Mapleton Communications to acquire Salisbury Broadcasting’s KWWV-FM and KXTY-FM

Mapleton Communications, LLC announces the aquisition of two stations in Sal Luis Obispo and Morro Bay, CA markets. Both KWWV-FM and KXTY-FM are being sold by Salisbury Broadcasting in San Luis Obispo, CA

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Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2006

Mapleton Communications, one of the fastest growing radio operators in California, has announced the acquisition of KWWV-FM licensed to San Luis Obispo and KXTY-FM licensed to Morro, Bay, CA. KWWV-FM and KXTY-FM are being sold by Salisbury Broadcasting, Inc., to the Los Angeles based Mapleton Communications which already operates KXTZ-FM, KXDZ-FM, KYNS-AM and KPYG-FM in the San Luis Obispo market.

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to expand our presence in the San Luis Obispo community with the acquisition of KWWV-FM and KXTY-FM,” said Adam Nathanson, President and CEO of Mapleton Communications.

“We have enjoyed good success building value in these stations and franchises. The Central Coast is a vibrant and robust business community, and I am confident that Mapleton Communications will enjoy important, future opportunities with the stations,” commented Charles H. Salisbury, President of Salisbury Broadcasting.

The acquisition is subject to FCC approval and expected to close in the 4th quarter.

About Mapleton Communications

Mapleton Communications, LLC owns and operates 25 radio stations in California and Oregon. Mapleton Communications serves the following markets: San Francisco, Monterey-Santa Cruz-Salinas, Merced, San Luis Obispo, Tulare-Visalia-Hanford and Medford, Oregon. Also, pending FCC approval, Mapleton has recently announced an acquisition of ten (10) radio stations in Chico and Redding, California from Regent Broadcasting.

For more information on Mapleton Communications, go to http://www.mapletoncomm.com

For More Information:

Charles H. Salisbury, President    

Salisbury Broadcasting

Tel 805-781-2750

Adam Nathanson, President and CEO        

Mapleton Communications

Tel 310-209-7253

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