Station Sales After selling 94.1 K231BQ Golden CO to iHeartMedia, Marc Paskin’s Marco Broadcasting Corporation winds down operations with the sale of 1550 KBUD Golden/Denver to Chuck Lontine’s Marconi Wireless of Colorado for $25,000. Lontine’s group is planning on launching “96.9 The Cloud” K245AD Arvada/Boulder in early 2016, which KBUD could serve as originating signal. In addition to beginning to operate 590 KFNS Wood River IL/St. Louis via LMA, Markel Radio Group LLC will acquire the station for $250,000 plus an additional $50,000 in fees from Detalus Consulting, the bankruptcy receiver for Grand Slam Sports. Prior to the sale closing, Markel will end its LMA with 1380 KXFN St. Louis. Grand Crown Resorts of Pigeon Forge sells Silent 930 WSEV Sevierville T...[Read More]
Cumulus Conservative Talk 1320 WISW Columbia, SC has dropped its format for Sports as “1320 The Fan“. The move gives Cumulus a pair of Sports stations in the market as WISW joins “107.5 The Game” WNKT. WISW becomes the first Cumulus owned station to take a 24/7 programming feed from recently acquired Westwood One as it is running the NBC Sports Radio lineup 24/7 and University of South Carolina sports. WISW had lost much of its previous lineup as both Geraldo Rivera and Mike Huckabee left syndication at the end of 2013. Losing Columbia affiliates with the format change are Dennis Miller, Michael Savage, and Mark Levin.