After leasing 98.3 WPKV Duquesne/Pittsburgh PA for seven years, Educational Media Foundation is excercising its option to purchase the station from Forever Media’s FM Radio Licenses for $6.7 million and two translators. Forever will acquire 105.5 W288BO Pittsburgh and 96.7 W244BR Springfield OH.
Forever also announced its acquisition of 94.3 WINX-FM and 96.7 WCEI-FM from First Media Radio for $6.5 million.
First Media Radio is also selling its remaining assets in West Central Pennsylvania to Seven Mountains Media. For $4.5 million Seven Mountains will acquire Hot AC 93.1 WQYX Clearfield, Rock “ZDB Rocks” 95.9 WZDB Sykesville/101.3 WZDD Strattanville, Country “Q102” 102.1 WOWQ Du Bois, and Oldies 900 WCPA Clearfield. The two groups previously made a deal that sent First Media’s State College stations to Seven Mountains in 2014.
Gold Coast Radio, which began operating 107.3 KURQ Grover Beach/San Luis Obispo CA via LMA in July, has filed to purchase the station from El Dorado Broadcasting for $600,000.
Fellowship Baptist Church of Vienna purchases Hot AC “Energy 103.9” WNRJ Vienna/Parkersburg WV from The Dailey Corporation for $635,000.
Xana Oregon acquires the CP for 102.3 KHKO Prairie City OR from KBI for $13,500.
Word of Life Broadcasting sells Christian Preaching 1550 WBFJ Winston-Salem NC to Triad Family Network with the purchase price omitted from the filing.
LifeTalk Radio purchases 1360 WBLC Lenoir City TN from Three Angels Broadcasting Network for $165,000.