Pattison Media acquires Westman Communication radio stations in Brandon. MB


Pattison Media (PML) and Westman Communication (WCG) of Brandon, MB are pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement for PML to acquire their radio properties, Q Country 91.5 FM and 94.7 Star FM.

This acquisition will increase Pattison’s reach in Manitoba from their current stations in Winnipeg, 94.3 NOW! Radio and QX 104, to be able to super serve listeners and clients
not only in Brandon but western and south-western Manitoba.

“When Pattison approached WCG about acquiring Q Country FM and Star FM, we were
pleased by their strong history of providing local radio, supporting their communities,
and maintaining a high level of local employment,” said interim President and CEO
Bud Keys. “These are all important things to WCG, and Pattison’s values echo that. We
feel confident that these stations will be in excellent hands.”

Pattison Media President, Rod Schween states, “We are very pleased to be adding such
valuable and locally supportive properties to our 48 stations. We look forward to continuing to build this great community and supporting the initiatives that make Brandon unique ‘

The sale is subject to approval by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). The application has been submitted, and preliminary work indicates the agreement should be completed by the end of 2022 or early 2023.