Scripps Acquires Ion Stations In Big Money Deal


The Wall Street Journal reports, Berkshire-Hathaway plans to make a $600 million investment in Scripps to help finance the purchase of closely held ION. Among the stations in this acquisition, KWPX/Seattle-Tacoma, KGPX/Spokane, KPXG/Portland, and KTRV/Boise. The deal is estimated at $2.65 Billion…Leaving Portland Alternative KNRK after 25 years, mono-monikered dj Gustav, who was with the station since launch in 1995. He was twice teamed with Daria Eliuk at the Entercom station…BULL 101.9/Boise (Emmett, Id) veteran, Rick Dunn, will add VT duties for KEGA The Eagle, Salt Lake City, using an old air name of his, Shotgun Jackson…ABC News Radio will offer 3 hours of live, anchored coverage the night of the debate, including a one-hour pre-show, followed by the debate and live post-debate analysis. Correspondent Aaron Katersky will anchor…TuneIn will offer a live audio stream of the first presidential debate of 2020 between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump via “The 2020 Election” channel experience on Tuesday, September 29 from 9-10:30pm ET.

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Jason Remington

Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, a former broadcaster at KVAC/Forks, KDFL/Sumner, KTTX/KWHI/Brenham, TX., KONP/Port Angeles, KBAM/Longview, KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. Retired from AT&T.

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