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Hubbard Broadcasting names new media buying agency 11/16/05

Effective immediately, the Hubbard Broadcasting companies of 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, KSTC.TV, Channel 45, KS95, AM1500 and FM107 announce MPG/Arnold as their new media buying agency.

MPG/Arnold joins the Hubbard Broadcasting properties as advisors in the strategic planning and placement of all advertising expenditures.

“The Hubbard properties are thrilled to be working with such a reputable media buying agency and look forward to a great partnership with them,” says David Bestler, Vice President/General Manager of KS95.

“We could not be more excited to be working with a group of stations with such a long-standing heritage in the Twin Cities,” says Peter Quayle, Account Director of MPG/Arnold.




Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. serves the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota with seven television stations:  5 EYEWITNESS NEWS (KSTP-TV, LLC), KSTC.TV, Channel 45 in Minneapolis and Saint Paul; KSAX-TV, Alexandria; KRWF-TV, Redwood Falls; WDIO-TV, Duluth; WIRT-TV, Hibbing; and KAAL, Austin.  Among Hubbard's television properties outside of Minnesota are WHEC-TV, Rochester, New York and WNYT-TV, Albany, New York plus three stations in New Mexico: KOB-TV, Albuquerque; KOBF-TV, Farmington; and KOBR-TV, Roswell. Hubbard Broadcasting also owns radio stations in Minneapolis/Saint Paul including KSTP AM 1500, KS95-FM, and FM 107 WFMP plus the Hubbard Radio Network.




MPG (Media Planning Group) is the global media network of Havas, the worldwide marketing communications group. MPG provides media planning, buying, strategic consulting and interactive services for a wide range of blue-chip clients. MPG has offices in 56 countries, with more than 2,000 media professionals working in a wide range of disciplines. MPG is a leader in North America and market leader in major European markets and Latin America. MPG USA units include MPG/Arnold, MPG Direct, MPG Diversity, Media Contacts and MPG Entertainment. MPG USA headquarters are located at 195 Broadway in New York City. To learn more about MPG USA and our global operations, please visit our website at

For more information contact Andrea Creech, 651.642.4379,

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