Tagged: katv channel 7

ComScore Makes Inroads as LR Stations Track Ratings

by Kyle Massey 6/26/2017 4:18 pm

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s revelation last month that it will use the ratings service ComScore to track all local TV viewership was old news to journalists at KATV, Channel 7, the Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in Little Rock.

Video: Arkansas Bride Editor Lindsay Irvin Talks Top Bridal Trends on KATV

by Jess Ardrey 2/8/2016 11:10 am

If you're looking for an under-five-minute crash course in what today's brides are wearing, check out this clip and get all caught up.

Video: Arkansas Bride Editor Lindsay Irvin Talks Easy Bridal Shower Food on KATV

by Jess Ardrey 4/27/2015 1:18 pm

Arkansas Bride editor Lindsay Irvin was up-and-at-‘em this weekend on KATV Channel 7 Daybreak with recipe ideas that are fast, cheap and easy. How’s that for a golden trifecta?

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.

Jim Harris: Arkansas State's Malzahn Likes What TV Could Mean To Program

by Jim Harris 8/23/2012 3:09 pm

Gus Malzahn won't be taking Mark May's suggestion that he play his Arkansas State starters only briefly in their big-money road trips to Oregon and Nebraska. Malzahn plans to do more than show up, and in the case of Oregon, he hopes to get much positive exposure from the nationally televised game.

Editor's Letter: Inside the August 2012 Issue of Little Rock Family

by Heather Bennett 8/1/2012 12:00 pm

This month’s Little Rock Family is dedicated to arming parents and caregivers with valuable back-to-school information about the issues of today. KATV anchor Beth Hunt shares how she is preparing her son for kindergarten. Our Ages & Stages section is totally devoted to back to school topics, including playground bullying, preparing toddlers for preschool and battling back-to-school brand mania in your tween. And, we take a look at kids falling prey to prescription drug abuse and the inspiring movement to end it.

KATV Anchor Beth Hunt Shares How Her Family Prepares for Kindergarten, Life

by Heather Bennett 8/1/2012 12:00 am

KATV Anchor Beth Hunt is widely recognized as one of the faces of news in Arkansas. She reports daily what is happening in our state, nation and abroad with a trademark gentle confidence and charisma. When Beth first started in the TV business over a decade ago, she says she “lived for breaking news.” Since then, her career goals have evolved along with her life. She now wants to lend her name to efforts that can change people’s lives—and the life she hopes to impact the most is that of her son Cameron.

2012 Women to Watch: Heather Patterson of Stella & Dot

by Soirée Staff 5/29/2012 12:00 am

From closet edits, to creating personal wardrobe look books, to determining the colors that look best on clients, Heather Patterson loves helping individuals find looks that make them feel fabulous.

Jim Harris: Landers Award Caps Fantastic Season for 'Fast' Fredi Knighten

by Jim Harris 1/13/2012 7:22 am

KATV, Channel 7 sports anchor Steve Sullivan, who has a penchant for dubbing his "Friday Night Heroes" with nicknames, as Pulaski Academy quarterback Fredi Knighten on Thursday night which one he liked best: "Lightnin'" Fredi Knighten or "Fast" Fredi. "Oh, it really doesn't matter," said the reserved Knighten, Pulaski Academy's record-breaking quarterback of the past two seasons. Call him Landers Award winner Fredi Knighten now.

Edgehill Event Offers Pryor Center Sneak Peak

by Staff 11/1/2011 12:00 am

Cindy and Chip Murphy hosted an event in their Edgehill home to celebrate the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History’s acquisition of one of the largest videotape archives in America. Guests enjoyed a sneak preview of clips from the KATV Channel 7 collection, which was donated by the Allbritton family.

Jim Harris: Cobi Hamilton Delivers The Hits, Petrino The Zingers

by Jim Harris 10/12/2011 3:35 pm

Bobby Petrino is rather guarded in his press conference answers, which is why it's fun to watch him open up a bit on his weekly television show, which airs in Little Rock on Sundays at 10:30 p.m. (KATV, Channel 7). He's so technical in his weekly assessment of plays, it might turn off the type of coaches-show-loving crowd that so enjoyed Houston Nutt's dressing room antics during that magical 1998 season. I'm hooked, though, and I imagine so are a lot of folks who enjoy the in-depth inside details to football success.

Fayetteville's KNWA Joins Affiliates For Arkansas State-UCA Game On Sept. 24

by Chris Bahn 6/30/2011 11:59 am

Television broadcast of the Arkansas State-UCA game will truly be statewide. Fayetteville-based KNWA will broadcast the Sept. 24 game between in-state schools. KNWA, the area NBC affiliate, joins Little Rock’s KATV and Jonesboro’s KAIT as broadcast affiliates for the game.

KATV Will Televise Arkansas State Red Wolves-UCA Bears Football Game This Fall

by Chris Bahn 4/21/2011 9:55 am

Arkansas State and UCA figured to generate some attention when they play Sept. 24 in Jonesboro. It’s a rare in-state matchup between FBS and FCS programs and resumes the series 14 years after the Red Wolves held on for a 35-34 victory against the Bears. KATV will add to the festivities by broadcasting the game.

In-State Rivalries

by ArkansasSports360.com Staff 4/21/2011 8:31 am

Arkansas State and UCA to meet on the gridiron and the state's airwaves.

Q&A: KATV's Steve Sullivan Talks About the Landers Award for State's Top Prep Player (UPDATE)

by Jim Harris 1/11/2011 9:30 am

A year ago to the day, KATV sports director Steve Sullivan was handing the Landers Award to Michael Dyer in a ceremony befitting the presentation of the Heisman Trophy. Dyer went on to break Bo Jackson's freshman rushing record at Auburn this season and help lead the Tigers to the national Championship on Monday night. Soon another Arkansan will join an impressive list of Landers Award winners when Sullivan announces the 2010 recipient of an honor Sullivan created 11 years ago.

Video: Tommy Smith Discusses His On-air Collapse, Alcoholism and Recovery on KATV

by Lance Turner 11/25/2010 9:41 pm

Legendary Arkansas radio personality Tommy Smith gave listeners, friends and family a scare when he collapsed on air in September. Last night, Arkansans got more of the story on KATV-TV, Channel 7, which aired a lengthly interview with the Outlaw, his wife and others about his alcoholism and what looks to be a slow, steady recovery. Full video inside.

Little Rock Rates No. 17 in List of Best Cities to Restart Career

by Mark Carter 10/7/2010 11:24 am

The Rock comes in at No. 17. According to the list, Little Rock has 14,033 small businesses and a personal income per capita of $38,750.