PROJECTXYZ to purchase Jamie Cooper Television, now the only locally owned television station in North Alabama

PROJECTXYZ to purchase Jamie Cooper Television, now the only locally owned television station in North Alabama

 ATHENS, Ala. (Dec. 19, 2019) – PROJECTXYZ, Inc. has announced its intent to purchase Jamie Cooper Television, a Class A television station in Athens, Alabama.   Jamie Cooper Television is broadcasted on WTZT-TV – locally on channel 11.PROJECTXYZ, Inc. is owned by Kim and Larry Lewis of Huntsville.  The company is purchasing the station from Gloria & Jamie Cooper, who have co-owned the station since 2003.  Jamie Cooper made the announcement on his morning show, Cooper & Company, Thursday. The TV station is known under the branding ZTV-11 and can be seen on numerous cable systems.  It was founded on November 2, 1988. The station motto is “Local and Lovin’ It!”, and it is now the only locally owned television station in north Alabama. The long running morning show, Cooper & Company, will continue to air as well as the Country Rover Classics.  “We want to share what’s truly happening in the community, and we see a need for more local programming in this area,” said Kim Lewis. “We want to help meet that need.””We feel extremely blessed to have the opportunity to work with Kim and Larry Lewis as they grow ZTV-11 to new heights,” said Gloria Cooper.  “Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and we’re all staying Local & Lovin’ It!”  WTZT will continue to broadcast local programming, as well as programming from COZI TV, a division of NBCUniversal. The network airs classic television series from the 1950s to the 2000s. The new ownership agreement is pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission. For more information, please contact:  Kim and Larry Lewis
Lewis@PROJECTXYZ.com