Bustos Media is purchasing Casa Media Partners’ Regional Mexican “La Maquina 98.7” KMNA Mabton/Yakima, “La Vaquera” 101.7 KLES Prosser, and “Envisora 1310” KZXR Prosser WA for $800,000. Casa Media Partners is currently in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. An ownership restructuring is taking place at South Asian station operator XL Media as “Radio Punjab” 1560 KZIZ Pacific/Tacoma, 100.5 K263BJ Richland WA and 660 KGSV Oildale/102.5 K273CB Bakersfield CA are transferred to Akal Broadcasting for no consideration. Akal Broadcasting owns 620 KIGS Hanford, 1210 KRPU Rocklin/Sacramento, and 1310 KMKY KMKY Oakland with 30% of its stake held by the owners of XL Media. Charlie Banta and Sandra Miller’s Universal Stations are acquiring Brok...[Read More]
The two MX'd translator applications in Boston have reached a resolution allowing both to be granted CPs.
Station Sales XL Media purchased 1560 KZIZ Pacific/Seattle WA from KRIZ Broadcasting for $680,000. XL began operating KZIZ earlier this month via LMA and flipped the station to South Asian “Radio Punjab“. KRIZ Broadcasting retains Urban AC/Gospel “Z Twins” 1420 KRIZ and 1620 KYIZ Renton in the Seattle market. (Note: an earlier version of this report incorrectly confused Radio Punjab with “Punjabi Radio USA“, a separate South Asian targeted network.) Radio One Communications sells Classic Hits 1600 WRPN Ripon WI to Hometown Broadcasting for $325,000 to join a cluster with Classic Hits “102.3 The Bug” WAUH Wautoma and News/Talk 1100 WISS/97.3 W247AZ Berlin. Brazos TV sells their CP for 100.5 Newcastle TX to Stacey and Timothy Walker’s Two...[Read More]