The Pillar of Fire Radio Network announces its expansion into Long Island with Star 107.1 WLIR Hampton Bays, NY. Starting at noon on August 1, Star 107.1 (star1071fm.com) will bring uplifting music and personalities to a whole new audience of Christian music fans on Long Island. The signal will also be heard on a string of ﬁve translators located in Suffolk and Nassau counties serving a potential audience of 2.3 million radio listeners.
Star 107.1 launches with Rich Anderson in mornings, Dawn Wheeler during mid-days, Scott & Sam for the drive home, and Rick Hall for evenings. The playlist includes fan favorites like Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Third Day, Laura Story, Matthew West, the Newsboys, Chris Tomlin, Mandisa and many others. Plus Star 107.1 will include lots of listener interaction, the Live Love campaign and other seasonal promotions, concerts and events. The first event is scheduled with Michael W. Smith at Six Flags Great Adventure on September 13.
Star 99.1 (Zerephath, NJ/NYC) /Star 107.1 General Manager Scott Taylor said: “Starting August 1, Star 107.1 will be a faithful companion bringing hope, joy, encouragement and worship to Long Island radio listeners.”