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Industry News Bits 3-14-18

Salem is purchasing KZTS/Little Rock (101.1) from from seller George Flinn for $1.1 mil. The current format is mainstream hip hop.  It’s not clear what format direction Salem will take its new station. Salem already owns Christian teaching KDIS/Little Rock (Faith Talk 99.5), CCM KKSP/Little Rock (93.3 the Fish), and Conservative talk KHTE/Little Rock (96.5 the Answer). 

KZTS is a Class A licensed to Cammack Village.

Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart expands the Sonlife Radio Network with the purchase of WGSG/Mayo, FL. It’s a Class A FM programming southern gospel at 89.5. Seller is True Concepts of Levy County, price is $175k. 

KAXL/Bakersfield has sold out 4 theaters for the showing of the new movie “I Can Only Imagine” this Friday. The response has been so big, the theater even bumped “Tomb Raider” out of one theater (on its opening weekend)!

Watch the movie trailer here. 

And be sure to check out KeepTheFaiths David Sams podcast (featuring Grammy-award winning recording artist Amy Grant, MercyMe’s Bart Millard and acclaimed actor Dennis Quaid) on “I Can Only Imagine” here. 

Spring Sharathons this week at KLRC/Fayetteville, WFCM/Nashville (Moody Radio), WHGG/Johnson City (Love FM) to name a few… Be sure to sure your stations Sharathon pics by sending them to ted@hisair.net.

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