Backyard Broadcasting

Backyard Broadcasting  (Website) owns and operates about 30 radio small market radio stations, mostly in the Midwestern United Stations.  The company is located in Jacksonville, Florida.


Backyard Broadcasting was formed in 2002 (talk about arriving late to the party), and has been buying up radio stations in small markets.

Major Stations – top 25 markets

None of the stations owned by Backyard Broadcasting are in major markets.  For a complete list of stations, follow this link.   Their stations are located in Indiana, New York, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and South Dakota.


Backyard Broadcasting is owned by two venture capital firms: Boston Ventures Management and Pacific Corporate Group.


Barry Drake operates Backyard Broadcasting.    Prior to joining Backyard, Barry Drake had headed the Radio Division of Sinclair Broadcasting.

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