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Maybe it’s the dog days of summer for radio’s deal market but it was an especially quiet week for the buying and selling of stations. Just one station was sold: a silent AM in an unrated Georgia market. Business is still getting done, however, including a three-way sale-o-rama in La Crosse, WI. Plus closings in California and Hawaii. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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EMF has struck a deal to buy a “Fox Sports Radio” affiliate to grow its religious station portfolio in the Evansville, IN market. Also this week, an Atlanta AM owner secures a backup buyer. Plus, a San Diego market AM changes hands. And Magnum Communications closes a deal to buy three stations in Wisconsin from NRG Media. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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The challenges faced by AM radio are well known, but they are not stopping some broadcasters from embracing the dial. Five of the six biggest sales filed this week involved AM stations, with signals trading in cities like Salt Lake City and Columbus, OH. But the realities of AM also are on display. A Philadelphia market AM was sold not for the signal, but for the land where the station’s five towers sit. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Northern Michigan owner Northern Broadcasting earlier sold all but one of its Traverse City-area stations. Now it’s completing the deal with a sale that could mean a local public radio network needs to find a new back-up after it lost its antenna. Also this week, Spottswood Partners finds an FM partner for its AM station in Key West, FL. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Educational Media Foundation is shoring up its portfolio of “K-Love” stations across the South with a deal to buy nine FMs mostly in that part of the country from Flinn Broadcasting and its related companies. Also this week, a New York AM follows listeners to the Hamptons. And two Midwest Spanish radio operators do a swap. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

It was a quiet pre-holiday week in radio deal’s market with just two FMs, one AM and an FM translator sold nationwide. Leading the pack is Vanguard Media, which has struck its second deal this year to expand its Albuquerque cluster. Elsewhere, High Plains Public Radio sheds an FM and Indiana’s “Radio Mom” finds another FM to love. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Philadelphia market Spanish CHR “La Kalle” is set to get a new owner. Also this week, Fun Media Group doubles up in Alabama. My Bridge Radio expands in Nebraska. And a western New York general manager becomes the owner. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Townsquare Media is adding to its cluster in market No. 210 as it files a deal to buy Duluth classic rocker “Sasquatch 92.1” WWAX from Twin Ports Radio. It already owns four stations there. Also this week, Entravision sells one of its two stations in Stockton, CA. Plus, iHeartMedia closes a deal to buy a San Diego AM. And Elkhorn Media Group adds two more in Oregon. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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It has taken three years to get to a closing, but Sinclair Broadcast Group has finalized the purchase of a Seattle-Tacoma FM that was first filed in 2017. Also this week, a Las Vegas FM will trade Mandarin for Spanish. Plus, Magnum Media grows its La Crosse, WI cluster by three. And Curtis Media Group adds an AM to its cluster in market No. 93. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Loud Media, the newly formed combination of A&J Radio and Border Media, is doubling its size in the Knoxville, TN market. Also this week, Seven Mountains Media adds Williamsport to its Pennsylvania map. And BAS Broadcasting officially adds an Ohio FM after a long-running LMA. Also in Ohio: EMF enters another market. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Schlesinger Communications is filling in its Pennsylvania station map with a group of stations near the State College, PA and Altoona, PA markets. Also this week, programmer Stan Bennett moves into ownership as he picks up five stations in Maine. And a Mississippi man follows his wife into station ownership. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Religious broadcaster Bendita Eucaristia Radio has bought two Fresno AMs. Also this week, Eagle Radio puts another station in its nest in the Kansas City region while Ohio’s Soaring Eagle Promotions also spreads its wings. Plus, Pennsylvania-based Magnum Broadcasting expands to the Florida Keys. And Family Life Ministries fills in its Pennsylvania map. Get details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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In a market slowed by the coronavirus, deal-making continues albeit beyond the biggest markets. In Alaska, a local television company adds a radio station while along the New York-Vermont border two owners decide they are stronger as one company. Also this week, Bible Broadcasting Network expands into Michigan. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Mel Wheeler is down-sizing a Roanoke eight-station cluster by one. Also this week, Cumulus sells its Albany, GA cluster and iHeartMedia donates a Boston market AM. Plus, a Charlotte deal shows the gap in price between translators and AMs. Raul Alarcon buys a South Florida translator. And an Alabama general manager partners with his boss to buy an AM. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The slowdown in business continues to be reflected in this week’s Deal Digest, but that doesn’t mean buying and selling is at a standstill. This week’s deals are noteworthy for where two sellers found their buyer: under their own roof. In Indiana the buyer is a morning host while in Colorado it’s the general manager who is striking the deal. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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In a coronavirus-slowed deal market, the biggest sale of the week comes from Charlotte where a new Catholic radio station is taking shape with the sale of an AM in the market. Also this week, an Alabama owner moves into Montgomery and there’s a multi-station swap in Georgia and Florida. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Maybe it’s a bit of irony in an era of social distancing, but a new company calling itself Social Butterfly Media is the week’s biggest deal-maker. It has planted a flag in the Louisville market. Elsewhere, Smile FM expands in Michigan, Salem sheds an AM in Orlando, and Fort Wayne owner Brian Walsh doubles-up on FMs. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Two of the three biggest sales this week hail from Ohio where one owner adds an FM to their cluster and another buys an AM. Also this week, iHeartMedia invests in AM radio with the addition of a San Diego station. Plus, EMF upgrades coverage in Utah as it spins a Nashville translator to Cromwell Group. And “Boss Hog Radio” is poised to add another Florida market. Catch up with all the latest deal-making in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

A $1.2 million check gives iHeartMedia its eighth radio station in San Diego. In a quick-closing deal, Riverfront Broadcasting adds a fifth station in Rapid City, SD. New York Public Television closes a nearly $1 million deal to buy its first radio station on Long Island’s East End. Check out all the action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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After a period of relative quietness in the translator market, two million-dollar deals were struck this week in Chicago and Philadelphia with other translator sales filed in Oklahoma City and Merced. Also this week, Tegna closes its sale of an AM-FM combo in San Diego. There’s more MAGA for Richmond. And the High Plains Radio Network continues to downsize with sales in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

After more than a decade, iHeartMedia has lined-up a buyer for one of two Lexington, KY market stations in a trust as Clarity Communications expands its cluster there. Also this week, Asian-language broadcaster Pham Radio is adding a third station in the Bay Area. And EMF enters a new Ohio market. Check out all the action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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A Wisconsin cluster has been in the Laird family since 1956 but a deal this week will bring a new era of ownership. Also this week, Cumulus finalized the sale of its New York AM. The “FUR” flies into new owner’s hands in Grand Rapids. EMF expands in Colorado. Plus, MacDonald Garber Broadcasting brings the next generation into the radio business. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The University of Memphis files to transfer the license for jazz “U-92” WUMR to a newly-created not-for-profit that will preserve and operate the station’s format. Also this week, Rocky Mountain Radio Group adds another FM in the Aspen-Vail region, and the High Plains Radio Network continues to downsize. Get the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Educational Media Foundation’s major market expansion is stretching to market No. 10 as it pulls an FM out of the Entercom cluster. Also this week, an Atlanta AM that will soon swap Spanish for talk changes hands. A Toledo country FM is sold. And a 14-year brokerage arrangement finally leads to an outright sale. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Following its exit from St. Louis and Youngstown, OH, Salem Media Group is exiting another market: Louisville. Also this week, Vanguard Media added to its Albuquerque-area cluster. And an Alaskan Fiddlers Association buys another FM. Catch up with all the buyers and sellers in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more