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Station Sales Week Of 1/15: iHeart Is A Rare Buyer

Station Sales iHeartMedia has not been an outright buyer of a station in quite some time. That changed this weeks as the company purchased Hot AC “92.9 The Boss” KOLT-FM Warren AFB/Cheyenne WY from Valley Bank And Trust for $500,000. The bank has owned KOLT-FM since former owner Joli Lofstedt’s Tracy Broadcasting Company defaulted on a loan in 2014. KOLT-FM will become iHeart’s third FM in the Cheyenne market joining “Big Country 97.9” KXBG Cheyenne and Country “100.7 KOLT-FM” KOLZ. The Moody Bible Institute is purchasing Classic Country 1200 WAMB Nashville TN and its two translators from Great Southern Broadcasting Company for $414,000. The two translators are 98.7 W254CK Nashville and 99.3 W257AR Donelson TN. The sale’s closing is con...[Read More]

WAMB Shifts To Bilingual CHR

Great Southern Broadcasting Company’s 1200 WAMB Nashville/99.3 W257AR Donelson, TN flipped from Adult Standards to Spanglish CHR on January 1. Nashville Scene reports that the flip comes following the death of station founder Bill Barry this past September. The new format billed as “Today’s Radio” is programmed by Silva Entertainment via LMA with a mix of English and Spanish Pop. The station includes Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Prince Royce, Marc Anthony, and Jennifer Lopez as core artists. The now full-time format had been airing on WAMB from 6-10pm daily since June 2102 and is emphasizing that the 99.3 translator is the first FM station airing Spanish language programming in Nashville. 1200 WAMB operates with 50kW daytime and 3.8kW in critical hours. 99.3 W257AR gi...[Read More]