With stations in cities stretching from Mendocino, Calif., to just south of Olympia, Wash., Bicoastal Media has become one of the biggest radio broadcasting companies serving 12 distinct markets in the Pacific Northwest. It's just grown again, with two properties in the Beaver State.
The owner of radio stations in Norfolk and Austin has agreed to part ways with a quintet of wireless towers located in Virginia. The buyer? An owner of 500 towers backed by Comcast Ventures.
The nation's No. 1 owner of radio stations has just agreed to a swap of FM translators with the No. 2 licensee of radio properties in the U.S. Here's the scoop on a deal, for no cash consideration, between iHeartMedia and the parent of KLOVE and Air1.
In a transaction that sees Jason James of Patrick Communications as the broker, Dennis Jones is acquiring a pair of FMs and an accompanying AM with an FM translator in a small town between Warner Robins and Savannah, Georgia.
University of Northwestern St. Paul has been a buyer of late, bucking the trend of institutions of higher learning parting ways with a costly noncomm often run by students who serve a population that no longer consume radio. To say it has "Faith" in radio is an understatement.
In April, Family Life Radio completed its upgrade to a Class A FM signal previously owned by The E.W. Scripps Co. by selling its Class B AM and accompanying FM translator. The deal brokered by Kalil & Co. has now closed, and the new owner is having a little fun with what listeners are presently hearing.
TRANSACTIONS TODAY on June 4 shared the news, courtesy of broker Kalil & Co., that an AM-FM combo serving a region between Madison, Wisc., and Rockford, Ill., is being sold to a father/son operation that presently runs eight radio stations in the region. The deal just closed.
In mid-May, Charles Williams — known in Indiana as an active owner and operator of radio stations — agreed to purchase four stations in Michigan. The deal has now closed, and has given birth to MediaBrew Communications' newest cluster.
In late May, the radio broadcasting company owned by Kirby Confer and Donald Alt and managed by President/Manager Lynn Deppen grabbed a formidable group of stations across...
For many in Western New York, the WJYE call letters are very familiar, as “Joy 96” was once a player in the Buffalo market. Today, the call letters can be found on a Class D AM in Maine, now under new ownership and offering a "fun" choice to local listeners.
Just west of downtown Orlando, in the city of Winter Garden, is an FM translator serving as the market's home of regional Mexican programming. The operator is now buying the facility outright from the licensee its been leasing time from.
For the many travelers that use I-95 to shift between the Northeast and Florida, the Virginia town of Emporia may prove to be a good locale for an overnight stop. Just to the west is Lawrenceville. It's home to a Class A FM that's being sold by an entity led by a man with the surname Joyner.
Did you know heart-pounding Christian Rock is a format found in several markets offering an alternative from the Christian AC and Worship Music choices found on the FM dial? RadioU fills this niche and has a presence in such markets as Seattle -- although it will now be a bit smaller there.
With "no income or local studio," a newly constructed FM facility was pitched as "a great starter station for someone." Or, it could serve as a great fill-in signal for a statewide network of noncommercial FMs, as that's what just transpired in Hawaii.
Has it been too hot and steamy for deal making among the nation's media brokers? No new transactions were posted by the FCC on a gloomy, rain-filled Tuesday in Washington, D.C. As such, we are pleased to report two closings and three STA requests.