Tagged: mission broadcasting

FCC Bears Down on Stations With JSAs

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The Federal Communications Commission is giving TV stations two years to sort out joint sales agreements that allow companies to own two stations in small or medium markets.

Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

by Luke Jones 3/21/2014 10:29 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md. is proposing changes to its $985 million purchase of ABC affiliate stations owned by Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., following some objections by the Federal Communications Commission.

Sinclair Profit Drops But Broadcast Revenue Up 28 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/7/2013 11:06 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is the ABC affiliates owned by Allbritton Communications, reports a drop in second-quarter profit while broadcast revenue rose 28 percent.

Nexstar, Mission Get Control of 19 Stations in 10 Markets

by Lance Turner 4/25/2013 11:23 am

The Nexstar Broadcasting/Mission Broadcasting juggernaut continues, as a single, $270 million deal gives the two companies control of 19 stations in 10 markets.

Chuck Spohn Opens Media & More Consulting in Little Rock

by Mark Friedman 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Chuck Spohn, who was general manager of two Little Rock television stations for more than 15 years, has opened his own public relations firm.

Nexstar Broadcasting Buys 2 More Stations in Vermont, New York

by Lance Turner 3/5/2013 11:06 am

Nexstar Broadcasting, owner of KARK-TV in Little Rock and KNWA-TV in Fayetteville, completes the purchase of two more television stations, these in Vermont and New York, according to TV Spy.

Nexstar Broadcasting Purchases Mean 2 New Duopolies in California

by Lance Turner 2/20/2013 11:25 am

Nexstar Broadcasting Corp. of Irving, Texas, is continuing its run of television station acquisitions with the purchase of three stations in California from two companies, Newport Television and Granite Broadcasting.

Consolidation of TV Stations Attracts Opposition from American Cable Association

by Kate Knable 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Many of the changes coming to the Little Rock TV market due to the consolidation of the operations of KLRT-TV, Channel 16, and KARK-TV, Channel 4, are yet to be seen.

Nexstar, Mission Separate Companies in Eyes of FCC Despite Appearances

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

By Federal Communications Commission standards, Nexstar Broadcasting of Irving, Texas, doesn't own Mission Broadcasting. However, recent developments make Mission and Nexstar look a lot like a single entity. And if they were a single entity, that entity would now own four TV stations in Little Rock.

Almost 30 Lose Jobs at KARK, KLRT as TV Owners Consolidate

by Kate Knable 1/29/2013 03:45 pm

Almost 30 employees of two Little Rock television stations are being laid off this week as the stations' owners consolidate operations.

Updated: Mission Closes $60M Deal for KLRT, KASN; Chuck Spohn Out as General Manager

by Kate Knable 1/4/2013 09:24 am

Mission Broadcasting's $60 million deal to buy two Little Rock TV stations closes, and Nexstar Broadcasting enters into an "outsourcing agreement" with Mission to provide services to those stations.

KARK, KNWA Owner Nexstar Cuts Staff at Utah Station

by Lance Turner 12/19/2012 01:09 pm

Nexstar Broadcasting has laid off staff at two newly acquired stations in Utah. The two stations were part of a package of stations, including KLRT-TV, Channel 16, in Little Rock, that Nexstar purchased from Newport Television.

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