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Stephens Media Group Purchase Price For Ingstad Radio Washington

Stephens Media will pay $10.725 million for Ingstads’ twelve stations and two translators in Kennewick/Richland/Pasco and Yakima WA. Original Report 4/2: Stephens Media Group has agreed to purchase fourteen stations in the Kennewick/Richland/Pasco and Yakima markets from Ingstad Radio Washington for an undisclosed price. The deal will bring the Tulsa based Stephens up to 41 stations nationally including their home market and Rochester and Watertown NY. Stephens began operating the stations via LMA on Sunday, April 1. The stations involved in the deal are: Kennewick/Richland/Pasco: Country “94.9 The Wolf” KIOK Richland, AC “95.7 More-FM” KKSR Walla Walla, CHR “Power 99.1” KUJ-FM Burbank, Classic Rock “Eagle 106.5” KEGX Richland, Classic ...[Read More]

Ingstad Swaps Formats In Washington’s Tri-Cities

Ingstad Radio Washington has swapped formats at two of its stations in the Tri-Cities of Washington AC “106.1 More-FM” 960 KALE/106.1 K291BS Richland is promoted from the AM/Translator combo to the Class C signal of 95.7 KKSR Walla Walla as “95.7 More-FM“. The station has also added the syndicated Brooke & Jubal for mornings. “Classic Hits 95.7” in turn moves to 960 KALE/106.1 K291BS Richland as “Classic Hits 106.1“. KKSR registered a 1.7 share in the Richland/Kennewick/Pasco Spring 2016 Nielsen Audio ratings, while KALE had a 0.0.

Ingstad Brings More To Tri-Cities

Ingstad Radio Washington has flipped Classic Country 960 KALE Kennewick WA to AC “106.1 More-FM” with the sign-on of 106.1 K291BS Richland WA. Starting with the 10,000 songs-in-a-row, KALE gives a direct competitor to Cherry Creek Radio’s “Mix 105.3” KONA-FM. Ingstad purchased the CP for K291BS from Alexandra Communications in July 2015 for $80,000.