Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0010 (June 2002)
FCC 323
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOS - 20051219ADK
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY
Mailing Address
229 WEST 43RD STREET
City
NEW YORK
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
ZIP Code
10036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2125563906
E-Mail Address (if available) 
BLAKEJL@NYTIMES.COM
FCC Registration Number:
0003481587
Call Sign 
Facility ID Number 
48693
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
WILLIAM H. FITZ
Firm or Company Name
COVINGTON & BURLING
Telephone Number (include area code)
2026625120
E-Mail Address (if available)
WFITZ@COV.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed
THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY
Mailing Address
229 WEST 43RD STREET

City
NEW YORK
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
ZIP Code
10036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2125563096
E-Mail Address (if available)
BLAKEJL@NYTIMES.COM
4. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Fee-exempt Report Other POST CLOSING OWNERSHIP REPORT
N/A (Fee Required)



Section II - Ownership Information

5.

a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHNT-TV 48693 HUNTSVILLE AL TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KFSM-TV 66469 FORT SMITH AR TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WNEP-TV 73318 SCRANTON PA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WQAD-TV 73319 MOLINE IL TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WREG-TV 66174 MEMPHIS TN TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTKR 47401 NORFOLK VA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KFOR-TV 66222 OKLAHOMA CITY OK TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHO-TV 66221 DES MOINES IA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WQXR-FM 29022 NEW YORK NY FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WQEW 29024 NEW YORK NY AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KAUT-TV 50182 OKLAHOMA CITY OK TV



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 11/04/2005 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(a), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 5(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
6.
Respondent is:
Sole proprietorship Not-for-profit corporation Limited partnership
For-profit corporation General partnership Other
If "Other", describe nature of the respondent in an Exhibit.
[Exhibit 1]
7.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION, LAST AMENDED 6/19/1998. NEW YORK 09/29/1993 PERPETUAL

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
BY-LAWS. LAST AMENDED 12/18/2001. NEW YORK 04/22/1969 PERPETUAL

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT 08/05/1986

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
SULZBERGER FAMILY TRUST (1997 TRUST) AND FIRST AMENDMENT THERETO. DATE OF EXECUTION - 6/24/1997, AS AMENDED. 06/24/1997


8. Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Capitalization Information]


Capitalization


Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise excercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

Class of stock (preferred, common or other)
Voting or Non-voting
Number of Shares
Authorized
Issued and Outstanding
Treasury
Unissued
COMMON CLASS A (LTD VOTING)
V
300000000
144248866
155751134

Class of stock (preferred, common or other)
Voting or Non-voting
Number of Shares
Authorized
Issued and Outstanding
Treasury
Unissued
COMMON CLASS B
V
849602
840292
9310


9.
(a.) List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information

List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
1. Name and address of respondent and each party to the respondent holding an attributable interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the stock or holding the attributable interest). List the respondent first, officers next, then directors and, thereafter, remaining stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, and partners.
2. Gender (male or female).
3. Ethnicity (check one).
4. Race (select one or more).
5. Citizenship.
6. Positional interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, investor/creditor attributable under the Commission's equity/debt plus standard, etc.
7. Percentage of votes.
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus).

1. Name and Address THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY, 229 WEST 43RD STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10036
2. Gender (male or female) N/A
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest RESPONDENT
7. Percentage of votes
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus)

1. Name and Address SEE EXHIBIT 2
2. Gender (male or female) N/A
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest N/A
7. Percentage of votes
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus)


(b) Respondent certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth in response to Question 9(a) are non-attributable. Yes No

N/A

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

(c) Is the respondent or any party holding an attributable interest in the respondent also the holder of an attributable interest in any other broadcast station or in any cable or newspaper entities in the same market or with overlapping signals in the same broadcast service, as described in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3555 and 76.501? Yes No
If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying the holder of that other attributable interest, listing the call signs, locations and facilities identifiers of such other broadcast stations, and describing the nature and size of the ownership interest and the positions held in the other broadcast, cable or newspaper entities. [Exhibit 3]
(d) Are any of the individuals listed in response to Question 9(a) related as parent-child, husband-wife, brothers and sisters?

Yes No

 

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit setting forth full information as to the family relationship

[Exhibit 4]

(e) Is respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties unrelated to the licensee or permittee?

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying that individual by name and title, fully describing that individual's duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

Yes No

[Exhibit 5]



SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am SECRETARY

(Official Title)


of THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 5, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
RHONDA L. BRAUER
Date
12/19/2005
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 2125561234

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits
Exhibit 1
Description:
EXHIBIT 1

THIS REPORT IS BEING FILED FOLLOWING THE TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF THE LICENSEE OF KAUT-TV, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, TO NYT BROADCAST HOLDINGS, LLC (BTCCT-20050916AAK) AND THE PRO FORMA ASSIGNMENT OF LICENSE OF KAUT-TV TO NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES (BALCT-200510011AJD).

Attachment 1


Attachment 2
Description
Exhibit 2


Attachment 3
Description
Exhibit 3


Exhibit 4
Description:
EXHIBIT 4: FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

MICHAEL GOLDEN, ARTHUR GOLDEN AND LYNN G. DOLNICK ARE SIBLINGS.

CATHY J. SULZBERGER, KAREN A. SULZBERGER AND ARTHUR SULZBERGER, JR. ARE SIBLINGS.

ERIC M.A. LAX IS MARRIED TO KAREN A. SULZBERGER.

MICHAEL GOLDEN, ARTHUR GOLDEN, LYNN G. DOLNICK, CATHY J. SULZBERGER, KAREN A. SULZBERGER, ARTHUR SULZBERGER, JR., DANIEL H. COHEN AND SUSAN W. DRYFOOS ARE COUSINS.


Attachment 4