96.5 The Mountain Evolves Into Hits 96

Thursday, February 3, 2011

WDOD-FM 96.5 The Mountain is becoming Hits 96. Hits 96, will continue the heritage of 96.5 The Mountain by pushing the envelope of what’s trending in today’s ever-changing pop culture. Hits 96 will remain committed to the Chattanooga community and the top events in the region while making a difference in Chattanooga, officials said.

Danny Howard, program director, said “96.5 The Mountain is proud to announce our evolution into Hits 96. Our new name reflects what we do; play all of today's hit music.”

The station will feature Kidd Kraddick in the morning, Jason Walker at work, Brad Steiner’s Unpredictable Drive Home and Nooga Nights with Sean Stewart.

General Manager Bernie Barker said “Hits 96 is not about a lot of change. It’s about a ‘new download’ with some ‘tweaks’. The new logo is more about today. We feel the new look and the ‘tweaked sound’ of Hits 96 clearly reflects the hit music radio station that it is.”

Available online at Hits96.com, WDOD-FM plays the hits of Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Usher, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Linkin Park, giving away trips across the world to local Chattanooga listeners, and providing fun from local personalities along the way.

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