Nexstar Media Group on Tuesday promote Tammy Blumhagen to vice president and general manager of KXMB (CBS), KXMC (CBS), KXMD (CBS), KXMA (CW) and associated digital services, serving Minot, Bismarck, Dickinson and Williston, N.D. (DMA 146). Prior to her promotion, she most recently was director of sales at Nexstar’s central and western North Dakota television and […]
Nexstar Broadcasting Group said Monday that it closed on its purchase for $44 million of KXMB Bismarck; KXMC Minot; KXMA Dickinson; and KXMD Williston, all in North Dakota (DMA 139), from Reiten Television. Nexstar also announced it named Robert Romine general manager of the stations. The Seller, Reiten Television, Inc. has no other broadcast interests. […]
The appointment follows completion of Nexstar’s previously announced acquisition of four CBS affiliates: KXMB, KXMC, KSMA and KXMD for $44 million.
It’s paying $44 million for CBS affiliates KXMC, KXMB, KXMA and KXMD in Minot-Bismarck-Dickinson-Williston and will also provide sales and other services to the market’s two ABC affiliates owned by Forum Communications.
If you’re a TV station in a town of 40,000 people, you’d expect to have a few thousand Facebook fans, at best. But KXMC Minot, N.D., has more than 27,000 Facebook fans. And the station has turned its Facebook page into a one-stop resource for the record flooding that’s inundating the town.