A Walker replaces a Saylor in Kansas


A one-AM/five FM group of stations in the southeast portion of Kansas is being sold by Southeast Kansas Broadcasting Inc. The buyer is Joe Walker and his Tallgrass Broadcasting LLC for an as-yet undisclosed price. The agreement provides for a two-year LMA period and marks the exit of SKB President Lance Saylor. Included in the deal are KWXD-FM/KHST-FM in Pittsburg/Joplin, KKOY-AM/FM Chanute, KS, KSNP-FM Burlington, KS and KEKS-FM Olpe (Emporia), KS. Tallgrass says it now runs 14 stations in 5 states and is building a 15th station in Pawhuska, OK.