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Salt City Communications, LLC

Our Mission: To serve the Central New York African American community through the ownership and operation of broadcast and broadband media.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Syracuse, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 1

Company Summary

Salt City Communications, LLC is a media company dedicated to providing news, information and entertainment to our listeners and developing business opportunities for our business customers. For Syracuse this is important because we target an African-American population that does not have a full time FM radio service. African Americans are 25% of the Syracuse population. Customers also include Hispanic and other under-served customers.

Team

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    Donovan A. Welsh
    Senior Vice President

    Donovan A. Welsh is a 26 year broadcast veteran in New York, the #1 marketplace in the country. A graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Donovan went on to earn his masters degree in Telecommunications Management from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Currently Donovan is with WFAN, CBS Radio in New York City.

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    Merrill B. Charles III
    President

    Merrill B. Charles is a 30-year broadcast veteran and was most recently the Program Director of Clear Channel radio stations WWHT and WPHR in Syracuse, New York. Before joining Clear Channel, Mr. Charles was President of his own media company that owned and operated three radio stations in Central New York. He is currently an assistant professor at Morrisville State College.

Advisors

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    David Honig
    President, MMTC Media Brokers
    Unconfirmed
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    Erwin Krasnow
    Attorney
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Roosevelt Bouie
    Unconfirmed
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    Locksley Spencer
    Unconfirmed
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    BSB Bank & Trust
    Unconfirmed