Station Sales Week Of 5/21

1490 102.7 KZEZ St. George

Kent Frandsen’s Canyon Media Group is expanding in St. George UT with the purchase of Oldies 1490 KZEZ/100.7 K264CT Santa Clara and 102.7 K274CQ St. George from B. Ray Carpenter’s Tri-Star Media for $325,000. An LMA will take effect shortly giving Canyon Media its eighth brand in the market.

Christopher Jacky and Thomas Hodgins’ Xana Oregon purchases Classic Country “104.5 Hank-FM” KNHK-FM Newport and Regional Mexican “Ke Buena 95.7” 1330 KYOZ/95.7 K239CL Spokane from Legend Broadcasting for $350,000.

Centro Christiano Amistad Church will acquire Regional Mexican 93.3 KNTO Chowchilla and 106.1 KCFA Arnold CA from La Favorita Radio Network for $1.8 million with KCFA valued at $1 million and KNTO at $800,000. The buyer owns Spanish Christian “El Buen Samaritino” 102.3 KBLO Corcoran/Visalia.

Dockins Communications will purchase Oldies 900 WOZK/104.9 WOAB and the CP for 98.3 W252DV Ozark AL from Ozark Broadcasting Corporation for $125,000. Dockins owns seventeen stations in Florida and Missouri.

Expression Production Group sells 92.3 WHKQ Louisa KY to Main Street Industries for $350,000. WHKQ currently airs programming from Educational Media Foundation’s Christian AC “K-Love” network.

Educational Media Foundation sells “Air 1” 89.3 WSHA South Charleston WV to Positive Alternative Radio for $100,000. The EMF network will continue to be heard in the market on 88.9 W205CG Charleston. WSHA will likely join PAR’s “Walk-FM” Christian AC network based in Charleston and currently heard on 1110 WYMW Hurricane/99.3 W257EK Charleston.

EMF also acquires 93.1 WSAA Benton/Cleveland TN from WSAA LLC for $550,000. WSAA has aired “Air 1” programming since 2011.

Translator Sales

Redwood Empire Stereocasters adds to its Santa Rosa CA cluster with the purchase of 102.5 K273CU Petaluma from California Broadcasting Company for $95,000. K273CU, which currently rebroadcasts Regional Mexican “La Z” 1490 KZNB Petaluma, will switch to rebroadcasting Classic Hits “102.7 The Wolf” KWVF Guerneville via 93.7 KBBL-HD3.

Central Valley Broadcasting Company acquires 96.3 K242AT Salinas, 100.9 K265CY San Jose and 103.1 K276BR Santa Cruz CA from Susan Bushell for $240,000. The translators all rebroadcast the buyer’s Christian AC “Celebration Radio” 101.5 KAMB Merced.

Prunedale Educational Association sells 97.3 K247BL Tularcitos & Carmel CA to Monterey County Broadcasters for $30,000. The translator will rebroadcast El Sembrador Ministries’ 880 KKMC Gonzales.

Family Life Ministries sells 101.5 W268BB State College PA to Pat ‘DJ Grooves’ Cerullo’s Major Keystone LLC for $25,000. The translator will continue to rebroadcast Family Life’s recently acquired 88.3 WCOB (formerly WKDN-FM) State College for now.

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