Not to be outdone by its talk radio sister station at Oak Tree, OMW hears that Clear Channel Cleveland's WMJI/105.7 is also selling sponsorship to its broadcast facility.
The oldies station is now said to be broadcasting from "Your Northern Ohio Chrysler and Jeep Dealers studio", which also nets the dealer group a line on the WMJI website.
OMW reported yesterday that sister talk WTAM/1100 is now airing a sponsor billboard for its newsroom, the bill footed by FirstEnergy's The Illuminating Company and Ohio Edison.
(UPDATE 7/27/06 5:38 PM: We have also just heard a non-news "studios" liner - with the same sponsorship - on WTAM...)
It's not new, as we've also reported. In addition to the bank sponsorship of Clear Channel newsrooms in Milwaukee and Madison WI, the company's talk WLW/700 "The Big One" in Cincinnati broadcasts from "The John Morrell sponsored 700 WLW studios". John Morrell and Company is a meat products firm based in Cincinnati.
And Premiere/Clear Channel-operated FOX Sports Radio's studio in Los Angeles has been sponsored for a long time, by auto-parts chain AutoZone...