Salem buying WMKI 1260

Bob Nelson
Fri Jun 5 10:51:56 EDT 2015

Don't know but Mark of BRW brought up good point--they could put Christian
teaching on 1260 and make 590 The Answer. Remember the days of a strong 590
signal for news then sports? For that matter, WEEI did pretty well on
850...(yeah, that was _then_) despite now getting horrible ratings
running ESPN there.

On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:31 AM, Kevin Vahey <> wrote:

> $500K for 1260?  I am curious if Bob Bittner had a chance to kick the
> tires for that price.
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 9:10 AM, Bob Nelson <> wrote:
>> Salem Media is buying WMKI 1260 as well as a station in Dallas. There is
>> already speculation they may change to conservative talk as the Answer, as
>> they just did in Pittsburgh (with the usual
>> roster of Bennett, Gallagher, Praeger, Hewitt, Medved--in Pittsburgh they
>> do have one local-to-them
>> talker, Rose Tennant). But would they? It didn't work out for them on 1150
>> here. The signal's
>> halfway decent for some; would it make money or just be a place for them
>> to
>> spread their political
>> agenda?
>> And...would they take Rush? If they can afford him. WRKO and WMEX can't...

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