Saga Communications Expands in Florida

Michigan-based Saga Communications, Inc. announced early this week that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of WOGK(FM), WNDT(FM), WNDD(FM) and WNDN(FM) from Ocala Broadcasting Corporation, LLC. All the stations serve the Gainesville-Ocala, Florida radio market.

Ed Christian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saga Communications, said, “A number of years ago we let the Dix family know that these stations would be a great fit for Saga. It’s not often you get the opportunity to buy stations from the 5th generation of the founding family. We see a lot of opportunity with these stations and these markets. We are pleased that the family has decided to entrust Saga with continuing their long-standing heritage of serving the Gainesville-Ocala region with market leading WOGK (K-Country 93.7) and the WIND classic rock trimulcast. Saga intends to continue building its business in radio by identifying and acquiring middle market stations in dynamic communities.”

Saga is a broadcasting company whose business is devoted to acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. Saga owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets, including 75 FM and 33 AM radio stations and 75 metro signals.

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