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Red Wolf Broadcasting Acquires Connoisseur Media’s Hartford Properties

John Fuller’s Red Wolf Broadcasting has announced the acquisition of Classic Rock “102.9 The Whale” WDRC-FM Hartford, Talk simulcast “Talk of Connecticut” 610 WSNG Torrington/1360 WDRC Hartford/1470 WMMW Meriden CT, and Alternative “Mod 102.3” W272DO New Haven CT from Connoisseur Media for an undisclosed price. With an immediate LMA taking place, W272DO immediately flipped to part of the company’s Spanish CHR “Bomba” network heard on 104.1 WMRQ-HD2, 97.1 W246CC Bolton, 98.5 W253BQ Merdien, 99.5 W258AL Clinton/Waterbury, 104.5 W283BS Bridgeport, and 1490 WSPR Springfield MA. The stations join Alternative “Radio 104.1” WMRQ Waterbury and Oldies “Kool Radio” 990 WNTY/96.1 W241CG Southington in Red Wolf’s...[Read More]

Connoisseur Media Acquires Buckley’s Hartford Stations

Update 3/12: Connoisseur is paying $7,922,035 for the five stations included in the deal. Original Report 3/5: Connoisseur Media continues its growth in the Northeast with the purchase of 4 Connecticut AM’s and 1 FM from Buckley Broadcasting. Classic Hits 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford and the four station “Talk Of Connecticut” network of 1360 WDRC Hartford, 610 WSNG Torrington, 1240 WWCO Waterbury, and 1470 WMMW Meridan will join the Fairfield County and New Haven stations that Connoisseur acquired from Cox in 2013. In a letter to employees, Buckley President/CEO Joe Bilotta wrote, For over a half of a century Buckley Broadcasting has been the steward of one of the most recognized and respected call letters in broadcasting. After much reflection and discussion, the Board of Trus...[Read More]