Close encounter in Charlottesville


Brokerage house Kalil & Co. tells us the Clear Channel has managed to close a third deal this week. This time, the buyer is another broker, Media Services Group’s George Reed. Using the licensee name Sistema 102, he hnow owne an intact superduopoly cluster in the interior Virginia college market, including WCHV-AM, WKAV-AM and WCJZ-FM, all licensed to Charlottesville, along with WCYK-FM Staunton VA, WHTE-FM Ruckersville VA and WSUH-FM Crozet. According to documents filed with the FCC, the price is 7.75M. VP/GM Dennis Mockler is operating the cluster locally under the name Monticello Media.