1060 Phoenix

Hubbard Acquires Sandusky Radio

Hubbard Radio has agreed to acquired the properties of Sandusky Radio for $85.5 Million. The ten station deal includes five stations each in Seattle and Phoenix. The stations are: CHR “Movin 92.5” KQMV Seattle Modern AC “Click 98.9” KLCK Seattle AC “Warm 106.9” KRWM Bremerton/Seattle Soft AC/Standards 880 KIXI Seattle “Alternative Talk 1150” KKNW Rock 93.3 KDKB Mesa/Phoenix Active Rock 97.9 KUPD Tempe/Phoenix Classic Rock 100.7 KSLX Scottsdale/Phoenix Sports “NBC Sports 1060” KDUS Tempe/Phoenix Oldies “AZ Gold 1440” KAZG Scottsdale/Phoenix The two new markets add to Hubbard’s existing holdings in Chicago, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Washington DC. With the sale Sandusky will depart the radio industry ...[Read More]

Pair Of Phoenix Changes

Two AM’s and a translator in Phoenix will debut new programming on Monday, April 1. 1TV.com’s “NewsTalk 1260 & 96.1” KBSZ Apache Junction/K241BQ Fort McDowell will drop its mix of syndicated and brokered Talk programming to simulcast sister Comedy “Funny 97.3” KIKO-FM Claypool. Both stations rimshot Phoenix from the eastern edge of the metro, but the addition of 1260/96.1 should improve its coverage in the suburbs of Mesa, Gilbert, and parts of Scottsdale. Sandusky’s “The Fan 1060” KDUS Tempe will rebrand as “NBC Sports Radio AM 1060“. NBC Sports Radio will replace Yahoo! Sports Radio as the station’s primary affiliation. The new lineup will include the network’s Brian Kenny from 6-9am and “Under Cente...[Read More]