Multi-Market Radio adds third Myrtle Beach station.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 1996--Multi-Market Radio Inc. (Nasdaq: RDIOA) today announced that it has acquired radio station WMYB(FM), serving the Myrtle Beach, S.C., market from Puritan Radiocasting Co. for $1.1 million.
Multi-Market Radio has been providing programming and sells advertising on behalf of the station pursuant to a Local Marketing Agreement (LMA LMA left mentoanterior (position of fetus). ).
The company currently owns and operates radio station WYAK(FM) and provides programming and sells advertising on radio station WVCO WVCO Willamette Valley Company (FM) pursuant to an LMA with an option to purchase; both stations serve the Myrtle Beach market.
Commenting on the acquisition, Michael G. Ferrel, president and chief executive officer, said, "We are very pleased to now own this station which joins our two hot country stations creating a strong Myrtle Beach cluster. WMYB, which plays 70s rock, is a good complement to our other stations. We are extremely proud of the clusters of stations we have been creating in this region, and look forward to their continuing contributions to revenues and broadcast cash flow."
Millard S. Younts of Media Services Group brokered the transaction.
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Multi-Market Radio, headquartered in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , currently owns, provides programming for, sells advertising on behalf of or has agreed to acquire the following 13 stations in seven markets:
WKSS(FM) Hartford, CT(a)
WHMP(FM) Springfield/Northampton, MA
WPKX(FM) Springfield/Northampton, MA
WHMP-AM Springfield/Northampton, MA
WPLR(FM) New Haven, CT
WYBC(FM) New Haven, CT(b)
WGNE WGNE Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (FM) Daytona Beach, FL
WCHZ(FM) Augusta, GA(b)
WKNN(FM) Biloxi, MS
WMJY(FM) Biloxi, MS
WVCO(FM) Myrtle Beach, SC(c)
WYAK(FM) Myrtle Beach, SC
WMYB(FM) Myrtle Beach, SC
(a) Under contract to be acquired
(b) Joint Selling Agreement
(c) Local Marketing Agreement
In addition, the company owns KOLL(FM) in Little Rock, AR, which is under contract to be sold.
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