The Bubba the Love Sponge Show Renews with Tampa’s 102.5 FM The Bone


TAMPA – Jan. 3, 2012 Infamous radio personality, Bubba the Love Sponge, has renewed his contract with Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa’s 102.5 FM The Bone (WHPT) effective immediately.  The Bubba the Love Sponge show has been the No. 1 morning show in Tampa Bay since it’s return to terrestrial radio in January 2008.

“After weighing my options and much consideration, I am happy to return to The Bone,” Said Bubba the Love Sponge. “Cox believed in me when no one else did, and I am excited to return the love. I have a great relationship with local management, and The Bone will remain my home in Tampa Bay.”

“For the past four years, Bubba has been the highest rated show in Tampa Bay for nearly every month with both men and adults,” said CMG Tampa VP and Market Manager Keith Lawless.  “We are proud to continue to bring Tampa Bay listeners Bubba and the guys on 102.5 The Bone.”

Bubba is back LIVE on 102.5 The Bone in Tampa Bay, 96.1 K-Rock in Ft. Myers, and 98Rock in Charleston on Wednesday January 4. The Bubba the Love Sponge Show principle cast members include Bubba the Love Sponge, Manson, Brent, Spice, and Ned.

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