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KARK/KLRT Adds Three New Reporters, New Show Host

by Sean Beherec 7/27/2015 12:00 am

The combined newsroom of KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, has announced the addition of three reporters and a new host for its Sunday political program.

Staff Changes At Little Rock Television Stations

by Sean Beherec 5/4/2015 12:00 am

Two Little Rock newsrooms have added reporters to their rosters, and a promotions producer has left one station to join another in the capital city. Northwest Arkansas is also seeing several anchor changes.

KARK, KLRT Newsroom Earns Murrow Awards for Tornado Coverage

by Sean Beherec 5/4/2015 12:00 am

The newsroom received a breaking news award for live coverage, including contributions by meteorologists Keith Monahan, Jeff Baskin, Greg Dee, Pat Walker and Natalie Walters, according to stories posted on the stations’ websites.

KARK Moves Shannon Miller Into Weekend Anchor Slot

by Sean Beherec 3/23/2015 12:00 am

Miller joined KARK in August after a stint as a morning anchor at KOLR-TV, Channel 10, in Springfield, Missouri. She previously worked at KNWA-TV in northwest Arkansas.

KARK/KLRT Newsroom Adds Two Meteorologists, Lose Anchor

by Sean Beherec 2/23/2015 12:00 am

In a recent email to staff, News Director Austin Kellerman announced the hiring of two meteorologists — one each for KARK, the NBC affiliate, and Fox-affiliate KLRT-TV, Channel 16 — and the departure of a reporter/anchor.

New Host D.J. Williams Gives KARK NFL Cred

by Sean Beherec 2/9/2015 12:00 am

There has been some recent shuffling of staff at KARK-TV, Channel 4, including the addition of a professional football player to the morning shows and the return of a familiar face to the Little Rock market.

Michelle Rupp Returns to Little Rock Market with KARK, KLRT Appearances

by Sean Beherec 11/17/2014 12:00 am

Veteran television reporter Michelle Rupp has returned to the airwaves in Little Rock. Viewers saw the familiar face during morning shows last week on NBC affiliate KARK-TV, Channel 4.

KATV Sweeps Little Rock Nielsen Ratings Again

by 9/22/2014 12:00 am

It was Christmas in July again for Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, as the station swept Nielsen household ratings in all but one broadcast for the third consecutive July ratings period.

TV Host Matt Mosler Announces Departure from KARK

by 8/1/2014 11:04 am

After a 28-year career in radio and television, Mosler is leaving Channel 4 to join the pastoral staff of New Life Church’s greater Little Rock campus.

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology.

FCC Bears Down on Stations With JSAs

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The Federal Communications Commission is giving TV stations two years to sort out joint sales agreements that allow companies to own two stations in small or medium markets.

KATV Channel 7 Sweeps February Nielsens

by Luke Jones 4/7/2014 12:00 am

Year over year, KATV showed gains in nearly all of its Monday through Friday news programs, and remained ahead of other stations in each slot where it had competition. Its highest-rated slot was its “News at 6” show, with a 15.6 rating and a 29.4 percent share of viewership.

KATV Leads November Nielsens

by Luke Jones 2/3/2014 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, remained at the top of Nielsen Media Research’s November household ratings of Little Rock’s local news stations.

KATV Channel 7 Leads Household Ratings

by Luke Jones 9/23/2013 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, continued to stay ahead of its Little Rock competitors for July’s Nielsen household ratings of local newscasts.

KARK App Rolls Out Streaming Weather

by Luke Jones 7/15/2013 12:00 am

In June, KARK-TV, Channel 4, broke into the live-streaming news market with a new version of its mobile app, billed as the only one of its kind among local TV stations.

KATV Newscast Leads May Household Nielsens

by Luke Jones 7/1/2013 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, was ahead of its two Little Rock competitors in most time slots for May’s Nielsen household ratings of local newscasts.

KATV Is Top in Local News

by Kate Knable 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The local news shows of KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock came out on top in the February Nielsen sweeps.

Arkansas Freelance Writers Find Footing on National Press Scene

by Jan Cottingham 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Interviews with five successful freelance writers in central Arkansas reveal a shared attitude toward their careers: Luck, they say, has been their friend. But scratch deeper and what several of them call luck is really the good fortune of the smart, the accurate, the prepared, the disciplined, the willing and — most important — the reliable.

KATV Stays On Top in Nielsen Ratings

by Kate Knable 12/24/2012 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, led Little Rock competitors in November’s Nielsen ratings of local newscasts. However, household rating and share numbers were down or flat year over year for KATV’s news shows.