The Anti-Clear Channel Factor

That's Saul Levine, the owner of "K-Mozart" in LA who has resisted (apparently easily) the fat cat money of large radio consolidators. He refuses to sell his station because he loves classical music and wants to keep it on the air. Now Levine has a deal to operate KKJZ (88.1) for licensee Cal State Long Beach and "nervous nellies" think he's going to water down the classic jazz format with smooth jazz. He says not. And what more do you need from an anti-consolidation hero but his word. The likes of these owners who really, really love radio is rarer than an uncooked steak at a Texas barbecue. Jee Lee, owner of WBEB-FM, Philadelphia&hellip