Standard Media Group

Standard Media Group is an innovative and diverse media company committed to serving local communities.  Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with operations in New York, Lincoln, Nebraska, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Providence, Rhode Island, Standard Media’s leadership team has a long history of building strong, local broadcast and digital media properties.  Our future is bright and filled with exciting new opportunities as we maintain our commitment to inform communities, inspire employees, and innovate in an ever-evolving industry. 


SMG News

Standard Media Group Issues Statement Regarding Expiration of Distribution Agreement with DISH Network   DISH Refused Numerous Offers from Standard Media to...

Kristie Giompoletti, GM, KBSI / WDKA

Kristie Giompoletti-Shamoun Joins KBSI/WDKA as General Manager

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) — Kristie Giompoletti-Shamoun will join KBSI FOX23 and MyNetworkTV affiliate WDKA as General Manager effective Tuesday,...

Kern Dant, KLKN General Manager

Kern Dant named GM of KLKN-TV in Lincoln, NE

Standard Media Group, the parent company of ABC affiliate KLKN-TV in Lincoln, NE, announced the hiring of Kern Dant as the station’s new General Manager.

Standard Media Group to Acquire Citadel Stations in Providence, Rhode Island and Lincoln, Nebraska

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and BRONXVILLE, N.Y. —  Standard Media Group LLC (“Standard Media”) and Citadel Communications LLC (“Citadel”) jointly announced today...