LIN TV

LIN Media was an American holding company founded in 1994 that operated 43 television stations. All except six were affiliates of the five major U.S. television networks. Five of the six remaining stations were affiliated with the syndication service MyNetworkTV and one was a low powered weather station in Indiana. LIN Media’s chief executive officer […]

McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill is a learning science company and one of the “big three” educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education. The company also provides reference and trade publications for the medical, business, and engineering professions. McGraw-Hill currently operates in 28 countries, has more than 5,000 employees globally, and […]

Media General

Media General was an American media company based in Richmond, Virginia. The company’s origins can be traced back to 1887 when Richmond attorney Joseph Bryan acquired The Richmond Daily Times, which later became The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Joseph Bryan’s son, John Stewart Bryan succeeded his father as owner and publisher of the Times-Dispatch, which merged with […]

Meredith

Meredith Corporation is an American media conglomerate based in Des Moines, Iowa. The company owns magazines, television stations, websites, and radio stations. Meredith’s publications have a readership of more than 120 million, paid circulation of more than 40 million, and its websites have nearly 135 million monthly unique visitors. Meredith’s broadcast television stations reach 11% […]

Mission Broadcasting

Mission Broadcasting, Inc. is a television station group that owns 20 television stations in 17 markets in the United States. The group’s Chair is Nancie Smith, the widow of David S. Smith (who died in March 2011), who founded the company in 1996. All of Mission’s stations are located in markets where the Nexstar Media […]

NBC Universal

NBCUniversal Media, LLC is an American mass media conglomerate owned by Comcast and headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. NBCUniversal is primarily involved in the media and entertainment industry. It is named for its most significant divisions, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) — one of the United States’ Big Three […]

Newport Television

Newport Television, LLC was a television station holding company founded by Providence Equity Partners and Sandy DiPasquale in 2007 to acquire the television stations owned by Clear Channel Communications. In Sept 2007, Newport agreed to sell KFTY and KVOS-TV to LK Station Group LLC for $26.6 million. The deal was set to be completed in […]

Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is a publicly-traded American telecommunications company with headquarter offices in Irving, Texas, New York City, and Chicago. The company is the largest television station owner in the United States, owning 197 television stations across the U.S., most of which are affiliated with the four “major” U.S. television networks located in small […]

Pappas Telecasting

Pappas Telecasting Companies was a diversely organized broadcasting company headquartered in Visalia, California, United States. Founded in 1971, it was one of the largest privately held broadcasting companies in the country, with its stations reaching over 15% of all U.S. households and over 32% of Hispanic households. Apart from owning and/or operating many television stations, […]

Post-Newsweek

Graham Media Group (formerly Post-Newsweek Stations) is the television broadcasting subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company. It is now headquartered in Chicago, after being co-located for several years with its local NBC affiliate WDIV-TV in Detroit. The origins of Graham Media can be traced to 1944, when the Washington Post began its broadcasting activities with […]