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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000051191
Submit Date:
04/09/2018
Call Sign:
WFXR
Facility ID:
24813
City:
ROANOKE
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2018

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Roanoke-Lynchburg
Web Home Page Address WWW.VIRGINIAFIRST.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 504.0
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: 3.0
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(26)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 26) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 26) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, technique, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 26) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 26) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 10:30A 01/7/18-03/25/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Everyday Health is a series that increases awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 26) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12P 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 26) Response
Program Title MISSING (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A 01/6/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 26) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour educational, studio based variety show for children 13 to 16 years of age. This half hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 26) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Weekly half-hour television series shot entirely in HD, "Career Day" is the newest offering from Entertainment Studios that falls under the "Educational and Informational (E/I) for children age 13-16" FCC classification. "Career Day" offers children the opportunity to follow adults and learn about career fields that may enchant and inspire them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 26) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION WITH TOMMY DAVIDSON AND ANDREA FECZKO (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 10A 01/07/18-03/25/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 26) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 26) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE TRADE SCHOOL (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Produced for viewers 13-16, This Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. This Old House Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step by step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 26) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 26) Response
Program Title AWESOME PLANET (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 26) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 26) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 26) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 26) Response
Program Title MISSING (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:30P 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 26) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 26) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles. Produced by Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 26) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 26) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. A weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about worldclass athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 26) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 26) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. This breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 26) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8A 01/06/18-01/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 26) Response
Program Title OUTER SPACE (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Earth 2050 (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 5:30a 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 half hour weekly series produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title DIY SCI (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 6:00a 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY SCI will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title NATURE KNOW BEST (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 6:00A 01/07/18-03/25/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
Number of Preemptions 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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Weird But True (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 6:30A 01/06/18-03/31/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charles and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explores. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 MONICA TAYLOR
Address 5305 VALLEY PARK DRIVE SUITE 1
City ROANOKE
State VA
Zip 24019
Telephone Number (540) 344-2127
Email Address MTAYLOR@VIRGINIAFIRST.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.

Other Matters (30)

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Other Matters (1 of 30) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 10:30A
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (2 of 30) Response
Program Title WEIRD BUT TRUE (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 6:30A
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife.
Other Matters (3 of 30) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (4 of 30) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (5 of 30) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (6 of 30) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11A
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. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. This breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet.
Other Matters (7 of 30) Response
Program Title MISSING (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:30P
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (8 of 30) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7A
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (9 of 30) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A
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. All In with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (10 of 30) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE TRADE SCHOOL (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00A
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, The Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more.
Other Matters (11 of 30) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8A
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (12 of 30) Response
Program Title THE YOUNG ICONS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:30A
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. A weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18.
Other Matters (13 of 30) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30A
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. Produced primarily for the 13 - 16 target audience, Career Day offers children the opportunity to follow adults and learn about career fields that may enchant and inspire them.
Other Matters (14 of 30) Response
Program Title DIY SCI (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 6A
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science
Other Matters (15 of 30) Response
Program Title EARTH 2050 (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 5:30A
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 half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (16 of 30) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12P
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Other Matters (17 of 30) Response
Program Title AWESOME PLANET (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30A
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth.
Other Matters (18 of 30) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Other Matters (19 of 30) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7A
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. Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles. Produced by Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Other Matters (20 of 30) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 10A
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. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (21 of 30) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Other Matters (22 of 30) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30A
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Other Matters (23 of 30) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:30A
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (24 of 30) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11A
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (25 of 30) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30A
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. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour educational, studio based variety show for children 13 to 16 years of age. This half hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program.
Other Matters (26 of 30) Response
Program Title NATURE KNOWS BEST (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 6A
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice.
Other Matters (27 of 30) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (28 of 30) Response
Program Title OUTER SPACE (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate.
Other Matters (29 of 30) Response
Program Title MISSING (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (30 of 30) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8A
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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, technique, and strategies needed to enter these fields.

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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.

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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. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Monica Taylor

HR /Business Coordinator


04/09/2018

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