Cox Media Group Birmingham Launches..105.1 Jamz in Tuscaloosa


Tuscaloosa, AL – Sept. 26, 2011 Cox Media Group (CMG) Birmingham has launched 105.1 FM WALJ Jamz Rhythmic Hip Hop Station solely dedicated to the Tuscaloosa, Ala. market. The station, the first of its kind, has offices located at 534 14th Street Tuscaloosa AL 35401.

The new station is a full power FM that will feature The Roy Wood Jr. Morning Show with Nu York and B Money. Roy Wood Jr. is a comedian hailing from Birmingham and garnered national attention on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” as well stints on The Jay Leno Show, Comic View and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam.

“Cox Media Group is pleased to be able to bring a quality full service local radio station to address the needs of the Tuscaloosa business community and deliver a needed and popular format niche to West Alabama,” said General Sales Manager Linda McNeal.  “We will continue the Cox tradition of community service and support.”

105.1 Jamz is the new home of some of the music industry’s biggest selling artists like Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Usher, Rick Ross, Rihanna, Jay Z, Kanye West and will provide local traffic and weather.    

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc. is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 85 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at