Jacksonville IL

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]

WJIL Flips To Talk

Morgan County Broadcasting flipped Classic Hits 1550 WJIL Jacksonville IL to Conservative Talk earlier this month. The new “Talk 1550” features a completely all-syndicated lineup including AgDay from 5-6am, America In The Morning 6-8am, Kilmeade & Friends 8-11am, Rush Limbaugh 11am-2pm, Sean Hannity 2-5pm, Dana Loesch 5-8pm, Joe Pags 8-10pm, and Jim Bohannon 10pm-1am. The former Classic Hits programming remains on 102.9 W275BM Jacksonville, now being fed by 105.5 WJVO-HD2.