STATION SALES

Miami – Salem Media Group has a struck a $5 million deal to reenter the market with a deal to buy sports WMYM (990) from Adib Eden’s Actualidad Media Group. The deal also includes the Kendall-licensed FM translator W254DT at 98.7 FM. Salem will operate the stations under a time brokerage agreement until closing. This marks a reentry to Miami for Salem which sold off the last of its previous cluster in 2020. Actualidad Radio Group acquired the former “Radio Disney” affiliate WMYM from the Walt Disney Co. in 2015 for $2.1 million.

Once the deal closes, Actualidad Radio will continue to own and operate four other signals in South Florida including Spanish News/Talk “Actualidad 1040” WURN, which simulcasts on the Miami-licensed translator W280FV at 103.9 and on WLVJ West Palm Beach (1020); and Spanish CHR “Exitos 107.1” WURN-FM Miami.

Miami – Salem Media Group has also filed a $5 million deal to buy Spanish talk “La Poderosa 670” WWFE and Spanish variety “Cadena Azul 1550” WRHC from Fenix Broadcasting. The deal includes the Miami, FL-licensed translator W276DV at 103.1 FM that simulcasts WWFE. And the Miramar, FL-licensed translator W254DV at 98.7 FM that simulcast WRHC. Salem will operate the stations under a time brokerage agreement until closing. Salem says it plans to continue the Spanish broadcasting on both stations. Broker: Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage

Atlanta -- Murray Communications has filed a $600,000 deal to buy the currently-silent WMDG (1250) from Northwest Georgia Broadcasting. The deal also includes the East Point, GA-licensed translator W261DL at 100.1 FM. Murray Communications will operate the station under a time brokerage agreement until closing. Chris Murray already owns four stations in the Macon, GA market.

Toledo, OH – Relevant Radio has filed a $500,000 deal to buy hot AC “Party 103.3” WPAY (1520) from Rob Austin’s Fusion Radio. The deal also includes the Toledo, OH-licensed translator W231EF at 94.1 FM. Relevant Radio will operate the station under a time brokerage agreement until closing. It gives the religious broadcast a second Ohio market. It already owns WHKZ (1440) in the Youngstown, OH market. Broker: George Kimble, Kozacko Media Services

Texarkana, TX -- BTC USA Holdings Management has filed a $420,000 deal to buy country “Hot FM” KBYB/KTTY (101.7/105.1), classic rock KCMC (94.3), “107.1 FM The News Talk” KTFS, and gospel KTFS (940) from Frontier Media. The deal also includes five translators including the Texarkana, TX-licensed K254AS at 98.7 FM; the Texarkana, TX-licensed K257FY at 99.3 FM; the Texarkana, TX-licensed K290CP at 105.9 FM; the Texarkana, TX-licensed K288FI at 105.5 FM; and the Texarkana, TX-licensed K300DW at 107.9 FM.

In a separate deal, BTC USA Holdings has filed a $60,000 deal to buy adult R&B “Jammin 104.7” KTOY from Frontier Broadcasting.

Cliff Dumas-led BTC USA Holdings Management is a consortium that includes his U.S.-based Broadcast 2 Podcast, Canadian broadcaster Local First Media Group, and Canadian financial group Bayfield Harbour Holdings. Dumas owns 80% of the company so a foreign ownership waiver is not needed from the FCC. He is also the morning show host on Owens Broadcasting’s country KUZZ-FM & AM, Bakersfield, CA (107.9, 550). Broker: Clifton Gardiner

Alaska -- BTC USA Holdings Management has filed a $420,000 deal to buy three stations and eight FM translators from Frontier Media. The full-power stations include hot AC “Mix 106.3” KSUP, AC “Hometown Radio” KINY (800) and classic hits “Greatest Hits 1300” KXXJ. The translators include the Angoon, AK-licensed K280DX at 103.9 FM; the Skagway, AK-licensed K284AM at 104.7 FM; the Haines & Skagway, AK-licensed K279AF at 103.7 FM; the Juneau, AK-licensed K235DA at 94.9 FM; the Juneau, AK-licensed K227DP at 99.3 FM; the Sitka, AK-licensed K272FV at 102.3 FM; the Hoonah, AK-licensed K280ED at 103.9 FM; and the Juneau, AK-licensed K300AB at 107.9 FM.

In a separate deal worth $400,000, BTC USA Holdings buys “Gateway Country 106.7” KGTW, CHR “Mix 103.1” KSBZ, country “TAKU 105.1” KTKU, AC KTKN/KIFW (930/1230), and talk KJNO (630) from Frontier Media. The deal also includes six translators including the Ketchikan, AK-licensed K248AI at 97.5 FM; the Ketchikan, AK-licensed K227DQ at 93.3 FM; the Juneau, AK-licensed K278GE at 103.5 FM; the Juneau, AK-licensed K248DQ at 97.5 FM; the Wrangell, AK-licensed K252EJ at 98.3 FM; and the Craig, AK-licensed K258AD at 99.5 FM.

Cliff Dumas-led BTC USA Holdings Management is a consortium that includes his U.S.-based Broadcast 2 Podcast, Canadian broadcaster Local First Media Group, and Canadian financial group Bayfield Harbour Holdings. Dumas owns 80% of the company so a foreign ownership waiver is not needed from the FCC. He is also the morning show host on Owens Broadcasting’s country KUZZ-FM & AM, Bakersfield, CA (107.9, 550). Broker: Clifton Gardiner

Winchester, VA -- Darrin Jones’ Euclid Avenue Properties has filed a $250,000 deal to buy hot AC “105.5 Wink FM” WINC-FM from Metro Radio. Jones does not own any other radio stations but he owns a funeral home in the area. Metro Radio bought WINC-FM and gospel WKDV-FM (104.9) for $225,000 last December.

Georgia -- Community Public Radio has filed a $5,950 deal to buy WNBA, Milledgeville, GA (89.3) from Truth Media. The sale replaces an earlier filing that would have seen Truth Media donate the construction permit to Community Public Radio in exchange for any money the public radio operator had advanced to Truth Media to secure the construction permit. It will become the second Georgia station for Community Public Radio, which already owns easy listening WNEE, Patterson, GA (88.1).

Ohio – Strong Tower Christian Media has filed an $8,500 deal to buy a construction permit for a Class A station licensed to Portsmouth, OH at 90.5 FM from TBTA Ministries. Broker: Bryan Fowler, Fowler Media Partners

TRANSLATOR SALES

Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA– El Sembrador Ministries has filed a $10,000 deal to buy the Tularcitos & Carmel, CA-licensed translator K247BL at 97.3 FM from Monterey County Broadcasters. El Sembrador Ministries plans to simulcast Spanish religious KKMC (880) on the translator. Broker: Sandi Bergman