Radio / Television News

Stingray makes play for CHOO-FM from Golden West


MONTREAL – Stingray subsidiary Stingray Radio is buying CHOO-FM in Drumheller, AB from Golden West Broadcasting.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.The AC station is branded as 99.5 Drum FM.  The transaction is scheduled to close in mid-2019 pending CRTC approval.“The acquisition of CHOO-FM offers an excellent opportunity for Stingray to add an FM station in Drumheller that will perfectly complement our Real Country-branded CKDQ-AM,” said Stingray’s radio operations president Ian Lurie, in the news release.  “The stations, under one ownership, can now focus on best serving listeners and clients in a small market environment where resources are...