Radio Disney Sells Five To Salem
September 15, 2015 at 3:16 PM (PT)
RADIO DISNEY has found a buyer for five more of its stations, and it's SALEM MEDIA GROUP. RADIO DISNEY has filed sales contracts with the FCC, showing it selling KDIZ-A/GOLDEN VALLEY, MN-MINNEAPOLIS to SALEM's COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC. for $375,000; KDDZ-A/ARVADA-DENVER to SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC. for $550,000; KDZR-A/LAKE OSWEGO-PORTLAND, OR to SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC. for $275,000; WSDZ-A/BELLEVILLE, IL-ST. LOUIS to SALEM's CARON BROADCASTING, INC. for $275,000; and WWMI-A/ST. PETERSBURG-TAMPA, FL to SALEM's SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC. for $750,000.
In other filings with the FCC, RICHARD S. WACHTEL (80%) and GREGG M. WACHTEL (20%) are selling their interests in SHENANDOAH COMMUNICATIONS, INC., licensee of News-Talk WRNR-A and W293AM/MARTINSBURG, WV, to MICHAEL HORNBY for $600,000 and assumption of $74,829,000 owed to BB&T.
MARK JORGENSON's ACM DALLAS V LLC is selling KFCD-A/FARMERSVILLE, TX-DALLAS to VIKRAM SHAH BROADCASTING, INC. for $800,000.
TEAM ONE MEDIA, LLC is selling WIRA-A/FORT PIERCE, FL to CARIBBEAN MEDIA GROUP, INC. for $350,000 ($50,000 down, $200,000 cash at closing, $100,000 in a promissory note).
The previously undisclosed price for JIM LEVEN, BRUCE MITTMAN, and NORTHWOOD VENTURES' COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS LLC's purchase of the MILLER COMMUNICATIONS stations in SOUTH CAROLINA -- Country WGFG (CAT COUNTRY 105.3)/BRANCHVILLE, Urban Oldies WQKI (OLD SKOOL 102.9)/ORANGEBURG, Adult Hits WIBZ (Z95.5)/WEDGEFIELD-SUMTER, Rock WWBD (BAD DOG 94.7), News-Talk WDXY-A (NEWSTALK 1240), and Urban Oldies WWHM-A-W222BH-W227BI (OLD SKOOL 93.3)/SUMTER, WSIM/LAMAR, Country WWKT-W278AV (KAT COUNTRY 99.3) and Adult Hits WDKD-A-W246BX (97.1 FRANK FM)/KINGSTREE, Sports WOLH-A/FLORENCE-WHYM-A/LAKE CITY-W255BD/DARLINGTON (ESPN 98.9), and Talk WFRK (LIVE 95.3)/QUINBY, plus three digital TV translators in FLORENCE -- is $2.5 million plus a time brokerage agreement before closing, according to the contract filed for the deal.
810, INC. is selling Brokered-Ethnic WEDO-A/MCKEESPORT, PA to BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $175,000.
RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. is selling News-Talk WMEL-A/COCOA BEACH, FL to WILL STANDLEY's 321 CORPORATION for $150,000 ($20,000 cash to pay debt to the FCC and remove the "red light" blocking any sale, the rest in cash at closing).
WLNO TRUST (STEPHAN C. SLOAN, Trustee) is selling WLNO-A/NEW ORLEANS to DONALD H. PUGH SR.'s ETERNITY MEDIA GROUP LLC for $1,000 plus $94,000 for the right to enter the station's land to remove property.
FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORP. is selling AC WYEZ (94.5 THE TIDE)/MURRELLS INLET, SC and Easy Listening WEZV (EASY 105.9)/NORTH MYRTLE BEACH-WGTN-F/ANDREWS, SC to BYRNE ACQUISITION GROUP MB, LLC for $1.316 million.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. is selling W238CB/DARLINGTON, WI to SCOTT THOMPSON's BIG RADIO for $9,500.
ANCHOR RADIO OF LOUISVILLE, LLC is selling W285ER/MIDDLETOWN, KY to W & B BROADCASTING CO., INC. for $16,500. The translator rebroadcasts Gospel WLOU-A/LOUISVILLE.
FAMILY STATIONS, INC. is selling the construction permit for W294BX/BENTON HARBOR, MI to WSJM, INC. for $15,000; the translator will rebroadcast Sports WSJM-A/ST. JOSEPH, MI.
GEOS COMMUNICATIONS is selling W275AB/ELMIRA, NY to EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $27,000.
WAY MEDIA, INC. is selling W268BT/MOUNTAIN VIEW, AL to QUALITY PROPERTIES, LLC for $42,500. The translator will rebroadcast WWGC-A/ALBERTVILLE, AL.
BEN F. STINSON, III is donating K292AX/CORTEZ, NM to SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION.
AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION is selling the construction permit for W265CY/FORT WAYNE, IN to PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION for $85,000; the translator will rebroadcast Sports WKJG-A (ESPN RADIO 1380)/FORT WAYNE.
iHEARTMEDIA's CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP is selling W245CJ/WILMINGTON, DE to RITMO BROADCASTING, LLC for $60,000. The translator rebroadcasts the Spanish Hits SUPRA 97 format from the HD3 channel of GREATER MEDIA Sports WPEN (97.5 THE FANATIC)/PHILADELPHIA.
CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for K212DJ/CLEARLAKE, CA due to presumed damage from the Valley Fire.
CALVARY RADIO NETWORK, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for WCNM/Harvard, IL due to inability of the station's proposed tower location to accommodate its antenna and the need for a new site.
And COMBS BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of Gospel WBFC-A/STANTON, KY to KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN BIBLE COLLEGE for $121,000.
In CANADA, ANTOINE KARAM has been granted a new station on 99.1 FM in HALIFAX, with a Ethnic format running 355 watts at 224 meters above average terrain.
And NEWFOUNDLAND BROADCASTING CO, LTD. has won approval from the CRTC for a rebroadcasting transmitter for Hot AC CHOZ (OZ FM)/ST. JOHN'S, NL at GANDER. The new transmitter will use 2,800 watts at 137.4 meters above average terrain on 97.7 FM.