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DBC Announces On-Air Lineup for the new Delaware 105.9

Delmarva Broadcasting Company, universally recognized as Delaware's leading electronic news provider, is proud to announce more details about the upcoming weekday local line-up for Delaware's newest talk radio station: "Delaware 105.9", serving southern Delaware's Sussex and Kent Counties.

The station will commence operations on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 featuring a compelling blend of authoritative local, regional, national and international news coverage presented hourly; Delaware's own TRAFFICWATCH coverage and weather updated several times per hour and entertaining, informative and provocative talk anchored by Delmarva's signature talk host, Dan Gaffney, who will be joined by respected local and national hosts in a presentation that is unique in the region.

Susan Monday will host a local talk show on Delaware 105.9 expanding the diversity of talk radio with her unique blend of news, charm and local focus. Monday has been a news anchor and radio personality in Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and surrounding areas. Local talk show host Jared Morris will bring his caller-driven local talk radio program to Delaware 105.9. "I'm excited to be working for such a well-respected local radio company," Morris said. "Delaware 105.9 will be the place where local lives."

Program Director Dan Gaffney said "I'm excited to give Delawareans a voice on the air with a local talk line-up unmatched in the region"

One of Delaware's most respected broadcasters, Delaware radio mainstay Allan Loudell, brings his Delaware News Hour to Delaware 105.9. The Delaware News at Noon features a state-wide focus, unparalleled interviews and the leadership of the award winning Loudell, who brings his 25 years of local broadcasting experience to the new Delaware 105.9 and to the stories that matter most to the community.

Rounding out the expanded local news coverage, Delaware 105.9 welcomes prominent Delaware journalist and veteran local news broadcaster Mark Fowser as News Director. Fowser will head up a local news team committed to super-serving Southern Delaware.

In addition to the local line-up, Delaware 105.9 will feature a diverse group of some of the nation's most entertaining and engaging national radio programs. Dave Ramsey, a man who has been described as "one the most popular financial 'gurus' in America," will host The Dave Ramsey Show (7pm to 10pm). His program is a mix of financial advice, life advice and social talk. The ever-boisterous Jim Bohannon ushers in the night with "The Jim Bohannon Show" (10pm - 1am). Bohannon talks to guests and loyal callers about current events, politics, news and pop culture. Staying awake late, Jon Grayson hosts America Overnight (1am-5:30am). No UFOs or conspiracy theories, America Overnight offers a stimulating, lively, overnight news talk program.

"We are thrilled to present a top-notch, well-balanced on-air lineup from the first day we hit the airwaves on Tuesday September 4th", commented Regional General Manager Mike Kazala. "The excitement and advertising support we're already receiving tells us this will be a radio station that will fast become the first news and talk button on the radio for thousands of Southern Delawareans."


Delmarva Broadcasting Company operates several other successful stations on Delmarva including adult hits Eagle 97.7, 97.5 Cat Country, Classic Hits COOL 101.3, Oldies 97.1 The Wave, News-talk WICO 1320 AM & 92.5 FM and La Exitosa 930 AM, Delaware's leading Spanish Language station. In northern Delaware, the Delmarva Broadcasting family includes Delaware 105.9's information partner, and Delaware's station of record, News-Talk WDEL 1150 AM , Adult Hits WSTW 93.7, Alternative GraffitiRadio.com and WXCY 103.7 The Country Station.

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Posted at 1:40pm on August 22, 2012 by Dan Gaffney

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