Big Horn’s Burkavage Owner Tweak Yields FCC Consent Decree


In July 2017, a Class C Active Rock station that is home to the syndicated Bubba the Love Sponge morning show and the Sat Bisla-hosted Passport Approved new music program was acquired by a company led by an individual who served as GM for the FM and its three siblings before retiring in 2015.

Today, the station bears new call letters, and that company now involves another husband-and-wife partnership. However, that change of control in Big Horn Media had some issues. Now, the FCC Media Bureau’s Audio Division has negotiated a consent decree and civil penalty that resolves those concerns.

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