Beasley Acquires Greater Media

Bob Nelson
Wed Jul 20 08:52:40 EDT 2016

WMJX's HD2 signal continues to pump out Christmas music year round (like
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Carpenters). Maybe this will
change when the Beasley suits show up.

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:33 PM, Ted Larsen <> wrote:

> Did any of you know that George Beasley was a high school
> principal....<From the Beasley site>....Our Company was founded in 1961
> when George G. Beasley, at the time a high school principal, was awarded an
> FCC license to build his first radio station, WPYB-AM, a daytime-only 500
> watt signal, in Benson, North Carolina.
> Interesting reading.
> On 7/19/2016 10:19:37 PM, Mark Watson <> wrote:
> Radio Insight reports that Greater Media is exiting the radio business.
> Beasley Broadcasting is acquiring all 21 of Greater Media's stations for
> $240 million. Beasley already owns one station in the Boston market, WRCA.
> They will add WMJX, WROR, WKLB, WBOS and WBQT to their Boston roster.
> Mark Watson

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