Tagged: kark

Price No Object, Campaigns Fill Any Last Ad Space

by Associated Press 11/3/2014 11:09 am

No, dear voter, it wasn't a dream. If you were watching television this weekend in Arkansas, you really did see that many political ads. Some of you might even argue it was a nightmare.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Square Off in Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/19/2014 8:21 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are set to square off in their first televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson to Square Off in Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/10/2014 11:18 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off next week in a statewide televised debate.

Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

by Luke Jones 3/21/2014 10:29 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md. is proposing changes to its $985 million purchase of ABC affiliate stations owned by Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., following some objections by the Federal Communications Commission.

Roby Brock Departs KARK/KLRT, Partners With KATV

by Luke Jones 2/24/2014 10:28 am

KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock has announced that Roby Brock's "Talk Business & Politics" program will air on the ABC affiliate starting March 2.

KARK Reporter Jocelyn Tovar to Join Markham Group

by Lee Hogan 2/19/2014 10:40 am

The Markham Group says Jocelyn Tovar, a Little Rock television reporter, is joining the company as its director of communications.

Philly Says Hello to Jessica Dean

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 8:30 am

The Philadelphia Inquirer's TV critic, David Hiltbrand, talks with former KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Jessica Dean on the eve of her Philly TV debut. Barbecue and "Murphy Brown" are discussed.

KOLR Anchor Ashley Ketz to Take Jessica Dean's Spot on KARK

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 2:01 pm

Nexstar Broadcasting Group wasted little time announcing a new anchor to replace Jessica Dean. The company said Ashley Ketz, an anchor at Nexstar's KOLR-TV, Channel 10, in Missouri, will join KARK-TV, Channel 4, in Little Rock.

KARK's Jessica Dean to Join Philadelphia CBS Affiliate

by Lance Turner 8/19/2013 4:37 pm

KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Jessica Dean is leaving the Nexstar Broadcasting Group-owned NBC affiliate to join KYW-TV, Channel 3, the Philadelphia CBS affiliate.

Here Are Some People Unhappy With Allbritton's Sale to Sinclair

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 5:24 pm

Some television station employees, media analysts and media critics are unhappy with Allbritton Communication's decision to sell its portfolio of ABC affiliates to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Report: Allbritton Might Sell Station Group, Including KATV, to 2 Buyers

by Lance Turner 7/19/2013 10:57 am

TVNewsCheck cites sources who say Allbritton Communications Corp., which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, and other ABC affiliates, might sell its TV properties to two groups.

Politico: KATV Owner Allbritton Mulls TV Station Sale

by Lance Turner 5/1/2013 10:32 am

Politico, the daily political news website, is reporting that its owner, Allbritton Communications, is exploring a potential sale of its TV stations, which includes ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock.

Nexstar, Mission Get Control of 19 Stations in 10 Markets

by Lance Turner 4/25/2013 11:23 am

The Nexstar Broadcasting/Mission Broadcasting juggernaut continues, as a single, $270 million deal gives the two companies control of 19 stations in 10 markets.

Nexstar Broadcasting Buys 2 More Stations in Vermont, New York

by Lance Turner 3/5/2013 11:06 am

Nexstar Broadcasting, owner of KARK-TV in Little Rock and KNWA-TV in Fayetteville, completes the purchase of two more television stations, these in Vermont and New York, according to TV Spy.

Alice Stewart to Host Political Radio Show on KHTE

by Lance Turner 2/20/2013 2:38 pm

Republican political operative and former KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Alice Stewart returns to Arkansas airwaves on Monday as the host of "The Alice Stewart Show" on KHTE-FM, 96.5, The Voice.

Nexstar Broadcasting Purchases Mean 2 New Duopolies in California

by Lance Turner 2/20/2013 11:25 am

Nexstar Broadcasting Corp. of Irving, Texas, is continuing its run of television station acquisitions with the purchase of three stations in California from two companies, Newport Television and Granite Broadcasting.

Nexstar, Mission Separate Companies in Eyes of FCC Despite Appearances

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

By Federal Communications Commission standards, Nexstar Broadcasting of Irving, Texas, doesn’t own Mission Broadcasting. However, recent developments make Mission and Nexstar look a lot like a single entity. And if they were a single entity, that entity would now own four TV stations in Little Rock.

KARK/KLRT Advertise Job Openings After Layoffs

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2013 12:00 am

Last week, after a reduction of 30 staffers, five KARK/KLRT job openings were posted to the Arkansas Broadcasters Association website jobs board.

Almost 30 Lose Jobs at KARK, KLRT as TV Owners Consolidate

by Kate Knable 1/29/2013 3:45 pm

Almost 30 employees of two Little Rock television stations are being laid off this week as the stations' owners consolidate operations.

Updated: Mission Closes $60M Deal for KLRT, KASN; Chuck Spohn Out as General Manager

by Kate Knable 1/4/2013 9:24 am

Mission Broadcasting's $60 million deal to buy two Little Rock TV stations closes, and Nexstar Broadcasting enters into an "outsourcing agreement" with Mission to provide services to those stations.