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TEGNA to Acquire Dispatch Broadcast Group’s Leading, Top Ranked Stations in Indianapolis, IN and Columbus, OH

TEGNA Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Dispatch Broadcast Group to acquire, for $535 million in cash, leading television stations WTHR, the NBC affiliate and the #1 rated station in Indianapolis, IN, and WBNS, the CBS affiliate and the #1 rated station in Columbus, OH. TEGNA is also acquiring WBNS Radio (1460 AM and 97.1 FM), the leader in sports radio in Central Ohio among adults 25-54. “We have long admired the talented and award-winning teams at WTHR and WBNS’ television and radio…