NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX) ("FOX") today announced it has completed the previously announced purchase of Seattle stations KCPQ-TV FOX 13 and KZJO-TV MyNetworkTV 22 as well as Milwaukee station WITI FOX 6 from Nexstar Media Group (Nasdaq: NXST). With this transaction, FOX Television Stations expands its market presence to 14 of the top 15 DMAs and adds two markets that overlap with FOX's National Football League, Major League Baseball and college football broadcast packages.
As part of the same transaction, FOX sold its duopoly in Charlotte, NC, WJZY-TV FOX 46 and WMYT-TV MyNetwork 55 to Nexstar. WJZY will remain a FOX affiliate.
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