Mapleton Acquires Opus’ Louisiana Stations

Opus Broadcasting Alexandria Monroe Mapleton Communications LA 103.5 Sunny 106.9 98.3 KLAA KEDG KZRZMapleton Communications will expand into Louisiana with the purchase of Opus Broadcasting’s stations in Alexandria and Monroe.

The $2.2 Million purchase includes seven stations between the two markets as well as assumption of a Time Brokerage Agreement and a Joint Sales Agreement with two others. The stations included are:

Alexandria: Country “”>LA 103.5” KLAA-FM, Christian AC “104.3 The Bridge” KEZP, Classic Country “105.5 K-Buck” KBKK, and operations of AC “Sunny 106.9” KEDG via Time Brokerage Agreement with Flinn Broadcasting

Monroe: Country “92.3 The Wolf” KMYY, AC “Sunny 98.3” KZRZ, CHR “Hot 103.1” KQLQ, and Rock “Rock 106.1” KXRR. The cluster also has a Joint Sales Agreement with Urban AC “Majic 97.3” KMJG owner KP Music Group.

Mapleton operates primarily on the west coast with clusters in California, Oregon, and Washington. Opus previously sold its Tallahassee stations in November. This sale will mark the company’s exit from radio.

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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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