WZNN

WZNN

Infobox Radio station
name = WZNN


city = Allouez, Wisconsin
area = Green Bay, Wisconsin
branding = "106-7 The Zone"
slogan = "Everything Alternative"
airdate = December 1996
frequency = 106.7 MHz
format = Alternative rock
erp = 25,000 Watts
haat = 100 meters (328 feet)
class = C3
facility_id = 31912
coordinates = coord|44|29|03|N|87|56|12|W|
callsign_meaning = ZNN for "Zone"
former_callsigns = WJLW (1996-2007)
owner = Cumulus Media
licensee =
sister_stations = WDUZ(AM/FM), WOGB, WPCK, WQLH
webcast =
website = http://www.1067thezone.com
affiliations =

WZNN (106.7 FM) is a radio station serving the Green Bay, Wisconsin area. The station is owned by Cumulus Media, and launched an Alternative rock format on March 6, 2007 as "106-7 The Zone," after previously airing Classic rock and Country Music formats.

WZNN Also refers to [http://wznn.org World Zoroastrian News Network (wznn.org , wznn.net) ]

History

WZNN Radio

The station began broadcasts in December 1996 as Jack LeDuc resurrected the WJLW call letters and its country music format one year after selling its previous home at 95.9 FM. LeDuc ran WJLW until March 1998, when he decided to sell a second time. The new owners, Cumulus Media, changed the station to "106.7 The Eagle," airing a Classic rock format. By the mid 2000's, some current rock songs would be inserted into the format, with the station billing themselves as "The Rock of Green Bay."

Major changes would occur at the station in March 2007, as Cumulus changed the call letters to WZNN and dismissed the on-air staff. "The Eagle" ended on the night of March 5 when, after an hour of music from The Eagles (ending with "Hotel California"), the station stunted [http://www.wisconsinbroadcasting.com/Format%20Change%20Files/WZNN%20Starts%20Stunting.mp3] with construction site noise. At precisely 1:06PM the next day (March 6), WZNN relaunched as "106-7 The Zone," with Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Green Day's "Holiday" being the first 2 songs played. The flip to alternative rock was an effort, Cumulus market manager Greg Jessen told the "Green Bay Press-Gazette", to set the station apart from (his terms) an "exceptionally crowded" "rock spectrum" (referring to WAPL, WOZZ, and other mainstream and classic rock stations in Northeast Wisconsin). Indeed, "The Zone" billed themselves as "Green Bay's only true alternative" during their launch.

As of April 2007, WZNN airs the syndicated "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" program during morning drive time.

WZNN Zoroastrian News

WZNN (http://wznn.org) is the “World Zoroastrian News Network” for all Zoroastrians around the world and doesn't belong to any specific group, organization, country or geographic area.

The purpose of WZNN is to report unbiased Zoroastrian news from all over the world and provide a platform where people can read the news, post the news, post their comments, and discuss the news and events.

Due to the massive ongoing migration of Zoroastrians to all corners of the world, an interactive Zoroastrian news network was much needed. WZNN’s mission is to report Zoroastrian news and provide a platform to enable Zoroastrians to stay connected and aware of each other. To accomplish this, WZNN has reporters all over the world who attend the Zoroastrian events and write reports for WZNN.

WZNN started its functionality as of Spring 2008.

References

* [http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070306/GPG05/70306124/1978 3/6/2007 "Green Bay Press-Gazette" article]
* [http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070307/GPG05/703070594/1978 3/7/2007 "Green Bay Press-Gazette" article on "The Zone's" launch]

External links

* [http://www.1067thezone.com WZNN Radio official website]
* [http://WZNN.org WZNN - World Zoroastrian News Network official website]
*FMQ|WZNN
*FML|WZNN
*FMARB|WZNN;Audio files
* [http://www.wisconsinbroadcasting.com/cutenews/data/upimages/wzzn_id.mp3 WZNN legal ID as "106-7 The Eagle" from early March 2007]
* [http://www.wisconsinbroadcasting.com/Format%20Change%20Files/Zone%20Debut%20Lo.mp3 Lanch of "The Zone" format on 3/6/2007]


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