“Merry Christmas”

One could almost predict that today would be the day that both WWSW (94.5) and WSHH (99.7) made their annual switch to all-Christmas. The flip has proven a ratings success for both stations over the years¬†as it does with stations across the country. The all-Christmas run will go through midnight Christmas Day. If past years […]

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Ch-ch-ch-changes…

Contract talks “going south” are not uncommon. That’s reportedly the reason why the Quinn & Rose Morning Show is no longer on WPGB-FM (104.7). Many listeners here in Pittsburgh and in the markets where the programs were syndicated via Clear Channel, woke up this morning surprised by the move. Apparently some of the affiliates were […]

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The natives are restless

A look at the Facebook pages for WSHH (Wish 99.7) and WWSW (94.5 3-W-S) will tell you that there are listeners in our market who are ready for the Christmas tunes. Listeners have posted to the respective pages asking when the festivities begin. The two stations typically flip to all-Christmas the week before Thanksgiving coinciding […]

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Dave James assumes morning news anchor role at WSHH and WJAS

Radio news veteran Dave James has joined both the Wish 99.7 and 1320 WJAS morning shows as news anchor. The move adds another well-known voice to the Renda Broadcasting Corporation’s stable of personalities and allows Chris Shovlin to return to full-time status as both stations’ Director of Marketing and Promotion. Shovlin remains the host of […]

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40 Years Since 13Q

Forty years ago today, if you answered your phone, “I listen to the new sound of 13-Q!” and a DJ from said station was on the other end, you could have won a minimum of $13,000. It was the “Largest Cash Giveaway in Pittsburgh Radio History” at the time. March 12, 1973 was the premiere […]

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WSHH suffers tower site damage

WSHH-FM (99.7) was off the air for several hours over the weekend after a small fire at the transmitter site¬†damaged some of the station’s equipment. The station was operating again at reduced power by early Sunday evening. Repairs are expected to be made shortly. Some listeners commented about the station being off air on the […]

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