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June 13th, 2019

    We at the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters are devastated to learn of the passing of one of the founding fathers of broadcast television in Pennsylvania, Lew Klein.  Lew was a titan within the broadcast community, having received every possible honor bestowed by the PAB, as well as leaving his own legacy in our…

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April 16th, 2019

Radio Ink 4/16/19 Cumulus is selling KLOS-FM in L.A. to Meruelo Media for $43 million in cash. Cumulus has also entered into a swap agreement with Connoisseur Media whereby Cumulus will obtain four stations in and around Allentown, PA, in exchange for two Cumulus stations in Southern Connecticut. Cumulus CEO Mary Berner said, “These transactions…

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February 18th, 2019

Reuters February 15, 2019 Buyout firm Apollo Global Management LLC has agreed to acquire a majority stake in 14 television stations from privately held Cox Media Group, the company said on Friday, a move that sets up Apollo to become a player in broadcasting, an industry it has sought deals in for some time. While…

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February 18th, 2019

Radio Ink February 18, 2019   There’s a new broadcast team for pregame and postgame coverage of the Pittsburgh Pirates on 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM), the flagship station for the team. Dan Zangrilli will return to the station to host the station’s pregame and postgame broadcasts, a role he previously held from 2012 to 2016….

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February 14th, 2019

By Ben Strauss Washington Post Feb 13, 2019   The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday that they are partnering with Sinclair Broadcast Group to launch a new network that will exclusively broadcast the team’s games. The Marquee Sports Network is expected to be ready next spring, in time to televise the Cubs’ 2020 schedule. The Cubs are…

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