We didn’t care one bit about the news a few weeks back that sports talk host Tim McKernan, in conjunction with InsideSTL.com, was buying the first half of the day on the stumpy-towered 1380 AM, but we have to say, the usually funny Morning After show on 1380 has tanked recently. The new focus on interviewing broads for another show has taken the time that was usually filled with actual talk about sports. [Read More]
Are 1380 the Team and 590 the Fan For Sale?
We know for a fact there have been talks about selling each of these stations before and we have have heard the continuing rumors since and we are hearing them again. Both Simmons (who owns Team 1380) and Big League Broadcasting (who owns 590 The Fan) are rumored to be looking for buyers of their AM signal. Of course both General Managers will tell you otherwise, the fact is the decision to sell isn’t up to them. [Read More]
Is a 1380 Sale Imminent?
There is word that there has been a complete hiring freeze at Simmons owned stations (thats 1380AM and 1490AM here in St. Louis) because of a possible up coming sale of all properties in Texas and Missouri. Its no secret 1380 is in serious trouble after the recent firings that left only one person on the business side for the entire station, but we aren’t sure about the heresy of a full station sale. [Read More]
Brian McKenna Jumping to 1380?
…and the St. Louis sports talk orgy continues… We have just received word that Brian McKenna, formally of KFNS 590 is jumping from one sinking ship to another as he will be starting as cohost of the Bernie Miklasz Show (2p-6p) as soon as tomorrow (Feb 9th). We know that Bernie has had his share of cohosts since Randy Karraker was let go due to budget constraints (and later landed with the new 101 ESPN). [Read More]