With Conviction Appeal Nixed, Former Alabama Politician Spins Stations


Mike Hubbard became enamored with radio at the age of 13 while on a field trip to WKLY-AM 980 in his hometown of Hartwell, Ga. Two years later, at age 15, he became an air talent at the station.

By 2016, he had built a sports radio and television network and a successful political career as the first Republican Speaker of the House in Alabama in 136 years.

Today, he’s starting a four-year jail sentence. And, he’s spinning his radio assets in a deal that’s just been filed with the FCC.

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