Bridgeport CT

Cumulus Appoints New Market Managers In Bridgeport & Huntsville

Cumulus Media has appointed Stephen Chessare as its new VP/Market Manager in Bridgeport CT and John Lewis for the same role in Huntsville AL. Chessare, the former Market Manager for Greater Media Detroit until its sale to Beasley in 2016, had been operating his own New York based consultancy. Most of his career was spent in the New York City market where he was an account executive for Oldies 101.1 WCBS-FM from 1987-1993, VP/GM of CBS Radio Sales from 1993-1998, General Sales Manager for 106.7 WLTW from 1998-2008, and Senior VP/Sales for Westwood One from 2008-2011. Lewis will return to Cumulus to take over the Huntsville cluster from the retiring Ray Nelson. Lewis had been working for Gannett Media as Senior Director of Sales based in Knoxville TN, but previously served as a Market Manage...[Read More]

FCC Applications 8/28: Houston Translator Upgrade & Sale

Sales & Moves Primera Iglesia Evangelica de Apostoles y Progfeta’s 106.1 K291CE Rosenberg, TX has been sold to The RAFFT Corporation for $100,000, a $50,000 time brokerage agreement, and providing the seller with a replacement translator for no cost. The sale comes after K291CE applies to increase to 250 watts at 463 meters to expand its coverage of Houston and its southwestern suburbs. It will rebroadcast Cox Media’s 107.5 KGLK-HD3 Lake Jackson. The Estate of John W. Pike has sold 95.9 W240AJ Endicott, NY to Montrose Broadcasting Corporation for $10,000. Concurrently, the translator applies to relocate to 95.5 with 100 watts at -1 meter rebroadcasting 800 WPEL Montrose, PA (Coverage Map). Barrow Radio Broadcasting acquires 96.3 W242AU Athens-Clarke County, GA from Communi...[Read More]