Friday, June 5, 2015

Mickey Sells Off Two More Stations

Salem Media has entered into an agreement to acquire two Radio Disney stations.

Salem's Pennsyvlania Media Associates subsidiary is buying WMKI 1260 AM in Boston for a reported $500,000 and KMKI 629 AM licensed to Plano/Dallas for $3M.

The Boston purchase has some wondering whether Salem would launch its N/T format, branding as as "The Answer".  If so, it could be a landing place for the Rush Limbaugh Show.  Limbaugh is losing WRKO as an affiliate and crosstown Talk WMEX 1510 AM reportedly has passed on an opportunity to carry the show.

WMKI 1260 AM Coverage Area
WMKI has 5Kw-Daytime, and 5Kw-Nightime-DA.

Salem already offers Christian preaching on WEZE 590 AM, Spanish Christian on WWDJ 1150 AM and Christian teaching on WROL 950 AM.

In dallas KMKI wwould be Salems sixth property in the market.

It stations are Christian AC KLTY 94.9 FM The Fish, Christian Preaching KWRD 100.7 FM , Conservative Talk KSKY 660 AM The Answer and Spanish Christian KTNO 1440 AM.  Salem also operates Business Talk 1160 KVCE 1160 AM under a Time Brokerage Agreement with First Venture Capital Partners.

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