Posted by MW on April 12, 2013 at 18:54:08:
In a deal yet to be filed with the FCC, MID-WEST FAMILY BROADCASTING is buying MAVERICK MEDIA, LLC's EAU CLAIRE, WI and ROCKFORD, IL clusters for an undisclosed price plus an LMA to begin in "several weeks." The stations include Talk WAYY-A, Sports WEAQ-A (ESPN 1150), Classic Rock WECL (92.9 THE BIG CHEESE), Hot AC WIAL (I-94), Adult Hits WDRK (99.9 BOB FM), and Country WAXX/EAU CLAIRE and Comedy WNTA-A (FUNNY 1330), Talk W263BJ-WXRX-HD2 (100.5 NTA), Active Rock WXRX (THE X), Adult Hits WRTB (95.3 BOB FM), and AC WGFB (B 103)/ROCKFORD.
“We have wanted to grow our company for some time and want to bring the ideals of ‘locally-owned radio’ back to these two cities,” said MID-WEST FAMILY BROADCASTING President TOM WALKER. “The stations in both EAU CLAIRE and ROCKFORD will continue serving their local markets with the quality programming MID-WEST FAMILY brings to all its stations.”
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