Mission Broadcasting

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Mission Broadcasting, Inc.
Private
IndustryBroadcasting
Founded1996 [1]
FounderNancie Smith
Headquarters,
Key people
Nancie Smith (Chairwoman)
Dennis Thatcher (President)
Revenue$51.9 million[when?]
Number of employees
39
Websitemissionbroadcastinginc.com

Mission Broadcasting, Inc. is a television station group that owns 20 television stations in 17 markets in the United States. The group's Chair is Nancie Smith, the widow of David S. Smith (who died in March 2011), who founded the company in 1996.[2] All of Mission's stations are located in markets where the Nexstar Media Group also owns a station, and are managed by Nexstar through shared services and local marketing agreements—allowing duopolies between the top two stations in a market or in markets with too few stations to allow duopolies.[3]

Television stations[edit]

Stations are arranged alphabetically by state and by city of license.

City of License / Market Station Channel
TV (RF)
Owned since Current affiliation Nexstar operator
Little Rock KLRT-TV 16 (30) 2013 Fox
The CW (DT3)
KARK-TV
KARZ-TV
KASN 38 (34) 2013 The CW
Grand Junction KFQX 4 (15) 2017 Fox
CBS (DT2)
KREX-TV
KGJT-CD
Rockford WTVO 17 (16) 2004 ABC
MyNetworkTV (DT2)
WQRF-TV
Evansville WTVW 7 (22) 2011 The CW WEHT
Terre Haute WAWV-TV 38 (18) 2003 ABC WTWO
Monroe - El Dorado KTVE 10 (27) 2007 NBC
Fox (DT2)
KARD
Joplin - Pittsburg KODE-TV 12 (23) 2002 ABC KSNF
Springfield - Branson KOLR 10 (10) 2003 CBS KOZL-TV
KRBK
Hardin - Billings KHMT 4 (22) 2004 Fox KSVI
Utica - Rome WUTR 20 (30) 2004 ABC
MyNetworkTV (DT2)
WFXV
WPNY-LP
Erie WFXP 66 (26) 1998 Fox WJET-TV
Wilkes-Barre - Scranton WYOU 22 (13) 1998 CBS WBRE-TV
Abilene - Sweetwater KRBC-TV 9 (29) 2003 NBC KTAB-TV
Amarillo KCIT 14 (15) 1999 Fox KAMR-TV
KCPN-LP 33 (4.2) 1999 MyNetworkTV
Lubbock KAMC 28 (27) 2003 ABC KLBK-TV
San Angelo KSAN-TV 3 (16) 2003 NBC KLST
Wichita Falls - Lawton KJTL 18 (15) 1999 Fox KFDX-TV
KJBO-LP 35 (3.2) 1999 MyNetworkTV
Burlington - Plattsburgh WVNY 22 (13) 2013 ABC WFFF-TV

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://missionbroadcastinginc.com/
  2. ^ Mission Broadcasting, Inc. Company Profile - Yahoo! Finance Archived August 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Virtual Duopolies Coming Under Fire". TVNewsCheck. Retrieved 30 May 2012.

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