Adams Radio Group has promoted Kevin Musselman from Director of Sales to Vice President/General Manager of its Fort Wayne IN cluster. He succeeds Chris Monk, who exited last month to become Regional Vice President of Cumulus’ Saginaw and Flint MI clusters. Musselman joined Adams in 2014 when it closed on its purchase of its Fort Wayne stations. He worked for Federated Media from 2007-2012 including time as GM of 102.7 WLEG Ligonier. Adams Radio Group has named Kevin Musselman VP & GM for it Fort Wayne, Indiana cluster. Kevin has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media Fort Wayne serving as Director of Sales. Adams owns and operated WBTU, WJFX, WXKE, WWFW, WGL AM, WLYV AM and Metro stations B-96, The Patriot 103.3 ...[Read More]
Adams Radio Group has completed the reconstruction of its Fort Wayne cluster with the launch of Urban AC “B96.9” W245CA Fort Wayne. The new station is being programmed by former “Wild 96.3” WNHT morning host Big Kess, who is also hosting middays. He is being flanked by the syndicated Tom Joyner in mornings and Doug Banks in afternoons.
Update 6/11: WXKE completed its shift from 103.9 to 96.3 at midnight as “Rock 104” relaunched as “96.3 XKE“. The two stations will simulcast until later this month when a new format will debut on what will become 103.9 WWFW. Update 6/2: Adams has closed on the Fort Wayne stations and the changes have begun. 106.3 WHPP Columbia City dropped its 90s Hits “Rewind” for Catholic “Redeemer Radio” as its ownership passes to Fort Wayne Catholic Radio. WHPP will simulcast 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne until July 1, at which time 1450 will debut a new format under Adams. Calvary Radio Network took over 102.9 WGL-FM Huntington and dropped Oldies and for its Christian network as WJCI. Former simulcast partner 1250 WGL Fort Wayne will shift to Sports “Fox Sp...[Read More]
Station Sales Kasa Radio Hogar is acquiring Spanish Christian 580 KSAZ Marana/Tucson from Owl Broadcasting & Development for $1.37 million. Kasa Radio Hogar has been operating KSAZ under a Time Brokerage Agreement. Harold and Eric Zwidler will acquire silent 960 WHYL Carlisle, PA out of bankruptcy from trustee Trustworthy Radio for $30,000. The Zwidlers own the other two commercial stations licensed to Carlisle: Classic Country 1000 WIOO and Country “Red 102.3” WCAT-FM. Easy Radio Inc. sells Standards “Stardust 105.7” WMXH Luray and Classic Country/Bluegrass 1330 WRAA Luray to Hayden Hamilton Media Strategies for $325,000 plus a non-compete agreement between the three members of the selling company. Selah Corporation sells 89.5 KFAA Horace, ND to Educational Med...[Read More]
Station Moves Georgia State University’s “Album 88.5” WRAS Atlanta is again attempting to move its transmission site from the southeast side of the city to downtown. The proposed tower site is used by a few translators as well as auxiliary sites for WUBL, WWPW, WWWQ, and WNNX. WRAS seeks to operate with 50kW at 318 meters. Clear Channel seeks to move two of its Dallas market signals to their auxiliary antenna permanently. 102.1 KDGE Fort Worth-Dallas and 102.9 KDMX Dallas will remain in the Cedar Hill area with 100kW while increasing their height from 485 to 535 meters above average terrain. Educational Media Foundation has completed its move of 102.9 KYSF Bonanza/Klamath Falls, OR to 97.5 and now seeks to increase the station from a C3 to C2. The station will increase fr...[Read More]