‘Don’t be scared of women in country radio’ — local station looks to program more female artists

Brittany Thompson, Program Director of Pure Country 99 and 98.3 FLY FM in Kingston, is trying something a little different: giving female country artists equal time on Pure Country 99. “It’s a topic that’s been talked about in our industry for a very long time, every so often it resurfaces,”

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98.9 The Drive becomes 98.9 Pure Country

  Country music fans in Kingston have a new radio station to add to their presets in the car, as 98.9 The Drive has officially become 98.9 Pure Country. On Monday, May 27, 2019, we reported that local radio station 98.9 The Drive had made the switch to easy listening,

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98.9 The Drive shifts to easy listening

Image by Joe007 from Pixabay Kingston’s airwaves have lost a rock station and gained an easy listening station. On Monday, May 27, 2019, just after 1 p.m., 98.9 The Drive flipped from playing alternative bands like Nirvana and Arcade Fire, to decidedly more mellow artists like Josh Groban and Frank

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