Friday, March 2, 2007
New radio station targets DFW’s gay and lesbian community
Station to feature all-Liberace, Keith Urban format.
DALLAS Clear Channel Radio Dallas announced the launch of PRIDE Radio. PRIDE Radio is Dallas/Ft. Worth’s new gay station celebrating the country’s 6th largest GLBT community (gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender).
The station can be heard online and will also be broadcast in High-Definition on 106.1 FM’s HD2 channel.
PRIDE Radio is locally programmed and will feature a blend of Top 40, dance and gay anthems including original mixes and re-mixes from Madonna, Donna Summer, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Janet Jackson and more. The station is targeted towards the affluent, active 18-34 year old, adult community in the DFW area.
PRIDE Radio celebrates all things pop culture and entertainment with syndicated show "Ryan and Caroline." The show blends music, entertainment news, celebrity gossip from the notorious Perez Hilton, fashion tips from celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch, movie reviews, travel, style & health, live entertainment and more. The show has been dubbed radio’s "Will and Grace."
“We want to be the source for the local happenings in the Dallas/Ft. Worth GLBT community,” said Steve Lee, director of online content and marketing for Clear Channel Dallas. “We will feature local news headlines, events, entertainment, charity functions and more, both on-air and on-line.”
Source: Clear Channel Radio