Seven Mountains Media is the buyer of WNKI-FM, WNGZ-FM, WPGI-FM, WWLZ-AM and WRCE-AM in Elmira, N.Y., and WPIG-FM and WHDL-AM in Olean, N.Y. from Community Broadcasters. Seven Mountains is led by Kristin Cantrell. No price was announced.
This purchase will give 7 Mountains Media a total of 38 stations in Pennsylvania and upstate New York. Former WBEB General Manager Jim Loftus was hired as the COO of Seven Mountains back in October of 2018.
Michael Bergner of Bergner & Co. was the broker for buyer Seven Mountains. George Reed of Media Services represented Community Broadcasters.