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Red Wolf Broadcasting Acquires Connoisseur Media’s Hartford Properties

John Fuller’s Red Wolf Broadcasting has announced the acquisition of Classic Rock “102.9 The Whale” WDRC-FM Hartford, Talk simulcast “Talk of Connecticut” 610 WSNG Torrington/1360 WDRC Hartford/1470 WMMW Meriden CT, and Alternative “Mod 102.3” W272DO New Haven CT from Connoisseur Media for an undisclosed price. With an immediate LMA taking place, W272DO immediately flipped to part of the company’s Spanish CHR “Bomba” network heard on 104.1 WMRQ-HD2, 97.1 W246CC Bolton, 98.5 W253BQ Merdien, 99.5 W258AL Clinton/Waterbury, 104.5 W283BS Bridgeport, and 1490 WSPR Springfield MA. The stations join Alternative “Radio 104.1” WMRQ Waterbury and Oldies “Kool Radio” 990 WNTY/96.1 W241CG Southington in Red Wolf’s...[Read More]

Connoisseur Launching Mod 102.3 New Haven

Connoisseur Media will debut Alternative “Mod 102.3” W272DO/WPLR-HD2 New Haven CT on Monday, September 18 at 10:23am. The new format will focus on Alternative hits of the past ten years with core artists including Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Arcade Fire, Twenty One Pilots, Coldplay, Bastille, The Killers, Imagine Dragons and Florence & The Machine. Keith Dakin, Operations Manager of Connoisseur’s Connecticut properties, will serve as Program Director. Prior to joining Connoisseur in 2010 Dakin spent seven years at Alternative 101.7 WFNX Boston including three as the station’s final PD. Ed Oliveira, late morning host at 1360 WDRC Hartford, and Christian Turnquist, producer at AC “Star 99.9” WEZN-FM Bridgeport, will serve as the primary on-air...[Read More]