Indiana – Daisy Holdings has filed a $215,000 deal to buy classic rock “94.5 The Razor” WRZR, Loogootee, IN and “Real Country 96.9” WKLO, Hardinsburg, IN from Hembree Communications. Broker: Griffin Media Brokers
Raleigh-Durham, NC – McLamb Broadcasting has filed a $190,000 deal to buy country WPYB (113) from Benson-Dunn Broadcasting. The deal includes a $170,000 promissory note. McLamb Broadcasting does not own any other stations.
Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA – Dimes Media has filed a $150,000 deal to buy hot AC “KC-102” KRKC-FM and country KRKC (1490) from King City Communications. The deal also includes the King City, CA-licensed translator K285FW at 104.9 FM which simulcasts KRKC; the King City, CA-licensed K295BZ at 106.9 FM which relays KRKC-FM; and the King City, CA-licensed 228FT at 93.5 FM which has not yet been constructed. Dimes Media currently owns five stations in the San Luis Obispo, CA market. Broker: Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC – Base Communications has filed a $40,313 deal to buy the silent WSGH (1040) from TBLC Media. The sale comes on the heels of TBLC Media closing an $85,000 deal to sell the currently-silent WWBG (1470) to Twin City Broadcasting Company. Once the WSGH sale closes, it will still own the silent WWNT (1320) in the market. Base Communications does not own any other stations. Broker: Fowler Media Consulting
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale – Family Stations has filed to sell WMFL (88.5) to Call Communications Group. The filing shows the purchase price for the station is the total cost of decommissioning and dismantling the station’s current transmitter site, including all attorney fees. The two companies have estimated the total cost will be between $15,000 and $25,000.
Peoria, IL – CRCI has filed to donate religious WPMJ (94.3) to the Covenant Network. The religious broadcaster already owns 16 full-power stations in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Louisiana.
Michigan – Black Diamond Broadcast Group has filed a $25,000 deal to buy the Traverse City, MI-licensed translator W236BU at 95.1 FM from Central Michigan University. Black Diamond Broadcast Group says it will relay classic rock “The Bear” WGFN (98.1) on the signal. It also owns four other stations in the Traverse City-Petoskey-Cadillac, MI market including “Big Country Gold” WCBY (1240), “102.9 Big Country” WMKC, “Rock 105” WGFM, and classic hits “106.3 Mac FM” WWMK.
West Virginia –West Virginia Radio Corp. has closed a $365,000 deal to buy country WXDC (92.9) and news-talk WCST (1010) in Berkeley Springs, WV from Metro Radio. The deal also includes the Berkeley Springs, WV-licensed translator W228DU at 93.5 FM which simulcasts WCST. West Virginia Radio Corp. has operated the stations under a time brokerage agreement since April 2019 and the $108,000 in TBA fees it has already paid were applied toward the purchase price. West Virginia Radio Corp. already owns seven other stations in the region but only AC “Today’s 97.5” WLTF overlaps with the two new stations. Once the sale closes, Metro Radio will still own regional Mexican “1460 La Ley” WKDV and Spanish CHR “Le Mega Capital 730” WTNT in the Washington, DC market.
Philadelphia – Miguel Amador’s Ritmo Broadcasting has closed a $275,000 deal to buy contemporary Christian “Life Radio” WIFI (1460) from Real Life Broadcasting. The deal also includes the Burlington, NJ-licensed translator W255DJ at 92.9 FM. Ritmo Broadcasting already owns the Millville, NJ-licensed translator W281CM at 102.1 FM in the Philadelphia market. Broker: David Garland Media Brokerage
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC – Crescent Media Group has closed a $160,000 deal to buy “Sports Hub” WCOG (1320) from Curtis Media Group. The deal also includes the Greensboro, NC-licensed translator W285GA at 104.9 FM. The contract shows a $120,000 promissory note among the deal’s terms. Curtis Media Group still owns “Sports Hub” WSJS/WPCM/WMFR (600/920/1230) and regional Mexican “La Ley 101.1” WYMY in the market. Broker: Media Services Group
Texas – Pete Garcia’s Extreme Media has closed a $145,230 deal to buy classic country KAUM (107.1) and KVMC (1320) in Colorado City, TX from JimLin Broadcasting. Extreme Media already owns Tejano “La Voz 93.3” KBGT in the Abilene, TX market.
Michigan -- Eric Mills and Scott Pastoor have closed an $85,000 deal to buy WAKV, Otsego, MI (980) from Vintage Radio Enterprises. The deal also includes the Otsego, MI-licensed translator W255DF at 98.9 FM. Mills and Pastoor already own classic country “Jethro FM” WYGR (1530) and two FM translators in the area. WAKV has begun simulcasting WYGR.
Ohio – Soaring Eagle Promotions has closed a $50,000 deal to buy religious “Family Ministry Radio” WJEE, Bolivar, OH (90.1) from Hazen Ministries. Soaring Eagle Promotions already owns three full-power FMS and several translators in Ohio that carry its contemporary Christian “Shine FM” format.
Jackson, MS – Matthew Wesolowski’s SSR Communications has closed to transfer talk “Black Information Network” affiliate WSFZ (930) to iHeartMedia in a cash-free deal. Also included in the deal is the Jackson, MS-licensed translator W251DB at 98.1 FM. Under the arrangement, rather than paying cash iHeart will accept interference on its short-spaced rock “103.7 The Fox” WFFX in the Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS market in exchange for picking up WSFZ. That will allow SSR to upgrade WYAB’s signal. iHeartMedia already owns five stations in market No. 127 including R&B “Real 105.1” WJDZX-FM, gospel “Hallelujah 95.5” WHLH, classic rock “Z-106.7” WSTZ-FM, country “Miss 103 FM” WMSI-FM, and talk/sports WJDX (620). And SSR Communications still owns talk WYAB (103.9) in the Jackson, MS market.