Bonten Media Group was formed in November 2006 as a partnership between Chairman and CEO Randall D. Bongarten and Diamond Castle Holdings, LLC. Our Company acquired its first television stations on May 31, 2007. We currently own and operate stations in eight television markets:
Bonten Media Group provides services via SSA/JSA agreements to WEMT (FOX/ThisTV), Tri-Cities, TN/VA and WFXI/WYDO (FOX/Bounce), Greenville-New Bern, NC, which are owned by Esteem Broadcasting. Bonten seeks further additions to our portfolio of leading television stations. Building and maintaining strong local news products and brands is at the core of the Bonten philosophy. Bonten regularly researches and responds to the needs of local news viewers in each of our markets. We dedicate significant resources to bringing timely, accurate and sophisticated weather information to viewers. Our goal is to provide trustworthy coverage of vital local news and weather events. Bonten believes strongly in the value of local television to advertisers. Bonten account executives may be relied upon to provide sound marketing advice to advertisers regardless of the size of the advertiser's budget.