July 29, 2013


Deal with Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters - CLOSED

In a transaction which closed today, KYZZ(FM) – Salinas, California was sold by Buckley Communications, Inc to Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters, Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

KYZZ(FM), a Class A station, currently operates in the All-Sports Format as an ESPN affiliate on 97.9mHz with 2.9kw at an antenna height of 479 feet.

The company owns KIDD(AM) and KWAV (FM) in Monterey-Salinas as well as 7 other stations in California. Buckley will continue the ESPN affiliation on KIDD AM 630.

Kathy Baker, Buckley Executive Vice President said that this transaction filled a strategic need for both parties.

Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters also owns KKGO(FM) and KMZT(AM) in the Los Angeles marketplace and is headed by Saul Levine, President.

Dick Foreman of Richard A. Foreman Associates, Inc., initiated the transaction and served as the exclusive broker in the negotiations.