Station Sales Week Of 6/17
Starboard Media Foundation acquires Catholic “RealLife Radio” 1380 WMJR Nicholasville and 94.9 W235AK Lexington KY from Thy Kingdom Come Network for $350,000. Starboard has already flipped WMJR/W235AK to their “Relevant Radio” network.
Eight months after closing on their purchase of Rock “99.1 U-Rock” KSEK-FM Girard/Pittsburg KS and relaunching it as “Classic Rock 99.1“, Mika and Jessica Nugent is selling the station to American Media Investments for $60,000 and the assumption of the obligation to provide $11,432 in advertising time to former owner Southeast Kansas Independent Resource Living Center. American Media Investments began operating KSEK-FM via LMA in May as it becomes the fourth station in a cluster that includes Country “96.9 The Kow” KKOW-FM Pittsburg, Active Rock “Rock 107.1” KJML Columbus and “Classic Country 860” KKOW Pittsburg.
Fred Keith’s South Triad Broadcasting Corp. purchase Country 1260 WKXR Asheboro NC from Randolph Broadcasting for $193,683. Keith began operating WKXR via LMA on June 1 which made it a sister station to Classic Hits “99.9 The Zoo” 700 WZOO/99.9 W260CG Asheboro.
Escuela de la Raza Unida is donating Spanish Public 88.5 KERU-FM Blythe CA to some of the station management as the school no longer wishes to shoulder the operation of the station any longer.