The wife of a popular TV meteorologist in the New York recently signed off on a deal that gave her newly formed entity control of a Class A FM serving Suffolk County, N.Y.'s eastern end. That deal has now closed, along with another station trade, in Ohio.
Just to the west of Nashville is the town of White Bluff, Tenn. It is here where an AM radio station with an FM translator has gained a new owner. Meanwhile, there's a station in Lima that's changing hands. We're not talking about Peru ... or Ohio.
A series of closings have transpired that give this company ownership of stations in Idaho and Arizona. Two of the closings involve necessary spins in the Grand Canyon State to get the deal, brokered by Kalil & Co., done.
Mark Dec. 12, 2018 as yet another day without a fresh transaction to report. There were no Form 314 or Form 345 filings at the Commission, so we've turned our attention to a series of Special Temporary Authority requests.
A Daytona Beach, Fla. radio station owner is agreeing to sell its Class A Classic Hits station to an operation with a presence on the Florida Panhandle. Meanwhile, on the Gulf Coast, a licensee with a non-commercial Oldies station in Northwest Pa. has closed on its purchase of a similarly formatted operation.
How tepid is the transaction scene as 2018 limps toward a most-unexciting conclusion? Two Form 345 FM translator applications were filed at the FCC on Monday. One involves a license transfer into a trust controlled by the widow of an operator who died in 2013. The other involves a deal valued at one U.S. dollar.
The Texas city of Del Rio, a home to 40,500, is known in radio lore for being home to a cross-border "blaster" with 250kw of power that in the early 1960s featured Wolfman Jack. It is here, in Del Rio, where an AM/FM combo is being sold.
Stop the presses: A company best-known for its four radio stations along the Jersey Shore has just landed a low-powered television station in the Big Apple. It will be paired with a full-power facility in NYC.
An attorney in Scottsdale, Ariz., who grew up in Michigan, has always wanted to own a radio station. His dream has just become a reality, as he is ready to file a Form 314 with the FCC reflecting his purchase of a radio station in Central New York.
A broadcast industry figure also known as the founder of now-defunct West Coast electronics retailer Good Guys has elected to sell an FM translator in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa. The buyer is a "selective, private liberal arts and sciences college," founded in 1860 by Swedish settlers.
One year ago, an FM with call letters known for their unrelated use in an old Harry Chapin single was sold. Now, it is being spun again. We've also got an update on two deal closings in which Media Services Group served as the broker.
On Oct. 1, TRANSACTIONS TODAY reported on the acquisition of an AM with an FM translator companion and a full-powered FM station in Illinois. Due to a clerical error, a second translator was omitted from the Asset Purchase Agreement filed with the FCC
An FM translator presently serving a community in Mississippi has been sold. The buyer plans to change its call sign, and its dial position, and relocate the facility to a city in Louisiana.
"True. Local. Radio." That's the motto for a radio group operating a pair of FMs serving an area of Colorado known for its famed ski resort. This company is now adding a third FM, on the road to Glenwood Springs.
It may be 39 degrees in the Washington, D.C., area today, but the transactions pipeline to the FCC is frozen. There were no new transactions today, making the second half of 2018 a rather dull one for deal makers.