Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers Nov. 13, 2010

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Flint Journal:

WJRT-TV (Channel 12), Flint's ABC affiliate television station, is being sold by its owner, Disney, to SJL Broadcasting of San Luis Obispo, Calif., pending federal approval. WJRT general manager Tom Bryson confirmed the deal. WJRT is being sold along with WTVG-TV in Toledo, ABC officials said. The stations are in the smallest markets among ABC's 10 corporate-owned stations. Other ABC owned and operated stations include ones in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. WJRT will remain an ABC affiliate, Bryson said. SJL Broadcasting owned both stations prior to 1995, when ABC acquired them. It's unclear how new ownership will impact programming or on-air talent.

"I don't have any idea at this point ... (that is) something the new owner would have to do," Bryson said.

Mike Lewis, director of the University of Michigan-Flint journalism program and a 20-year veteran of WDIV-TV (Channel 4) in Detroit, predicts little will change at first... WJRT-TV to be sold to previous owner pending FCC approval (Fri, 11/12)

 

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