Roanoke Rapids

WTRG Roanoke Rapids Relaunches As Magic 97.9

After a few days stunting with Christmas Music, First Media Radio Classic Hits “The Great 98” 97.9 WTRG Gaston/Roanoke Rapids NC has relaunched as “Magic 97.9“. While remaining Classic Hits, the station is now promoting “Massive Variety”. A new, yet to be announced, morning show will debut on Monday, August 7. Original Report 7/31: First Media Radio Classic Hits “The Great 98” 97.9 WTRG Gaston/Roanoke Rapids NC is currently stunting with Christmas Music in preparation of a relaunch. In a Facebook post explaining the stunt, new General Manager Chuck Marsh stated, “The days to come will begin to reveal a return to hyper local radio for us here at First Media RR. A renewed commitment to everything local and listening to the community, allo...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 12/30

Station Sales Nedved Media is acquiring Riverfront Broadcasting’s three stations in Mitchell SD for $3.35 million. The local group held by Nancy and Steve Medved will acquire News/Talk 1490 KORN, Country “92.1 Korn Country” KORN-FM, and Hot AC “Q107” 107.3 KQRN Mitchell. The Nedveds will begin operating the cluster via LMA on January 1. Larry & Pamela Nelson are transferring controlling interest in their seven Illinois stations to their children Douglas Nelson and Jennifer Beckman in exchange for control of WSPY TV Inc., the licensee of 96.9 W245CE Morris IL. Douglas Nelson and Jennifer Beckman will gain control of Dekalb County Broadcasters’ Oldies 1180 WSCR Sycamore and News/Talk 1360 WLBK Dekalb, Grundy County Broadcasters’ AC 95.7 WJDK-FM ...[Read More]