News of Note—Discovery, Universal, Tegna and Nexstar Media

news of note

Here are the stories we're following this morning.

> Producer Will Packer has partnered with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures to form Will Packer Media. Release

> Tegna’s board of directors declared a dividend of 7 cents per share. Release

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceVideo!

The Video industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Cable, Media and Entertainment, Telco, and Tech companies rely on FierceVideo for the latest news, trends, and analysis on video creation and distribution, OTT delivery technologies, content licensing, and advertising strategies. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> Nexstar Media’s WHAG is changing its call letters to WDVM, to reflect its expanded coverage of Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland. TVSpy article

Suggested Articles

After years of trying to get back together, CBS and Viacom have officially reached a deal to recombine their companies and become ViacomCBS.

For what feels like an eternity, CBS and Viacom have been circling a merger that would undo their formal split from 2006. Now it looks like it may finally…

During Wednesday’s earnings call, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch hurled an accusation of “theft” at Locast, a free broadcast television streaming service that’s being…