The three Class A FMs plying the airwaves of greater Los Angeles at 92.7 MHz are going from the Amaturo Group to Educational Media Foundation. According to reports, EMF’s Christian Rock Air 1 Network has already landed on the stations.
The stations include KLST-FM Fountain Valley, KLSN-FM Adelanto and KLSI-FM Thousand Oaks.
The sale was announced by George Reed, and Tom McKinley of Media Services Group, who represented Amaturo. The price of the stations was not revealed.
Mike Novak, EMF President & CEO said “Working with and getting to know Joe Amaturo has been a rewarding experience. Adding Orange County, Ventura County and the High Desert areas of Southern California to Air 1’s longstanding Riverside/San Bernardino coverage with KLRD @ 90.1 is a true blessing. We are looking forward to seeing lives impacted in a positive way.”
Joe Amaturo added, “Passing along my final broadcast properties through Mike Novak and Joe Miller of EMF which organization truly reflects their outlook on life, on doing good, and in a professional and kindly manner. Whether buying or selling, when dealing with people of integrity, all problems are more easily resolved and in that manner, achieve happy results for all concerned parties.”
KLST-FM Fountain Valley uses 610 W @ 690’, and covers areas south of Los Angeles proper, hitting locations such as Huntington Beach and Anaheim.
KLSN-FM Adelanto, with 280 W @ 1,473’, serves Victorville-Apple Valley in the High Desert area.
KLSI-FM, licensed for 3.1 kW @ 463’, is northwest of Los Angeles proper, reaching as far as Oxnard.