The Myrtle Beach area is known mainly for two things; its beaches and its golf courses. Colonial Media + Entertainment has rebranded its Classic Rocker in the market from promoting one to promoting the other as “95.5 The Beach” 900 WNMB North Myrtle Beach/95.5 W238CJ Atlantic Beach has rebranded as “95.5 The Drive“. The station is still positioned as “Rock Without The Hard Edge”.
Cantico Nuevo Ministry, the operators of the Spanish Christian “Radio Cantico Neuvo” is paying big money to increase its FM coverage in New York City. Cantico Nuevo will pay Ted Schoeber’s City Commons LLC NJ Series A, $1.6 million for 97.5 W248CG Jersey City NJ where it will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of Pillar of Fire’s 99.1 WAWZ Zarepath NJ with 110w/162m giving it coverage of Lower and the West Side of Manhattan, parts of Brooklyn and Newark NJ. W248CG will join Cantico’s network that includes 740 WNYH Huntington NY, 1530 WJDM Elizabeth NJ, 103.9 WPDI Hazlet NJ and 106.3 W292DV New York. Station Sales Stephens Media Group’s announced acquisition of LKCM Radio’s four Ardmore OK stations has a price as the company will pay $2,462,500 for Rock &...[Read More]
Terry Barber Enterprises is continuing to grow a cluster in Montgomery, AL. Barber, the former GM of Blueberry Broadcasting’s cluster in the market, purchased Gospel 800 WMGY in March and is now adding another AM and translator. Barber is paying $210,000 for Classic Hits 1250 WRBZ Wetumpka from J&W LLC. and $100,000 for 96.5 W243CS Montgomery from Patrick Sullivan. TBE began operating both stations and Sullivan’s 95.5 W238CE Montgomery via LMA on May 1. Mount Carmel Baptist Church is acquiring Classic Hits “94.5 The Coast” 1490 WVGB/94.5 W233AW Beaufort/Hilton Head, SC from Partners Broadcast Group for $300,000. Norman Broadcasting Company NMB sells Oldies 900 WNMB North Myrtle Beach, SC to Beatty Broadcasting Company for $25,000 and an option to acquire the st...[Read More]