Who owns local media? #BCSTX Media Guide: Print, Radio, Digital, TV + More

American Classifieds of Bryan

Thrifty Nickel, home of American Classifieds, is distributed free every Thursday in to hundreds of locations within an 80 mile radius of Bryan-College Station.

Website: AmericanClassifiedsBryan.com

Ownership: Candace Hollis, Bryan, TX and Patricia Niles, Caldwell, TX

The Battalion

The Battalion is printed on Thursdays and updated online throughout the week. The weekly paper and quarterly Maroon Life magazines are distributed on campus and at businesses throughout College Station.

Website: TheBatt.com

Ownership: Texas A&M University

Brazos Reporter

Brazos Reporter is a digital-first news outlet for Bryan, College Station, and the Brazos Valley.

Website: BrazosReporter.com

Ownership: David Flash, Texas, USA

Brazos Valley Radio

Radio Stations: KORA 98.3 FM, Radio Alegria 102.3 FM 1240 AM, The Beat 101.9 FM, Classic Hits 107.3

Website: BrazosRadio.com

Ownership: Tommy Vascou, General Partner, Brazos Valley Communications, LTD.

Bryan Broadcasting

Bryan Broadcasting operates several radio stations and publications in the Brazos Valley.

Radio Stations: Candy 95 FM, Maverick 100.9 FM, KAGC 97.3 FM, La Jefa 102.7 FM, Peace 107.7 FM, WTAW 94.5 FM 1620 AM, The Zone 93.7 FM 1150 AM

Print Publications: Best of the Brazos Valley, Brazos Family, Brazos Life, Brazos Wellness, Peace Magazine

Website: BryanBroadcasting.com

Ownership: William Hicks, President and Primary Shareholder, Bryan-College Station, Texas

Comunicador Latino

5,000 copies of each Comunicador Latino issue are distributed in high traffic rack locations throughout the Brazos Valley. The publication has been in business for over 10 years.

Website: ComunicadorLatino.com

Ownership: Privately Held, College Station, TX

The Eagle

In addition to publishing The Eagle, a daily newspaper for Bryan-College Station, BH Media Group’s Bryan operations print publications for hundreds of commercial customers all over the state of Texas and sometimes even beyond its borders.

Websites: TheEagle.com MyAggieNation.com

Ownership: BH Media Group, a Berkshire Hathaway Co., Omaha, NE

Insite Brazos Valley

Insite Magazine was founded in the late 1980’s by Aggie journalism graduates. In 2017, the magazine and Insite Printing were acquired by Integ, a multi-plant printing corporation based in Waco.

Website: InsiteBrazosValley.com

Ownership: Integ, Waco, TX

KAGS TVNBC Affiliate

KAGS TV produces local news programming and houses reporting, production, sales, and management staff at its Texas Avenue office and studio in Bryan.

Website: KAGSTV.com

Ownership: Tenga, Inc., Tysons, VA


KAMU TV and FM are listener supported affiliates of PBS and NPR, sponsored by Texas A&M University.

Radio Station: KAMU 90.9 FM

Website: KAMUtvfm.org

Ownership: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

KBTX TV – CBS Affiliate

“KBTX Media captures a wide, local television audience. This includes locally produced news content to a full assortment of highly rated syndicated and network programming.” – KBTX.com

Website: KBTX.com

Ownership: Gray Television, Inc., Atlanta, GA

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