Gannett: Reporting Jobs Will Be Last To Be Cut

Executives of the newly merged Gannett, which was purchased by GateHouse, have said that while they plan major cost cuts, they hope to protect reporting jobs. Gannett CEO Mike Reed and the head of its new operating unit, Paul Bascobert, talk about their plans.

DMA 187

Lafayette, Ind., Getting Fox-NBC Affiliate

In the home of Purdue University, Bill Christian and Mike Reed have launched a low-power TV station with the dual affiliation and bought four radio stations to go with it.

DMA 186

Hattiesburg, Miss., Gets Fox Affiliate

Low-power WHPM is owned by Mike Reed’s Waypoint Media, which also owns the market’s WGBC (NBC) and operates WMDN Meridian, Miss. (CBS).