Radio One Detroit Sells News/Talk Station to Crawford Broadcasting

Deal includes dial signal and radio tower in Romulus
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Deal includes dial signal and radio tower in Romulus

Changes are afoot for Radio One Inc.’s Detroit subsidiary.

Radio One Detroit has announced plans to sell WCHB(AM) to Crawford Broadcasting Co., Crains Detroit reports. Radio One will retain sister station WCHB(FM), which currently simulcasts the news/talk station’s content.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed; it is expected to close in 90 days. We do know that the sale includes the license as well as the radio tower in Romulus.

When the deal closes, Crains reported, “The Mildred Gaddis Show” will move to WPZR(FM) 10 a.m.–noon, and she will also provide news cut-ins on the “Mason and Coco in the Morning Show” on KISS(FM). The “Tom Joyner Morning Show” will continue to air weekday mornings on WCHB(FM). The 10 a.m. slot has not yet been filled.

Birmingham-based Crawford declined to comment, according to the article.

Read the full article at Crains Detroit.