DMA 72 (DES MOINES-AMES, IA)

Nexstar Buying KCWI For $3.5 Million

Nexstar is adding the CW affiliate in Des Moines-Ames, Iowa, to its growing portfolio, buying it from Pappas Telecasting.

Nexstar Broadcasting is buying CW affiliate KCWI Des Moines-Ames, Iowa (DMA 72), from Pappas Telecasting for $3.5 million.

The purchase will give Nexstar a duopoly in Des Moines, since it already owns ABC affiliate WOI.

Pappas also owns the market’s MNT affiliate KDMI.

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Dennis Bragg says:

November 4, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Umm no it wouldn’t give Nexstar a Duopoly with WHO-TV that is owned by Tribune Media. You need to get your facts straightened out. WOI-DT is an ABC affiliate owned by Nexstar.

    Edie Baker says:

    November 4, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    The story has been corrected.

Linda Leavell says:

November 4, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Nexstar finally buy KCWI and make plans a news for KCWI soon?


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