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Gay Radio KNGY Energy 92.7, Fails in San Francisco

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greg_fernand  o_morning_showSan Francisco’s gay-oriented radio station has been sold after five years of broadcasting, the reported.

KNGY, Energy 92.7, owned by Flying Bear Media, was sold in August for a reported $6.5 million to Golden State Broadcasting, according to rbr.com, a website devoted to radio and television business news.

New owner GSB took control of the station on Thursday evening and dismissed the staff of about 35, the paper reported. The new station is called “the Rev FM,” as in revolution. The purchase transformed KNGY from a high-energy dance station to KREV, a mainstream Top 40 broadcaster.

KNGY employed openly gay ’s, supported causes, and relied heavily on advertisers looking to reach the gay community.

“The station lasted five years,” Jason Dahlstedt, producer of KNGY’s Fernand o and Greg in the Morning show, told the paper. “When it launched, everybody said it wouldn’t make it past a year.”

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Crazy! Why stop and go for a boring radio station?
    I’ll miss energy92.7 like crazy.
    This is such a bad desicion. Horrible.
    Guess moving back to The netherlands will not be too bad after all, not that all the fun music is off the air…

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