According to documents filed with the FCC, the Tampa Bay media market is a crowded one. It includes 12 full-powered commercial television stations, two noncommercial TV stations, 42 commercial radio stations, six noncommercial radio stations, 42 cable TV systems, two satellite TV systems, nine general-interest daily newspapers and 40 other nondaily newspapers (including Creative Loafing). Here are some of the biggest players who have multiple news products.
Owns WFLA-TV Newschannel 8, Tampa Tribune, chain of 19 weekly newspapers, Spanish-language weekly Centro mi Diario, TBO.com
Owns St. Petersburg Times, tbt* daily free tabloid and Tampabay.com; news operating arrangement with cable television's Bay News 9 includes Political Connections show cohosted by print reporter; various other marketing and news agreements.
New York Times Regional Media Group
Owns Sarasota Herald-Tribune, cable television news station SNN Channel 6, HeraldTribune.com and a direct-mail business.
Owns CBS affiliate Tampa Bay's 10 and tampabays10.com; national newspaper chain holdings include USA Today.
Owns Fox 13 television station, myfoxtampabay.com
Owns ABC Action News WFTS-TV, abcactionnews.com.