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Lockwood Broadcast Group to Acquire WCWG

Lockwood Broadcast Group is acquiring WCWG, the CW affiliate in Greensboro, N.C., from Titan Broadcasting.

“We are excited to own a station in the Greensboro DMA, and feel WCWG is a perfect fit for Lockwood Broadcasting,” president Dave Hanna said in a statement. “Growth is our mode — we’ve now doubled in size since 2011 — and we will continue to seek out and acquire television properties that complement our business.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is pending FCC approval and is expected to close later this year.

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Gary Yoder Named VP-GM at Mobile’s WALA-WFNA

Gary Yoder has been named vice president and general manager of WALA-WFNA, the LIN Media duopoly in Mobile. His appointment is effective immediately.

Yoder has been vice president and general manager of WUPW since 2009. WUPW, the Toledo Fox-affiliate, merged with WTOL, the CBS-affiliate in the market, last month. Prior to his appointment as VP-GM, he served as the station’s general sales manager.

“Gary is an accomplished broadcast executive who brings a forward-thinking approach to multiplatform news, sales and promotions,” Scott Blumenthal, LIN Media’s EVP for television, said in a statement. “He also has a genuine, heartfelt commitment to meeting the needs of our viewers and advertisers.” Read more