The following is a list of television stations owned by the Ion Media unit of Katz Broadcasting (d/b/a Scripps Networks), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the E. W. Scripps Company since January 7, 2021.[1][2] This list also includes radio and television stations formerly owned by corporate antecedent Paxson Communications and the company's founder, Lowell "Bud" Paxson.

Owned-and-operated stations

City of license / Market Station Channel Year of affiliation Owned since
AntigoWausau, WI WTPX-TV** 46 2001 2001
Archer LodgeRaleighDurham, NC WFPX-TV 62 2021[α] 1998
ArlingtonDallasFort Worth, TX KPXD-TV** 68 1998 1996
BellevueSeattleTacoma, WA KWPX-TV 33 1998 1998
Boston, MA WBPX-TV 68 1999 1999
BradentonTampaSt. Petersburg, FL WXPX-TV** 66 1998 1994
Brunswick, GAJacksonville, FL WPXC-TV 21 2000 2000
Cedar RapidsWaterlooIowa City, IA KPXR-TV** 48 1998 1997
CharlestonHuntington, WV WLPX-TV 29 1998 1998
Chicago, IL WCPX-TV 38 1998 1998
Columbia, SC WZRB 47 2017 2017
ConcordManchester, NH WPXG-TV[A] 21 1999 1999
ConroeHouston, TX KPXB-TV 49 1998 1995
East St. Louis, ILSt. Louis, MO WRBU 46 2014 2014
FranklinNashville, TN WNPX-TV 28 1998 1998
GreenvilleNew Bern, NC WEPX-TV 38 1998 1998
InglewoodLos Angeles, CA KILM 64 2021[α] 2018
Jacksonville, NC WPXU-TV[B] 35 1999 1999
JellicoKnoxville, TN WPXK-TV** 54 1998 1993
KenoshaMilwaukee, WI WPXE-TV 55 1998 1995
LaughlinLas Vegas, NV KMCC 34 2020[β] 2020
LewistonPortland, ME WIPL 35 2018 2018
LondonColumbus, OH WSFJ-TV 51 2021[α] 2018
Manassas, VAWashington, DC WPXW-TV 66 1998 1997
Martinsburg, WVHagerstown, MD WWPX-TV[C] 60 1998 1994
MelbourneOrlandoDaytona Beach, FL WOPX-TV 56 1998 1998
MiamiFort Lauderdale, FL WPXM-TV 35 1998 1997
New Orleans, LA WPXL-TV 49 2008 2008
New York, NY WPXN-TV 31 1998 1997
NewportProvidence, RI WPXQ-TV 69 1998 1996
NewtonDes Moines, IA KFPX-TV** 39 1998 1998
OkmulgeeTulsa, OK KTPX-TV** 44 1998 1997
Pittsburgh, PA WINP-TV 16 2011 2011
ProvoSalt Lake City, UT KUPX-TV 29 1999[β] 1999
Richmond, INSpringfieldDayton, OH WKOI-TV 43 2018 2018
RoanokeLynchburg, VA WPXR-TV 38 1998 1997
Rocky MountRaleighDurham, NC WRPX-TV 47 1998 1998
RomeAtlanta, GA WPXA-TV 14 1998 1996
Sacramento, CA KSPX-TV 29 1998 1998
SalemPortland, OR KPXG-TV 22 1998 1996
San BernardinoLos Angeles, CA KPXN-TV 30 1998 1998
San JoseSan FranciscoOakland, CA KKPX-TV 65 1998 1997
ScrantonWilkes-Barre, PA WQPX-TV** 64 1998 1998
St. CloudMinneapolisSt. Paul, MN KPXM-TV 41 1998 1996
Syracuse, NY WSPX-TV 56 1998 1998
UvaldeSan Antonio, TX KPXL-TV** 26 1999 1999
Wilmington, DEPhiladelphia, PA WPPX-TV 61 1998 1995
Woburn, MA WDPX-TV 58 2021[γ] 1999

