Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0009 (June 2010)
FCC 316
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGN BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE OR TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF ENTITY HOLDING BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BTCCT - 20071012AKL
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
WMOR-TV COMPANY, ET. AL. (SEE EXHIBIT 2)
Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration Number:
0001810167
Call Sign
WMOR-TV
Facility ID Number
53819
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
MARK J. PRAK
Firm or Company Name
BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
Mailing Address
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
ZIP Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300

E-Mail Address (if available)
MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
3. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Noncommercial Educational Licensee/Permittee Other
N/A (Fee Required)
4.
a.  Voluntary Assignment or Transfer of Control  Involuntary Assignment or Transfer of Control
Amendment to pending application
File number of pending application: -

If an amendment, submit as an Exhibit a listing, by Section and Question Number, of the portions of the pending application that are being revised.

[Exhibit 1]

b.

Applicant certifies that the use of FCC Form 316 is appropriate for this transaction.

 

Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]
5.

Were any of the authorizations that are the subject of this application obtained through the Commission's competitive bidding procedures (see 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.2111(a) and 73.5000)?

If yes, list pertinent authorizations in an Exhibit.

Yes No

[Exhibit 3]



NOTE: In addition to the information called for in this section, an explanatory exhibit providing full particulars must be submitted for each question for which a "No" response is provided.

Section II - Assignor/Transferor

1. Certification.   Assignor/Transferor certifies that it has answered each question in this application based on its review of the application instructions and worksheets. Assignor/Transferor further certifies that where it has made an affirmative certification below, this certification constitutes its representation that the application satisfies each of the pertinent standards and criteria set forth in the application instructions and worksheets. Yes No
2.
Application for (check one): Consent to Assign Construction Permit Consent to Transfer Control of Permittee
Consent to Assign License Consent to Transfer Control of Licensee
Amendment to pending application
3.
Legal Name of the Assignor/Transferor
TRUSTEES OF THE HEARST FAMILY TRUST (SEE EXHIBIT 3)
Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300
E-Mail Address (if available)

4.
Contact Representative (if other than Assignor/Transferor)
MARK J. PRAK
Firm or Company Name

Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300

E-Mail Address (if available)
MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
 
If more than one Transferor, submit the information requested in Questions 3 and 4 for each transferor.
[Exhibit 4]
5. Authorizations to be Assigned/Transferred. List the authorized stations and construction permits to be assigned/transferred. Provide the Facility Identification Number and the Call Sign, or the Facility Identification Number and the File Number of the Construction Permit, and the location, for each station to be assigned/transferred. Include main stations, FM and/or TV translator stations, LPTV stations, FM and/or TV booster stations.

[Enter Station Information]


List the authorized stations and construction permits to be assigned/transferred. Provide the Facility Identification Number and the Call Sign, or the Facility Identification Number and the File Number of the Construction Permit, and the location, for each station to be assigned/transferred. Include main stations, FM and/or TV translator stations, LPTV stations,, FM and/or TV booster stations.

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53819 WMOR-TV - LAKELAND FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
51988 WPBF - TEQUESTA FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
64444 KCWE - KANSAS CITY MO

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65679 WBAL - BALTIMORE MD

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65693 WIYY - BALTIMORE MD

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65680 WISN-TV - MILWAUKEE WI

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65696 WBAL-TV - BALTIMORE MD

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
49712 WAPT - JACKSON MS

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65686 KMBC-TV - KANSAS CITY MO

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
12508 KOCO-TV - OKLAHOMA CITY OK

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
46979 WLWT - CINCINNATI OH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
60353 KHBS - FORT SMITH AR

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
60354 KHOG-TV - FAYETTEVILLE AR

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65681 WTAE-TV - PITTSBURGH PA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
65684 WCVB-TV - BOSTON MA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
19653 KSBW - SALINAS CA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
57476 WPTZ - NORTH POLE NY

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73344 WNNE - HARTFORD VT

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
33875 KCRA-TV - SACRAMENTO CA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
10242 KQCA - STOCKTON CA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53911 KOVT - SILVER CITY NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53904 KOFT - FARMINGTON NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
64548 KITV - HONOLULU HI

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
64551 KMAU - WAILUKU HI

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
64544 KHVO - HILO HI

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73292 WMUR-TV - MANCHESTER NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73288 WMTW - POLAND SPRING ME

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
71357 WDSU - NEW ORLEANS LA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53903 KETV - OMAHA NE

