Cox Media Group pulled the plug on Christian AC “Spirit 105.7” K289CC/KWEN-HD2 Tulsa and made an abrupt flip to Active Rock “105.7 The Bone” on Friday evening. The change took place at 6:30pm as the station segued from Chris Tomlin’s “Amazing Grace” to Fozzy’s appropriately titled “Judas”. K289CC registered a 0.7 share in the Fall 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings but failed to cut much into Stephens Media Group’s 94.1 KXOJ. The new format will flank Cox Classic Rock “103.3 The Eagle” KJSR against iHeartMedia Rock 97.5 KMOD. In a message on the Spirit website, Cox Media Group Tulsa Vice President Cathy Gunther wrote: It’s never easy to say goodbye to a radio station. For several years, Cox Media Group – Tulsa has had a ...[Read More]
Cox Media will relaunch its Christian AC “Spirit” brand in Tulsa. The format had been heard on then 102.3 KKCM Sand Springs from 2005 through 2009 when it flipped to a simulcast of sister News/Talk 740 KRMG Tulsa. Since then it has remained available on 95.5 KWEN-HD2 and a Cox Cable channel. It will shortly return to the analog radio band on Screen Door Broadcasting’s 105.7 K289CC Tulsa. The debut of “Spirit 105.7” will give Tulsa a second Commercial Christian AC along with Stephens Media’s 100.9 KXOJ.
Station Sales Educational Media Foundation is purchasing two stations and four translators from Family Stations. 89.5 KIFR Fort Dodge IA, 90.7 KEAF Fort Smith AR, 88.7 K204CL Smith River CA, 89.5 K208FV Ames IA, 91.3 K217BJ Banning CA, and 101.5 K268AH Palm Springs CA will go to EMF for $553,750. Cody West sells Country 1490 KZZN Littlefield, TX to Monte Spearman’s High Plains Radio Network for $100,000. Billy Hugh Williams transfers News/Talk 810 WCTA Alamo, TN to Alamo Media for $1 and the forgiveness of and forebearance of debt to prevent a foreclosure. Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center sells News/Talk 1540 KLKC and Variety Hits “93.5 Max-FM” KLKC-FM Parsons, KS to Parsons Media Group for $30,000 and five 30 second commercials per day for two years. S...[Read More]