Lake Broadcasting Inc. agrees to purchase News/Talk 1340 WFEB and 100.9 W265DV Sylacauga AL from Powers Broadcasting Company for $150,000. The buyer, who owns “Kowaliga Country 97.5” WKGA Goodwater AL, began operating the station via Time Brokerage Agreement on August 1 and flipped the station to AC “B101” this week. After beginning to operate 88.1 WCRJ Jacksonville FL via LMA on August 1, Radio Training Network will purchase the station from Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting for $2.25 million. Craig Hanson’s Redrock Broadcasting is expanding in St. George UT with the acquisition of the Construction Permit of 104.1 KSGX Toquerville UT from Audion Communications for $225,000. Redrock owns Classic Hits “Kool 98.9” KRQX Hurricane, Country “102....[Read More]
The University of Florida’s “SportsRadio 850” WRUF Gainesville and SportsTalk LLC’s “ESPN Radio Ocala” 900 WMOP/100.1 W261BA Ocala have announced a partnership that will see the two stations merge their programming effective Friday, June 29. The new “ESPN 850/900” lineup will consist of: 6am-10am: Mike & Mike 10am-12pm: Adam Reardon (Was 8-10am on WMOP) 12pm-2pm: Sportscene With Steve Russell (Was 7-9am on WRUF) 2pm-4pm: Scott Van Pelt 4pm-6pm: Larry Vettel (Was 3-6pm on WRUF) 6pm-7pm: The Cheap Seats (Was 6-7pm on WRUF) All other times: ESPN Radio programming or University of Florida/High School Play-By-Play WMOP programming had been heard in Gainesville on 1230 WGGG. No word yet on what will air there.