Former owned-stations

Television

City of license / Market Station Channel Years owned Current status
AkronCleveland, OH WVPX-TV 23 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Albuquerque, NM KAPX 14 1999–2003 UniMás affiliate KTFQ-TV on channel 41,
owned by Entravision Communications
AmsterdamAlbanySchenectady, NY WYPX-TV 55 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Ann ArborDetroit, MI WPXD-TV 31 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
BataviaBuffaloRochester, NY WPXJ-TV** 51 1999−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Battle CreekGrand RapidsLansing, MI WZPX-TV** 43 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
BloomingtonIndianapolis, IN WCLJ-TV 42 2018−2021 Bounce TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
BloomingtonIndianapolis, IN WIPX-TV 63 2000−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Bridgeport, CTNew York, NY WIPX 43 1996–1999 MeTV+ affiliate WZME, owned by Weigel Broadcasting
BuffaloNiagara Falls, NY WNYP-TV** 26 1966–1970 TCT owned-and-operated (O&O) WNYB
BurlingtonGreensboroHigh Point, NC WGPX-TV 16 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
CantonCleveland, OH WOAC 67 1995–1998[i] TCT owned-and-operated (O&O) WRLM on channel 47
CantonCleveland, OH WDLI-TV 17 2018−2021 Bounce TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
DecaturChampaignSpringfield, IL WPXU 23 1997–1999 CW affiliate WBUI, owned by GOCOM Media, LLC[ii]
Denver, CO KPXC-TV 59 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Evansville, IN WAZE-LP 17 2014–2017 Defunct, license cancelled in 2017
Fort PierceStuartVero Beach, FL WTVX 34 1995–1997[i] CW affiliate owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group
HooverBirmingham, AL WPXH-TV 44 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
KaneoheHonolulu, HI KPXO-TV** 66 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Kansas City, MO KPXE-TV 50 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Lake WorthWest Palm Beach, FL WPXP-TV** 67 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Memphis, TN WPXX-TV 50 2008−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
MindenShreveport, LA KPXJ 21 1997–2003 CW affiliate owned by KTBS, LLC
NampaBoise, ID KTRV-TV 12 2017−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
New Bedford, MAProvidence, RI WLWC 28 2018−2021 Court TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
New LondonHartfordNew Haven, CT WHPX-TV 26 1995−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
NorfolkPortsmouthVirginia Beach, VA WPXV-TV 49 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
OgdenSalt Lake City, UT KUPX 30 1997–1999 CW affiliate KUCW, owned by Nexstar Media Group
Oklahoma City, OK KOPX-TV** 62 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Phoenix, AZ K67FE 67 1996–1999 K14RK-D, owned by Good News Broadcasting Network
PortervilleFresno, CA KPXF 61 1997–2003 UniMás affiliate KTFF-DT, owned by TelevisaUnivision
RichmondLexington, KY WUPX-TV 67 2001−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Rochester, MN KXLT-TV 47 1996–1997 Fox affiliate owned by SagamoreHill Broadcasting[iii]
San Juan, PR WJPX 24 1998–2000 América TeVé affiliate owned by America CV Network
Spokane, WA KGPX-TV** 34 1999−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
SpringfieldDayton, OHRichmond, IN WDPX 26 1995–1999 CW affiliate WBDT, owned by Vaughan Media[iv]
St. Louis, MOMount Vernon, IL WPXS 13 1998–2005 Daystar owned-and-operated (O&O)
SuringGreen BayAppleton, WI WPXG 14 1997–1999 CW affiliate WCWF, owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group
TequestaWest Palm Beach, FL WPBF 25 1993–1997 ABC affiliate owned by Hearst Television
TollesonPhoenix, AZ KPPX-TV 51 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Washington, D.C. WSIT-LP 42 1996–1999 Daystar owned-and-operated (O&O) WDDN-LD
WatervillePortland, ME WMPX-TV 23 1999–2003 Fox affiliate WPFO, owned by Cunningham Broadcasting[ii]

