Wnew-fm (1027 fm, fresh 1027) is a new york city hot adult contemporary radio station owned and operated by entercom wnew-fm's studios are in the combined entercom facility in the hudson square section of manhattan, and its transmitter sits atop the empire state building wnew-fm is best remembered for. There he stumbled into a theater of intrigue full of strange and nefarious characters—all in pursuit of one of nature's most delicate creatures the dangerous world of of wnew-fm cbs radio has announced the on-air return of the legendary new york rock station wnew-fm via 1027 hd and online at wwwwnewcom. You worked for wnew-fm in the 1980s ever meet dj allison steele, who was known as “the nightbird” yes, i did, but not there i worked for krock in new york city in the 1990s and allison was there she was probably nearly 70 years old in the mid '90s and was still on the air what i remember about wnew was that. Musicradio wabc had one the most stable group of disc jockeys of any top 40 radio station but, even he moved to minnesota but returned to new york city in 1970 and did mornings for whn (1050 am) in 1972 he bob later returned to new york and worked at two new york radio stations wpix-fm and wcbs-fm.
First a jock at an am college station, neer went on to land a program directorship at new york's wnew-fm his 30 years there inform the bulk of the narrative, though glimpses into the evolution of other new york and west coast power stations are offered readers will get an inside, but not necessarily enthralling, view of.
At one time new york radio was arguably a greater extension of the local communities than it is today am was top 40, fm was the frontier throughout its years from 1967 on, wnew management steadily took control of the station away from the disc jockeys, but i personally think of 1984 as the high.
At the time these originally aired, i think i was upset that wnew-fm started using jingles i think i felt that if they used jingles, other traditions from am rock stations would follow but they were used sparingly and as far as i remember, only a few of the following were actually used regularly there's one downbeat one (that was.