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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Commercial Broadcast Stations Biennial Ownership Report (FCC Form 323)

File Number:
0000046033
Submit Date:
2018-03-01
FRN:
0015012867
Purpose:
Commercial Broadcast Stations Biennial Ownership Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
03/01/2018
Filing Status:
Active

Section I - General Information

1. Respondent

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FRN Entity Name

0021245394

Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC

Street Address City (and Country if non U.S. address) State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) Zip Code Phone Email

6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road

Atlanta

GA

30328

+1 (678) 645-0000

alysia.long@coxinc.com

2. Contact Representative

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Name Organization

Michael Basile

Cooley LLP

Street Address City (and Country if non U.S. address) State Zip Code Phone Email

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 700

Washington

DC

20004

+1 (202) 776-2556

mdbasile@cooley.com

3. Application Filing Fee

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Question Response

Is this application being submitted without a filing fee?

No

Fees

Application Type Form Number Fee Code Quantity Fee Amount Subtotal
Total $140.00

Biennial Form 323 MAT 2 70
$140.00

4. Nature of Respondent

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(a) Provide the following information about the Respondent:

Relationship to stations/permits

Licensee

Nature of Respondent

Limited liability company

(b) Provide the following information about this report:
Purpose Biennial
"As of" date 10/01/2017

When filing a biennial ownership report or validating and resubmitting a prior biennial ownership report, this date must be Oct. 1 of the year in which this report is filed.

5. Licensee(s) and Station(s)

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Respondent is filing this report to cover the following Licensee(s) and station(s):
Licensee/Permittee Name FRN
Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC 0021245394
Fac. ID No. Call Sign City State Service
6463 WFXT BOSTON MA DTV
12521 WHBQ-TV MEMPHIS TN DTV

Section II – Biennial Ownership Information

1. 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613 and Other Documents

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Licensee Respondents that hold authorizations for one or more full power television, AM, and/or FM stations should list all contracts and other instruments set forth in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613(a) through (c) for the facility or facilities listed on this report. In addition, attributable Local Marketing Agreements (LMAs) and attributable Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) must be disclosed by the licensee of the brokering station on its ownership report. If the agreement is an attributable LMA, an attributable JSA, or a network affiliation agreement, check the appropriate box. Otherwise, select “Other.” Non-Licensee Respondents, as well as Licensee Respondents that only hold authorizations for Class A television and/or low power television stations, should select “Not Applicable” in response to this question.


Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Amended and Restated Limited Liability Agreement (Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC)
Parties to contract or instrument State of Delaware
Date of execution 12/2011
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: LLC Agreement

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument FOX Affiliation Agreements (WFXT and WHBQ-TV)
Parties to contract or instrument KTVU, LLC (as renamed Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC) and Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox News Network, L.L.C.
Date of execution 06/2014
Date of expiration 06/2020
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Network Affiliation Agreement
Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Trust Agreement (Cox Family Voting Trust)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Family Voting Trust, James C. Kennedy, Alexander C. Taylor, John M. Dyer, Trustees
Date of execution 07/2013
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Trust Agreement

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Articles of Incorporation, as amended (Cox Enterprises, Inc.)
Parties to contract or instrument State of Delaware
Date of execution 07/2013
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Articles of Incorporation

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument LAFF Affiliation Agreement (WFXT)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC and LAFF Media, LLC
Date of execution 03/2015
Date of expiration 04/2020
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Network Affiliation Agreement
Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Bylaws (Cox Enterprises, Inc.)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Date of execution 09/1985
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Bylaws

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Operating Agreement (Cox Media Group, LLC)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Enterprises, Inc. and Cox Media Group, LLC)
Date of execution 12/2011
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Operating Agreement

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Articles of Incorporation, as amended (Cox Media Group NE, Inc.)
Parties to contract or instrument State of Delaware
Date of execution 04/1985
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Articles of Incorporation

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Escape Affiliation Agreement (WFXT WHBQ-TV)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC and Escape Media, LLC
Date of execution 02/2016
Date of expiration 05/2021
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Network Affiliation Agreement
Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Bylaws (Cox Media Group NE, Inc.)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Media Group NE, Inc.
Date of execution 04/1985
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Bylaws

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Certificate of Formation (Cox Media Group, LLC)
Parties to contract or instrument State of Delaware
Date of execution 12/2011
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Certificate of Formation

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Operating Agreement (Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Media Group NE, Inc. and Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC
Date of execution 12/2011
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Operating Agreement

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Certificate of Conversion (Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC)
Parties to contract or instrument State of Delaware
Date of execution 12/2011
Date of expiration No expiration date
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Other

Agreement Type: Certificate of Conversion

Document Information
Description of contract or instrument Decades Affiliation Agreement (WHBQ-TV)
Parties to contract or instrument Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC and Decades, LLC
Date of execution 03/2015
Date of expiration 06/2018
Agreement type
(check all that apply)
Network Affiliation Agreement

2. Ownership Interests

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(a) Ownership Interests. This Question requires Respondents to enter detailed information about ownership interests by generating a series of subforms. Answer each question on each subform. The first subform listing should be for the Respondent itself. If the Respondent is not a natural person, also list each of the officers, directors, stockholders, non-insulated partners, non-insulated members, and any other persons or entities with a direct attributable interest in the Respondent pursuant to the standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555. (A “direct” interest is one that is not held through any intervening companies or entities.) List each interest holder with a direct attributable interest in the Respondent separately.


