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Stephens Media Group Closes on Buy of 37 Outlets from Mapleton


Stephens Media Group
Stephens Media Group

Stephens Media Group has closed on its previously announced acquisition of thirty-seven stations from Mapleton Communications in Medford, OR; Merced, Monterey and Redding, CA and Spokane, WA, as well as Alexandria and Monroe, LA. Mapleton Communications is a California-based company headed by Jim Shea. It also owned KSFN-AM in San Francisco and stations in Chico, CA which were transferred to Bustos Media.

Stephens Media Group, is an Oklahoma-based company headed by David Stephens. It also owns stations in Tulsa and Ardmore, OK; Watertown, Ogdensburg, Massena and Rochester, NY; Yakima and the Tri-Cities, WA.

"These seven markets fit nicely within our company," said Stephens Media Group owner David Stephens. "This acquisition doubles our size, and I couldn't be more pleased."

Stephens Media Group will acquire the following from Mapleton:

Medford Stations

  • KCMX-AM operates at 880 kHz, with 1.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
  • KTMT-AM operates at 580 kHz, with 1.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
  • KAKT-FM operates at 105.1 MHz, with 52.0 kW at 545' HAAT.
  • KCMX-FM operates at 101.9 MHz, with 42.0 kW at 1,470' HAAT.
  • KTMT-FM operates at 93.7 MHz, with 31.0 kW at 3,215' HAAT.
  • KBOY-FM operates at 95.7 MHz, with 60.0 kW at 981' HAAT.
Merced Stations
  • KYOS-AM operates at 1480 kHz, with 5.0 kW day and 5.0 kW night.
  • KBRE-AM operates at 1660 kHz, with 10.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
  • KABX-FM operates at 97.5 MHz, with 8.8 kW at 1,161' HAAT.
  • KHTN-FM operates at 104.7 MHz, with 1.9 kW at 2,080' HAAT.
  • KLOQ-FM operates at 98.7 MHz, with 6.0 kW at 299' HAAT.
  • KUBB-FM operates at 96.3 MHz, with 1.9 kW at 2,064' HAAT.
Monterey Stations
  • KCDU-FM operates at 101.7 MHz, with 2.3 kW at 528' HAAT.
  • KHIP-FM operates at 104.3 MHz, with 2.6 kW at 509' HAAT.
  • KKHK-FM operates at 95.5 MHz, with 1.7 kW at 630' HAAT.
  • KPIG-FM operates at 107.5 MHz, with 5.4 kW at 338' HAAT.
  • KWAV-FM operates at 96.9 MHz, with 18.0 kW at 2,451' HAAT.
Redding Stations
  • KNRO-AM operates at 1400 kHz, with 1.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
  • KQMS-AM operates at 1670 kHz, with 10.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
  • KWLZ-FM operates at 99.3 MHz, with 1.6 kW at 1,526' HAAT.
  • KRDG-FM operates at 105.3 MHz, with 28.0 kW at 1,243' HAAT.
  • KRRX-FM operates at 106.1 MHz, with 100.0 kW at 1,969' HAAT.
  • KSHA-FM operates at 104.3 MHz, with 100.0 kW at 1,558' HAAT.
  • KALF-FM operates at 95.7 MHz, with 7.0 kW at 1,266' HAAT.
Spokane Stations
  • KGA-AM operates at 1510 kHz, with 50.0 kW day and 15.0 kW night.
  • KJRB-FM operates at 790 kHz, with 5.0 kW day and 3.8 kW night.
  • KZBD-AM operates at 105.7 MHz, with 100.0 kW day and 1,910' HAAT.
  • KEYF-FM operates at 101.1 MHz, with 100.0 kW at 1,608' HAAT.
  • KDRK-FM operates at 93.7 MHz, with 64.0 kW at 2,425' HAAT.
  • KBBD-FM operates at 103.9 MHz, with 34.0 kW at 1,493' HAAT.
Alexandria Stations
  • KBKK-FM operates at 105.5 MHz, with 6.0 kW at 318' HAAT.
  • KEZP-FM operates at 104.3 MHz, with 19.2 kW at 374' HAAT.
  • KLAA-FM operates at 103.5 MHz, with 50.0 kW at 476' HAAT.
Monroe Stations
  • KMYY-FM operates at 92.3 MHz, with 25.0 kW at 310' HAAT.
  • KNNW-FM operates at 103.1 MHz, with 25.0 kW at 328' HAAT.
  • KXRR-FM operates at 106.1 MHz, with 100.0 kW at 1,017' HAAT.
  • KZRZ-FM operates at 98.3 MHz, with 50.0 kW at 492' HAAT.
Kalil & Co., Inc. brokered this transaction.

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