Florida DT Station Sells for $82M

By on May, 5 2016 with Comments 0

DealWWSB License is selling a Florida digital television station. WWSB(DT) is licensed to Sarasota, Florida, off the Gulf Coast.

Calkins Media is the seller and Raycom is the buyer. Kalil & Co. represented the buyer.

According to paperwork just filed at the FCC, Calkins also owns WTXL-TV, Tallahassee, Florida and WAAY-TV, Huntsville, Alabama.

The price is $82 million. The buyer was to make a $4.1 million deposit to be placed in escrow.

The balance is due at closing.

About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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