Meredith Corporation has purchased WGGB, the ABC and Fox affiliate in Springfield, Mass., from Gormally Broadcasting. WGGB posted the news on its website Wednesday afternoon.
Meredith owns WSHM, a low-powered CBS affiliate in Springfield. The company also owns WFSB in Hartford-New Haven and stations in Phoenix, Atlanta, Flint, Kansas City, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Nashville, Portland, Ore., Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville, S.C., and Bend, Ore.
WGGB says the sale is expected to be complete before the end of the year.