97.9 New Bern

Station Sales Week Of 11/17

Eure Communications is transferring Country “97.9 The Bear” WNBB Bayboro/New Bern NC to Diana Schulman for $500,000. Schulmann currently serves as Sales Manager for the station. Sarah Shellhammer’s Morgan County Media is acquiring Country 105.5 WJVO South Jacksonville, News/Talk 1550 WJIL South Jacksonville and Classic Hits 102.9 W275BM Jacksonville IL from Bart Boling’s Morgan County Broadcasting for $250,000. Shellhammer has served as General Manager of the stations since 1997. Alpha Media is selling the Construction Permit for 99.1 KZAH Harper TX to JAM Broadcasting for $125,000. Alpha had paid $408,000 in the 2015 FCC Auction 98 for the rights to the allocation. The buyers also own Country “103.7 The Buck” KAXA Mountain Home TX. On the fringes of the...[Read More]

Inner Banks Takes It Easy In Greenville NC

Inner Banks Media has flipped Variety Hits “G97.9” W250CJ Winterville/94.3 WRHD-HD2 Farmville NC to Soft AC “Easy 97.9“. The new format is positioning itself as “Songs You Know, By Artists You Love” with hits from the 70s through today. Core artists are being listed as Rod Stewart, Elton John, Celine Dion, Adele, The Bee Gees, Billy Joel, Michael Buble, Bryan Adams, Chicago, The Eagles, and Eric Clapton. The wide-ranging Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville market which W250CJ is part of has not had a Mainstream AC since Beasley Media’s “V103.3” WMGV segued to Hot AC. The new format positions the translator between WMGV and sister Classic Hits 107.9 WNCT.