Walnut Radio has purchased Christian Preaching “660 The Word” KCRO/106.5 K293CJ and Conservative Talk “94.5 The Answer” 1420 KOTK/94.5 K233CO Omaha NE from Salem Media. The stations will be purchased by Walnut Radio affiliate Hickory Radio with Salem licensing the Word and Answer brands to the company. The stations will join Walnut’s Oldies “Boomer Radio” 1490 KOMJ/104.1 K281CJ Omaha in Walnut’s local cluster. -Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today it has signed an agreement to sell KCRO-AM (660), KOTK-AM (1420), and affiliated translators to Hickory Radio. Hickory is an affiliate of Walnut Radio, who will manage the radio stations on behalf of Hickory. For listeners, programmers and advertisers, the transition from Salem to Walnut...[Read More]
On the day it resets its national syndicated Conservative Talk lineup with the move of Hugh Hewitt to mornings, Salem Communications has launched the format in Omaha with the debut of “94.5/1420 The Answer“. For 1420 KOTK Omaha, the move is a return to the format it carried from 2005 until 2008 when it flipped to Spanish language Christian programming, most recently as “El Pez“. 94.5 K233CO shifts from rebroadcasting sister Christian Preaching 660 KCRO Omaha to bring The Answer to FM.