(edited from TVNewsCheck.com) – From this day forward, Nexstar Broadcasting Group will be known as Nexstar Media Group.
The name change coincides with Nexstar closing on its acquisition of Media General for $4.6 billion in cash and stock just six days after winning FCC approval.
Florida stations involved in the deal include WFLA/WTTA – Tampa, WMBB – Panama City and WKRG/WFNA – Mobile/Pensacola. Jacksonville’s WCWJ was divested and sold to Graham Media Group, earlier in the year to ensure that the merger deal went through. Read the rest of this entry →