Tagged: kark-tv channel 4

HuffPost Listens, and Violence Echoes

by Kyle Massey 9/25/2017 12:00 am

HuffPost came to Little Rock ready to listen, and the city gave the New York-based website an earful.

Mocking the Media at Its Heroic Hour

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A hurricane had devastated his hometown, other powerful storms were brewing in the Atlantic, and Bill Bishop was fed up with hot air.

Before Signing Off, Doug Krile Reflects on Varied Broadcasting Career

by Kyle Massey 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Former anchor Doug Krile is retiring next month after seven years as executive director, determined to travel and fully recuperate from a colon cancer struggle that began two years ago.

Mike Vaughn Moves Up Without Moving Out

by Kyle Massey 1/30/2017 12:00 am

As a new senior vice president and regional manager for Nexstar, Mike Vaughn is going from running three TV stations in one market to handling 30 in 14. But he isn’t going anywhere geographically.

Beth Ward Haynie: 'She Exuded Love'

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Known simply as Beth Ward through her 37-year career at KARK-TV and KTHV-TV in Little Rock, members of Haynie's media family pay their respects.

Drier Climate Lures KARK Meteorologist Kira Miner Away from Little Rock

by Kyle Massey 12/5/2016 12:00 am

KARK-TV weather watcher Kira Miner is trading AR for AZ, leaving the Little Rock NBC affiliate to become the morning meteorologist at KOLD-TV in Tucson, Arizona, a somewhat smaller market.

KARK Channel 4 Wins Local 'Cage Night' Election Battle

by Kyle Massey 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Riding the wave of NBC’s national election coverage, Little Rock’s KARK won the local ratings battle as Donald J. Trump won the political war.

Florida Reporter Charmaine Nero To Make Little Rock Debut on KARK/KLRT

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Charmaine Nero, late of WCJB-TV in Gainesville, Florida, is joining KARK, Channel 4, and KLRT, Channel 16, in Little Rock.

New KARK/KLRT Reporter Caitlin Rearden Expecting Little Rock Reunion

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Caitlin Rearden of KHQ in Spokane, Washington, isn’t from Arkansas, but her new reporting job at KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, does amount to a family reunion.

Record-Setting Ron Sherman Shares Gusty Memories

by Kyle Massey 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Ron Sherman had just landed a Guinness World Record for producing 3,503 TV commercials and was in a counting mode, so he faced the inevitable question: How many times did he draw Gusty?

Hilary Hunt Moves to KNWA/KFTA

by Kyle Massey 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Hilary Hunt's Hunt’s last day at Little Rock’s NBC and Fox affiliates will be May 27, but she will still be working for the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. KNWA is Nexstar’s NBC affiliate in northwest Arkansas; KFTA is its Fox station.

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.

A Tale of Two TV Tots: KARK's Ashley Ketz & Mallory Brooks Introduce Their Families

by Heather Bennett 11/1/2014 12:00 am

People often refer to their co-workers as their “work families.” Just like biological families, work families grow and change here and there over time. For KARK Channel 4 though, there has been quite a broadcaster baby boom. Eleven babies have been born in just the last 18 months and one more is on the way in 2015 as of press time. So besides news, weather and sports talk, there’s a lot of baby talk going on!

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.

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