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
25738 WESH - DAYTONA BEACH FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53465 WKCF - CLERMONT FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53921 WXII-TV - WINSTON-SALEM NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
33710 KCCI - DES MOINES IA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53939 WLKY-TV - LOUISVILLE KY

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53905 WYFF - GREENVILLE SC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53930 WGAL - LANCASTER PA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53928 KOAT-TV - ALBUQUERQUE NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53908 KOCT - CARLSBAD NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
130286 W26CQ - COLEBROOK NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
127773 W27CP - WHITE RIVER JUNCTION VT

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73291 W27BL - BERLIN NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73294 W38CB - LITTLETON NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73295 WMUR-LP - LITTLETON NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
64552 K51BB - LIHUE HI

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
73342 W65AM - LEBANON, ETC. NH

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53920 K08IJ - GALLUP NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53912 K08KX - TAOS NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53882 K09AI - LAS VEGAS NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53917 K09JJ - BLOOMFIELD, ETC. NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53881 K10CG - AZTEC & CEDAR HILL NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53924 K10IN - CHINLE AZ

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53916 K11EV - GRANTS, ETC. NY

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53934 K12NH - HOBBS NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
13441 K12OC - RED RIVER NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53914 K13RK - ROSWELL NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53880 K16CH - RATON, ETC. NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53883 K19CM - FARMINGTON NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53900 K20GU - RUIDOSO, ETC. NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53937 K28ER - DULCE & LUMBERTON NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53906 K34CR - ALAMOGORDO, ETC. NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53913 K43BT - CARRIZOZO-TULAROSA NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53923 K45DH - DURANGO CO

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53938 K46IN - PORTALES NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53890 K49CZ - CABALLO NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53897 K51DS - DEMING NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53909 K52CR - FORREST, ETC. NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53927 K60DD - TIERRA AMARILLA NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53898 K61CN - LORDSBURG NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53907 K62AL - ROSWELL NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53888 K62CR - FARMINGTON NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53926 K63AE - MANY FARMS, ETC. AZ

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53886 K65FJ - CROWNPOINT NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53918 K66AE - COLFAX NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53919 K66EE - HORSE SPRINGS NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
11464 K67BP - GALLUP NM

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
71529 W16AJ - MELBOURNE, ETC. FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
26944 W18DB - PORT RICHEY, ETC. FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
59631 W56CN - VENICE FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
26943 WMOR-LP - ST. PETERSBURG FL

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53929 W02AF - SYLVA, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53887 W03AK - ELA, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53896 W05AR - BRYSON CITY, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53894 W06AE - CLAYTON, ETC. GA

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53891 W06AI - MARION NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53884 W06AJ - FRANKLIN, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53922 W08BH - ANDREWS, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53899 W09AS - BURNSVILLE NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53935 W10AK - SPRUCE PINE NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53925 W10AL - CHEROKEE, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53895 W11AH - TRYON & COLUMBUS NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53915 W11AU - CANTON, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53893 W11AX - BAT CAVE, ETC. NC

Facility ID Number
Call Sign or Construction Permit File Number
City
State
53910 K57BR - MONTOYA & NEWKIRK NM


6.
Agreements for Sale/Transfer of Station.
a. If the transaction is voluntary, Assignor/Transferor certifies that:
  i. it has placed in licensee's/permittee's public inspection file(s) and submitted as an exhibit to this item copies of all agreements for the assignment/transfer of the station(s);
  ii. these documents embody the complete and final understanding between assignor/transferor and assignee/transferee; and
  iii. these agreements comply fully with the Commission's rules and policies.
b. If the transaction is involuntary, the Assignor/Transferor certifies that court orders or other authorizing documents have been issued and that it has placed in the licensee's/permittee's public inspecition file(s) and submitted to the Commission copies of such court orders or other authorizing documents.
Exhibit Required
Yes No
N/A

[Exhibit 5]


Yes No
N/A

[Exhibit 6]

7.
Character Issues. Assignor/Transferor certifies that neither licensee/permittee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with:
a. any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or any party to the application; or
b. any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.
Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 7]

8.
Adverse Findings. Assignor/Transferor certifies that, with respect to the assignor/transferor and each party to the application, no adverse finding has been made, nor has an adverse final action been taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under the provisions of any law related to any of the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 8]
9. Auction Authorization. Assignor/transferor certifies that more than five years have passed since the issuance of the construction permit for the station being assigned, where that permit was acquired in an auction through the use of a bidding credit or other special measure. Yes No
N/A


See Explanation in
[Exhibit 9]
10. Anti-Drug Abuse Act Certification. Assignor/Transferor certifies that neither licensee/permittee nor any party to the application is subject to denial of federal benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862. Yes No

I certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith. I acknowledge that all certifications and attached Exhibits are considered material representations.

Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing
VICTOR F. GANZI
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
TRUSTEE FOR THE HEARST FAMILY TRUST
Signature
Date
10/11/2007
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).



NOTE: In addition to the information called for in this section, an explanatory exhibit providing full particulars must be submitted for each question for which a "No" response is provided.

Section III - Assignee/Transferee

1. Certification.   Assignee/Transferee certifies that it has answered each question in this application based on its review of the application instructions and worksheets. Assignee/Transferee further certifies that where it has made an affirmative certification below, this certification constitutes its representation that the application satisfies each of the pertinent standards and criteria set forth in the application instructions and worksheets. Yes No
2.
Legal Name of the Assignee/Transferee
TRUSTEES OF THE HEARST FAMILY TRUST (SEE EXHIBIT 8)
Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300
E-Mail Address (if available)

MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
3.
Contact Representative (if other than Assignee/Transferee)
MARK J. PRAK
Firm or Company Name
BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.
Mailing Address
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300

E-Mail Address (if available)
MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
 
If more than one Transferee, submit the information requested in Questions 2 and 3 for each transferee.
[Exhibit 10]
4.
Agreements for Sale/Transfer of Station. Assignee/Transferee certifies that:
a. the written agreements in the licensee/permittee's public inspection file embody the complete and final agreement for the sale or transfer of the station(s); and
b. these agreements comply fully with the Commission's rules and policies.
Yes No
[Exhibit 11]
5. Changes in interests as a result of assignment/transfer.
a. [Enter Changes in Interests Information]


or [Exhibit 12]
 
 
b. Applicant certifies that equity interests not set forth above are non-attributable.
Yes No

N/A

[Exhibit 13]

6. Other Authorizations. List call signs, locations, and facility identifiers of all other broadcast stations in which assignee/transferee or any party to the application has an attributable interest. N/A

[Exhibit 14]

7. Acquisition of Control. List the file number and date of grant of FCC Form 301, 314, or 315 application by which the Commission approved the qualifications of the individual or entity with a pre-existing interest in the licensee/permittee that is now acquiring control of the licensee/permittee as a result of the grant of this application. N/A

[Exhibit 15]

8.
Character Issues. Assignee/Transferee certifies that neither assignee/transferee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with:
a. any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or any party to the application; or
b. any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.
Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 16]

9.
Adverse Findings. Assignee/Transferee certifies that, with respect to the assignee/transferee and each party to the application, no adverse finding has been made, nor has an adverse final action been taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under the provisions of any law related to any of the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination.
Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 17]

10. Alien Ownership and Control. Assignee/Transferee certifies that it complies with the provisions of Section 310 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relating to interests of aliens and foreign governments. Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 18]

11. Auction Authorization. Assignee/transferee certifies that where less than five years have passed since the issuance of the construction permit and the permit had been acquired in an auction through the use of a bidding credit or other special measure, it would qualify for such credit or other special measure. Yes No
N/A


See Explanation in
[Exhibit 19]
12. Anti-Drug Abuse Act Certification. Assignee/transferee certifies that neither licensee/permittee nor any party to the application is subject to denial of federal benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862. Yes No

I certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith. I acknowledge that all certifications and attached Exhibits are considered material representations. I hereby waive any claim to the use of any particular frequency as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by license or otherwise, and request an authorization in accordance with this application. (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.)

Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing
VICTOR F. GANZI
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
TRUSTEE FOR THE HEARST FAMILY TRUST
Signature
Date
10/11/2007
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
Attachment 2
Description
USE OF FCC FORM 316


Attachment 4
Description
TRANSFERORS


Attachment 6
Description
AUTHORIZING DOCUMENT


Attachment 10
Description
TRANSFEREES


Exhibit 11
Description:
AUTHORIZING DOCUMENT

SEE ATTACHMENT 5

Attachment 11


Attachment 12
Description
CHANGES IN INTERESTS AS A RESULT OF TRANSFER


Exhibit 14
Description:
OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

SEE ATTACHMENT 2

Attachment 14


Attachment 15
Description
ACQUISITION OF CONTROL