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Connoisseur Media Enters Agreement With Seven Mountains Media

Seven Mountains Media is proud to announce the acquisition of Connoisseur Media’s Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania’s stations 93.5 WSBG and 840 WVPO. In less than 5 years, Seven Mountains Media has acquired 41 signals serving seven markets in Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York State. Owner and CEO Kristin Cantrell, is delighted with the rapid…
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Patrick Mendonca Named Connoisseur Media Of Maryland’s Digital Sales Manager

Westport, CT – July 26, 2019 — Patrick Mendonca has been named Connoisseur Media of Maryland’s Digital Sales Manager. On May 20th, 2019, Connoisseur Media acquired the Frederick Maryland station from iHeartMedia. Shortly after, Patrick was promoted to Digital Sales Manager. Patrick Mendonca is a tenured member of the team and has served in several…
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Jeffrey D. Warshaw leads buyout of Perot’s interest in Connoisseur Media

Westport, CT – July 16, 2019 — Connoisseur Media has just completed a management buyout in which members of management will now own substantially all of the company. This was the culmination of a series of strategic moves in which the company has also recently closed on transactions that added to its Connecticut holdings and…
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Connoisseur Media Sells Stations to Desert Mountain Broadcasting

BILLINGS, MT – May 7, 2019 –   Connoisseur Media and Desert Mountain Broadcasting have announced the signing of an Asset Purchase Agreement where Desert Mountain Broadcasting will acquire Connoisseur Media Billings assets, which includes: KPLN-FM, KWMY-FM, KRZN-FM, KRKX-FM, KYYA-AM and KBLG-AM. “This journey began almost fourteen years ago when Jeff Warshaw and CFO Mike Driscoll…
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Connoisseur Media Connecticut Announced Commitment To Localism

WESTPORT, CT – May 3, 2019 – With an agreement to operate WEBE 108 FM and 600 WICC AM effective May 1st, Connoisseur Media announced staffing changes in an effort to have a stronger impact and connection to the Fairfield County community. Melissa Sheketoff, who grew up in Southern Connecticut, joins Tony Reno for the…
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Cash Catch For Businesses Using Local Radio

The February issue of Radio Ink magazine highlights how Radio wins the day when it comes to local business. In Stratford, Connecticut local marina owner Scott “Tuna” Mitchell wanted to reach a very specific type of customer. … we don’t want people from all over the world, we want people in our own backyard. We…
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Connoisseur Media Exchanges Stations With Cumulus Media

Westport, CT – April 15, 2019 –4:00PM EST Connoisseur Media announced today that it has executed an asset exchange agreement with Cumulus Media Inc. whereby Connoisseur Media will acquire two stations in Southern Connecticut in exchange for four stations in and around Allentown, Pennsylvania. The stations being acquired by Connoisseur Media are licensed to Westport…
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iHeartMedia Station Exchange

On March 27th, 2019 iHeartMedia and the Aloha Trust announced a strategic station exchange with Connoisseur Media across two U.S. markets. Under the agreement, iHeartMedia will acquire six radio stations from Connoisseur Media in Erie, Pennsylvania and one in Mina, New York and Connoisseur Media will acquire two stations from the Aloha Trust in Frederick,…
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Spin Radio Frost Fest

The State Theatre in Easton came alive on January 13th with Spin Radio 107.1’s Frost Fest! Spin listeners enjoyed a night of great music from Indie-Rock band “lovelytheband” and Ska-Punk/Reggae-Rock band “Sublime with Rome.” (more…)
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Long Island Listeners Help Families in Need at Community Food Drives

WALK 97.5 hosted its 17th Annual Thanks For Giving Food Drive, an all-day broadcast which benefits Long Island Cares. The drive produced over twenty-two thousand pounds of food for Long Islanders who may not be able to put food on their dinner table. 103.1 MAX FM and 94.3 The Shark teamed up to host a…
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