Radio

AM Station FM Station
City of license / Market Station Years owned Current status
Jacksonville, FL WNZS 930 1993–1998 WFXJ, owned by iHeartMedia
WZNZ 1460 1993–1998 WQOP, owned by Relevant Radio
WAIA/WPLA 93.3 1993–1998 WJBT, owned by iHeartMedia
WFSJ 97.9 1997–1998 WKSL, owned by iHeartMedia
WPVJ/WTLK-FM 106.5 1996–1998 WHJX, owned by Cox Media Group
WCRJ-FM/WROO 107.3 1991–1998 WWJK, owned by iHeartMedia
Jamestown, NY WXYJ 1340 1963–1970 WKSN, owned by Media One Group
Key WestKey LargoMarathon, FL WKRY 93.7 1996–1998 WKEY-FM, owned by Spottswood Partners II, Ltd
WFKZ 103.1 1996–1998 Owned by Florida Keys Media, LLC
WAVK 105.5 1996–1998 WWWK, owned by Florida Keys Media, LLC
MiamiFort LauderdaleHollywood, FL WIOD 610 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WINZ 940 1992–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WFTL 1400 1995–1998 WFLL, owned by Nossa Rádio
WSRF 1580 1996–1997 Owned by Niche Radio, Inc.
WLVE 93.9 1992–1998 WMIA-FM, owned by iHeartMedia
WZTA 94.9 1991–1998 WZTU, owned by iHeartMedia
WPLL 103.5 1996–1998 WMIB, owned by iHeartMedia
Nashville, TN WPTN 780 1994–1998 Owned by Cookeville Communications, LLC
WHUB 1400 1996–1998 Owned by Cookeville Communications, LLC
WGSQ 94.7 1994–1998 Owned by Cookeville Communications, LLC
WHUB-FM/WGIC 98.5 1996–1998 WKSW, owned by Zimmer Broadcasting, LL
Orlando, FL WGTO/WWZN/
WQTM 540
1994–1998 WFLF, owned by iHeartMedia
WWNZ 740 1991–1998 WYGM, owned by iHeartMedia
WPRD 1440 1993–1998 Owned by J & V Communications, Inc.
WDIZ/WSHE 100.3 1996–1998 WRUM, owned by iHeartMedia
WVRI/WJRR 101.1 1993–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WSSP/WZTU/
WHVE/WWNZ-FM/
WTKS 104.1
1991–1993,
1996–1998
WTKS-FM, owned by iHeartMedia
WMGF 107.7 1993–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
Panama City, FL WDIZ 590 1996–1998 Defunct, license cancelled as WDDV in 2020
WPAP-FM 92.5 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WPBH 94.5 1996–1998 WFLF-FM, owned by iHeartMedia
WFSY 98.5 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WEBZ-FM/WSHF 99.3 1996–1998 WEBZ, owned by iHeartMedia
Pensacola, FL WTKX-FM 101.5 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WOWW-FM/WYCL 107.3 1996–1998 WRGV, owned by iHeartMedia
Rochester, NY WACK 1420 1962–1972 Owned by Waynco Radio, Inc.
Tallahassee, FLThomasville, GA WNLS 1270 1996–1998 WTLY, owned by iHeartMedia
WTNT-FM 94.9 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WTPS/WJZT 100.7 1996–1998 WFLA-FM, owned by iHeartMedia
WXSR 101.5 1996–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WSNI 107.1 1996–1998 WGMY, owned by iHeartMedia
TampaSt. PetersburgClearwater, FL WTKN/WHNZ 570 1991–1998 WTBN, owned by Salem Media Group
WNZE/WZTM 820 1995–1998 WWBA, owned by Genesis Communications
WWQT 1470 1977– WMGG, owned by NIA Broadcasting Inc.
WEZY/WSJT 94.1 1993–1998 WLLD, owned by Beasley Broadcast Group
WILV 101.5 1997–1998 WPOI, owned by Cox Media Group
WHPT 102.5 1991–1998 Owned by Cox Media Group
West Palm BeachBoca Raton, FL WEAT 850 1997–1998[3] WFTL, owned by Hubbard Broadcasting
WBZT 1290 1995–1998 WJNO, owned by iHeartMedia
WOLL 94.3 1997–1998[3] WRLX, owned by iHeartMedia
WKGR 98.7 1995–1998 Owned by iHeartMedia
WEAT-FM 104.3[a] 1997–1998[3] WSFS in Miramar, Florida, owned by Audacy, Inc.
WIRK-FM 107.9 1997–1998[3] WEAT, owned by Hubbard Broadcasting

Notes

License ownership/operational agreements

  1. ^ a b Owned by Whitehead Media and operated by Paxson Communications.
  2. ^ a b Operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group.
  3. ^ Operated by Gray Television.
  4. ^ Operated by Nexstar Media Group.

Primary and secondary affiliations

  1. ^ a b c Primary channel is affiliated with Bounce TV.
  2. ^ a b Primary channel is an independent.
  3. ^ Primary channel is affiliated with Grit.

Satellites and semi-satellites

  1. ^ Satellite of WBPX-TV.
  2. ^ Satellite of WEPX-TV.
  3. ^ Satellite of WPXW-TV.

Miscellany

  1. ^ Licensed to West Palm Beach throughout the entirety of Paxson ownership. Refocused to the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market in 2012 and city of license moved to Mirimar in 2013.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Scripps Buys ION Network, Increases National TV Network Footprint," from Cincinnati Public Radio, September 24, 2020
  2. ^ "Scripps Completes Acquisition Of Ion Media," from TVNewsCheck, 1/7/2021
  3. ^ a b c d Waresh, Julie (September 20, 1997). "Westinghouse buy includes local stations". Newspapers.com. The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved August 21, 2021.