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

StationStateSellerBuyerPriceTo Rebroadcast
99.9 K260CJ NogalesAZFred HannelGabrielle Broadcasting$1,0001580 KHEP Tempe
94.1 K231CJ NogalesAZFred HannelSewanee Phoenix$1,0001280 KXEG Phoenix
95.3 K237FL WoodlakeCAEdgewater BroadcastingRudex Broadcasting$35,0001650 KFOX Torrence
94.5 K233CT TracyCANevada City Community Broadcast GroupKnight Broadcasting$13,0001440 KUHL Santa Maria
94.3 K232EW VenturaCASouthern California Public RadioMajor Market Stations$40,0001550 KWRN Apple Valley
107.1 K296GS San BernardinoCADavidson MediaLotus Communications$35,0001220 KTMZ Pomona
104.3 K282BL KanoshUTCommunity Translator NetworkCherry Creek Broadcasting$35,000590 KSUB Cedar City
99.1 K256AT NacogdochesTXE-String WirelessWharton County Radio$26,2501390 KULP El Campo
99.3 K257FC DalhartTXRogco Family IWright Broadcasting Systems$16,0001590 KWEY Weatherford OK
98.5 K253BY El RenoOKCSN InternationalTriple T Plus Two$15,0001340 KSEK Pittsburg KS
101.3 W267AO ChisholmMNRefuge Media GroupKMHL Broadcasting$50,0001400 KMHL Marshall
105.3 K287BO Dodge CityKSE-String WirelessPerry Broadcasting$25,0001050 KXCA Lawton OK
93.7 K229CP BransonMOCommunity BroadcastingAlpine Broadcasting$30,0001160 KCTO Cleveland
98.5 K253BZ Mountain HomeARFamily StationsAmerican Media Investments$25,0001350 KCAR Clarksville TX
105.3 W287CB Cambridge CityINRadio 74 InternationaleLM Communications$32,0001410 WSCW South Charleston WV
107.1 W296CU GreenfieldINRadio 74 InternationaleLM Communications$32,0001300 WLXG Lexington KY
104.1 W281BM DurhamNCCSN InternationalWHAP Inc.$45,0001340 WHAP Hopewell VA
96.7 W244DG New Hope

107.1 W296CN Stallsville

Radio Training NetworkNorsan Media$90,0001570 WVOJ Fernandina Beach FL

1060 WXNC Monroe NC
92.5 W223CB SebringFLRadio 74 InternationaleACM JCE IV B LLC$45,0001400 WFLL Fort Lauderdale
95.3 W237EF TallahasseeFLCSN InternationalNorsan Media$50,0001160 WEWC Callahan
96.5 W243CZ TallahasseeFLCSN InternationalSouthern Media Interactive$55,0001400 WSEG Savannah GA
99.7 W259CC ImmokaleeFLBlack Media WorksFlorida Broadcasting Media$65,0001460 WQXM Bartow
100.7 W264CY HendersonKYStarboard Media FoundationIroquois County Broadcasting$15,0001360 WGFA Watseka IL
93.5 W228AB ParamountMDManning BroadcastingRadio One$40,000950 WXGI Richmond VA
100.7 W264BJ Pocomoke CityMDBay BroadcastingCapital Broadcasting VA$30,000920 WURA Quantico VA
105.7 W289AZ CamdenNJHope Christian Church of MarltonMega-Philadelphia LLC$500,0001310 WEMG Camden
102.5 W273CO LansingNYRobert LynchSound Communications$50,0001360 WOEN Olean
94.7 W234BD BoltonVTVermont Public RadioVizella Media$30,0001160 WPIE Trumansburg NY
93.5 W228AU North BenningtonVTBrian DodgeDiPonti Communications$40,0001230 WBLQ Westerly RI
StationStateSellerBuyerPriceTo 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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