In this week’s issue… Audacy restructures some properties, but why? – Remembering WBZ’s Shields, WNBC’s Belzer – Sports hosts say farewell – WNYC takes away “Takeaway” – One NY AM sells, another goes dark – TVA makes cuts
By SCOTT FYBUSH
*One of the region’s biggest broadcasters is moving some of its assets into a new subsidiary – and while that may not sound like big news by itself, it’s prompting some serious speculation about what might be next for one big license and several major tower sites.
Audacy Atlas will also take ownership of many (but not all) of the tower sites the company still owns, including at least five in NERW-land: the three-tower site of WEEI (850 Boston) in Needham, the six-tower site in Hamburg shared by Buffalo’s WGR (550) and WWKB (1520), the WLKK (107.7 Wethersfield) tower between Buffalo and Rochester, the tower of WBEE (92.5 Rochester) in suburban Penfield, and the two-tower site of Hartford’s WTIC (1080).
Why those stations and those sites? Audacy isn’t saying anything publicly, but here’s what it looks like to us, in our subscriber-only section…
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