by MBJ Staff Published: September 18,2014
Tags: ABC, acquisition, Bob Prather, FCC, Heartland Media LLC, Jane Spain, media, MSouth Equity Partners, NBC, television, WTVA, WTVA Inc.
TUPELO — Heartland Media, LLC and MSouth Equity Partners have agreed to acquire the assets of television station WTVA, the NBC and ABC affiliate in Tupelo, from WTVA Inc. Terms were not disclosed. The acquisition will expand Heartland’s holdings to five stations. Other stations are located in Utica, New York, and Eugene, Medford, and Klamath […] [...]
by Associated Press Published: May 11,2012
Tags: ABC, Charles Harker, Commonwealth Broadcasting Group, Delta Fox, Federal Communications Commission, H3 Communications, NBC, WABG, WNBD, WXVT
GREENWOOD — One family may end up owning all four network television affiliates in the Greenwood-Greenville market. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that WXVT-Channel 15, a CBS affiliate, is in the process of being sold for $2.65 million by Saga Broadcasting to a company controlled by Charles Harker’s three children. The Californian already owns the ABC, […] [...]
Local news stations aren’t concerned When Comcast, the largest cable television company in the U.S., bought a controlling stake in NBC Universal in December, the industry was set abuzz by speculation that the cable giant would eventually move to replace the traditional free network model with a paid model used by cable channels. Such a […] [...]
The Mississippi State University School of Architecture has completed judging the entries and has named the following winners in the 2009 Merit Awards Competition: Commercial ($25-$99M) Harrell Contracting Group — The Pinnacle at Jackson Place Commercial ($5-10M) Carothers Construction Inc. — Mission Support Complex, Phase I Commercial ($2-5M) White Construction Company —Brunini, Grantham, […] [...]