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WMDT Sold to First Time Local Buyers for $9 Million

Salisbury, MD, ABC affiliate WMDT has announced it has been sold to Maryland based Marquee Broadcasting pending FCC approval.

According to Delmarvanow.com, Marquee’s first television station purchase is worth $9 million.

“We are thrilled to be entering television broadcasting with the acquisition of WMDT,” said Patricia Lane, who along with her husband Brian are principal owners of Marquee Broadcasting. “As 30-year Maryland residents, we are looking forward to serving communities we know in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.”

According to a station press release, WMDT has 60 employees. Station manager Kathleen McLain has been with station for 17 years. You can watch video of the station’s announcement after the jump.

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