Absolute Broadcasting has pulled the plug on Sports “ESPN New Hampshire” 900 WGHM Nashua/1250 WGAM Manchester NH and flipped the station to Oldies as “Oldies Radio WGAM“. The stations had been carrying a mix of local and national programming including ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in mornings, Fox Sports Radio’s Dan Patrick Show from 9am-12pm, and local shows hosted by Christian Arcand and Tom King from 12-3pm, and Jimmy Murphy from 3-6pm. The Sports simulcast under various names dated back to 2006. The two stations have been listed for sale on radio brokerage sites for months.
Robert Bartis is purchasing News/Talk 1590 WSMN Nashua NH from Thomas Monahan’s Absolute Broadcasting for $200,000. Bartis, who owns a law office in Merrimack NH, is a regular guest on WSMN and soon-to-be former sister “ESPN New Hampshire” 900 WGHM Nashua/1250 WGAM Manchester. Translator Sales
Former 93.7 WEEI-FM Boston night host Mikey Adams is joining Binnie Media’s trio of “Frank-FM” branded Classic Hits stations. Adams will host afternoons at 106.3 WFNQ Nashua NH, 105.5 WBYA Islesboro ME, and 107.5 WFNK Lewiston/Portland starting in October. Unlike his previous spot at WEEI, the show will stretch beyond Sports to include “events of the day, creative bits, music, and interaction with listeners”. New England radio and TV personality Mike “Mikey” Adams has joined Binnie Media, the largest locally owned and locally managed media company in Northern New England. Adams will be hosting an afternoon drive program that will air from 2 to 6 p.m. starting in October across all of Binnie Media’s Frank-FM stations: 106.3 FM in Nashua, 107.5...[Read More]
Following yesterday’s sale of 101.7 WFNX Boston to Clear Channel, simulcaster 92.1 WFEX Peterborough, NH has been sold to Bill Blount, owner of 1320 WDER Derry, NH. Upon closing of the sale, WFEX will become WDER-FM as a full time simulcast of WDER and the seventh New England signal for his Christian “Life Changing Radio” network. His other stations are 760 WVNE Leicester MA, 1500 WFIF Milford CT, 1550 WSDK Bloomfield CT, 1590 WARV Warwick RI, and 105.9 WBCI Bath ME.