While “The Hammer and Nigel Show” is flourishing now, WIBC-FM 93.1 took a big risk in 2016 putting the two former rock ’n’ roll disc jockeys at the helm of a news-talk program, the station’s bread and butter.
The five stations with the highest market share in the Indianapolis market last month count people 45 or older as a considerable part of their audiences.
After less than a year on the air, the local drive-time show has been replaced by a nationally syndicated program. Ratings indicate it struggled to gain ground on a rival broadcast.
WRWM-FM 93.9 once again is changing its format—and its call letters. Despite some listener discontent, Cumulus officials say they are confident in the change.
Off the air, the former IU player is casual, mostly easygoing and affable. But on his radio show on WFNI-AM, he’s a cyclone, often tearing into anything in his way.
The car dashboard, once the exclusive infotainment domain of traditional radio, is becoming a battleground where divergent companies fight for the attention of drivers and passengers.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s decision to call off the local television blackout could have a big impact on WRTV, Emmis Communications and race-day advertisers.
Indianapolis-based media company Emmis Communications Corp. has settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit it filed in February against popular Los Angeles radio personality Kurt Alexander, better known as “Big Boy.”
Boom 102.9 FM likely will have a different vibe from the throwback station launched by Cumulus Media last December that briefly skyrocketed to the top of ratings.
In just one year, WZPL-FM 99.5 has raced from ninth to first in the Indianapolis radio market among listeners age 6 and older—the broadest demographic category measured.
The departure of Kurt "Big Boy" Alexander from Emmis Communications' powerhouse Los Angeles radio station came at what was already a challenging time for the Indianapolis company.
Indianapolis radio station WRWM-FM 93.9 rocketed from the 15th-most-listened-to station in central Indiana in December to No. 1 in January—its first full month playing old school hip-hop.
WHHH-FM rises to the top of the dial with some recent fine-tuning, and as the top two country stations in the market duke it out for listeners.
Freedom 95 has picked up comedian and commentator Dennis Miller as it tries to gain market share among conservative talk fans. But they’ll have to stay up late to hear him.
WFMS-FM 95.5 has taken back its Indianapolis country music radio crown from WLHK-FM 97.1 “The Hank,” but barely.