WYAY-FM becomes Newsradio 106.7

By on May, 12 2014 with Comments 0

WYAY-FMOn 5/12, Cumulus Media Atlanta’s WYAY-FM “All News 106.7” became “Newsradio 106.7,” the place for Atlanta’s best local news and talk. The station’s new lineup features three daily local talk shows, and all-news blocks during the morning commute (5:00 a.m -8:30 p.m.) and the drive home (3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.). Michael Graham will host a live, local talk show weekdays from 8:30 a.m. till Noon. Graham began his talk radio career at WBT-AM in Charlotte, followed by stints in Richmond and Washington, D.C. He then moved to Boston, where he became a fixture in talk radio.

Graham is followed by Kim “The Kimmer” Peterson, whose show airs Noon-3:00 p.m. Newsradio 106.7 will also feature live local talk weekday evenings from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Cumulus Media’s John Batchelor Show will air from 10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m., followed by Cumulus’ Red Eye Radio from 1:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m.

Newsradio 106.7 is the FM home of the Atlanta Braves and continues to partner with Fox Five (WAGA-TV) as Atlanta’s Local News Team. The station also will continue to provide business news updates in partnership with The Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Said John Dickey, Cumulus EVP/Co-COO: “Newsradio 106.7 is Atlanta’s best resource for in-depth news and compelling, entertaining talk about the things that matter most in our lives. Our five-star news team, in partnership with Fox Five, tells listeners what’s happening locally, nationally and around the world. Our fresh talk personalities, including Michael Graham and Kim Peterson, help the audience understand, respond and sometimes even laugh about those events.”

About The Author: Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.

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