By BIA Financial Networks -- Broadcasting & Cable, 3/24/2002 7:00:00 PM
KTVZ(TV) Bend, Ore.
Price: $18.9 million
Buyer: News-Press & Gazette Co. (David R. Bradley, president)
Seller: Northwest Broadcasting Inc. (Brian W. Brady, president/CEO)
Facilities: Ch. 21, 126 kW, ant. 646 ft.
WEYI-TV Saginaw, Mich.; WUPW(TV) Toledo and WDTN(TV) Dayton, Ohio; WPRI-TV Providence, R.I.; KACB-TV San Angelo and KRBC-TV Abilene, Texas
Buyer: LIN Television Corp. (Gary R. Chapman, president/CEO)
Seller: STC Broadcasting Inc. (Robert N. Smith, CEO)
Facilities: WEYI-TV: Ch. 25, 4,070 kW, ant. 1,319 ft.; WUPW(TV): Ch. 36, 1,950 kW, ant. 1,221 ft.; WDTN(TV): Ch. 2, 100 kW, ant. 1,001 ft.; WPRI-TV: Ch. 12, 316 kW, ant. 1,001 ft.; KACB-TV: Ch. 3, 17.8 kW, ant. 600 ft.; KRBC-TV: Ch. 22, 67.6 kW, ant. 2,034 ft.
Affiliation: WEYI-TV: NBC; WUPW (TV): Fox; WDTN(TV): ABC; WPRI-TV: CBS; KACB-TV: NBC; KRBC-TV: PBS
Comment: Sunrise Television, parent company of STC Broadcasting, is merging with LIN Television. The stations involved will transfer from STC Broadcasting to LIN Television, the surviving corporation.
KRPX(AM) and KPRQ(FM) Price, Utah
Buyer: Against the Wind Broadcasting Inc. (Randy J. Timothy, president); no other broadcast interests
Seller: Halloran Broadcasting (Michael Halloran, managing partner)
Facilities: KRPX: 1080 kHz, 10 kW day; KPRQ: 100.9 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 112 ft.
Format: KRPX: oldies; KPRQ: oldies
WBOX(AM) Bogalusa and WBOX-FM Varnado, La.
Buyer: Best Country Broadcasting LLC (Ben R. Strickland, member manager); no other broadcast interests
Seller: Bogue Chitto Communications Co. (Tom McDaniel, president)
Facilities: WBOX: 920 kHz, 1 kW day; WBOX-FM: 92.9 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 322 ft.
Format: WBOX: country; WBOX-FM: country
KAGM-FM Strasburg (Denver-Boulder), Colo.
Price: $3 million
Buyer: Seeger, Guest & Fort (Edward F. Seeger, president); owns eight other stations, none in this market
Seller: Lenora Alexander
Facilities: 102.3 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 328 ft.
KBCE-FM Boyce (Alexandria), La.
Price: $1.45 million
Buyer: Urban Radio Broadcasting LLC (Kevin Wagner, president); owns two other stations, none in this market
Seller: Trinity Broadcasting Corp. (Allison Randolph, president)
Facilities: 102.3 MHz, 21 kW, ant. 289 ft.
Format: Urban AC
WIBV-FM Mount Vernon, Ill.
Price: $1.25 million
Buyer: Benjamin Stratemeyer, the seller's brother; he owns two other stations, none in this market, and is buying KZMA-FM from his father (see below)
Seller: Daniel S. Stratemeyer
Facilities: 102.1 MHz, 11 kW, ant. 509 ft.
KZMA(FM) Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Buyer: Benjamin Stratemeyer, the seller's son; he owns two other stations, none in this market
Seller: Twin Eagle Communications (Eugene Stratemeyer, president)
Facilities: 103.5 MHz, 50 kW, ant. 328 ft.
Format: Soft AC
WZKM(FM) Montgomery, W.Va.
Buyer: Educational Media Foundation (Richard Jenkins, president); owns 49 other stations, none in this market
Seller: Mortenson Broadcasting Co. Inc. (Jack Mortenson, president)
Facilities: 93.3 MHz, 4 kW, ant. 397 ft.
Broker: John Pierce, John Pierce & Co.
WCSZ(AM) Sans Souci (Greenville-Spartanburg), S.C.
Price: $1.6 million
Buyer: Edwards Broadcasting Inc. (Edwin L. Edwards Sr., president/CEO); no other broadcast interests
Seller: PSI Communications (Glen Cherry, president)
Facilities: 1070 kHz, 50 kW day, 2 kW night
KCCF(AM) Ferndale, Wash.
Buyer: BCC Broadcasting Inc. (Bhag Khela, president); no other broadcast interests
Seller: Pearl Broadcast Corp. (Matt Miller, VP)
Facilities: 1550 kHz, 50 kW day, 10 kW night
KWKY-AM Des Moines, Iowa
Buyer: Putbrese Communications Ltd (John Putbrese, president); no other broadcast interests
Seller: Putbrese Communications Limited (Charles E. Putbrese, president); Charles Putbrese is the father of John Putbrese
Facilities: 1150 kHz, 1 kW day, 1 kW night
KSDT(AM) Hemet (Riverside-San Bernardino), Calif.
Buyer: Rudex Broadcasting Ltd (John Cooper, president); no other broadcast interests
Seller: Lazer Broadcasting Corp. (Alfredo Plascencia, president)
Facilities: 1320 kHz, 500 W day, 300 W night
WGAD(AM) Gadsden, Ala.
Buyer: DeKalb County Community Radio Inc. (Gerald E. Dilts, president); owns one other station, not in this market
Seller: Coosa Broadcasting (Ed Carrell, owner/GM)
Facilities: 1350 kHz, 5kW day, 1kW night
WPLV(AM) West Point, Ga.
Buyer: Root Communications Group LP (Daniel C. Savadove, CEO); owns 25 other stations, including WCJM-FM West Point
Seller: Taylor Family Broadcasting (C.T. Taylor, president/director)
Facilities: 1310 kHz, 1 kW day, 31 W night
—Information provided by BIA Financial Networks' Media Access Pro, Chantilly, Va., www.bia.com
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