SALES – STATIONS
Washington, DC – In the Washington’s Virginia suburbs Kwang Ok Sung and Suk Chan Lee’s KBC Broadcasting files an $800,000 deal to buy ethnic Korean-language WDCT, Fairfax, VA (1310) from Hyan Ae Shin’s Family Radio. KBC Broadcasting doesn’t own any other stations.
Arkansas – Charles and Devon Brentlinger’s Broadcast Industry Group files a $252,000 deal to buy two AMs and two FM translators from the estate of Joel Kinlow. The stations include religious KLRG (880) in the Little Rock, AR market and the currently-silent KJJI (1490) in White Hall, AR south of Little Rock. The sale also includes the Greenbrier, AR-licensed translator K233BF at 94.5 FM which simulcast KLRG and the Pine Bluff, AR-licensed translator K255AX at 98.9 which simulcasts KJJI. Broadcast Industry Group doesn’t currently own any stations but it operates several Arkansas signals under a local marketing agreement with High Plains Radio Network. Once the sale closes the Kinlow estate will still own gospel WGLB (1560) in the Milwaukee market.
Richmond, VA – Stuart and Nancy Epperson’s Truth Broadcasting files a $125,000 deal to buy religious “590 The Truth” WLES from Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting. Truth Broadcasting will operate WLES under a local marketing agreement until closing.
Tennessee – Mike Parchman’s Consolidated Media files a deal to buy country “The Bull” WVWB, Clarksville, TN (1400) from Bryan Fowler’s Cumberland Radio Partners. The deal also includes the Clarksville, TN-licensed translator W288DQ at 105.5 FM. The sale calls for Parchman to pay one dollar for the 1,000-watt AM. He’ll also assume what’s left on a promissory note that Cumberland Radio Partners signed with WVBW’s previous owners Hank and Grace Bonecutter, totaling about $151,000. Parchman owns Cumberland Radio Partners with business partner Bryan Fowler.
Tennessee – Cumberland Radio Partners files a $100,000 deal to buy WVWK, Ashland City, TN (790) from Richard “Corky” Albright’s Sycamore Valley Broadcasters. Cumberland Radio Partners already owns country “The Bull” WVWF/WVWB (105.5/1400) in the area outside Nashville which already simulcasts on WVWK under a local marketing agreement.
Virginia – Fredericksburg Christian Educational Services files to donate contemporary Christian WWER, Colonial Beach, VA (88.1) to the Colonial Beach Community Foundation. The filing says the new operator will offer a “wide variety of education programming with the objective of instructing and increasing the interest of the community in local arts, music and literature.”
SALES – TRANSLATORS
Colorado – San Juan College files a $35,000 deal to buy the Durango, CO-licensed translator K277CR at 103.3 FM from Peter Tran. San Juan College will use the signal to simulcast classical/jazz KSJE, Farmington, NM (90.9). Broker: Griffin Media Brokers
Cincinnati & Columbus, OH – Roland Medrano and Adolfo DeLeon’s Lazo Media close a $2.5 million deal to buy Spanish CHR “La Mega 97.7” WOXY in the Cincinnati market and gospel “1580 The Pirate” WVKO in the Columbus, OH market from TSJ Media. Once the sale closes, TSJ Media will still own Spanish CHR “La Mega 103.1” WVKO-FM in the Columbus market.