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Radio is reflecting the changing face of America in its deal-making as this week’s three biggest deals are for stations targeted to the Haitian community in Florida, the Spanish-speaking community in San Antonio, and the Punjabi community in Indianapolis. Also this week, a Pennsylvania owner expands in the Carolinas. And Red Apple Media closes on its Long Island FM. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Educational Media Foundation already owns two “K-Love” stations in the Winchester, VA market outside of Washington. Soon it will own a third after it struck a deal to buy WINC-FM from Centennial Broadcasting. Also this week, Townsquare Media adds to its cluster in Duluth and a Colorado Springs brand looks to “Power” up. And radio vet Clark Smidt becomes an owner. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

A new owner comes onto the scene in the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA market as a partnership of Daisy Ortiz, Eduardo Leon and Vanessa Diaz buys two stations. Ortiz is a two-decade veteran of Hispanic media, including as a sales manager for LBI Media in Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas. Leon is a former VP of Programming at LBI Media and founder of Radio Ideas, an L.A.-based consulting and marketing firm. Get the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Salem Media Group sold two of its three Miami stations last year. It has just struck a deal to sell its last AM in the metro to Nelson Votaire, who already owns another religious station in market No. 11.The biggest deal of the week is Educational Media Foundation’s Austin deal to buy “Spirit 105.9” KFMK as Crista Media focuses on the Pacific Northwest. Plus Entercom sells in Greensboro-Winston-Salem. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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iHeartMedia’s New York cluster is growing as it files an $8.5 million deal to buy ethnic WWRL (1600) to become home to the new Black Information Network. Also this week, a Minnesota country combo changes hands and a pair of Vermont public broadcasters combine. It was also a big week for deal-making among religious stations. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Eagle Radio already owns three stations in the North Platte, NE area. It will add two more in a deal filed this week. Also this week, a Philadelphia AM sale is finalized. And iHeartMedia closes a Lexington, KY market sale that has been on deck for a dozen years. Get all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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In vote of confidence in the AM band, iHeartMedia this week topped the list of buyers with a $1.2 million deal to buy WUST (1120) in the Washington market. The station already airs its talk “Black Information Network” under a local marketing agreement. In Seattle iHeart also found a buyer for an FM. Also, EMF struck deals to expand into Vermont and New Hampshire. And a Boston AM is sold. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The action this week came in the midsized markets with the biggest sale hailing from Jackson, MS, where the transfer will also close the books on a lawsuit between two companies. Also, the Augustus Foundation has filed a pair of deals to expand its radio holdings in Alabama. Plus, Dove Media lands in Bend, OR. And Vanguard Media has a permit for a new AM in Albuquerque. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The sales manager position once was the training ground for station owners. It’s less common today, but that path is still taken in radio – especially in smaller markets. This week’s biggest deal is in Louisiana where, after nine years, a sales manager is set to become the owner. Elsewhere, Lotus is buying a Reno AM and turning in the license for another signal it owns the market. Plus, Steve Hegwood heads north. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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In a week that saw activity spring back to life, the two biggest deals were in Arizona. The first sees a family with media holdings south of the border buying their first radio station in the U.S. The other is a Texas owner stretching over to add a second FM. Elsewhere, iHeartMedia finalizes the donation of a Boston AM while Entravision downsizes in Stockton. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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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