NPG enters into sharing agreement

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This week we announced a resource sharing agreement between NPG and Blackhawk Broadcasting, the owners of KYMA and KSWT, with NPG managing certain operations.  Due to the economic challenges facing Yuma/El Centro, and similar markets our size, this agreement will…

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About NPG

The roots of the News-Press & Gazette Co., or NPG Co., stretch back to the days of the Wild West in St. Joseph, Missouri, with the publication of the first Gazette in 1845. Headquartered today in St. Joseph, the company…

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NPG and DIRECTV – News-Press Broadcast Media Release

NPG and DIRECTV have been in negotiations for continued carriage of NPG’s stations on the DIRECTV satellite service. NPG’s current carriage agreement with DIRECTV expired September 30, but in an effort to accommodate DIRECTV and avoid a disruption of service…

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A Closer Look at DIRECTV’s Exaggerated Rate Increase Argument

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DIRECTV is claiming our Station is asking for an unreasonable increase in the fees we charge to DIRECTV for retransmitting our channels to its subscribers. Regrettably, DIRECTV is not disclosing all the facts. Consider the following: Assume, for instance, you…

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NPG and DIRECTV – News-Press Broadcast Media Release

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NPG and DIRECTV have been in negotiations for continued carriage of NPG’s stations on the DIRECTV satellite service. NPG’s current carriage agreement with DIRECTV expired September 30, but in an effort to accommodate DIRECTV and avoid a disruption of service…

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Frequently Asked Questions About DIRECTV Retransmission

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1. Why has DIRECTV stopped retransmitting our local station’s signals? The contract for carriage of the station by DIRECTV expired at 12 noon (Central Time) October 9, and so far, it has not been renewed by DIRECTV. 2. Why was…

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NPG selling Grand Junction station

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Grand Junction, CO – August 2, 2013. . . News-Press & Gazette Company (NPG Co.), Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A), and Excalibur Broadcasting, LLC  today jointly announced the sale of KJCT(TV) and associated low power television stations (collectively,…

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NPG welcomes two more Idaho Falls stations

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On July 12, 2013, News-Press & Gazette Company entered into a transaction with VistaWest Media LLC which will, after FCC approval and closing, result in new ownership of Television stations KIDK(TV) (CBS) and KXPI-LD (Fox), in Idaho Falls, Idaho. KIDK…

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News director appointed at KEYT

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Santa Barbara, Calif. – KEYT is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jim Lemon as News Director. Lemon brings nearly two decades of journalism experience to the position. Throughout his career, Lemon has guided a number of large-market newsrooms including:…

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KEYT-TV now a part of the NPG family

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News-Press & Gazette Company is pleased to announce that it  has completed the acquisition of KEYT-TV, an ABC affiliated television station from Smith Media, LLC as of Friday, November 16, 2012. David Bradley, NPG Chairman and Chief Executive officer, said…

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