Monday, June 12, 2017

Baldwin City Gets New Oldies Radio Station

About a month ago, on May 15, 2017,  a brand new radio station for Baldwin City and the surrounding communities launched. According to a press release, Baldwin City Radio will feature immediately recognizable hit songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s. The music variety format includes classic rock, classic country, classic pop and classic soul with a rotation that includes over 3,000 songs.
Listeners will hear updates from the Baldwin City Chamber, Baker University and the number of other organizations that serve the area in between the music.
The stations press release also stated that advertising sponsorship was available for locally owned and operated businesses serving Baldwin City and the surrounding areas.
You won't find Baldwin City Radio on the AM or FM dial though. Baldwin City Radio (“iBCR”) is an online only radio station. Which is always free to listen to and available at or by downloading the free app for your i-phone. Apps for android and blackberry are still under development and will be released in the very near future.
The station is owned and operated by Wachs Media, which is a Douglas County internet media group and public relations firm. The company also owns which has served the Lawrence area since 2013. Owner Jay Wachs tells the Gazette, that he has been in broadcasting at various radio stations around the country since 1985, before coming to Douglas County.  
“The past never sounded so good and we’re delighted to be part of the growth and development of Baldwin City,” said Wachs.

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