Nancy Johnson, Chris Fry and Deedee Caciari are promoted to lead the group’s five stations in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
The $278 million in deals adds stations in Green Bay, Wis., and Davenport, Iowa, as well as three in Fairbanks, Alaska. It now owns 100 stations covering 10.1% of the U.S.
Newport Television is getting $1.1 million for KTVF Fairbanks, Alaska, according to an FCC filing. The sale of the NBC affiliate to Chena Broadcasting, a local group headed by Michael Young, was announced last week.
The buyer is headed by Michael Young, a one-time member of the municipal assembly. Terms were not disclosed.