It’s purchasing KRBK Springfield, Mo., and WHDF Huntsville, Ala., markets in which it already owns or operates stations. Nexstar President Tim Busch said: “The acquisitions … will allow Nexstar to generate incremental advertising and net retransmission consent revenue growth without increasing our total U.S. television household reach.”
Four Lockwood Broadcast Group stations are no longer available on the satellite service: KAKE Wichita, Kan. (ABC); WHDF Florance, Ala. (CW); WCWG Lexington, N.C. (CW); and KTEN Ada, Okla. (NBC, ABC, CW).
The former marketing director at WTVD Raleigh, N.C., lands the top spot at Lockwood Broadcast Group’s Alabama CW affiliate.
The former local sales manager of WBMA Birmingham, Ala., will run Lockwood’s Huntsville, Ala., CW affiliate.