Tester Broadcasting Becomes Impact Radio
February 13, 2008 at 7:12 AM (PT)
Multiple sources confirm to IDAHO RADIO NEWS that DAVE TESTER is no longer CEO of the TESTER BROADCAST GROUP. TESTER did not have an ownership stake in the company -- instead, he was CEO and FM IDAHO/LOCALLY OWNED RADIO borrowed his name for the company’s brand. TESTER has been replaced by RANDY HYATT according to two sources with knowledge of the situation.
TESTER was arrested last THURSDAY (NET NEWS 2/8) on charges of battery in the presence of children. He was arraigned in ADA COUNTY court on the charges FRIDAY afternoon -- then released from jail.
The group of stations, which includes KSRV (96.1 BOB FM), KTMB (99.1 THE MAN), KMHI(HANK FM), KSRV-A and KAYN (THE BOOMER) have been rebranded "IMPACT RADIO" -- the same name used by the company during its last run at the BOISE market, before selling to HORIZON BROADCAST GROUP.