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October 19, 2022 4:44 pm  #1

Cliff Dumas Led Group Acquires Frontier Media

Cliff Dumas Led Group Acquires Frontier Media
byLance VentaOctober 19, 2022
BTC USA Holdings Management, Inc., a company led by KUZZ Bakersfield morning host Cliff Dumas will acquire Richard and Sharon Burns’ Frontier Media LLC’s stations in Texarkana AR/TX and Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka AK in a series of deals valued at $1.3 million.The first deal will see BTC purchase the Texarkana Radio Licenses LLC cluster for $420,000.

  • Country “Hot FM” 101.7 KBYB Hope AR/99.3 K257FY Texarkana AR and 105.1 KTTY New Boston TX
  • News/Talk 107.1 KTFS-FM Texarkana AR
  • Classic Country “Real Country 98.7” K254AS Texarkana/KTFS-HD3
  • Classic Hits “Hits 105” 105.5 K288FI Texarkana/KTFS-HD2
  • Sports “The Fan 107.9” 740 KCMC/107.9 K330DW Texarkana TX
  • Gospel “KOTY Gospel” 940 KTFS/105.9 K290CP Texarkana TX

An additional Texarkana station will come from co-owned Jo-Al Broadcasting’s Adult R&B 104.7 KTOY Texarkana AR for $60,000.In Alaska, the deal includes stations from two licensees. The company will acquire Alaska Broadcast Communications Inc. for $400,000 and Juneau Alaska Communications, LLC for $420,000.The Alaskan stations involved in the deal are:Juneau

  • Country “Taku 105” 105.1 KTKU Juneau
  • Hot AC “Mix 106” 106.3 KSUP Juneau
  • Sports “Hawk 107.9” K300AB Juneau/KSUP-HD2
  • News/Talk 630 KJNO/97.5 K248DQ Juneau
  • Full Service Oldies 800 KINY/94.9 K235DA/103.5 K278GE Juneau and additional translators 103.9 K280DX Angoon, 103.7 K279AF Haines, 103.9 K280ED Hoonah, 103.5 K278GE Kake and 104.7 K284AM Skagway
  • Classic Hits “93.3/1330 KXJ” KXXJ/K227DP Juneau


  • Gateway Country” 106.7 KGTW Ketchikan/98.3 K252EJ Wrangell/99.5 K258AD Craig
  • Talk/Hot AC 930 KTKN/93.3 K227DQ/97.5 K248AI Ketchikan


  • Hot AC “Mix 103” 103.1 KSBZ Sitka
  • Full Service Classic Hits 1230 KIFW/102.3 K272FV Sitka

Dumas will own 80 percent of the new company through his Broadcast 2 Podcast Inc. with the Bryan Woodruff led Local First Media Group holding the other 20 percent. In addition to hosting mornings at KUZZ, Dumas hosted a syndicated morning show with the seller’s Sharon Burns and is a co-founder and Chief Content Officer of Pattison Media’s Everything Podcasts. He has also hosted mornings at KRST Albuquerque and spent a decade at KSON San Diego. Dumas is a member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame for hosting mornings at KHAM Hamilton and CISS-FM Toronto, was the voice of CMT Canada and the Canadian Country Music Awards, and produced and hosted many Canadian Country music specials.