DuJuan McCoy, owner, president and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting, announced today that famed civil rights attorney Cyrus Mehri of Mehri & Skalet (M&S) has joined Mr. McCoy’s litigation team in his race discrimination lawsuits against Dish Network and AT&T/DirecTV. McCoy’s Circle City Broadcasting acquired Indianapolis television stations WISH and WNDY in 2019 from Nexstar. McCoy, a Black […]
DuJuan McCoy, owner, president and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting (parent company of Indianapolis duopoly WISH (CW) and WNDY (MNT), has teamed up with data scientist and co-founder Roosevelt Smith to launch eMedia Augmentation Co. They describe eMedia as an “advanced data encrypted smart pixel-based technology that can augment big data analytics across many IP-based platforms in real-time via […]
The upcoming 24-hour news network for multicultural communities has a multi-year nationwide linear distribution agreement that will make it available to Charter’s Spectrum customers upon the network’s commercial launch.
DuJuan McCoy’s Circle City Broadcasting teams with Cox Media Group and Circle City Broadcasting to offer “an unbiased national forum for the voices of America’s underserved multicultural communities” beginning next year.
Rebecca Hanson, executive vice president and general counsel for HC2 Broadcasting, and DuJuan McCoy, owner of Circle City Broadcasting, were appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors by NAB TV Board Chair Emily Barr. The appointments are effective immediately. Hanson joined HC2 Broadcasting in July 2018 and is responsible for the legal and regulatory […]
Under new management led by DuJuan McCoy, the Indianapolis CW affiliate is looking to hire a reporter “dedicated exclusively to covering multicultural issues within the Indiana community.”
The Entertainment Studios CEO’s Allen Media is getting CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates in Evansville, Ind., and Lafayette, La.
The agreement with DuJuan McCoy’s new Circle City Broadcasting I marks the completion of Nexstar’s divestiture plan to secure approvals for its Tribune Media purchase. The total gross proceeds from the planned sale of the 21 stations being divested amounts to $1.36 billion.
The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected to its board of directors Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group, and DuJuan McCoy, president-CEO-founder of Bayou City Broadcasting, and named Julie Talbott, president of Premiere Networks, an officer and VP. The new members and Talbott were voted in during the board meeting that took place in New York City earlier […]
On Aug. 3, WEVV, the CBS and Fox affiliates in Evansville, Ind., is launching a local TV news operation from scratch, going up against already established local TV newscasts from both the NBC and ABC affiliates in town.
After DuJuan McCoy paid his dues in local TV sales positions — “I believe sales is the crux of communication,” he says — he is now building a station group of his own, starting with his $18.6 million purchase of WEVV Evansville, Ind. The African-American entrepreneur believes adding news adds value to stations and he thinks he has a responsibility to “lay down groundwork for future minorities so that there’s some type of track record of success with minorities running television stations. That’s a responsibility that I think I have.”
Bayou City Broadcasting CEO DuJuan McCoy: “Broadcasting is a remarkably resilient business that remains an essential news and entertainment platform for America. The broadcast television industry is led by great companies that are disparate in parts but collaborative in vision. We have strong leaders, great advocates, game-changing visionaries and experienced winners who are vigorously committed to preserving and improving our business for the long haul.”
London Broadcasting adds to its Texas holdings with Fox affiliates in San Angelo and Abilene, plus some LPTVs. But seller DuJuan McCoy isn’t leaving the business. He’s ready to move up-market.
NAB Television Board Chair Marci Burdick has appointed DuJuan McCoy to the NAB Television Board of Directors effective this June. McCoy will assume the seat of Madelyn Bonnot Griffin when she rotates off the board. Griffin will continue as co-chair of the Small Market Television Advisory Committee. McCoy is owner, president and CEO of Bayou […]