United States

Station and Translator Sales Week of 7/22.

Educational Media Foundation will divest 870 WFLO Farmville VA to the Christopher Brochon led Heart of Virginia Communications for $75,000. Brochon served as Station Manager and Director of Operations at WFLO and 95.7 WFLO-FM until their 2021 sale to EMF.

Danette Acosta’s Familia Broadcasting sells Spanish Christian 1490 KOGN Ogden UT to Ruth de Alba and Marcos Rivas’ Positiva Radio for $231,250. Positiva has operated KOGN via LMA since 2014 and the $185,000 it has already paid towards operating the station will be subtracted from the purchase price.

Todd Fowler’s Skyline Media of Forest City will acquire Oldies 1320 WAGY/107.5 W298CZ Forest City NC from KTC Broadcasting for $250,000. Calvin Hasting’s KTC Broadcasting had acquired WAGY in December 2019 for $75,000. He will continue to own 1590 WCSL Cherryville and 1390 WOSH Shelby NC. Skyline Media also owns 1250 WBRM Marion NC and 97.3 KJMG Bastrop LA.

EMF also sells 101.9 K270AI Cathedral City/Palm Springs CA to Louie Comella’s IVOX Radio for $175,000. K270AI currently rebroadcasts EMF’s 105.1 KLXB Bermuda Dunes, but will switch to rebroadcasting 1340 KWXY Cathedral City giving it a wider FM coverage than its current translator 92.3 K222DA.

Lance Venta, RadioInsight (2022-07-22)