103.1 Columbus

TSJ Radio Wins Battle Of Lessees To Buy Columbus Duo

Bernard Radio is selling Spanish AC “Mega 103.1” WVKO Johnstown and Gospel “1580 The Praise” WVKO Columbus, OH to TSJ Radio for $743,750. TSJ has been operating WVKO-FM via Time Brokerage Agreement, while the AM is operated by Gold Chip Broadcasting. The latter group has held an option to buy both stations since December 2012. Gold Chip was given thirty days to negotiate its own mutually agreeable purchase agreement. Josh Guttman led TSJ Media operates Spanish language newspapers and magazines in nine midwestern markets and in addition to WVKO-FM the company operates “Mega 97.7” WOXY Mason/Cincinnati and “Mega 87.7” WLFM-LP Cleveland via Time Brokerage Agreements.