Delta Media Begins Lafayette Restructuring

Delta Media Corporation Pittman Broadcasting Lafayette Cat Country 105.9 KFXZ 1330 KVOL 106.3 KYMK 1520Update 5/15: With Delta Media taking control of Pitman Broadcasting Services Lafayette cluster, all four stations have dropped their previous formats.

  • 1330 KVOL Lafayette/106.3 KYMK-FM are currently running a silent carrier in place of the former News/Talk format.
  • 1520 KFXZ Lafayette has dropped its Urban AC “Z1520” format in favor of Spanish Adult Hits “Juan“.
  • The Urban AC format has moved back to KFXZ-FM Opelousas as “Z105.9” in place of its previous “Cat Country 105.9” identity.

Original Report 4/25: Delta Media Corporation has acquired Pittman Broadcasting Services stations in the Lafayette, LA market.

The $900,000 purchase adds News/Talk 1330 KVOL Lafayette/106.3 KYMK-FM Maurice, Country “Cat Country 105.9” KFXZ-FM Opelousas, and Urban AC “Z1520” KFXZ Lafayette to Delta Media’s holdings. The company will begin programming the stations immediately via a Time Brokerage Agreement.

Delta already owns Spanish Adult “Juan” 1230 KSLO Opelousas/105.3 KSLO-FM Simmesport, Sports “103.7 The Game” KLWB-FM Carencro, Hot AC “Mix 107.1” KOGM Opelousas, Country “Mustang 87.7” KXKW-LP Lafayette, and two full power and three low power television stations in Lafayette and the adjacent Alexandria market.

After the sale, Pittman retains 1110 WOMN and “Cat Country 98.9” WUUU in Franklinton, LA.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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