Media General snaps up WHTM TV

|About: Media General (MEG)|By:, SA News Editor

Media General (MEG -0.9%) announces it will purchase the ABC affiliate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for $83.4M in cash.

The station is owned by Allbritton Communication which is being acquired by Sinclar Broadcasting Group (SBGI +0.3%).

The sale is part of Sinclair's plan to divest assets in connection with the merger.