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Randi P'Pool Joins Aptivada Leadership Team as CMO
Randi P'Pool
Randi P'Pool
Aptivada has named Randi P'Pool as Chief Marketing Officer to oversee marketing and business development strategies for the company. An 18-year broadcast veteran, P'Pool most recently served as the Vice President, Marketing for Alpha Media, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. There, she lead More

Alpha Closes on Sale of Biloxi MS Cluster to TeleSouth
Alpha Media
Alpha Media
Alpha Media has closed on its sale of six radio outlets in Biloxi, MS, to TeleSouth Communications. Included in the deal were 1kW WANG-AM (1490), 10kW WTNI-AM (1640), 50kW WCPR-FM (97.9), 4.3kW WGBL-FM (96.7), 25kw WQBB-FM (105.9) and 2.8kW WXYK-FM (107.1). TeleSouth is a Mississippi-based company More

Redrock Broadcasting Expands with Veteran Broadcasters
Redrock Broadcasting adds veteran broadcaster Brandon Young as Program Director of CHR KURR-FM (Mix 103.1)/St. George Market area. He joins Redrock from Alpha Media's KYKX-FM/Tyler-Longview, TX. In addition to his programming duties, Young will anchor afternoons More

Skyview Networks Announces Promotions in New Network Unit
Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks, audio sales partner to networks such as ABC Radio and CBS Audio, announces the promotion of ten-year company veteran Joe Felz to Vice President of Production. Also rising is Client Service Director Denise Krause to Senior Director of Client More

Ricky Thomas Named WVBX-FM (Live 99.3) Fredericksburg PD
Ricky Thomas
Ricky Thomas
Ricky Thomas joins Alpha Media's recently launched CHR WVBX-FM (Live 99.3) in Fredericksburg, VA, as Program Director. Market Manager Beth Vickers said, "Ricky comes to us with a solid level of expertise in the CHR format and is a welcomed addition to Live 99.3. His talent on and off the air are More

Alpha Media Mourns the Loss of Chuck Edwards
Chuck Edwards, 1970 - 2019
Chuck Edwards, 1970 - 2019
Alpha Media, Biloxi - Gulfport mourns the loss of colleague Chuck Edwards who passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the age of 49. Chuck began his career on the Mississippi Gulf Coast at Surf 107-1. He later moved on to WCPR to do mornings with Robert James. That show eventually became More

Midwest to Acquire Six Outlets in Peoria from Alpha Media
Midwest Communications
Midwest Communications
Midwest Communications has agreed to acquire six radio outlets in Peoria, IL, from Alpha Media. Terms were not immediately disclosed. Included in the deal are 5kW WIRL-AM (1290), 5kW WMBD-AM (1470), 41kW WPBG-FM (93.3), 50kW WSWT-FM (106.9), 4.1kW WNGY-FM (102.3) More

Hubbard Radio Closes on Six in West Palm Beach from Alpha
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio has closed on its previously announced acquisition of six radio outlets from Alpha Media in West Palm Beach. Included in the deal were 100kW WRMF-FM (97.9), 90kW WIRK-FM (103.1), 7.5kW WMEN-AM (640), 50kW WFTL-AM (850), 100kW WEAT-FM (107.9) and More

KFOR-AM/Lincoln to Receive NAB Crystal Heritage Award
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will honor KFOR-AM/Lincoln, NE with the esteemed NAB Crystal Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 9 during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The Heritage Award recognizes radio More

Alpha Media Assists Furloughed Government Employees
Alpha Media stations in Fredericksburg, VA (WFLS, WVBX, WWUZ, and WNTX) have created a web page with listings of businesses from the Fredericksburg, Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland areas that are assisting federal workers during the government shutdown. Many businesses are coming More

iHeartMedia & FOX Announce 2019 iHM Music Awards Nominees
iHeartMedia and Fox have unveiled the nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards airing Thursday, March 14 on FOX, live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The event also will be broadcast on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on More

2018 M&A's Post Second-largest Deal Volume Since 2008
S & P Market Intelligence
S & P Market Intelligence
U.S. broadcast station mergers and acquisitions volume reached $4.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, as tracked by Kagan. The top radio deal of the fourth quarter was Hubbard Radio LLC's $88 million purchase of Alpha Media LLC. It also ranked as the second-largest radio deal of 2018, topped More

Alpha Media Closes on Sale of Six Outlets in Bluefield WV
Alpha Media
Alpha Media
Alpha Media has closed on its sale of six radio outlets in Bluefield, WV, to First Media Services. Included in the deal were 5kW WHIS-AM (1410), 1kw WKEZ-AM (1240), 100kW WHAJ-FM (104.7), 8.6kW WHQX-FM (107.7), 0.3kW WHKX-FM (106.3) and 0.3kW WKOY-FM (100.9). Alpha Media, is an Oregon-based company More

Alpha Sells Biloxi MS Cluster to TeleSouth Communications
Alpha Media has agreed to sell six radio outlets in Biloxi, MS, to TeleSouth Communications. Terms were not immediately disclosed. Included in the deal are 1kW WANG-AM (1490), 10kW WTNI-AM (1640), 50kW WCPR-FM (97.9), 4.3kW WGBL-FM (96.7), 25kw WQBB-FM (105.9) and 2.8kW WXYK-FM (107.1). TeleSouth More

Sun and Fun Media Signs Deal with Digital Sound & Video
Sun and Fun Media
Sun and Fun Media
Sun & Fun Media, a network radio company, has entered into an agreement to represent Digital Sound & Video in offering its premier radio imaging, commercial production and video production services to stations across the country via barter. Digital Sound & Video offers custom imaging More

Hubbard Radio Acquires Six in West Palm Beach from Alpha
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio has agreed to acquire six radio outlets from Alpha Media in West Palm Beach. Included in the deal are 100kW WRMF-FM (97.9), 90kW WIRK-FM (103.1), 7.5kW WMEN-AM (640), 50kW WFTL-AM (850), 100kW WEAT-FM (107.9) and 100kW WMBX-FM (102.3). The Seller, More

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