Weigel Broadcasting Closes on WJJA Milwaukee

$7M Transaction with TV-49 Closes

Weigel Broadcasting closed on its $7 million purchase of WJJA Milwaukee, which it bought from Wisconsin-based TV-49.

Racine-based WJJA is an independent station airing on channel 49.

Norman Shapiro heads up Illinois-based Weigel, which also owns CBS affiliate WDJT in Milwaukee.

Kalil & Co. brokered the deal.


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Journal Communications completes purchase of The CW affiliate KWBA Tucson, Ariz., from Tucson Communications, Cascade Broadcasting Group.