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The Essentials

Company Name: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.
Address: 5520 East 75th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2610
Address: 3371 Cleveland Road Extended, South Bend, IN 46628-9780
Phone: 317.594.0600
Phone: 574.273.9300
Web Presence: http://www.artisticradio.com
Notes: Also known as Broadcast Management, Inc., and University Broadcasting

Corporate Personnel

President: Arthur Angotti III
Comptroller: George Callas
Executive Vice President/COO: Bob Ford (From GM at WLFI-TV in Lafayette)

Stations Owned

WAZY-FM
WBPE-FM (nee WLFF, WEZV)
(Purchased in July 1998 for $1.8 million from Bomar Broadcasting Company.)
WBTU-FM
(Purchased for $5 million from 62nd Street Broadcasting)
(Sold in January 2007 for $3.8 million to Fort Wayne Radio Corp. The sale included sister station WSHY)
WBWB-FM
WDND(AM) (nee WJVA)
(Purchased in October 1999 for $750,000 from Times Communications, Inc.. The sale included sister WHLY)
WHCC-FM
WHLY(AM)
(Purchased in October 1999 for $750,000 from Times Communications, Inc.. The sale included sister WJVA)
(Sold)
WNDV-FM (nee WNDU-FM)
(Sold in October 2014 for $3.5 million, along with WSMM-FM and WSSM-FM to Sound Management, LLC)
WPNT(AM) (nee WNDU(AM))
(WPNT(AM) and WNDV-FM both purchased in September 1998 for $6.275 million from
Michiana Telecasting Corp.)
WSHY(AM) (nee WAZY(AM) and WCFY(AM))
(Purchased in May 1998 from First Assembly of God)
WSHY-FM (nee WSHI)
(Purchased in June 2004 for $2.61 million from Jammin' Broadcasting.)
(Sold in January 2007 for $3.8 million to Fort Wayne Radio Corp. The sale included sister station WBTU)
WSMM-FM (nee WGTC)
(Purchased in March 2002 for $1.5 million from Summit Radio, Inc.)
(Sold in October 2014 for $3.5 million, along with WNDV-FM and WSSM-FM to Sound Management, LLC)
WSSM-FM (nee WZOW)
(Purchased in 2002 for $925,000 from Van Hawke-Johnson Communications.)
(Sold in October 2014 for $3.5 million, along with WNDV-FM and WSMM-FM to Sound Management, LLC)
WYCM-FM (nee WGBD)

For Further Reading...

Horgan, Sean. "Local media firm buys Lafayette radio station." The Indianapolis Star 9 July 1998. Page C01.
Redding, Alesia. "WNDU's radio stations find buyer". The South Bend Tribune. 28 August 1998. Page B5.
"WNDU Radio Sold, becomes WNDV". The South Bend Tribune. 19 November 1998. Page C6.
"Changing Hands." Broadcasting & Cable. October 25, 1999. Page 87.
"Shine to sell oldies station." The (Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel. March 3, 2003. Page 3A.
"Shine Broadcasting parting with WSHI." The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette. March 5, 2003. Page 7B.
Hendrix, Matt. "Artistic Media nabs 14th station." Indianapolis Business Journal March 17, 2003. 7.


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