96.7 Houma

Station Sales Week of 3/10

Culver Communications is selling Standards “Timeless WECK” 1230 WECK/102.9 W275BB Cheektowaga/Buffalo NY to William Ostrander’s Radio One Buffalo Inc. for $655,000. The buyer has spent the previous 16 years working in sales for Entercom Buffalo and as host of “Buffalo Means Business” on 930 WBEN under then name Buddy Shula. He previously worked on-air at multiple stations in Buffalo and Rochester. Lisa Stiglets and Elizabeth McQueen’s JLE, Inc. is acquiring Country “C96.7” KCIL Gray and Regional Mexican 1490 KJIN Houma LA from My Home Team Media for $725,000 and will begin operating the stations via LMA on March 15. Stiglets is currently the General Manager of Coast Radio Group in Biloxi owner by her parents John Morgan Dowdy and Alice Dowdy ...[Read More]

New Orleans To Get Mega

Update 7/1: The programming shift is complete. 107.5 KXMG has flipped to Spanish CHR “Mega 107.5“. KCIL’s Country programming remains on 96.7. Update 5/10: The transition of the Country format in Houma has begun. 96.7 has dropped its Variety Hits “Dan-FM” format and begun simulcasting 107.5’s Country format. Update 5/5: The move on 107.5 into New Orleans takes another step closer to fruition as Sunburst has shuffled the call letters at its stations. The KCIL calls move off of 107.5 and head over to the 96.7 signal that will soon assume the “C107.5” Country format. As 107.5 prepares to flip to Spanish as “Mega 107.5” it became KXMG on May 2. Thanks to Chip Kelley for the tip. Original Report 4/27: We’ve been watching the move...[Read More]

Sunburst Media Changes In Houma

Update 3/30: Giving more credence to the pending move of Country “C107.5” KCIL-FM to 96.7, Sunburst has added C967.com to its portfolio. Original Report 3/2: Sunburst Media has begun shuffling the formats at its Houma, LA cluster as one of its stations prepares for its move into the New Orleans market. Modern Rock “K-Rock 106.3” KXOR Thibodaux has shifted to Classic Rock “Rock Hits Radio LA106.3“. The format has much overlap with sister Variety Hits “96.7 Dan-FM” KMYO. That should be short-lived as 96.7 is likely to assume the Country format of “C107.5” KCIL when that frequency is shifted to Jean Lafitte, LA as a New Orleans targeted station. 967KCIL.com was registered in September. 107.5’s construction permit had expired in...[Read More]