Alpha Media Acquires Buckley’s Bakersfield/Merced Stations

Alpha Media Buckley Broadcasting Bakersfield Kelly 95.3 KLLY Groove 99.3 KKBB KNZR Hot 104.7 KHTN Merced

Update 10/16: Alpha Media is paying $5.8 million for the six stations. Original Report 10/10: Alpha Media is expanding into California with the purchase of Buckley Broadcasting's six stations in Bakersfield and Merced. The stations involved in the deal are: Bakersfield - Hot AC "Kelly 95.3" … [Read more...]

KNZR Bakersfield Adds FM Simulcast

1560 KNZR Mix 97.7 KSMJ Bakersfield Chris Squires Kristin Jacobs Erik Daniels Limbaugh Glenn Beck Jaz McKay Ralph McKay

Today's entrant in the AM News/Talk station adding an FM simulcast comes from Bakersfield, CA where 1560 KNZR took the spot vacated by AC "Mix 97.7" KSMJ at noon today. The following message to Mix's audience appeared on the station's website and Facebook page: "Thank you to all of the Mix 97.7 … [Read more...]