The Olivet Media Group from Olivet Nazarene University, based in Bourbonnais, Illinois, announces an agreement to acquire 50,000 watt North-Central Indiana Radio Station WSHW from Kaspar Media, pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission.
Olivet owns and operates 7 radio stations throughout Illinois, Indiana and Michigan and continues to expand its Shine.FM brand with the acquisition of WSHW/Frankfort, IN (99.7) connecting their Chicago area Shine.FM signal to their Indianapolis Shine.FM signal.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to continue the broadcast legacy of the Kaspar family,” says Brian McIntyre Utter, director of the Olivet Media Group. “We anticipate great years ahead of encouraging North-Central Indiana families through the ministry of Shine.FM.”
CEO Russ Kaspar says, “I wish Olivet and Shine.FM the very best as they strive to help make ‘Stronger Families, Stronger Communities’. I am pleased WSHW/Shine.FM will present strong family values and an uplifting presence throughout the large Shine 99 region.
The Olivet Media Group is the Christian media ministry of Olivet Nazarene University. The Shine.FM network can be heard in Chicago, Indianapolis, Lansing, MI and Northwest Indiana. The Spanish network, Brilla.FM, can be heard in Kankakee, IL, Elkhart, IN and Goshen, IN. SparkHD.FM is the student training radio station available in Chicagoland on 89.7 HD 3 as well as through online streaming and mobile app.