April 3, 2004
ALL COMEDY RADIO inks a deal to purchase KCKN-AM from CARTER BROADCAST GROUP and will flip the station to its all-Comedy feed from Sports as of THURSDAY (APRIL FOOL'S DAY). ELLOITT THREATT, a Partner in the station's new ownership entity KCKN, LLC has been named GM of the station.
At the same time, CARTER has purchased a "substantial interest" in Urban AC/Jazz KSJM (HOT 107.9 JAMZ)/WICHITA from SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP. The parties will co-own the station as CARTER SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP. BARKER CAPITAL, LLC advised CARTER and GEORGE R. REED of MEDIA SERVICES GROUP represented SHERMAN in the transaction.