Salem Media is shuffling its St. Louis operations. Conservative Talk “1260 The Answer” WSDZ Belleville IL has moved to 1380 KXFN/105.3 K287BY St. Louis replacing Health/Wellness Talk “1380 The Pulse“. That move will clear the way for the launch of Gospel “Praise 95.1” on Monday, October 23 on WSDZ and 95.1 K236CS St. Louis. Positioned as “The St. Louis Gospel Experience”, the move gives a direct format competitor to Church of God In Christ’s “Jubilee 690” KSTL and iHeartMedia’s “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ. The new format will be led by former 104.9 KMJM-FM/1600 KATZ program director Darrel Eason. -Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM), announced today that it will launch a contemporary urban gospel radio statio...[Read More]
Covenant Network and Salem Media have come to a settlement over their competing AM Revitalization applications for 96.7 in St. Louis. Salem applied for and has been granted a CP to move 95.1 W249CQ Colfax IN to 95.1 instead with 85w/157m rebroadcasting Conservative Talk "1260 The Answer" WSDZ Belleville IL. That will enable Covenant Network's 97.5 W248CH Belleville to make its move to 96.7 in Shrewsbury MO with 250w/263m rebroadcasting Catholic 1460 KHOJ St. Charles.
The final five stations left to be sold by Radio Disney will go to multiple holding companies of Salem Communications for a combined $2.225 million. 1260 WSDZ Belleville, IL will be Salem’s only station in the St. Louis market for $275,000 under Caron Broadcasting. 1380 WWMI St. Petersburg, FL will become Salem’s fifth AM in the Tampa market for $750,000 as it goes to South Texas Broadcasting. 1440 KDIZ Golden Valley, MN becomes Salem’s fourth AM in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market as it goes to Common Ground Broadcasting for $375,000. 1640 KDZR Lake Oswego/Portland, OR goes to Salem Media of Oregon for $275,000. Salem already owns one AM and three FMs in the Portland market. 1690 KDDZ Arvada/Denver, CO goes to Salem Media of Colorado for $550,000. Salem currently ow...[Read More]