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.

BOA - 20030401AVT
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.
Mailing Address
544 RED ROCK DRIVE
City
WADSWORTH
State or Country (if foreign address)
OH
ZIP Code
44281 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
3303358808
E-Mail Address (if available) 
FCC Registration Number:
0004284899
Call Sign 
WYOU
Facility ID Number 
17010
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
ELIZABETH HAMMOND
Firm or Company Name
DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH LLP
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028428843
E-Mail Address (if available)
EHAMMOND@DBR.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)
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
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
WYOU 17010 SCRANTON PA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WFXP 19707 ERIE PA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KJTL 7675 WICHITA FALLS TX TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KJBO-LP 7670 WICHITA FALLS TX TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KODE-TV 18283 JOPLIN MO TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W19AR 17007 CLARKS SUMIMT PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W26AT 16994 WILLIAMSPORT PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W54AV 17002 MANSFIELD PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W55AG 17004 WILLIAMSPORT PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W60AH 16989 STROUDSBURG PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W66AI 17009 POTTSVILLE, ETC. PA TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
K47DK 7673 GRANDFIELD OK TX


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
K53DS 7672 LAWTON OK TX



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 03/17/2003 (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
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION MISSION BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, INC. 12/30/1998

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
CERTIFCATE OF AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (CHANGING NAME) MISSION BROADCASTING, INC. 11/15/2002

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
BYLAWS MISSION BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, INC. 12/31/1998

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
OPTION AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED (WFXP) BASTET BROADCASTING, INC. AND NEXTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, INC. 11/30/1998 11/30/2005

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
OPTION AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED (KJTL/KJBO) MISSION BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, INC. AND NEXTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, INC. 06/01/1999 06/01/2008

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
OPTION AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED (KODE-TV) MISSION BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, INC. AND NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C. 04/24/2002 04/24/2011

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
CREDIT AGREEMENT BASTET BROADCASTING, INC., MISSION BROADCASTING, INC., BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, VARIOUS LENDERS 01/12/2001 01/11/2007

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
SECURITY AGREEMENT BASTET BROADCASTING, INC., MISSION BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, INC. AND BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. 01/12/2001

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
PLEDGE AGREEMENT DAVID S. SMITH AND BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. 01/12/2001

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
AMENDED & RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT MISSION BROADCASTING, INC. AND BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, VARIOUS BANKS 02/13/2003

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
OPTION AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED (WYOU) BASTET BROADCASTING, INC. AND NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C. 05/19/1998 05/19/2005


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
V
1000
1000


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 MISSION BROADCASTING, INC., 544 RED ROCK DRIVE, WADSWORTH, OHIO 44281
2. Gender (male or female)
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 DE
6. Positional Interest RESPONDENT
7. Percentage of votes
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus)

1. Name and Address DAVID S. SMITH, 544 RED ROCK DRIVE, WADSWORTH, OHIO 44281
2. Gender (male or female) Male
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 DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT & TREASURER
7. Percentage of votes 100.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.01

1. Name and Address NANCIE J. SMITH, 544 RED ROCK DRIVE, WADSWORTH, OHIO 44281
2. Gender (male or female) Female
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 VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address JOHN DITTMEIER, 3010 QUAIL HOLLOW DRIVE, CLARKS SUMMIT, PA 18411
2. Gender (male or female) Male
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 EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00


(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 PRESIDENT

(Official Title)


of MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.

(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
DAVID S. SMITH
Date
04/01/2003
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 3303353880

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 3
Description:
OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

MISSION BROADCASTING, INC. HAS NO OTHER BROADCAST OWNERSHIP INTERESTS.

DAVID S. SMITH, THE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT, TREASURER AND 100 PERCENT SHAREHOLDER OF MISSION BROADCASTING, INC. IS ALSO THE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT, TREASURER AND 100 PERCENT SHAREHOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CORPORATIONS:

1) MISSION BROADCASTING III, INC. (“MISSION III”). MISSION III SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSION FOR A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW STATION ON CHANNEL 4 IN UTICA, NEW YORK, ON JULY 24, 1996. THE APPLICATION WAS NOT ACCEPTED FOR FILING BY THE COMMISSION AND WAS RETURNED PURSUANT TO THE COMMISSION’S LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 12, 1996 STATING THAT UTICA, NEW YORK IS WITHIN THE “FREEZE” AREA IMPOSED BY THE COMMISSION. MISSION III SUBMITTED A PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION ON OCTOBER 15, 1996, WHICH REMAINS PENDING, AND AN AMENDMENT TO THE APPLICATION ON JULY 17, 2000.

2) MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO, INC. (“MISSION AMARILLO”), THE PARENT COMPANY OF MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC., THE LICENSEE OF TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION KCIT, AMARILLO, TEXAS, FACILITY NO. 3372; LOW POWER TELEVISION STATION KCPN-LP, AMARILLO, TEXAS, FACILITY NO. 7739; AND TELEVISION TRANSLATOR STATIONS K30DZ, SAN JON, NEW MEXICO, FACILITY NO. 51468; K35CG, BOVINA, TEXAS, FACILITY NO. 33717; K47DH, CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO, FACILITY NO. 33718; AND K50FK, AMARILLO, TEXAS, FACILITY NO. 7736.

NANCIE J. SMITH IS THE VICE PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY OF MISSION III, MISSION AMARILLO AND MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.



Attachment 3


Exhibit 4
Description:
RELATIONSHIPS

DAVID S. SMITH AND NANCIE J. SMITH ARE HUSBAND AND WIFE.

Attachment 4