94.7 St. Louis

Sale Prices For Emmis St. Louis Sales To Entercom & Hubbard

Emmis has revealed more details of its previously announced deals to sell its St. Louis stations to Entercom and Hubbard. Hubbard Radio will pay $45 million for Classic Rock 94.7 KSHE Crestwood and Alternative “105.7 The Point” KPNT Collinsville IL as those stations join Country “New Country 92.3” WIL-FM, Sports “101 Sports” 101.1 WXOS, and Variety Hits “106.5 The Arch” WARH in Hubbard’s expanded St. Louis cluster. Entercom will add CHR “Now 96.3” KNOU and News/Talk “FM News/Talk 97.1” KFTK-FM Flourissant for $15 million as they join Hot AC “Y98” 98.1 KYKY, AC 102.5 KEZK, and News/Talk 1120 KMOX. As reported yesterday, Entercom will also add Becky Domyan, the current Director of Sales for KNOU and KPN...[Read More]

Tommy Mattern Promoted To OM Of Emmis St. Louis

Emmis Communications has promoted Tommy Mattern to Operations Manager of its four stations in St. Louis. Mattern, the longtime PD of Alternative “105.7 The Point” KPNT, also has oversees CHR “Now 96.3” KNOU since its launch last January. Mattern will fill the duties most recently held by VP and Director of Programming Rick Balis. Balis will continue on as Program Director of Rock 94.7 KSHE. Along with Mattern’s promotion, Kyle Guderian has been upped to Director of Marketing & Events for Emmis St. Louis. In addition to KSHE, KNOU and KPNT, Emmis owns Conservative Talk 97.1 KFTK in the St. Louis market. Emmis/St. Louis announced two management changes as part of a restructuring designed to position Emmis’ four St. Louis radio stations for further gro...[Read More]

What’s Brewing In St. Louis?

Update 5/23 1:05pm: Clear Channel flipped “Gen X 100.3” WSGX to Classic Rock “100.3 The Brew” at 12pm local time. The station is launching with 6000 songs in a row and adds the syndicated Bob & Tom for mornings. First song is Twisted Sister “I Wanna Rock” followed by The Scorpions “No One Like You” and Van Halen “Jump”. Listen to the debut of “100.3 The Brew“ at FormatChange.com. Update 5/23 11:10am: Clear Channel gets retaliatory with the registrations of BrewStLouis.com, BrewSaintLouis.com, KissStLouis.com, and KissSaintLouis.com. All four domains redirect to “Gen X 100.3” WSGX with BrewStLouis.com as the now primary domain for the station. We’ll be watching these stations closely this week. Or...[Read More]