L & L Broadcasting To Purchase Six Stations In Jackson, MS From YMF Media
July 15, 2013
L & L Broadcasting of Portland, OR announces a definitive agreement to purchase six radio stations in Jackson, MS owned by YMF Media, LLC. The stations are WKXI-FM, WJMI-FM, WRKS-FM, WJNT-AM, WOAD-AM and WJQS-AM.
Larry Wilson, Chairman of Alpha Broadcasting and L & L Broadcasting, will add the Jackson cluster to the current 24 stations under the L & L Broadcasting umbrella bringing the total to 30 stations owned by L & L. On July 1, L & L sold six stations that it acquired from Triad Broadcasting in May. Commenting on the acquisition, Wilson said, "The YMF Media cluster in Jackson will be a great addition to our Mississippi footprint. As the state capital, Jackson is an energetic and thriving city with endless opportunities for growth. We’re excited to bring these heritage stations into the L & L family. "
"We are proud of our 13 year relationship with these great stations and committed staff. Under the leadership of L & L Broadcasting, the stations will continue their outstanding service to Jackson and its communities," said YMF Media President/COO Charles M. Warfield, Jr.
Effective immediately and pending FCC approval, the YMF stations will be operated by L & L pursuant to a local marketing agreement.