Opus Broadcasting’s Tallahassee cluster sale closes


MVPOpus Broadcasting Tallahassee, LLC has closed on the previously announced sale of its radio cluster in the Tallahassee, FL market to Red Hills Broadcasting, LLC. Media Venture Partners represented Opus in the transaction.

The seller is headed by Richard Linhard; the buyer by Hank Kestenbaum. The stations being sold are WQTL-FM and WWOF-FM Tallahassee FL, WHTF-FM Havana FL and WANK-FM Lafayette FL.

The price was $4M cash and the deal was first filed last November.

Opus is left with a three-FM cluster serving Alexandria LA and a four-FM cluster serving Monroe LA:

Classic Hits WQTL-FM is a Class A on 106.1 with 2.25 kW @ 543‘

Country WWOF-FM is a Class C2 on 103.1 with 42 kW @ 541’

CHR WHTF-FM is a Class C2 on 104.9 with 47 kW @ 505‘

AC WANK-FM is a Class A on 99.9 with 5.5 kW @ 299‘

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.