Station Sales Week Of 3/3
Walker Broadcasting & Communications sells Classic Country “Raider Country 98.7” 1420 KJDL/98.7 K254CI Lubbock TX to Flores Communications for $275,000.
Educational Media Foundation is acquiring 98.5 KNBQ Central Park/Olympia WA from JOSH Broadcasting for $1 million. KNBQ began airing EMF’s “K-Love” programming earlier this year.
EMF is also acquiring Classic Hits “Qixie 103.9” WQXZ Hawkinsville GA from Georgia Eagle Media for $150,000.
Monte Spearman’s High Plains Radio Network was busy this week as it made three acquisitions in Arkansas. The first purchase was in Little Rock as HPRN filed to purchase NC Communications’ Urban AC “Hot 105.5” 1380 KDXE North Little Rock/105.5 K288EZ Little Rock for $300,000. The second deal brings “Fox Sports Arkansas” 690 KAFN Benton AR from Saline River Media for $50,000.
The third deal involving High Plains Radio Network nets fix stations and two translators from Southwest Arkansas Media for $550,000. The stations involved in that deal are Sports “Fox Sports Arkansas” 99.7 KWPS-FM Caddo Valley, Silent 100.9 KDEL-FM Arkadelphia, Country “Kix 106.9” KYXK Gurdon, Silent 1240 KVRC Arkadelphia, Silent 1310 KZYP Malvern/100.7 K264AU Sheridan, and 93.7 K229CX Benton (which rebroadcasts the aforementioned 690 KAFN).
Bristol Broadcasting Company acquires Gospel 1330 WITM Marion VA from Praise & Glory Ministries for $2000.
Nunley Media Group purchases Country 101.3 WOPC Linden and 1570 WMAK Lobelville TN from Grace Broadcast Services for $100,000. Buyer Will Nunley is a Nashville radio and television veteran who has been hosting mornings on WOPC/WMAK since it launched.
Kelly Martinson, who under the name Kory Hartman operates storm chasing service Severe Studios is purchasing AC 790 WRPQ/99.7 W259BC Baraboo WI and three LPTV’s from Baraboo Broadcasting for $350,000.
Timothy & Stacey Walker’s Two Way Communications acquires the CP for 104.1 Moran TX from Brazos TV for $10,000.