950 Charleston

Station Sales Week of 8/10

After closing on its purchase of Oldies 88.5 WMCE-FM Erie PA, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is acquiring Oldies “Hitland 106.9” 1220 WSRQ Sarasota and translators 95.9 W240DP Venice and 106.9 W295BH Sarasota FL from Jim Lampl’s Florida Talk Radio Inc. for $520,000. The University, which operates a second campus in Bradenton FL, will convert the station to non-commercial but retain the format. Two groups operating in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre market have worked out a deal to transfer a station across the New York state line. Times-Shamrock sells 104.5 WQFM Hancock NY, which currently simulcasts Classic Rock “Rock 107” WEZX Scranton, to Bold Gold Media Group for a $73,821 tower rent credit over a ten year lease. The WQFM call letters, which hold hist...[Read More]

WQSC Charleston Flips To Talk

Kirkman Broadcasting Beach/Oldies 1340 WQSC Charleston flipped to News/Talk yesterday. Rocky D, most recently with Cumulus Talk 1250 WTMA is the anchor of the new format, hosting a local show from 3-6pm daily. The remainder of the lineup includes Imus In The Morning from 6-10am, Mike Gallagher from 10am-12pm, America’s Radio News Network from 12pm-1pm and 6-7pm, Laura Ingraham from 1-3pm, and Dennis Miller, Jim Bohannon and Overnight America in the evening. This may not be the only move Kirkman is making with its Charleston stations. In a video report by WCBD-TV, the station logo for WQSC includes 950 WJKB Moncks Corner as being a simulcast with 1340. That station remains Sports “The Zone” airing predominantly Yahoo! Sports Radio at this time. There have also been rumors ...[Read More]