A Class B AM radio station with a soon-to-be-completed broadcast tower located in the heart of the newly hip Uptown neighborhood of the Magic City is set to say adios to its Spanish-language Christian Talk format. Coming soon: Programming in patois targeting the region's large Haitian community.
There's an Oregon radio signal that not only covers much of Eugene and Springfield, but also Corvallis and Albany, and the state capital of Salem. This station even reaches the coastal communities of Newport and Lincoln City, and on good days comes in just fine from the top of the OHSU Tram in Southwest Portland. It could be yours, for the right price.
A silent noncommercial FM station serving the northern portion of the Los Angeles metropolitan area is trading hands. But, it's going to a different owner than who was announced in August 2017. That's the top headline on a soft day for deals in for RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY.
A Class A FM facility to the northeast of Indianapolis has been selected for divestment by a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Church of God. Meanwhile, a noncommercial network of regional Mexican stations targeting first-generation farmworkers has closed on its acquisition of a translator serving a portion of the Phoenix market. Kalil & Co. served as the broker in this transaction. Those are the biggest headlines in RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY for Dec. 6, 2017.
A Class C0 facility serving the St. George, Utah area and nearby Zion National Park has officially changed hands. Kalil & Co. Inc. was the exclusive broker for this transaction, which was consummated in March 2015 and has finally gotten Commission approval.
RBR+TVBR late Monday reported the sale of 13 TV stations in 10 markets by ZGS Communications to the NBCUniversal arm that includes the Telemundo Spanish-language network's owned-and-operated stations. The deal involves one full-power station, nine Class A stations, and low power stations serving Springfield, Mass., and Richmond. We now know that channel-sharing agreements forged by ZGS, a participant in the FCC's incentive auction, are also involved in its deal with Telemundo. We've also confirmed the purchase price for the 13 stations.
The first television station to serve a wide swath of coastal California between Portland, Ore., and San Francisco, jokingly known here as “behind the Redwood Curtain,” is now owned by the company that controls the crosstown CBS affiliate —a facility once owned by iHeartMedia predecessor Clear Channel. The closing of the sale of NBC affiliate KIEM-3, which saw Kalil & Co. serve as the exclusive broker in this transaction, is our top topic of discussion in RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY for Dec. 4, 2017.
Here's a station that has officially gone from a little Spanish-language "Amor" in 2001 to an embrace of "Air1" and Christian Pop music, effective Friday (12/1). Educational Media Foundation has formally closed on its purchase of a 6kw facility nestled in a fast-growing area between Arizona's two major metropolitan areas. Kalil & Co. served as the exclusive broker in the transaction.
A Class A FM radio station serving the Janesville, Wisc., area, is trading hands. And, the buyer is paying more than $1 million to acquire the Country station. It's our top deal in RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.
"From award-winning restaurants in historic buildings to ethnic enclaves ripe for exploration, there's something for everyone's taste in La Crosse, Wisconsin." That's the opening pitch for the city's travel and excursion website. Kalil & Co. hopes those appealing attributes for this city of 52,100 people on the east bank of the Mississippi River will lure a buyer for four FMs and an AM serving La Crosse.
In the latest update regarding the future of the AM and FM stations in Upstate New York owned by Ted Morgan, a Form 314 filing made today with the FCC lifts the curtain on just who will be the new owners and operators of the only station owned by Morgan that remains on the air. We've got the details.
Here's a deal that fans of 1970s album-oriented rock will appreciate. A pair of FM radio stations based in the city where baseball legend Nolan Ryan graduated high school and began his storied pitching career have just traded hands. One of the stations is WOLD. We've got all of the details in RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017.
An entity that describes itself as “a publicly traded diversified holding company which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders” is growing again. This time, it has acquired a pair of low-power TV stations in the Sunshine State, and it is our "Mega"-sized deal in RBR+TVBR's TRANSACTIONS TODAY.
The FCC has dismissed the application of a Hispanic religious entity that sought a license to cover for a new noncommercial radio station serving the Central Coast of California. The move affirms the expiration of a modified Construction Permit associated with this facility -- on March 31, 2013.
A silent 500-watt AM radio station licensed to serve a small town in eastern South Dakota is trading hands. There is no written agreement for the transfer of control of this station. That's because it is moving from one entity involving a member of the Ingstad family to another entity involving three family members. It's our deal o' the day for RBR+TVBR's pre-Turkey Day TRANSACTIONS TODAY.