Cumulus Sells Blacksburg Cluster To Monticello Media

George Reed’s Monticello Media has agreed to purchase Cumulus Media’s six stations and two translators in Blacksburg VA for $450,000. The deal gives Monticello Media its second market to go along with its Charlottesville VA cluster. The stations involved in the deal are: Hot AC “Mix 100.7” WNMX Christiansburg, Sports “CBS Sports Radio 101.7” WWBU Radford, Rock “105.3 The Bear” WBRW Blacksburg, Country “Nash-FM 107.1” WPSK-FM Pulaski, News/Talk 710 WFNR/103.5 W278AJ Blacksburg, and Oldies 1460 WRAD/107.9 W300DT Radford.

Clear Channel To Launch Alternative In Blacksburg VA

Clear Channel will launch an Alternative Rocker targeting the college populations of Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Radford, VA. 96.7 W244AV Blacksburg has been simulcasting Rock 96.3 WROV Martinsville/Roanoke but will soon switch to rebroadcasting the Premium Choice “Alt Project” feed via WROV-HD2. has been registered for the translator. The coverage area of the translator serves Virginia Tech University and Radford University among others in the New River Valley.