Cumulus Spins More Stations Into Trust
November 5, 2007 at 5:36 AM (PT)
CUMULUS is placing more stations into its "STRATUS RADIO, LLC" trust in order to set up the spinoff of the stations to meet FCC ownership restrictions. STRATUS is headed by SCOTT KNOBLAUCH and is the proposed assignee of a previous CUMULUS spinoff, WBCK-A/BATTLE CREEK.
The stations being spun off include Adult Standards WNZZ-A/MONTGOMERY, AL; AC KYNF (Y 94.9)/PRAIRIE GROVE-FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Top 40 WNUQ (Q 102) and Urban AC WZBN (simulcast of V 101.7)/ALBANY, GA; Top 40 WMGB (B 95.1)/MACON; Urban AC WTYB (MAGIC 103.9)/SAVANNAH; Sports WKOR-A/STARKVILLE, MS; Top 40 WTWR (TOWER 98) and Classic Rock WXKR/TOLEDO; Adult Standards WSOM-A and AC WLLF (96.7 THE RIVER)/SALEM, OH; Urban AC WCMG (MAGIC 94.3) and Country WHLZ (WHEELZ 100.5)/FLORENCE, SC; Sports WJXY-WXJY (THE TEAM)/MYRTLE BEACH; Classic Rock KLTD (EAGLE 101.7)/TEMPLE, TX; Hurban KGEE/PECOS-MIDLAND, TX; Country KOLI (THE OUTLAW)/ELECTRA, TX; and Oldies WOGB/KAUKAUNA-OSHKOSH, WI.
Also filed with the FCC is the settlement that sees CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS Pastor MIKE KESTLER acquiring JEFF SMITH's 50% interest in the church's network of over 400 translators in 45 states plus full[power noncommercial Religion KAWZ and KEFX/TWIN FALLS, ID and KAWS/MARSING, ID. KESTLER will give SMITH $200,000 plus expenses, and SMITH has resigned from CCTF.
And MILLIKEN BROADCASTING, LLC is selling Talk daytimer WTXY-A/WHITEVILLE, NC to ERIC ANDREW BRAUN's PARTNERS MEDIA GROUP, LLC for $230,000.