Ft. Myers Broadcasting Buys One, Sells One
March 5, 2007 at 5:50 AM (PT)
INTERMART BROADCASTING is selling the construction permit for WNPL-A/GOLDEN GATE-NAPLES, FL to FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY for $975,000. FORT MYERS is, in turn, selling its Talk WINK-A to MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, which presently LMAs the station, for the same $975,000 price. FORT MYERS owns CBC affiliate WINK-TV, Spanish Tropical WPTK-A (RUMBA 1200), Spanish Tropical WTLQ (LA NUEVA LATINO TROPICAL), and Hot AC WINK-F in the FT. MYERS-NAPLES market. MERIDIAN uses WINK-A to simulcast Talk WNOG/NAPLES and also owns Classic Rock WARO, AC WTLT (LITE 93.7), and Classic Country WUSV (US 92.5) in the market as well as having common ownership of SUN BROADCASTING, which owns CW affiliate WTVK (TV).
CC Sells Boise Cluster To Peak
PEAK BROADCASTING has purchased CLEAR CHANNEL's BOISE cluster for an undisclosed price.
The cluster includes Talk KIDO-A, Classic Country KFXD-A, Country KTMY (MY COUNTRY 104.3), AC KXLT (107.9 LITE FM), Hot AC KCIX (MIX 106), and Top 40 KSAS (103.3 KISS FM).
PEAK CEO TODD LAWLEY said, "As PEAK BROADCASTING's second major acquisition, we are proud to be a part of the fast-growing BOISE market. PEAK's philosophy of quality programming, customer based advertising solutions, significant marketing, and new media innovations will enhance these already strong audio brands. PEAK BROADCASTING of IDAHO will provide listeners, and advertisers, with creativity, passion, and community. Through our local talented employees, we will set high standards, then we will exceed them."
More Deals: Atlanta AM Move-In, Colorado CPs, Tupelo AM
In other deals filed with the FCC, ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS INC. sells silent daytimer WXJO-A/GORDON-MACON, GA to EXPONENT BROADCASTING for $80,000. The station holds a construction permit to move to SMYRNA, GA (near ATLANTA) with 10,000 watts daytime.
CHRIS DEVINE's COLLEGE CREEK MEDIA, LLC is selling the CP for a new FM in DEL NORTE, CO to SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING INC. for $145,000. The buyer also owns Country KSLV-A and AC KSLV-F (LITE 95.3)/MONTE VISTA, CO.
WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP INC. is selling the construction permit for K298AK/HURLEY, CO to VICTOR A. MICHAEL JR.'s MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY TRANSLATORS for $10,000.
And WCPC BROADCASTING COMPANY INC. sells Gospel-Country WCPC-A/HOUSTON-TUPELO, MS to ROBERT L. WILKINS' CAJUN RADIO CORPORATION for $200,000.