Manhattan, KS – October 14, 2016
Manhattan Broadcasting Company and Rocking M Media announced today their formal filing with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of KLBS-FM 102.5 from Rocking M Media to Manhattan Broadcasting Company.
Rocking M had previously announce the agreement to acquire KBLS-FM from Alpha Media as part of a five station agreement on Wednesday, October 12th.
Rocking M Media President, Christopher Miller commented on the announcement, “We are excited as part of our acquisition process to help bring ownership of KBLS-FM to a great locally focused group in Manhattan Broadcasting Company. Like Rocking M Media, Manhattan Broadcasting is a company committed to Kansas radio excellence and ownership.”
Manhattan Broadcasting VP and General Manager, Corey Reeves added, “What a fantastic opportunity to bring the KBLS-FM signal, once owner by the Vanier family, back home to Manhattan. Adding KBLS to the Manhattan Broadcasting family of stations will allow us to even better serve and promote the local communities and businesses in Manhattan, Junction City, and the surrounding area by adding a heritage signal with an established audience that further broadens the MBC coverage area.”
About Rocking M Media, LLC
in 2007 the Miller family established what has become known and Rocking M Media, LLC (RMM) as a business development company. The RMM group of 24 radio stations covers all of Central and Western Kansas and parts of Nebraska, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
About Manhattan Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Manhattan Broadcasting Company operates 4 stations in the greater Manhattan, KS area and has been in operation since July of 1949. The MBC group includes NewsRadio KMAN at 1350am and 93.3 and 93.7fm, Real Rock 101.5 K-Rock, Hit Country B104.7, and #1 Hit Music Station Z96.3.