Leave the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field blank for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the Respondent solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard, 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555, Note 2(i).


In the case of vertical or indirect ownership structures, list only those interests in the Respondent that also represent an attributable interest in the Licensee(s) for which the report is being submitted.


Entities that are part of an organizational structure that includes holding companies or other forms of indirect ownership must file separate ownership reports. In such a structure do not report, or file a separate report for, any interest holder that does not have an attributable interest in the Licensee(s) for which the report is being submitted.


Please see the Instructions for further detail concerning interests that must be reported in response to this question.


The Respondent must provide an FCC Registration Number for each interest holder reported in response to this question. Please see the Instructions for detailed information and guidance concerning this requirement.


Ownership Information
FRN 0021245394
Entity Name Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Respondent

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Respondent
Tribal Nation or Tribal Entity

Interest holder is not a Tribal nation or Tribal entity

Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0027153220
Name Heidi Eddy-Dorn
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0021206859
Name Brett Fennell
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Male

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0026173781
Name Anne Lofye
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0026173831
Name Juliette W. Pryor
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race Black or African American
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0019225374
Name Jane Williams
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0019225325
Name Maria L. Friedman
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0021239595
Name Mary Vickers
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0026173757
Name Amber Hall
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race Black or African American
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0017164625
Entity Name Cox Media Group NE, Inc.
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

LC/LLC/PLLC Member
Tribal Nation or Tribal Entity

Interest holder is not a Tribal nation or Tribal entity

Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 100.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 100.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0019225499
Name Kimberly Guthrie
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Female

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0024977621
Name Paul Briggs
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Male

Ethnicity

Not Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

No

Ownership Information
FRN 0019232602
Name Thomas Raponi
Address PO Box
Street 1 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Street 2
City Atlanta
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) GA
Zip/Postal Code 30328
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Officer
Citizenship, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Information (Natural Persons Only)
Citizenship US
Gender

Male

Ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino

Race White
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Equity 0.0%
Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

No

(b) Respondent certifies that any interests, including equity, financial, or voting interests, not reported in this filing are non-attributable.
If "No," submit as an exhibit an explanation.

Yes

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(c) Does the Respondent or any reported interest holder hold an attributable interest in any newspaper entities in the same market as any station for which this report is filed, as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555?


If "Yes," provide information describing the interest(s), using EITHER the subform OR the spreadsheet option below. Respondents with a large number (50 or more) of entries to submit should use the spreadsheet option.


NOTE: Spreadsheets must be submitted in a special XML Spreadsheet format with the appropriate structure that is specified in the documentation. For instructions on how to use the spreadsheet option to complete this question (including templates to start with), please Click Here.


If using the subform, leave the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field blank for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the newspaper entity solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard, 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555, Note 2(i). If using an XML Spreadsheet, enter “NA” into the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the newspaper entity solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard.


The Respondent must provide an FCC Registration Number for each interest holder reported in response to this question. Please see the Instructions for detailed information and guidance concerning this requirement.

No

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(d) Are any of the individuals listed as an attributable interest holder in the Respondent married to each other or related to each other as parent‐child or as siblings?

If "Yes," provide the following information for each such the relationship.

No

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(e) Is Respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties wholly unrelated to the Licensee(s)?

If "Yes," complete the information in the required fields and submit an Exhibit fully describing that individual’s duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

No

3. Organizational Chart (Licensees Only)

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Attach a flowchart or similar document showing the Licensee’s vertical ownership structure including the Licensee and all entities that have attributable interests in the Licensee. Licensees with a single parent entity may provide a brief explanatory textual Exhibit in lieu of a flowchart or similar document. Licensees without parent entities should so indicate in a textual Exhibit.


Non-Licensee Respondents should select “N/A” in response to this question.


File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
2017 CEI Organizational Chart.pdf Applicant Ownership Chart Organizational Chart

Section III - Certification

Certification

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Section Question Response
Authorized Party to Sign

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).

Certification I certify 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.

Official Title: Assistant Secretary

Exact Legal Title or Name of Respondent: Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC

Name: Amber Hall

Phone: 6786450000


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