Christmas Cheer Comes to the Mahoning Valley Extra Early This Year With Today’s Launch of Christmas 104, The Valley’s Christmas Station

YOUNGSTOWN, OH, October 1, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces the launch today of Christmas 104 (WWIZ-FM), The Valley’s Christmas Station, an all-Christmas radio station bringing holiday cheer and the season’s best Christmas music to the Mahoning Valley. Christmas 104 debuted today at 12:25pm on WWIZ-FM, previously programmed as “Z104, The Valley’s Goodtime Oldies” station. “We Need a Little Christmas” by Percy Faith and His Orchestra kicked off the festive and familiar lineup of holiday tunes, which will run through year-end on WWIZ-FM.

Bill Kelly, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Youngstown, said: “We simply want to lift people’s spirits and this is the best way we know how. Santa’s vaxxed and he’s ready to go!”

Charley Connolly, Operations Manager, Cumulus Youngstown, added: “Even before Labor Day, we got calls and emails from people asking when we’re flipping. We’re just giving them what they’re asking for!”

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