Station Sales Week Of 11/4

Station Sales

Radio Shopping Show Jakle WBIG KSHPWilliam Pollack’s Pollack Broadcasting is acquiring Richard Jakle’s three stations in Illinois and Nevada for $2 million. The stations involved in the deal are 1280 WBIG Aurora and 1410 WRMN Elgin IL in suburban Chicago and 1400 KSHP North Las Vegas NV. All three stations carry a mix of Talk and Shopping programming. More from the Chicago Tribune about Jakle’s retirement.

Sheridan Broadcasting sells Gospel/Urban Talk “Mix 1080” WUFO Amherst/Buffalo NY to Sheila Brown’s Visions Multi Media Group for $307,331.86. Brown has operated WUFO via LMA since the start of 2014.

David Webster’s Trignition Media acquires Spanish Tropical 840 WRYM New Britain/Hartford CT from Eight Forty Broadcasting Corporation for $648,000.

Access.1 Communications sells “Fox Sports 1370” KFRO Longview TX to Scottie Rice’s RCA Broadcasting for $5,000. The station has been operated by Alpha Media via LMA since it acquired most of Access.1’s other stations in the Tyler/Longview market in 2014. Alpha has waived its option to purchase the station and will end its LMA when this sale closes.

Stephen Adams is buying out four other investors in Adams Radio Group to increase his personal stake from 42.7% to 92.1%. Adams will pay KSK Radio Investments $4,008,869.63 for its 21.3% stake, Katie Lied LP $2,339,577.90 for its 12.2%, JJZ Partnership $1,754,702.35 for its 9.1%, and Slan Family Trust $1,119,640.96 for its 6.1%. Adams owns stations in Fort Wayne and Northwestern Indiana, Las Cruces NM, and Salisbury/Ocean City MD.

Michael and Shelli Smith’s Mikelli Investments have acquired Whisky Golf Investments LP’s 70% stake in Bravo Mic Communications for $3 million. Bravo Mic owns four stations in the Las Cruces NM market: Country “ZIA Country” KXPZ Las Cruces, Oldies “101 Gold” KVLC Hatch, CHR “Magic 104.9” KMVR Mesilla Park, and News/Talk “B1450” KOBE Las Cruces.

Cedar Broadcasting acquires 90.3 KWBP Big Pine CA from Living Proof Inc. for $12,000.

Translator Sales

Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast
99.9 K260CJ Nogales AZ Fred Hannel Gabrielle Broadcasting $1,000 1580 KHEP Tempe
94.1 K231CJ Nogales AZ Fred Hannel Sewanee Phoenix $1,000 1280 KXEG Phoenix
95.3 K237FL Woodlake CA Edgewater Broadcasting Rudex Broadcasting $35,000 1650 KFOX Torrence
94.5 K233CT Tracy CA Nevada City Community Broadcast Group Knight Broadcasting $13,000 1440 KUHL Santa Maria
94.3 K232EW Ventura CA Southern California Public Radio Major Market Stations $40,000 1550 KWRN Apple Valley
107.1 K296GS San Bernardino CA Davidson Media Lotus Communications $35,000 1220 KTMZ Pomona
104.3 K282BL Kanosh UT Community Translator Network Cherry Creek Broadcasting $35,000 590 KSUB Cedar City
99.1 K256AT Nacogdoches TX E-String Wireless Wharton County Radio $26,250 1390 KULP El Campo
99.3 K257FC Dalhart TX Rogco Family I Wright Broadcasting Systems $16,000 1590 KWEY Weatherford OK
98.5 K253BY El Reno OK CSN International Triple T Plus Two $15,000 1340 KSEK Pittsburg KS
101.3 W267AO Chisholm MN Refuge Media Group KMHL Broadcasting $50,000 1400 KMHL Marshall
105.3 K287BO Dodge City KS E-String Wireless Perry Broadcasting $25,000 1050 KXCA Lawton OK
93.7 K229CP Branson MO Community Broadcasting Alpine Broadcasting $30,000 1160 KCTO Cleveland
98.5 K253BZ Mountain Home AR Family Stations American Media Investments $25,000 1350 KCAR Clarksville TX
105.3 W287CB Cambridge City IN Radio 74 Internationale LM Communications $32,000 1410 WSCW South Charleston WV
107.1 W296CU Greenfield IN Radio 74 Internationale LM Communications $32,000 1300 WLXG Lexington KY
104.1 W281BM Durham NC CSN International WHAP Inc. $45,000 1340 WHAP Hopewell VA
96.7 W244DG New Hope

107.1 W296CN Stallsville
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Radio Training Network Norsan Media $90,000 1570 WVOJ Fernandina Beach FL

1060 WXNC Monroe NC
92.5 W223CB Sebring FL Radio 74 Internationale ACM JCE IV B LLC $45,000 1400 WFLL Fort Lauderdale
95.3 W237EF Tallahassee FL CSN International Norsan Media $50,000 1160 WEWC Callahan
96.5 W243CZ Tallahassee FL CSN International Southern Media Interactive $55,000 1400 WSEG Savannah GA
99.7 W259CC Immokalee FL Black Media Works Florida Broadcasting Media $65,000 1460 WQXM Bartow
100.7 W264CY Henderson KY Starboard Media Foundation Iroquois County Broadcasting $15,000 1360 WGFA Watseka IL
93.5 W228AB Paramount MD Manning Broadcasting Radio One $40,000 950 WXGI Richmond VA
100.7 W264BJ Pocomoke City MD Bay Broadcasting Capital Broadcasting VA $30,000 920 WURA Quantico VA
105.7 W289AZ Camden NJ Hope Christian Church of Marlton Mega-Philadelphia LLC $500,000 1310 WEMG Camden
102.5 W273CO Lansing NY Robert Lynch Sound Communications $50,000 1360 WOEN Olean
94.7 W234BD Bolton VT Vermont Public Radio Vizella Media $30,000 1160 WPIE Trumansburg NY
93.5 W228AU North Bennington VT Brian Dodge DiPonti Communications $40,000 1230 WBLQ Westerly RI
Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast

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  1. I don’t know anything about the new owners of WRYM. Will any changes be made to the station? I heard about 10 or 15 years ago they had ancient equipment in the studios on Willard Ave in Newington.

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