A Class A FM radio station and its AM sibling with 1,000 watts of power are being transferred to a new owner. Thanks to a modified agreement between the buyer and seller, we now know how much more valuable the land, building, improvements and towers are, compared to the licenses and permits tied to the AM/FM combo.
A deal involving a FM translator has just been consummated that will bring, pending FCC approval, another South Asian voice to the San Jose radio market. The programming will originate from the HD3 signal of KUFX-FM, a Bonneville International-owned radio station.
On December 24, 2020, the husband that shares ownership with his wife of a Class A noncommercial FM radio station serving the island of Nantucket in Massachusetts passed away. One year later, the requisite paperwork is being filed that will give the woman full ownership of "Quahog Country."
It bills itself as a Chicago-based multimedia company that offers extensive radio programming offerings including mix show syndication, production and imaging. Now, the entity majority-controlled by Robert Jamrog is poised to become the licensee of a FM translator licensed to serve Monterey, Calif. Guess who the seller is.
The "country rock station of North Georgia," a Class A FM at 104.3 MHz serving the auto racing haven of Dahlonega, has been spun. Whether or not the format will be heard across 2022 and beyond will soon be up to the Augusta Radio Fellowship Institute. And, there's a good chance some "Good News" will be coming soon to the station.
In November 2016, Univision Communications agreed to a transaction that was, at the time, considered a surprising one. The Hispanic media giant's three radio stations in El Paso, Texas, were sold to an entity tied to one of Mexico's biggest AM and FM operators. Now, thanks to a stock purchase agreement finalized on November 30, the ownership of the radio trio hugging the Rio Grande is evolving.
The Walt Disney Company had decided to spin three top-market AM radio stations that have served as the longtime homes of ESPN Radio. As part of the deal, the buyer would assume the long-term Local Marketing Agreement Disney has with Emmis Broadcasting for the operation of WEPN-FM in New York. Now, financial details regarding the transaction are known.
Travel between Macon and Valdosta, Ga., along Interstate 75, and you'll pass through the tiny town of Cordele. Here, an FM translator is being spun. But, it's originating AM isn't a part of this end-of-year deal.
It's a 5kw Class B AM facility that until its 2007 sale to Curtis Media Group was owned by CBS Radio. Before that, it was owned by iHeartMedia predecessor Clear Channel Communications and has served the Greensboro and Winston-Salem area of North Carolina since April 1930. What does the future hold for this station? That's up to Stuart W Epperson Jr.
A Washington-based Hispanic broadcast ministry has decided to spin an FM translator serving the eastern community of Moses Lake. The buyer? A broadcast ministry that will retain the core values of the property.
He's been an active buyer and seller of media properties across Texas for more than a decade. Now, Gerald Benavides has signed off on a deal giving him ownership of a FM station licensed to the city of Stanton.
It has the ability to reach 140,000 TV households in Citrus County and portions of Hernando, Sumter, Marion and Levy Counties in Central Florida. It has coverage on Channel 16 on Comcast and Bright House Network systems in this region of the Sunshine State. Soon, it will be the property of Christian Television Corp., bringing a new era to this hyperlocal television facility.
The buyer may be tied to Tennessee, but it is seeking FCC approval to own an unbuilt construction permit for a low-power television facility in the city that is home to the University of Florida.
In a deal that's just been consummated and filed for approval with the Commission, Salem Media Group is adding to its properties in Tampa-St. Petersburg by reacquiring a Class B AM radio station in the market. The facility, licensed to Brandon, Fla., will help Salem bring a third radio brand just two years after spinning the stations.
It positions itself as the TV channel "in constant evolution that brings the best of Latin America." Now, this unique offering is poised to welcome viewers in the Coachella Valley of California, thanks to a just-filed transaction awaiting FCC approval.