Newcap sells two Winnipeg Radio stations for $5.5 million

Newcap, owners of 81 radio stations across Canada, has announced it will sell its two radio stations in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Dufferin Communications Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Evanov Radio Group.

Evanov will pick up CKJS AM and CHNK FM for $5.5 million.

Winnipeg’s Hank FM becomes K-Rock

Yesterday at 6 a.m., Winnipeg’s country music station Hank FM, at 100.7 on the dial, became K-Rock 100.7.

Playlist on the new station includes classic rock (Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Neil Young, and Van Halen); Blues (John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and Eric Clapton); and stuff in between (Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Steve Earle).