August 31, 2009
Media Services Group, the nation’s leading media brokerage firm, has been retained by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc. to offer for sale WBNI-FM, WCKZ-FM, and FM translator station W204BF.
Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group is serving as the exclusive broker representing the seller.
WBNI-FM, licensed to Roanoke, IN is a class A commercial station operating with 3.4 kW at 94.1 MHz. The station is presently programming a classical music format.
WCKZ-FM, licensed to Orland, IN is a class A non-commercial station operating with 2kW at 91.3 MHz. The station is currently simulcasting the programming of WBNI-FM.
W204BF, licensed to Ft. Wayne, IN is a non-commercial FM translator station operating with .01 kW at 88.7 MHz. The station is currently simulcasting the programming of WBNI-FM.
The price for all three stations is $2,500,000.
About Media Services Group
Media Services Group was founded in 1990 and has grown into one of the most successful media brokerage firms in the past decade. The firm offers brokerage, restructuring consultation, asset management, valuation and investment banking services to the broadcast and new media industries from offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit www.MediaServicesGroup.com.
About Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc.
The mission of Northeast Indiana Public Radio is to engage our community with content that enriches the human experience.
Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc. is the licensee for WBOI, WBNI, WCKZ, and W204BF. NIPR., Inc., is a 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1), and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) non-profit, charitable organization governed by an 18 member board of trustees. Additional guidance is provided by a 24 member community advisory board. NIPR, Inc. employs a staff of 11, complemented by more than 50 regularly scheduled area volunteers who assist with on-air operations and off-air support.
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Robert L. Heymann Jr.
Media Services Group