Local TV LLC Joins NAB

Local TV LLC has joined the National Association of
Broadcasters, the association said Monday.

Local TV LLC owns or manages 19 TV stations
from Salt Lake City to Richmond,
, including eight Fox affiliates it
acquired from News Corp. in 2008.

Local TV LLC is owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners, station management and a
consortium of bankers and lenders who, Local TV LLC proclaims proudly on its
Web site: "drank the Kool-Aid and are as enthusiastic about our future as
we are."

"We welcome our new broadcast members to NAB
and will work to ensure their voices are heard in Washington,"
said NAB CEO and President Gordon Smith in a

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.