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WLTZ-TV To Change Hands

Lewis Broadcasting has agreed to sell its last station, WLTZ-TV Columbus, Ga., to SagamoreHill Broadcasting, subject to FCC approval. Lewis is headed by J. Curtis Lewis.

There will still be a Lewis, actually Louis, heading the station. SagamoreHill is headed by Louis Wall. Sagamore also owns TVs in Alabama, Minnesota, Nebraska, South carolina, Texas and Wyoming. Both companies are based in Georgia.

Kalil and Co. brokered the sale of the NBC affiliate on channel 38

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.