Portland Oregon’s News Radio KXL Expands Distribution

Portland, OR November 9, 2010: NewsRadio 101.1 FM KXL, the News, Traffic, and Weather station for the Pacific Northwest, today announced a partnership with AudioNow that provides listening on any mobile phone, 24/7, by dialing 712-432-2854.

“AudioNow provides the ability to hear the station anywhere, anytime, on any phone,” says former Director of Talk Programming, Brian Jennings. “In the information age, this is critical.”

“KXL’s dynamic news and talk programming is perfectly suited to AudioNow’s platform.” says Marcel Barbulescu, the Chief Technology Officer of AudioNow. “Accessing Portland’s leading broadcaster should be as easy as pressing a speed dial key on any mobile device which listeners can now do. Simplicity for broadcasters and listeners is the key to AudioNow’s technology platform.”


Founded in 1926, NewsRadio 101.1 FM KXL is home to the most stimulating local and national talk show hosts. KXL’s average audience of 220,000 listeners per week tune in for news and the latest spin on politics and current events. For years, KXL was owned by Seattle Businessman Les Smith and Entertainer Danny Kaye. Smith sold to another well-known business mogul, Paul Allen of Microsoft who also owns the Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Seahawks. Allen sold to the founder of Alpha Broadcasting, now Alpha Media, Larry Wilson who also founded and sold Citadel Broadcasting. Stay connected at www.kxl.com.


AudioNow® is the leading provider of mobile phone broadcast radio distribution in the country. It uses proprietary, patent-pending technology that allows any fixed or mobile phone to access live audio programming without any downloads across all mobile platforms. Visit www.audionow.com to learn more and register.

Contact Information:

At Newsradio KXL:
Thor Waage
Mike Alston

At AudioNow:
Marcel Barbulescu, CTO