It closes on the $77 million purchase of the 85% of the two diginets it didn’t own. Tegna taps Brian Weiss, former president and general manager of Cooper Media, as their president.
It’s paying Cooper Media $77 million for the 85% of the two diginets it doesn’t already own. Brian Weiss, Cooper’s president-GM, will join Tegna and continue to run the two.
The multicast network focused on adventure and exploration adds stations from Tegna, Univision, Nexstar and more to its growing list of affiliates.
Tegna will be a charter broadcast launch partner in the new adventure and exploration multicast network set to debut in January and will hold a minority ownership stake.