Nearly three years after selling CHR “U93” 92.9 WNDV-FM South Bend, “Rock 97.7” WYXX Goshen, and 1980s Hits 102.3 WYET New Carlisle IN to Sound Management LLC, Artistic Media Partners is reacquiring the three stations for $3.4 million. Sound Management had paid $3.5 million for the stations in October 2014, but the owners of that company also make up the management and part of the ownership of Artistic. The deal reunites the three FMs with Standards 1620 WDND South Bend and two FMs in Bloomington IN. The estate of Joel Kinlow sells Silent 101.5 KAVH Eudora AR to Larry Fuss’ Contemporary Communications for $75,000. Contemporary owns Country “Kix 92.7” WMYQ Moorhead MS and Fuss is a partner in Delta Radio Network which owns six stations across the Mi...[Read More]
Delta Radio Networks ended its LMA of Mondy-Burke Broadcasting’s 104.7 Greenville MS at the start of 2017 leading to the return of its previous Gospel format. The Urban “104.7 The Beat” WIBT format and call letters became “97.9 The Beat” replacing AC “Lite 97.9” WLTM. This marks the third frequency for WIBT, as it aired on 105.5 Indianola MS until moving to 104.7 in July 2014. With the LMA over, Mondy-Burke flipped 104.7 back to the Gospel format it held prior to the LMA start and its former WJIW call letters.
Mondy-Burke Broadcasting Gospel 104.7 WJIW Greenville, MS has dropped its format and is currently stunting with secular Christmas Music as Delta Radio begins operating the station via LMA. Upon completion of the stunting, Delta Radio will move Urban “105.5 The Beat” WIBT Indianola to 104.7. 1047TheBeat.com was registered by Delta Radio owner Larry Fuss last month and currently redirects to WIBT’s website. 105.5 has changed call letters to WNOU, while the WIBT calls have been reserved for WJIW.