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Michael Malone

MundoFox Changes Name to MundoMax

MundoFox will change its name to MundoMax following Fox International Channels’ decision earlier this month to sell its stake in the Spanish-language broadcast channel. RCN TV Group bought out the Fox half of the network. ...

Arika Zink Named Nexstar GM in Roanoke

Arika Zink, VP and general manager of Nexstar Broadcasting’s WEHT and WTVW Evansville, has been named VP and general manager of Nexstar’s WFXR and WWCW in Roanoke-Lynchburg. She starts Aug. 6 at the Fox-CW pair and will report to Timothy Busch, co-chief operating officer of Nexstar. ...

Meredith Station Revenue Up 17% in Quarter

Meredith’s Local Media Group revenue was $130 million in the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, up 17% over the previous year’s corresponding quarter. Operating profit in the station group was $40 million, compared to $25 million in the prior-year period. ...

Mets Shortstop Flores Traded by Twitter

This isn’t quite Gore beats Bush 2000, but the media—mainstream and other—dropped the ball Wednesday night in reporting a trade between the Mets and the Brewers that fizzled over medical concerns for one of the key players in the proposed swap. ...

CBS Station Coming to Jonesboro, Ark.

Jonesboro, Arkansas is getting its own CBS affiliate Aug. 1. The market got a Fox affiliate earlier this summer in the low power station KJNB, which was first reported by the blog Arkansas TV News. The same owner, Mississippi’s Waypoint Media, plans to plug CBS in on a second low power station in the market. ...



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