The Voice Radio Network closed on its $50,000 purchase of News/Talk 1320 WICO Salisbury MD from Rothschild Broadcasting. Voice immediately flipped the station to Regional Mexican “La Raza” as a simulcast of 900 WJWL/W262BF Georgetown DE. WICO had been the heritage News/Talker in the Salisbury/Ocean City MD market but in recent years had faced increased competition from iHeartMedia’s all-syndicated 1470 WJDY and a pair of FM Talkers targeting Southern Delaware.
Townsquare Media sells Full Service AC 1490 WKNY Kingston NY to non-profit Radio Kingston Corp. for $500,000. The group is led Chairman Peter Buffett and Executive Director Jimmy Buff, who used to work on air in the market at Chet-5 Broadcasting AAA 100.1 WDST Woodstock. The buyers state WKNY’s new programming “will focus on community storytelling, artistic and musical expression, conversation and connection”. Pentecostal Temple Development Corporation sells Gospel 1150 WMNY New Kensington/Pittsburgh PA to Bhavna Gupta and Gagan Deep’s Radio 1150 LLC and Cambria Hill Realty for $180,000. The Gospel format will shift back to sister 1360 WGBN McKeesport. Delmarva Educational Association sells Silent 1540 WONA Richmond VA to Michael Mazursky led Mobile Radio Partners f...[Read More]
Delmarva Broadcasting is preparing to exit the Salisbury/Ocean City MD market. Delmarva has begun by selling Country “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT and Conservative Talk 1320 WICO Salisbury to Rothschild Broadcasting for $300,000. The buyer is led by Robin Rothschild who previously owned 100.7 WVAY Wilmington VT and currently hosts a weekly magazine show for Salisbury market NBC affiliate WRDE-TV. A second sale of WICO’s simulcast partner 92.5 WICO-FM Pocomoke City is mentioned in the first contract but not yet filed. DCRTV.com reports that WICO-FM will go to Greg Bojko’s GSB Broadcasting for an undisclosed amount. GSB Broadcasting owns Variety Hits 96.5 WCTG Chincoteague VA. Delmarva will continue to own Classic Hits “97.1 The Wave” WAVD Ocean Pines MD for now...[Read More]
Just as Peak Broadcasting did last week in Fresno, Delmarva Broadcasting has flipped Variety Hits WXMD “92.5 Max-FM” Salisbury, MD to Talk using the WICO branding but a separate lineup than its sister AM. Here’s how the lineups stack up: 92.5 WICO-FM 1320 WICO 5:00am – America In The Morning 5:00am – America In The Morning 6:00am – Quinn & Rose 6:00am – Michael Smerconish 9:00am – Glenn Beck 9:00am – Laura Ingharam 12:00pm – Rush Limbaugh 12:00pm – Neal Boortz 3:00pm – Jerry Doyle 3:00pm – Dave Ramsey 6:00pm – Michael Savage 5:00pm – Clark Howard 9:00pm – Rusty Humphries 7:00pm – Michael Savage 10:00pm – Jim Bohannon 10:00pm – Jim Bohannon 1:00am – Coast to Coast w/ G...[Read More]