GHB Sells ESPN 980/Winston-Salem To Truth
EMF Buys WURK
October 6, 2009 at 4:27 AM (PT)
GHB RADIO, INC. is selling Sports WTIX-A (ESPN 980)/WINSTON-SALEM, NC to STUART and NANCY EPPERSON's TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION for $400,000.
BACKYARD BROADCASTING is selling Oldies WURK/ELWOOD-MUNCIE, IN to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for an undisclosed price.
BACKYARD Pres./CEO BARRY DRAKE said, "Since improving the signal and broadening the coverage area of simulcast sister WERK, BACKYARD BROADCASTING has been exploring options for the future of WURK. We are pleased to see this station go to the respected quality broadcasters of EMF."
JOHN L. PIERCE of JOHN PIERCE AND CO. served as broker for the deal.
In other deals filed with the FCC, PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC. is selling Bluegrass WNRV-A (THE RIDGE)/NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA to TERRY REED and DENNIS WELCH's NEW RIVER INTERACTIVE MEDIA, LLC for $72,000 plus an LMA before closing; and CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION is selling FM translator 224BA/SEVIERVILLE, TN to LAKEWAY BROADCASTING LLC for $15,000.