Bicoastal Media bulks up along the Oregon-California border. Also, a Spanish-language broadcaster expands from the Northeast into Texas. And after 10 years, a Charleston FM renter becomes the owner. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Deal-making in 2019 means maximizing your portfolio. In the case of iHeart and EMF, that’s led to a multistate swap of 13 translators, including several in big markets. Also this week, Bustos Media and Deer Creek Communications do some swapping of their own in Chico. Plus, Townsquare Media welcomes a new Tuscaloosa FM into the company. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Immaculate Heart Media is making a big move into Florida with a deal to buy several stations from Salem in Miami and Tampa. Also this week, two St. Louis AMs are getting new owners. And a big-ticket translator deal in Delaware. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Freshly-public iHeartMedia isn’t wasting any time in taking the needed steps to reclaim one of two FMs it needed to put in a trust as part of its now-completed restructuring. Also this week, Indiana’s 3 Towers stretches beyond the Indianapolis market. Plus JVC buys another Florida translator. And public broadcasters in California and Hawaii expand their station counts. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

With three stations in Orlando, Salem Media Group will still operate in market No. 31. But it’s opted to let go one of its AMs in the market in a sale to JVC Media. Also this week, EMF adds on in Portland, OR and Atlantic City, NJ. And a TV group is down to one radio station. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

The private equity firm Apollo Global strikes a deal to buy the rest of Cox Media Group it didn’t get in an earlier deal. Also, Cumulus spins its sole New York AM. On the buying side, Pacific Media Group enters the Honolulu market and Lightner Communications expands in the Altoona, PA region. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

The company letterhead will get only a minor tweak as Van Michael’s newly-formed Backyard Broadcasting of Pennsylvania cuts a $5.9 million deal to buy six stations and an FM translator in Williamsport, PA. Elsewhere in the Keystone State, the purchase price for “The Voice” WEEU Reading is revealed. And after 38 years as an affiliate, an Alabama FM is purchased by the network. Check out the details on these and other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

Access.1 Communications has been selling off its radio station portfolio over the past several years, and it has now secured buyers for its remaining two FMs in Texas and Louisiana. The company still owns American Urban Radio Networks and SupeRadio. Also this week, a Houston FM is getting a new owner and a Dallas AM gets a new owner. Check out the details and a look at radio’s other transactions in this week’s Inside Radio Deal Digest. Read more

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