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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0021925771
File Number:
CPR-138104
Submit Date:
01/10/2013
Call Sign:
WKRC-TV
Facility ID:
11289
City:
CINCINNATI
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.local12.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 5.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program aired on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Pedraja, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program YOUNG ICONS
List date and time rescheduled na
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/23 // 305R
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE AND WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title PETS.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets.TV exposes its target audience to learn about everything pets while relating pets to their lives and interests through professionals sharing their personal experiences of both unique and exotic animals. Information on how certain animals became pets, and their geographic origin are discussed. Each segment delivers a message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects facing children 13 and above. Attributes and advice are also emphasized by guests that instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is designed to convey important information about personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making all necessary life skills, in a fun and entertaining way. Through sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews, the Mad About team teaches and inspires teens to make quality life decisions. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. On 12/29, the EI bug was inadvertently covered by our SchoolWatch breaking weather crawl. This program aired on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Children are being engaged and inspired as they see value in exploring new rich cultures and heritages. Some of the educational topics include: geography, history, social context and environment, arts and entertainment, types of government, interviews with political leaders, current modes of transport, indigenous culinary options, architecture, currency, national customs, national languages, trivia and travel tips. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am and 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program aired on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
List date and time rescheduled Sunday 10/7 8:00am-8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday 10/6//#9616R
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 25
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey message of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This Program aired on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Whitney Dienger
Address 1906 Highland Ave
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45219
Telephone Number 513-763-5544
Email Address wdienger@local12.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. WKRC-TV conducts weekly tours of its facilities for school age children, Cub Scouts and Brownie troops in addition to a significant commitment across all broadcast platforms to scheduling public service announcements concerning a wide variety of issues affecting children ages 5-16.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Children are being engaged and inspired as they see value in exploring new rich cultures and heritages. Some of the educational topics include: geography, history, social context and environment, arts and entertainment, types of government, interviews with political leaders, current modes of transport, indigenous culinary options, architecture, currency, national customs, national languages, trivia and travel tips. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey message of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am-11:30am and 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program will air on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program will air on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is designed to convey important information about personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making all necessary life skills, in a fun and entertaining way. Through sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews, the Mad About team teaches and inspires teens to make quality life decisions. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Pedraja, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE AND WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program will air on our main digital stream, WKRC, Channel 12.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title PETS.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets.TV exposes its target audience to learn about everything pets while relating pets to their lives and interests through professionals sharing their personal experiences of both unique and exotic animals. Information on how certain animals became pets, and their geographic origin are discussed. Each segment delivers a message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects facing children 13 and above. Attributes and advice are also emphasized by guests that instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD, TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. This program will air on our secondary digital stream, EKRC, Channel 12.2.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

WKRC LICENSEE, LLC


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