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New Talk 106.7 lineup: Shelley Wynter, Mike Brooks added, the Kimmer goes to drivetime

5:26 am Apr. 17, 2018

I am in South Korea adopting a toddler but saw the news that Talk 106.7 has changed its line up. I’m keeping this barebones.

Shelley Wynter is taking over mornings, previously held by Rob Stadler as a traditional news program. Wynter was on WAOK in the 2000s.

Mike Brooks will take the Kimmer’s noon to 3 slot while the Kimmer moves to drivetime, replacing Brian Joyce. The Kimmer relentlessly mocked Joyce on

FCC pulls Atlanta alt-rock station 99x off the air after interference complaints

12:41 am Apr. 12, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

(I’m helping to fill in for Rodney Ho while he’s out of the country. This post was originally filed at 12:41 a.m. April 12.)

Alternative rock station 99x is no longer broadcasting on 98.9 FM.

A decision by the FCC following interference complaints ordered the station (WWWQ-HD2) to cease broadcasting on the frequency at midnight April

Broadcaster Niecey Shaw joins Classix 102.9

3:19 pm Apr. 9, 2018

Niecey Shaw has joined the lineup on Classix 102.9, and will be broadcasting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, the station announced in a news release.

Shaw is a Brooklyn native with Jamaican and Panamanian heritage and plenty of Georgia roots, hailing from Redan High School in DeKalb County and Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. She’ll treat listeners to a classic R&B playlist featuring artists such as Rick