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September 16, 2019

Tribune Media Issues Statement On Nexstar Deal

The statement is in response to the FCC's decision to approve the acquisition of Tribune Media Co. by Nexstar Media Group....

By Mark Scott

September 3, 2019

KNNP-TV Ltd. to purchase Digital Media Concepts PGH

KNNP-TV Ltd. plans to purchase Digital Media Concepts PGH to provide the Greater Pittsburgh region with a large social media presence and digital art firm for photo/video production. The agreement was reached after four months of negotiations with DMC....

By Jayne Gest

August 21, 2019

UBM Buys Chicago-Based LSC Communications In $11.25M Deal

The transaction includes LSC’s commingle facility located in Aurora, which LSC acquired as part of the acquisition of RRD Print Logistics in July 2018....

By Mark Scott

August 8, 2019

TEGNA completes purchase of Dispatch Broadcast Group stations

TEGNA Inc. has completed its acquisition of Dispatch Broadcast Group’s stations in Indianapolis and Columbus. TEGNA paid $535 million in cash for NBC affiliate WTHR in Indianapolis, CBS affiliate WBNS in Columbus, and WBNS radio (1460 AM and 97.1 FM), sports radio in Central Ohio. The deal helps TEGNA expand its portfolio of Big Four affiliates in top markets....

By Jayne Gest

August 5, 2019

New Media Investment Group To Buy Gannett, Take Name In $1.38B Deal

Upon closing, the deal would create the nation’s largest newspaper chain, as Gannett would own 263 daily newspapers across 47 states and Guam, as well as USA Today....

By Mark Scott

July 23, 2019

LSC, Quad/Graphics Cancel $1.4B Merger

Last month, the Department of Justice announced that it had filed a suit in Chicago to stop Quad’s proposed acquisition of LSC, a $3.8 billion Chicago-based printer....

By Mark Scott

April 10, 2019

Medrano, De Leon buy Ohio's largest Hispanic media company

Entrepreneurs Roland Medrano and Claudia De Leon have acquired TSJ Media, which operated as La Mega radio stations and La Jornada Latina newspaper. The new company will be called La Mega Media Inc....

By Jayne Gest

April 8, 2019

Akron’s SeniorTV bought by Sentrics

Akron’s SeniorTV has been acquired by Periscope Equity-backed Sentrics....

By Adam Burroughs

March 6, 2019

The Incline for sale as parent pivots

Spirited Vice President of Strategy Chris Krewson, in a post on Medium, said the company is in talks with local buyers to pick up the digital property....

By Adam Burroughs

June 29, 2018

WOIO sold in $3.6B Gray-Raycom deal

The acquisition creates the single largest owner of leading local television stations in the country....

By Adam Burroughs

May 11, 2018

Cleveland’s Fox 8 changes hands

21st Century Fox signed a definitive agreement with Sinclair and Tribune Media to buy seven stations for approximately $910 million....

By Adam Burroughs

April 13, 2018

GateHouse Media buys Akron Beacon Journal for $16M

The sale reportedly does not include the ABJ's building at 44 E. Exchange St. in downtown Akron....

By Adam Burroughs