Local TV

TBN Acquires WRBJ Jackson for $1.5 Million

Trinity Broadcasting Network grabs Mississippi CW from bankrupt Roberts 10/24/2012 09:38:59 AM Eastern

Roberts Broadcasting has sold WRBJ Jackson to Trinity
Broadcasting Network (TBN) for $1.5 million.

WRBJ has been the CW affiliate in DMA No. 90. Roberts, mired
in bankruptcy, hired Media Venture Partners to sell its stations in Jackson;
Columbia, S.C.; and Evansville.

WRBJ will air TBN's religious programming.

"We are pleased to again work with Trinity Broadcasting
Network. We have known the outstanding leadership of Trinity President Paul
Crouch, for over two decades," Roberts Broadcasting president Steve
Roberts said in the statement. "We know that the greater Jackson,
Miss., region will welcome the Trinity programming."

Roberts
Broadcasting filed for Chapter 11 in October 2011.

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