WEMP is no more. The former FM News station, which returned to Alternative music earlier this month with New Rock 101.9, has also officially resurrected the familiar WRXP call letters. Under Emmis' ... [Fishbowl NY]

WRXP Officially Back at 101.9 - Posted July 25, 2012
The cycle is complete. WEMP is no more. The former FM News station, which returned to Alternative music earlier this month with New Rock 101.9, has also officially resurrected the familiar WRXP call letters. Under Emmis' ... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Looks to Regain its Prior Identity at 101.9 - Posted July 19, 2012
That didn't take long. As we continue with the dream, or nightmare theme, that was FM News 101.9/WEMP, there's word that Merlin Media, not surprisingly, is ready sever ties with its call letters. FishbowlNY has learned th... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Looks to Regain its Prior Identity at 101.9 - Posted July 19, 2012
That didn't take long. As we continue with the dream, or nightmare theme, that was FM News 101.9/WEMP, there's word that Merlin Media, not surprisingly, is ready sever ties with its call letters. FishbowlNY has learned th... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Tries to Work Magic in Finding a New Programming VP at WEMP - Posted February 6, 2012
The wheels of the Merlin Media's experimental All-News FM format are still coming off. As we reported over the weekend, WEMP 101.9 VP of programming Liz Aiello was ... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Tries to Work Magic in Finding a New Programming VP at WEMP - Posted February 6, 2012
The wheels of the Merlin Media's experimental All-News FM format are still coming off. As we reported over the weekend, WEMP 101.9 VP of programming Liz Aiello was ... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Founder Randy Michaels Arrested on DUI - Posted October 14, 2011
Randy Michaels, who is no stranger to controversy, has been arrested north of Cincinnati on driving under the influence charges. Various reports say, the man who helped launch Merlin Media in June, was pulled over in a muddy... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Founder Randy Michaels Arrested on DUI - Posted October 14, 2011
Randy Michaels, who is no stranger to controversy, has been arrested north of Cincinnati on driving under the influence charges. Various reports say, the man who helped launch Merlin Media in June, was pulled over in a muddy... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 22, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Reporter Who Blew Whistle on News of the World Scandal Found Dead, July 18 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 22, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Reporter Who Blew Whistle on News of the World Scandal Found Dead, July 18 ... [FishbowlNY]

As Merlin Media Moves Forward at 101.9, Emmis Takes WRXP to Web - Posted July 19, 2011
With the newest radio station in New York, as we've been reporting, Merlin Media has taken over the 101.9 frequency on the FM dial. And for now, in an apparent stunting, changed format to a mix of 1980s and 1990s Pop/Rock. The call letters haven't been altered--yet. While the focus has been... [Fishbowl NY]

As Merlin Media Moves Forward at 101.9, Emmis Takes WRXP to Web - Posted July 19, 2011
With the newest radio station in New York, as we've been reporting, Merlin Media has taken over the 101.9 frequency on the FM dial. And for now, in an apparent stunting, changed format to a mix of 1980s and 1990s Pop/Rock. The call letters haven't been altered--yet. While the focus has been... [FishbowlNY]

101.9 Adds Jock Dave Packer to Staff; Gives Rumor to Hybrid News/Music Format - Posted July 18, 2011
New York's new station at 101.9, which dropped the Rock format on Friday when it was fully taken over by Merlin Media, is preparing for a changeover to News. Last week, we told you that several WI... [Fishbowl NY]

101.9 Adds Jock Dave Packer to Staff; Gives Rumor to Hybrid News/Music Format - Posted July 18, 2011
New York's new station at 101.9, which dropped the Rock format on Friday when it was fully taken over by Merlin Media, is preparing for a changeover to News. Last week, we told you that several WI... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Sets Friday for Takeover of 101.9 - Posted July 12, 2011
While the format is still to be determined, various reports say fledgling Merlin Media will remove Rock station WRXP 101.9 from the air on Friday. Reports say Thursday is the final day for the 'RXP air staff. On June 21, Randy Michaels... [FishbowlLA]

Merlin Media Sets Friday for Takeover of 101.9 - Posted July 12, 2011
While the format is still to be determined, various reports say fledgling Merlin Media will remove Rock station WRXP 101.9 from the air on Friday. Reports say Thursday is the final day for the 'RXP air staff. On June 21, Randy Michaels... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Sets Friday for Takeover of 101.9 - Posted July 12, 2011
While the format is still to be determined, various reports say fledgling Merlin Media will remove Rock station WRXP 101.9 from the air on Friday. Reports say Thursday is the final day for the 'RXP air staff. On June 21, Randy Michaels... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Hires Veteran Radio Programmer Pete Salant - Posted July 8, 2011
Merlin Media is taking another step toward the future. Accomplished radio programmer Pete Salant has joined Merlin Media in an unspecified programming role, sources with knowledge of the information tell FishbowlNY. Salant... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Hires Veteran Radio Programmer Pete Salant - Posted July 8, 2011
Merlin Media is taking another step toward the future. Accomplished radio programmer Pete Salant has joined Merlin Media in an unspecified programming role, sources with knowledge of the information tell FishbowlNY. Salant... [FishbowlNY]

Traffic Guru Jeff McKay Reportedly Headed to Merlin Media, New 101.9 FM Station - Posted July 6, 2011
Last week, we told you that longtime traffic reporter Jeff McKay left Metro Networks after nearly 20 years. While McKay has been close to the vest about his ... [Fishbowl NY]

Traffic Guru Jeff McKay Reportedly Headed to Merlin Media, New 101.9 FM Station - Posted July 6, 2011
Last week, we told you that longtime traffic reporter Jeff McKay left Metro Networks after nearly 20 years. While McKay has been close to the vest about his ... [FishbowlNY]

Merlin Media Moves Closer to Potential WRXP Flip, Names Walter Sabo COO - Posted June 27, 2011
Since buying a trio of Emmis radio stations last week, including New York's WRXP, Randy Michaels has kept adding impor... [Fishbowl NY]

Merlin Media Moves Closer to Potential WRXP Flip, Names Walter Sabo COO - Posted June 27, 2011
Since buying a trio of Emmis radio stations last week, including New York's WRXP, Randy Michaels has kept adding impor... [FishbowlNY]

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