Tagged: grant merrill

Video: Jeremy Hutchinson Talks About the Future of KEWI-AM

by Lance Turner 3/28/2014 09:44 am

Jeremy Hutchinson, part of the ownership team that's retooling KEWI-AM, 690, in Benton and buying out former co-owner Grant Merrill, sits down with Shelli Russell of MySaline.com to talk about the station's future.

What Happened to Saline County's Only Radio Station KEWI-AM?

by Luke Jones 3/24/2014 12:00 am

In 2011, Grant Merrill bought KEWI-AM, 690, in Benton: Saline County's only functioning radio station. Before he owned it, the station had run stably for years, but three years after his purchase, it's closed and silent.

Local Focus, Sports Keeps Radio Profitable in Arkansas

by Kate Knable 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Radio stations in central Arkansas stay relevant despite competition from satellite radio, limitless iPod playlists and build-your-own online stations such as Pandora.

Shawn Arnell Signs Off KARN

by Kate Knable 12/24/2012 12:00 am

About six months after Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editor and sportswriter Wally Hall quit his sports radio show, his co-host Shawn Arnell also jumped ship. Arnell went off the air Dec. 14.