WUTR ABC20 was acquired by Mission Broadcasting in Spring of 2004and operates under a shared services agreement and joint sales agreement. WUTR’s syndicated programming includes Oprah, Ellen, Entertainment Tonight and the Insider, and Access Hollywood.
Utica, NY is in the 171st largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 231,050 and 99,190 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 94% (67% wired, 27% ADS). The Utica market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.8% through 2011. The largest employers in this market are Mohawk Valley Network, Onieda Indian Nation-Turning Stone Casino, Faxton – St. Luke’s Healthcare, Utica National Insurance, United Cerebral Palsy, Utica College, Mohawk Valley Community College, Herkimer County Community College and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network Market Report 3rd Edition, 2007
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Diane Siembab, Station Manager
Stephen J. Ventura, Director of Sales
Don Dudley, News Director