89.1 Reno

AAA NV89 Launches In Reno

Nevada Public Radio launched AAA “NV89” 89.1 KVNV Sun Valley/Reno NV today. Former Shamrock Communications Reno Operations Manager Willobee Carlan is serving as OM/PD for the new station. Malayna Joy, previously midday host at AAA “100.1 The X” KTHX Dayton/Reno, will host mornings. The station’s airstaff will also feature former KROQ & KDLD Los Angeles host Gia DeSantis in middays, Life is Beautiful music coordinator Jake Wagner, and former “Live 105” San Francisco host and MTV VJ Steve Masters. KVNV will also carry KNPR Las Vegas’ “State of Nevada” newsmagazine at 9am daily and The World Cafe in evenings. The station’s programming will be heard on the HD3 of KNPR Las Vegas as well as Nevada Public Radio’s other f...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 11/11

Nevada Public Radio acquires Community “The Fine 89” 89.1 KJIV Sun Valley/Reno NV from Open Sky Radio Corp for $550,000. Nevada Public Radio will operate KJIV as a satellite of Public News/Talk 88.9 KNPR Las Vegas giving the Reno market a Public News/Talk competitor to University of Nevada’s 88.7 KUNR Reno. Radio General Ltd. sells AC 95.3 WKTN Kenton OH to Home Town Media for $450,000 plus a $75,000 non-compete to seller Keith Gensheimer. Todd Laborde’s Bontemps Media Services acquires Classic Country 97.7 KAPB-FM Marksville LA from Three Rivers Radio Company for $550,000. In a deal yet to be filed with the FCC, Soul Mates for Jesus is donating Catholic 91.9 WSMJ North Wildwood NJ to Domestic Church Media.

Station Sales Week Of 1/16

Gore-Overgaard Broadcasting partner Cordell Overgaard is taking full control of Brokered Asian 900 KBIF Fresno as his Cordell Overgaard Trust pays $410,000 for the 45.5% of the station he doesn’t already own. Open Sky Radio Corp. purchases “Radio Free Nevada” 89.1 KXNV Sun Valley/Reno from Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada for $1. Jeffrey K. Haines sells AC “Fox 107.7” WFXX Georgiana, AL to Jeremy and Sarah Wolff’s Fox Broadcasting Corporation for $600,000. Impact Radio Group adds a pair of Boise area translator Construction Permits. Community Media Assistance Project sells 92.7 K224EP Horseshoe Bend, ID and Boise Community Radio Project sells 102.3 K272FL Eagle, ID. Both translator purchase prices are $85,000 and Impact indicates that “My ...[Read More]