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Viva Expands In Connecticut

Trignition Media has begun simulcasting Spanish Tropical “Viva 840/107.3” WRYM/W297BT New Britain CT on pending acquisition 1240 WWCO Waterbury. WWCO had been part of Connoisseur Media’s “Talk of Connecticut” network along with 610 WSNG Torrington, 1360 WDRC Hartford, and 1470 WMMW Meriden. Those three were sold to Red Wolf Broadcasting in January as part of a larger deal. Trignition is paying $260,000 for WWCO and its Construction Permit for 106.3 W292FI Waterbury.

Station Sales Week Of 11/4

Station Sales William Pollack’s Pollack Broadcasting is acquiring Richard Jakle’s three stations in Illinois and Nevada for $2 million. The stations involved in the deal are 1280 WBIG Aurora and 1410 WRMN Elgin IL in suburban Chicago and 1400 KSHP North Las Vegas NV. All three stations carry a mix of Talk and Shopping programming. More from the Chicago Tribune about Jakle’s retirement. Sheridan Broadcasting sells Gospel/Urban Talk “Mix 1080” WUFO Amherst/Buffalo NY to Sheila Brown’s Visions Multi Media Group for $307,331.86. Brown has operated WUFO via LMA since the start of 2014. David Webster’s Trignition Media acquires Spanish Tropical 840 WRYM New Britain/Hartford CT from Eight Forty Broadcasting Corporation for $648,000. Access.1 Communication...[Read More]