Mapleton Communications

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Mapleton Communications (MC) is a media company. It was formed in May 2001 to acquire and operate radio stations in mid-sized markets in the western United States. Mapleton owns and operates 41 radio stations (11 AM and 30 FM) in California, Oregon and Washington State.

History[edit]

The Nathanson family roots in radio go back to advertising executive Don Paul Nathanson, who first published Radio Showmanship Magazine in 1940. DP Nathanson bought his first radio station in 1952 along with Burt Harris (KTWO) in Casper, Wyoming. D.P. Nathanson was the founder of Grey North Advertising and Vice-Chairman of Grey Advertising before his death in 1980. Current CEO/President is Jim Shea, formerly with Clear Channel and others.

List of Mapleton Stations[edit]

ALEXANDRIA

  • KEZP 104.3 Christian Adult Contemporary
  • KLAA 103.5 Louisiana Country
  • KEDG 106.9 Adult Contemporary
  • KBKK 105.5 Classic Country

REDDING

  • KQMS 1400 News Talk
  • KSHA 104.3 AC
  • KQMS 99.3 News Talk
  • KRRX 106.1 Rock
  • KNRO 1670 Sports
  • KRDG 105.3 Classic Hits
  • KNNN 87.7 Traditional Country

CHICO

  • KFMF 93.9 Rock
  • KALF 95.7 New Country
  • KQPT 107.5/107.9 Hot AC
  • KZAP 96.7 Classic Hits

MEDFORD

MERCED

  • KBRE-FM 92.5 Active Rock
  • KABX-FM 97.5 Adult Contemporary
  • KLOQ-FM 98.7 Spanish
  • KGAM-FM 106.3 Country
  • KYOS 1480 News/Talk
  • KTIQ 1660 Religious

MONTEREY-SALINAS-SANTA CRUZ

SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-SAN JOSE

  • KSFN 1510 Chinese (Mandarin)

SAN LUIS OBISPO

SPOKANE

VISALIA

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