Tom Joyner #1 in the morning for 18 consecutive rating periods
GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC ““ October 18, 2010 ““ Cox Media Group Greenville announced that 107-3 JAMZ / WJMZ-FM was the top rated radio station (Persons 12+, Monday-Sunday 6 am to 12 Midnight) in the Summer 2010 Arbitron Ratings report released today for Greenville/Spartanburg. This is the thirteenth consecutive quarterly rating period spanning a period of over three years as the Upstate’s top radio station. 107-3 JAMZ also led all Upstate radio stations with Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 & Adults 25-54. CMG’s HOT 98-1/WHZT-FM finished 2nd to WJMZ with persons 18-34.
Murph Dawg & CJ morning show – new on HOT 98-1
“Our well researched and established brand s and talented staff continue to deliver consistently for our listeners and advertisers. The Tom Joyner Morning Show extended the string of top ratings in morning drive for the 18th consecutive rating period,” said Steve Sinicropi, Vice President and General Manager for Cox Media Group. “We’re also pleased with the continued growth for HOT 98-1 / WHZT-FM finishing second to WJMZ with Adults 18-34 and achieving #5 with Adults 18-49. Our expand ed signal footprint for HOT 98-1 by simulcasting on 94.1 FM in Spartanburg has allowed us to deliver HOT 98-1’s programming to a larger audience and geography. This helped us reach a record number of listeners exceeding 146,000 persons weekly in the summer rating period. We believe the addition of the Murph Dawg & CJ Show on HOT 98-1 will translate into higher ratings yet this fall.”
About 107-3 JAMZ & HOT 98-1
107-3 JAMZ (WJMZ-FM) is the Upstate’s exclusive urban formatted radio station. With the Greenville/Spartanburg’s number one morning show, Tom Joyner in the Morning, 107-3 JAMZ regularly leads all market stations in most major demographics and dayparts. 107-3 JAMZ was awarded the coveted Marconi award from the National Association of Broadcasters for Personality of the Year in 2010 and Urban Station of the Year in 2009. 107-3 JAMZ has also earned Radio Station and Personality of the Year awards from Radio & Records.
HOT 98-1 (WHZT-FM) is the market leader with Adults 18-34, second only to WJMZ. HOT 98-1 expand ed its coverage in 2010 with an additional frequency (94.1) in Spartanburg and added the Murph Dawg & CJ Morning Show in September of 2010.