Sacred Heart University’s 1350 WNLK Norwalk and 1400 WSTC Stamford CT returned to the air on Wednesday, June 1 with a pair of brokered formats. 1350 WNLK is currently airing many of the programs previously heard on now Silent 1530 WDJZ Bridgeport. Meanwhile 1400 WSTC is being operated by Martin Sheehan’s VGR Radio Agency with a mix of Talk and Adult Standards programming. Sheehan previously owned 1520 WTRI Brunswick MD and most recently served as Market Manager for Cumulus Westchester NY. Sacred Heart had taken the two stations dark in January citing low listenership to the stations as part of their Public News/Talk network. The University purchased the two then Commercial News/Talk stations from Cox Media Group in 2011.
Sacred Heart University is turning off 1350 WNLK Norwalk and 1400 WSTC Stamford CT and putting them up for sale. The two stations were part of the University’s Public News/Talk network that was also heard on 1260 WSHU Westport CT, 1340 WYBC New Haven CT, 89.9 WSUF Noyack NY and 103.3 WQQQ Sharon CT. The network claims that the WSTC/WNLK duo had less than 900 listeners combined. The Fairfield County region served by the stations will still be served by WSHU’s Talk/Classical service that’s heard on 91.1 WSHU-FM Fairfield and 90.1 W211AI Stamford. Sacred Heart intends to place the two stations on the market for sale. The University purchased them in 2011 from Cox Radio for $500,000. The WSHU Public Radio Group has announced that as of Monday, Jan. 25, it will no longer broad...[Read More]