Another mid-Michigan television station is changing ownership. Gray Television paid $128 million to acquire WJRT ABC 12 and WTVG, Toledo, Ohio's ABC affiliate, from SJL Holdings, the stations' parent company. According to a press release from Gray, which owns several stations across the U.S., both stations lead their local markets in all-day ratings.
Full story: WJRT ABC 12 part of $128 million Gray Television purchase (Thu, 7/24)
Grand Rapids Press:
Former Christian radio host John Balyo now faces federal child porn and exploitation charges stemming from alleged incidents involving a 12-year-old boy.
Full story: Former Christian radio host John Balyo faces federal child porn charge (Wed, 7/23)
- Jackie Green has stepped down as evening host at Townsquare Media/Grand Rapids Modern Rock WGRD-FM 97.9 to join Tribune FOX affiliate WXMI-TV (Fox 17) as an entertainment reporter.
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