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Good Karma Acquires WTMJ/WKTI Milwaukee From Scripps

Craig Karmazin’s Good Karma Brands has announced it will acquire News/Talk 620 WTMJ/103.3 W277CV and Country “94.5 KTI Country” WKTI Milwaukee from EW Scripps for $16 million. Good Karma owns “ESPN 540” WAUK Jackson/Milwaukee as well as ESPN and ESPN Deportes Radio affiliated stations in Cleveland, Madison, and West Palm Beach and two other stations in Beaver Dam WI. The addition of WTMJ adds flagship status for all three of Wisconsin’s professional sports teams to the Good Karma roster as they serve in that role for the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks as well as the Green Bay Packers. Scripps sold its Tulsa cluster to Griffin Communications in June and still intends to find buyers for is clusters in Boise, Knoxville, Omaha, Springfield MO, Tucson, and Wichi...[Read More]

WTMJ Launches FM Signal

Scripps News/Talk 620 WTMJ Milwaukee has signed on FM translator 103.3 W277CV Milwaukee. The 250w/244m signal operates from the tower of Scripps’ WTMJ-TV/94.5 WKTI with a nearly Class A comparable signal. The translator is owned by Frank Glass McCoy as this completes its gradual move from Waukegan IL since being granted a Construction Permit in 2013. The translator’s original CP to move to Milwaukee was to have it rebroadcast Liberal Talk 1510 WRRD Waukesha. That station now has its own CP for a new translator on 101.7. The addition of WTMJ to FM will bring play-by-play of the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks to FM in the market as well. WTMJ Radio is now broadcasting on FM in addition to its AM signal to expand the reach for Wisconsin’s most powerful ra...[Read More]

FCC Report 1/10: Can WUBU Be Saved?