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Connoisseur Media Acquires Long Island Radio Group

98.3 KJOY WKJY 94X WIGX 94.3 B103 103.1 WBZO 1100 WHLI Long Island Connoisseur  Barnstable Connoisseur Media has purchased Barnstable Broadcasting’s Long Island Radio Group for $23 Million.

The four stations involved in the sale are 90s Hits “94X” 94.3 WIGX, AC “98.3 K-Joy” WKJY, Classic Hits “B103” WBZO, and Standards 1100 WHLI.

Connoisseur currently operates 22 other stations in Bloomington IL, Huntington WV, Billing, MT, Wichita KS, Erie PA, Omaha NE, Rapid City SD, and Bismarck ND.

Barnstable previously sold Classic Rock 103.9 WRCN and what is now Country 96.1 WJVC from their Long Island cluster to JVC Media for $3 Million in October 2010.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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  1. I would think that there probably won’t be many, if any, changes in formats at any of the involved stations.

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