Nexstar is adding the CW affiliate in Des Moines-Ames, Iowa, to its growing portfolio, buying it from Pappas Telecasting.
Nexstar Buying KCWI For $3.5 Million
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.