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2013-07-29 08:24:56

BALTIMORE, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the stock of Perpetual Corporation and the equity interest of Charleston Television, LLC, both owned and controlled by the Allbritton family ("Allbritton"), for an aggregate purchase price of $985.0 million. The Allbritton stations consist of seven ABC Network affiliates, covering 4.9% of the U.S. TV...

2013-07-29 08:24:49

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbritton Communications Company ("ACC") announced today that the Allbritton family ("Allbritton") has entered into an agreement to sell the stock of ACC's parent company, Perpetual Corporation and the equity interest of an affiliate, Charleston Television, LLC to the Sinclair Broadcast Group. Included in the Arlington, Virginia-based Allbritton station group are seven ABC affiliates in the following markets: WJLA-TV, Washington, DC...

2013-05-01 08:28:42

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbritton Communications Company announced today its intention to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives, which may result in, among other things, the possible sale of the Company. The Company has retained Moelis & Company LLC as its financial advisor and Paul Hastings and Dow Lohnes as its legal counsel. The Company has not made a decision to pursue any specific strategic transaction or any other strategic alternative, and...

2013-04-19 23:04:05

Emmy Award winning ABC7/WJLA-TV reporter and anchor, Greta Kreuz will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the National Hospice Foundation´s Gala on April 26, 2013. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 National Hospice Foundation will pay tribute to pediatric hospice patients at its ninth annual gala on April 25, 2013. NHF is honored to have local reporter and anchor, Greta Kreuz, serve as emcee. Kreuz began her career as a newspaper reporter and photographer and has gone on to become...

2013-03-25 16:23:46

BETHESDA, Md., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- React Labs' real-time smartphone polling application helped a team of journalists win a 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism, company officials announce today. The team, comprising NewsChannel8, Politico, and ABC7/WJLA-TV, utilized React Labs' mobile polling application during its coverage of the 2012 presidential debates. "ABC7/React Labs Instant Reaction was a major part of our team's...

2012-08-08 23:01:49

TMS NeuroHealth Centers in Tysons Corner was recently featured in a story aired on WJLA-TV on depression treatments in the Washington DC metro area. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 TMS therapy is a newly FDA cleared form of treatment for depression. The story touched on two of TMS NeuroHealth Centers´ patients and how TMS therapy changed their lives. Their story left touching testimonials for all those suffering from depression and provided hope for treatment. TMS therapy...

2012-02-15 13:00:00

McLEAN, Va., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett's (NYSE: GCI) Broadcasting Division announced Mark Burdett has been named president and general manager at WUSA-TV in Washington, DC. Burdett formerly was vice president of corporate sales and development for the Baltimore Ravens, and earlier senior director of partnerships and development for the NFL team. Burdett succeeds Allan Horlick, president and general manager of WUSA-TV, who announced his retirement in November and leaves the...

2011-08-18 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, announced today that its President, Antwanye Ford, participated in a televised interview on WJLA with Rebecca Cooper that aired at 11AM Sunday morning. The interview was part of a weekly program that focuses on the Washington business community as well as the events of the week. Mr. Ford was selected to be featured during the Small Business...

2008-08-28 15:00:47

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retro Television Network (RTN) announced today that Allbritton Communications will add a fourth RTN affiliate in Tulsa, OK. The new affiliate will launch this fall on a digital stream of KTUL-TV, the local ABC affiliate. "We are excited to add RTN to our digital stream on KTUL-TV in Tulsa, OK. This is an opportunity for us to enjoy the same success that we have had with RTN on WJLA-TV, WHTM-TV and WSET-TV," said James Killen, Vice...