The company will be called ENTERCOM. The combined company is limited to operation of 5 FM stations and 3 AM stations. 2 FM stations of those listed will have to be divested. in other news:
David J. Field, President and CEO of Entercom, who will lead the combined company, said, “These two great companies, with their impressive histories, complementary assets, and premier content and brands, are a perfect strategic and cultural fit, enabling us to deliver local connection on a national scale and drive accelerated growth. We look forward to welcoming our talented new colleagues at CBS Radio, and we have the utmost respect for their significant contributions to the industry.”
Entercom’s footprint in the Pacific Northwest started many years ago with ownership of KTAC AM & FM Tacoma.
….K-LOVE, Christian programming is running on 98.5 KNBQ, pending a sale by Jodesha Broadcasting subsidiary, Josh Broadcasting…
The combined company is limited to operation of 5 FM stations and 3 AM stations. 2 FM stations of those listed will have to be divested.
in other news:
98.5 KNBQ (All-Christmas music) Josh Broadcasting. -CENTRAL PARK
A division of Jodesha Broadcasting, owners of several Aberdeen stations, including KBKW. KNBQ took to the air in April 2015, stunting with all-Christmas music as North Pole Radio. Testing of KOMO FM audio on KNBQ 98.5 the last two weeks of September 2016 and a return to Christmas music in early October.
KOMO broadcasts on the [former KFMY] signal 97.7 FM. The KOMO-FM license is still held by Greg Smith and his South Sound Broadcasting. He also owns SunnyLands, and is a partner in JOSH. * If testing went well, I predict KVI will soon announce their new FM 98.5 — Possibly with a target date as early as Election Day, November 8th.
Hearing KOMO FM on 98.5 KNBQ Central Park, WA., Bill Wolfenbarger’s FM covering the South Sound & South King County. Is this a frequency switch — or will Sinclair decide to simulcast 570 KVI at 98.5 FM?