Alpha Media Acquires Buckley Stations
October 10, 2014 at 9:53 AM (PT)
ALPHA MEDIA has agreed to purchase radio stations from BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF CALIFORNIA, LLC and BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. The group includes four stations in BAKERSFIELD -- CA KKBB, KLLY, KNZR-A and KNZR -- and two stations in MERCED, CA -- KHTN and KUBB. The ALPHA MEDIA portfolio will grow to 74 stations.
“The BUCKLEY clusters in CALIFORNIA will be a great addition to the WEST COAST footprint," ALPHA MEDIA Chairman LARRY WILSON said. "MERCED is a unique city with a thriving arts scene and adventurous community. As one of the fastest growing regions in the nation, BAKERSFIELD is a rich and vibrant city full of live and local opportunities.”
“In Alpha we will pass the mantle and stewardship of our broadcast facilities in BAKERSFIELD and MERCED, CA," BUCKLEY BROADCASTING AND COMMUNICATIONS Pres./CEO JOSEPH BILOTTA said. "We have owned these wonderful stations for over 20+ years and our employees, audiences and advertising partners will benefit from the energy and considerable resources of this multi-dimensional media and entertainment company headed by LARRY WILSON.”