89.5 Fredericksburg

Station Sales Week Of 10/13

Vincent Klepac’s Seaford Media is selling his two stations to separate buyers. Greg Bojko and A. Wray Fitch’s GSB Broadcasting will purchase “101.1 Jack-FM” WSUX-FM Snow Hill/Salisbury MD for $262,500 to join a cluster that includes Variety Hits “96.5 CTG” WCTG Chincoteague VA and Classic Country “Wow 101.5/87.7” WOWZ-FM Chincoteague and WOWZ-LP Salisbury. GSB also has begun operating “Shore Country 99.3” WVES Accomac VA and is currently simulcasting WOWZ as it plans to relaunch the station in November. Seaford Media then sells Regional Mexican “La Z 93.9” 1280 WSUX/93.9 W230CO Seaford DE to Ruby Lopez for $150,000. The sale of Educational Media Foundation’s 106.7 WKHL West Lafayette IN to Woof Boom Radio has a p...[Read More]

WAMU Expands To Fredericksburg

American University’s Public News/Talk 88.5 WAMU Washington, DC is expanding southward into the adjacent Fredericksburg, VA market. The school is purchasing 89.5 WWED Spotsylvania, VA and its booster in Fredericksburg from Educational Media Corporation for $375,000. American University also owns 88.3 WRAU Ocean City, MD and translators in Frederick and Hagerstown that rebroadcast WAMU. WWED and its sister 91.7 WWEM Rustburg/Lynchburg most recently aired a Classical format billed as “Classics Radio“. The stations went dark last July when the format transitioned to an online operation. WWEM is being sold to Pathway Christian Academy for $136,000. Pathway operates the Christian “GoMix Radio Network” on eight stations in North Carolina. If approved, WWEM will beco...[Read More]

Two Virginia Classical Stations To Sign Off

89.5 WWED Spotsylvania/Fredericksburg and 91.7 WWEM Rustburg/Lynchburg, VA will cease broadcasting by the end of the month. The two stations, which simulcast a Classical music format as “Classics Radio“, will keep their programming running online only. General manager Pete Stover of Educational Media Corporation told the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star that the stations did not have enough financial support. The two stations have run through many formats in their short lives. Since first signing-on in 2005, WWED has gone through phases as Christian Preaching, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Christian AC, and since February 2012 Classical. WWEM launched as a full simulcast of WWED in 2007.