ATLANTA, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) today closed its previously announced acquisition of WKTB-CD, which carries Spanish and Korean broadcast networks leading brands, including Telemundo and ultimately serving the fastest growing minority groups in Atlanta with a reach of over one million viewers. The purchase also included sister company Surge Digital Media, a full-service boutique digital agency that excels in multicultural and multilingual marketing and video production.
Along with the closure, the station’s former owners joined Gray Television along with the rest of the station and Surge Digital employees. Susan Sim Oh is now vice president of strategy and operations for Gray, Telemundo Station Group. In this new role, she will guide strategy, cross-platform operations and expansion across the country for Gray’s Telemundo Station Group, which currently comprises 12 markets, seven of which are located in Texas. Coline Sim is now Director of Operations for Telemundo Atlanta at Gray, through which he will continue to oversee WKTB’s operations in conjunction with the station’s Vice President and General Manager, Maria Bastidas.
Gray Television, Inc. is a multimedia company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. We are the largest owner of local TV channels and premier digital assets in the United States, serving 113 TV markets and reaching approximately 36% of US TV households. This portfolio includes 80 markets with the highest rated TV channel and 100 markets with the first and/or second highest rated TV channel. We also own video program companies Raycom Sports, Tupelo Honey and PowerNation Studios, as well as Third Rail Studios.
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Contacts: Kevin P. Latek, executive vice president, chief legal and development officer, 404-266-8333 Susan Sim Oh, vice president of strategy and operations, Telemundo Station Group, 404-388-6560.
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