new owner for WNDS TV

Scott Fybush
Wed May 12 13:34:26 EDT 2004

> At 11:10 AM 5/12/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>>Today's Union Leader reports Channel 50 has been sold to ShootingStar
>>Broadcasting of New England, LLC, headed by CEO Diane Sutter.  No price
>> is
>>given.  ShootingStar is based in California and the article says Sutter
>>also owns(ed) a CBS TV affiliate in Abeline, TX.  Sutter is a 30-year
>>broadcast vet who has had TV experience since 1996.
> Ah I remember her-- she was a GM in radio in Pittsburgh for a number of
> years.  I guess she made enough money GM'ing to be able to buy stations!

She *may* have made enough money. ShootingStar tried last year to buy WQEX
(Channel 16) in Pittsburgh, but couldn't put the financing together to
make the deal happen. I suspect WNDS is a less expensive purchase...


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