Tagged: robert allbritton

FCC Approves Sinclair's $1B Deal to Buy Allbritton TV Stations, Including KATV

by Lance Turner 7/24/2014 5:55 pm

Reuters and others are reporting that Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication has been approved by the FCC.

Allbritton, Shedding TV Properties Like KATV, Already Investing More in the Web

by Lance Turner 9/9/2013 8:05 am

Allbritton Communications, which earlier this year sealed a deal to sell all its local television stations -- including Little Rock's KATV-TV Channel 7 -- to Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc., has wasted little time making investments in its new medium of choice, the Internet.

Joe L. Allbritton, Founder of KATV Parent Company, Is Dead at 87

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 3:06 pm

Joe L. Allbritton, the founder of Allbritton Communications, which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock and Politico, has died at age 87.