LRC, Wheatly Discuss Sale Of U.K.'s Jazz FM
January 8, 2009 at 5:22 AM (PT)
LOCAL RADIO COMPANY is talking with its own JAZZ FM digital station Exec. Chairman and former LRC non-executive Director RICHARD WHEATLY about WHEATLY and his partners buying JAZZ FM.
The company announced WEDNESDAY that the digital station, with a format and name relaunched in OCTOBER under license from GMG RADIO, is for sale; the original 102.2 JAZZ FM/LONDON was converted by GMG to AC-Easy Listening 102.2 SMOOTH FM in 2005. WHEATLEY was CEO of the original JAZZ FM from 1995 through its sale to GMG in 2002.