NRC Broadcasting

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Tom Nalen, Les Shapiro, Charles Johnson out after Best of Denver curse hits ESPN Radio

    The Best of Denver curse strikes again. Back in March, we named ESPN's The Locker Room, co-starring Nate Kreckman and Broncos Ring of Famer Tom Nalen, Denver's top radio sports show in our 2014 Best of Denver issue. But as with Gloria Neal, who was given her walking papers at AM-760 shortly after w ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    102.3 ESPN replaces The Ticket with national-local mix, Jack FM survives

    102.3 The Ticket, launched in July 2010, was an ambitious attempt to create a homegrown sports-talk station from the ground up during one of the toughest times for radio in the history of the medium. And despite bold moves, like recruiting CBS4's Vic Lombardi and Gary Miller to serve as morning host ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Dealin' Doug Moreland buys Jack-FM stations; expect format changes

    Photo by Tony GallagherTim Brown in a 2003 photo -- when the radio business was much happier.​Yesterday, broke the news that NRC Broadcasting had sold its two Denver FMs, KJAC/102.3 and KCUV/105.5, to Moreland Properties -- owned by none other than automobile pitcher Dealin' Doug ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Jack-FM lays off majority of staff

    In the September 2008 Message column "Tim Brown Replaces KCUV With Jack-FM," Brown, the owner of Jack-FM, which has broadcast for several years at 105.5 FM, explained why fiscal reality had forced him to shut down his pet project, the much-beloved signal KCUV/102.3 FM. Since then, Jack-FM programmin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio's still simulcasting on AM

    Shhh... CPR is still available at 1340 AM. Remember when Colorado Public Radio made such a big deal about moving its news-and-information service from 1340 AM to 90.1 FM this past July? The service emphasized that listeners should switch their pre-sets to FM -- and I dutifully did so. But today, I ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008
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    September 4, 2008

    The official explanation of KCUV's demise

    KCUV fans miss their favorite station. Our September 2 blog "The End of KCUV" has attracted loads of comments from listeners lamenting the decision to change the station's format from eclectic rock to a simulcast of Jack-FM earlier this week. Now Bob Swanson, a musician well-known for his work wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    Airing Mile High on Denver Sports Radio

    The folks behind Mile High Sports magazine have announced that they'll begin broadcasting a radio version of their print product at 1510 on the AM dial -- the current home of KCKK, a classic country purveyor known as "15 Kicks" -- beginning on July 30. But plenty has to go right for that to happen. ... More >>

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Beyond Bias

    The co-creator of an ill-fated youth project for the Denver dailies explains what went wrong and why the concept still works.

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    December 1, 2005

    Home Boy

    Steffan Tubbs defies logic by returning to his roots.

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    August 25, 2005
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    April 22, 2004

    The Message