According to a story in New Rochelle’s Daily Voice, Westchester, New York station WVOX-AM has gone out of business 16 months after the passing of owner William O’Shaughnessy, who served as president of Whitney Radio. The station ceased broadcasting on September 7. In July, O’Shaughnessy’s family sold WVIP-FM, New Rochelle to religious broadcaster Hope Media Group for $8.15 million. Read the Daily Voice story here.
Several publications, including trade RBR/TVBR, are reporting that the family of the late William O’Shaughnessy is selling WVIP-FM, New Rochelle, New York, owned by O’Shaughnessy’s Hudson-Westchester Radio, Inc to religious broadcaster Hope Media Group for $8.15 million. WVIP-FM has been airing programming brokered to Caribbean broadcasters. The O’Shaughnessy family still owns the company’s other station – news/talk WVOX-AM. O’Shaughnessy died in May of 2022 at the age of 84.