Immediate Release:  11/5/18

Local Radio Group Acquires Another Station To Cluster

WKZA, 106.9 FM Joins Media One Radio Group


Jamestown, NY – Media One Radio Group has acquired local radio station WKZA 106.9 FM from Cross Country Communications in a broadcast deal that began in early June and concluded with a grant by the Federal Communications Commission.


The sale brings Media One Radio Group’s ownership in the local radio market to a total of seven frequencies.  The company was formed in 2002 for the purchase of WWSE|WJTN and expanded to five stations in 2004 with the acquisition of WHUG|WKSN|WQFX.   This past spring heritage AM station WJTN was granted a translator license to begin simulcasting its programming onto the new 101.3 FM.


Media One Radio Group, President and CEO James T. Embrescia says, “we are excited that ‘Kiss’ will be joining our radio family.  We know that each of our stations with different formats and demographics are important to the community and we’re committed to continue as a locally managed radio group that truly broadcasts in the best interest of our listeners and advertisers.”


WKZA has been broadcastings from its location within the historic Hotel Jamestown since it signed onto the local airwaves in late 2000, but, will move to Media One Radio Group’s Broadcast Park on Orchard Road in West Ellicott in the next few weeks.


The successful Current Hit Radio music station complements the Media One Radio Group portfolio of programming; News-Talk-Sports, Lite Rock, Hot Adult Contemporary, Oldies, Classic Hits, Classic Rock and Country.  

106.9 Kiss FM is proud to play "TODAY'S BEST MUSIC!" for our listeners across New York and Pennsylvania!  In joining the Media One Radio Group family WKZA's programming line-up has exciting adjustments that we know our audience will love!  

Mornings on 106.9 Kiss FM will not be the same ever again once this duo takes over the airwaves.  From friendly conversation, entertainment news, local news headlines and a ton of laughs thi sis the program Jamestown and Warren listeners will be talking about throughout the day.  Of course they'll also play TODAY'S BEST MUSIC!  Check out 

Ryan and Sisanie are the GO TO source for the biggest news from Hollywood!  Each weekday from 11am-3pm our listeners will be fully up to speed on the latest from the world of entertainment.  Ryan will feature the American Top 5 each day from 1-2pm and will invite his listeners to call him live in studio to talk about life.  We are really excited to bring this TOP NOTCH program to the local airwaves!  REACH SEACREST by visiting his website, here!

A friendly voice, local community information, music information and your requests for the drive home each weekday afternoon await with Kyle "Lewis".  Be sure to tune in for a hollywood update straight from Ryan Seacrest's studios at 6:27!  Make a request to Kyle by EMAIL!

It's a timeless radio program that has been a weekend benchmark on radio stations across the world.  The American Top 40 airs each Saturday from 8:00am-Noon and on Sunday from 4:00-8:00pm.  Ontop of the biggest 40 songs of the week, Ryan will also invite celebrity guests into the studio each weekend to catchup on what is going on in their life!  CLICK HERE to see who is on top this week!

What's better than the Top 30 songs in the land?  How about a fresh mix of TODAY'S BEST MUSIC with the talents of Hollywood Hamilton?  This Hollywood veteran knows how to get your weekend party going - with a new fresh spin on today's biggest hits!  Be sure to tune in each Saturday from 8:00 - 11:00pm or CLICK HERE to listen to this weekends past show!

After a long weekend and just before another crazy week of work and school R. Dub presents classic R&B and Top 40 "Slow Jams'" that our audience will remember and enjoy!  Turn down the lights, have a drink and enjoy a romantice night of Slow Jams' each Sunday from 8:00 - Midnight, only on 106.9 Kiss FM!  Make your Oral Expression on his website HERE.

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