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GREAT AMERICAN COMPLETES PURCHASE OF WGHP-TV; DAVID BOYLAN PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER

 GREAT AMERICAN COMPLETES PURCHASE OF WGHP-TV;
 DAVID BOYLAN PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
 CINCINNATI, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Great American Communications Company (NASDAQ: GACC) ("GACC") announced that the purchase of WGHP-TV, High Point, N.C. from Taft Broadcasting Partners L.P. has been completed. WGHP-TV is the ABC affiliate serving Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point, the nation's 48th market.
 John P. Zanotti, president of the Television Group of Great American Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of GACC, said that Boylan has been promoted to president and general manager of WGHP-TV. Zanotti said, "Dave is doing an excellent job at WGHP-TV and is the kind of innovative, results-oriented manager we want in our group."
 "I appreciate the vote of confidence from John and Great American, and take this opportunity to renew our commitment at WGHP to provide outstanding television service to the people fo the Piedmont region," Boylan said.
 Boylan joined WGHP-TV in 1986 as vice president and general manager. From 1985 to 1986, he was station manager of NBC-owned WKYC-TV, Cleveland, where he had served in various sales and management positions since 1981. Before that, Boylan worked for NBC Spot Sales and Local Sales at WMAQ, NBC's owned and operated station in Chicago. He holds a bachelor's degree in Communications from Southern Illinois University.
 The purchase of WGHP-TV and the pending acquisition of KSLX-FM and KOPA-AM, Phoenix will complete the reinvestment requirement of Great American's tax certificate.
 In addition to WGHP-TV, GACC and its subsidiaries own and operate five other network-affiliated television stations and 12 FM and six AM radio stations in the nation's top 50 markets. GACC's common stock trades over-the-counter-under the symbol GACC.
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