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The unique partnership that gave Emmis control of an Austin cluster, but not full ownership, is coming to an end. Also this week, Beasley bulks up its Detroit cluster. A big TV group adds some Ohio radio. And a Wisconsin son follows in his dad’s radio ownership footsteps. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Spinning-off one of its Tuscaloosa, AL FMs to Educational Media Foundation, Townsquare Media immediately fills the gap with a deal to buy another FM in market No. 209. Also this week, Alpha Media loses a Portland FM as “Way FM” gets an upgrade. EMF fills in its Gulf Coast coverage map. And EMF closes deals with Cumulus and iHeartMedia. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Despite its position as radio’s top-billing market, Los Angeles has seen a lot of station trading in recent years. The latest comes with a $35 million price tag. Also this week, a long-silent Tampa AM is getting a new owner. And two Indiana stations are sold. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Gray Television sells one of its two Texas FMs. Also this week Connoisseur Media and iHeartMedia finalize a multimarket swap. Forever Media gets the keys for 10 Mid-Atlantic stations. Plus, iHeartMedia files to reclaim one of its North Dakota AMs from a trust. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Bustos Media has been on a rapid-fire expansion adding its fifth station in the Tri-Cities, WA market. It’s the third transaction the company has announced in the past two weeks, striking deals to add a total of a half dozen stations. Also this week, iHeart cuts a deal to give its Denver sports AM a FM signal. And Salem now has one fewer station in Washington, DC. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Bustos Media is the big buyer of the week, striking deals totaling $3.4 million to grow its West Coast footprint in the Seattle-Tacoma and Chico, CA markets. Also this week, Entercom struck a deal to spin off its smallest market. Plus, iHeart and Salem swap translators. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Alpha Media doesn’t play in Peoria any more. It has closed on the sale of its cluster there to Midwest Communications. In what was another quiet week for radio deal-makers, all of the newly-filed sales came west of the Mississippi. And nearly all the transactions involved religious broadcasters. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

You don’t see this often, and it probably says more about deal market activity than anything else, but an AM daytimer in North Carolina was the biggest-ticket sale of the week. Also, Cumulus Media adds a translator in the Allentown-Bethlehem, PA market. And Bucknell University sells its FM to the local public radio-TV operator. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Cumulus Media was the big Deal Digest mover this week. It sold an FM in Los Angeles and traded Connecticut stations for ones in Pennsylvania. Also this week, a Texas group sells to a big Mexican media company. Plus, Minnesota’s Linder Radio Group brings on new partners. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

After six decades, Antioch College will grant independence to its FM which will be run by a newly-created not-for-profit. Also this week, Rocking M Media exits the Wichita, KS market. A Colorado advertiser is becoming the station’s owner. Plus, Alpha Media has a new FM in its Chicago cluster. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

A rare group deal was filed this week as Mountaintop Media bought all of East Kentucky Broadcasting. Also, another Washington, DC AM is changing hands. Florida’s MARC Radio Group grows into a new market. And Resonate Hawaii gets bigger on the Big Island. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Connoisseur and iHeart ink a two-market swap. Salem spins another station, this time in Washington, DC. Also this week, Midwest makes it a four-pack in Knoxville. EMF lets go of a Los Angeles FM translator. And Don Curtis expands his ownership in the Tar Heel State. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

A Korean-language AM trades hands in Washington. Also this week, Broadcast Industry Group expands into Arkansas ownership. And there’s some Tennessee deal-making. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Entercom buys a Pennsylvania translator. Educational Media Foundation buys and trades FMs and translators in five states. Terry Forcht adds more Kentucky stations to his portfolio. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

The paperwork has been filed at the FCC and it shows Apollo Global Management will pay $3.1 billion for a majority stake in several media outlets owned by Cox Media Group, including its Dayton radio stations. Also this week, a Houston FM translator is sold as iHeart locks-up six FM translators in a deal with EMF. And the Ingstad family expands in Alaska. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

A record-setting translator deal in the Jacksonville market highlights this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. A Houston translator is also changing hands. Plus, Mel Wheeler expands a Virginia cluster. And a Florida public broadcaster picks up another FM. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Randy Michaels sells in Kentucky for a station whose call letters are “finger licking good.” Also this week, EMF has filed an FM swap that will help fill in its “K-Love” map in the South. And a new owner is coming to the Amarillo market. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

It’s the biggest deal of 2019 so far as Cumulus Media agrees to sell a half dozen stations to Educational Media Foundation while swapping others with Entercom. It wasn’t the only swapping action this week. Alpha moved to swap-in a new FM to its Chicago cluster. Also, a familiar name in Ohio radio returns to station ownership as activity gets back to normal following the FCC’s three-week shutdown. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

After a quiet start to the year, thanks to the federal government shutdown, a pair of eight-figure deals has been filed at the FCC in recent days. Midwest Communications will pay $21.6 million to buy in Peoria while Forever Media’s writing an $18.5 million check to grow in the Delmarva region. Forever is also buying in Tennessee. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

The residual impact of the government shutdown can be seen in this week’s Deal Digest. The closed FCC meant no deals were approved and, as a result, none closed in the past week. But with the agency reopened, newly-filed transfers are now in cue. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

The FCC remains mostly dark as part of the partial shutdown of the federal government. That means no new sales applications are being accepted by the agency. Yet for deals already processed and with FCC approval in hand, owners can still move to a closing. Three pending deals crossed the finish line this week, including Hubbard’s expansion into the West Palm Beach market. Read more

The ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government, including the Federal Communications Commission, has brought any processing of radio deal-making to a halt. This week three sales did cross the finish line, however, thanks to FCC approvals issued before the agency went dark. They came in Florida, Indiana and Missouri. Read the details in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Despite the partial shutdown of the federal government, a few deals continue to get across the finish line while others have been announced. This week, a Dallas AM combo is sold. Also, an Atlanta sports journalist jumps into radio ownership in Central Georgia. Plus two Washington, DC AMs now have new owners. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

A Georgia rocker to find religion. Paul Coates and Mike Huckabee do more buying in Texas. The Knight family takes full ownership of a Tennessee combo. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Mollman Media expands as Perry Broadcasting exits the Oklahoma City region. EMF adds another FM in Corpus Christi and Georgia. And the Stone Canyon Media Group closes an Arizona deal. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more