Great Scott Sells 6 Full-Power Delmarva Stations, 2 Translators To Adams Radio
September 19, 2014 at 11:33 AM (PT)
GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING is selling most of its SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY cluster to ADAMS RADIO OF DELMARVA PENINSULA, LLC for an undisclosed price. The deal, yet to be filed at the FCC and brokered by KALIL AND CO., includes Classic Rock WGBG (BIG CLASSIC ROCK 98.5) and Adult Hits WJWK-A (SUE AM 1280)/SEAFORD, DE; Spanish Variety WJWL-A (MAXIMA 900) and Active Rock WZBH (93.5 THE BEACH)/GEORGETOWN, DE; Country WKHI (HOT COUNTRY 107.7)/FRUITLAND, MD; and Top 40/Rhythmic WOCQ (OC104)/BERLIN, MD, plus translators Contemporary Christian W242AV (REACH FM, rebroadcasting WXHL/CHRISTIANA-WILMINGTON, DE)/SEAFORD, DE and Spanish Variety W262BF (simulcast of WJWL-A)/GEORGETOWN, DE. ADAMS owns clusters in LAS CRUCES, NM, FORT WAYNE, and NORTHWEST INDIANA.
GREAT SCOTT is selling its remaining DELMARVA stations, Hot AC WKDB (B 95.3)/LAUREL, DE, Hot AC WZEB (simulcast of WKDB)/OCEAN VIEW, DE, Classic Rock WJKI (simulcast of WGBG)/BETHANY BEACH, DE, and Spanish Hits WXSH (MAXIMA 106.1)/POCOMOKE CITY, MD, to THE VOICE RADIO NETWORK.
ADAMS Pres./CEO RON STONE said, "We are very excited to join the broadcast community in SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY! This cluster is another rare opportunity to acquire a company that has been in the same family for almost 50 years. We are honored to be chosen by the SCOTT family to be the next stewards of these great stations! These stations are a great compliment to the other markets we have acquired."
GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING's JEFF SCOTT added, “Our family has proudly served the DELMARVA PENINSULA for 50 years. We quietly listed our stations in hopes that we would find the perfect buyer that shares our values in serving the public. We believe ADAMS RADIO is that company. We have no doubts that our families tradition of high quality programming will continue and the public will be well served by ADAMS."