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101.1 WZTK dropping talk format

101.1 WZTK

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A radio station serving the Triad will no longer have a talk format starting at midnight Tuesday.

Brad and Britt, longtime morning show hosts on 101.1 WZTK, announced in a Youtube video that the station is changing its format.

Curtis Media, which owns all four stations involved in the changes, hasn’t announced what WZTK’s new format will be. reported the company won’t announce the new format for several weeks.

Brad and Britt announced they are moving to afternoons on WSJS 600 AM in Winston-Salem, as well as 850 AM in Raleigh. The 850 AM signal will switch from oldies to talk radio on Tuesday as well.

Allan Handleman’s locally-based show, which was on during afternoons at WZTK, will not return. The station will also lose coverage of Wake Forest basketball and football, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.

The fourth station involved in the changes is WPTF 680 AM, which serves the Raleigh area. The currently talk-leaning station will become more news-oriented.


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