Station Sales Cumulus Media’s Joule Broadcasting divestment trust has sold Country “104.7 Nash Icon” WELJ Montauk NY/New London CT to Matthew Glaser and Kerry Baldinger’s Bold Broadcasting for $197,000. Baldinger will serve as CEO, while her Glamlots LLC holds a 30% stake and 60% voting stake in the company. Company founder and VP Glaser is a student at Stony Brook University. iHeartMedia sells Silent 1400 WFOR Hattiesburg MS to Eagle Broadcasting for $120,000. Eagle owns News/Talk 98.1 WMXI Laurel in the Hattiesburg market. The Hattie Reese Trust is purchasing Oldies 1240 WJLX Jasper AL from Wal-Win LLC for $150,000. The trust is also purchasing WJLX’s translator 101.5 W268BM Jasper from William Neeck for $10. Our Lady of Guadalupe Radio is purchasing 89.9 WR...[Read More]
Joule Broadcasting’s 104.7 WELJ Montauk, NY/New London, CT has dropped its simulcast of Cumulus Country “Nash-FM 94.7” WNSH New York to shift to Cumulus’ “Nash Icon” brand. WELJ is utilizing Westwood One’s nationally distributed version of Nash Icon. Joule Broadcasting is a divestiture trust that has operated WELJ since the merger of Cumulus and Citadel Broadcasting since 2011. Westwood One announces the launch today of 104.7 NASH Icon (WELJ-FM) in New London, CT. 104.7 NASH Icon will feature Country music’s most iconic artists, driven by Country music fans’ desire for more exposure to their all-time favorite artists from the last 25 years. WELJ-FM has been programmed as a simulcast of NASH Country-formatted station WNSH-FM in New York, and will co...[Read More]
Joule Broadcasting’s 104.7 WELJ Montauk, NY/New London, CT has flipped to a simulcast of Country “94.7 Nash-FM” WNSH Newark/New York. WELJ had been airing a Hot AC format directed at the New London market including a simulcast of 95.5 WPLJ New York’s “Todd Show” in the morning. It becomes the third Country station targeting the New London market along with Hall Communications 97.7 WCTY Norwich and Red Wolf Broadcasting’s “US Country 99.5” W258BI New London. On the eastern most end of Long Island, where the WELJ transmitter is located, WELJ will fill a coverage hole for WNSH. WELJ Afternoon host Jody remains with Cumulus as news anchor/traffic reporter for the other three stations in its New London cluster. Joule Broadcasting is a divest...[Read More]
On Monday, March 18, Citadel will swap the formats of two of its stations in the New London/Norwich region of Connecticut. Classic Rock “104.7 The Wolf” which originates from the Mohegan Sun casino resort will move to 102.3, while News/Talker WXLM will shift to the 104.7 signal that originates across the Long Island Sound in Montauk, NY but booms across the water to Connecticut.