Tagged: katv-tv channel 7

It’s Home Again in Little Rock for KATV Anchor Chris May

by Kyle Massey 9/12/2016 12:00 am

After nearly two decades as a big-market new anchor, Chris May returned to KATV in August, and last week reflected on being back where he started.

Anchor Chris May Returns to KATV in August

by Kyle Massey 5/23/2016 12:00 am

Born and raised in Little Rock, Chris May is returning to KATV-TV, Channel 7, after nearly two decades of major-market anchoring in Boston and Philadelphia.

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?

KATV, KTHV Introduce New Members of Morning Teams

by Kyle Massey 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Elisabeth Armstrong has returned to Little Rock from Texas to be a morning reporter for ABC affiliate KATV in Little Rock. Laura Monteverdi has settled into her new job as co-anchor of "THV11 This Morning."

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Media & Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A media and marketing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

April Baker Takes on Mornings for KFSM

by Mark Carter 10/5/2015 12:00 am

April Baker is the new weekday morning anchor at KFSM, Channel 5, in Fort Smith/northwest Arkansas. She comes to Arkansas from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. KFSM, by the way, is looking into moving more of its operations to NWA.

103.7 The Buzz, Mass Enthusiasm Develop Streaming App

by Mark Carter 9/7/2015 12:00 am

KABZ-FM, 103.7 — "The Buzz," the powerhouse of sports radio in central Arkansas — has launched its own smartphone and iPad app. Created by Little Rock digital media agency Mass Enthusiasm, the free app allows listeners to stream the station from anywhere with Wi-Fi.

Nielsens Show Channel 7 Holds Afternoons as THV 11 News Leads in Mornings

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 12:00 am

KTHV-TV, Channel 11, made gains against its competitors during the May ratings period, according to the most recent Nielsen Media Research figures shared with Arkansas Business.

On the Road With Cary and Gina Martin & Little Rock Tours

by Heather Bennett 7/1/2015 12:00 am

For over a decade Gina Martin and her husband Cary Martin have owned and operated Little Rock Tours. Central Arkansans who’ve lived in the area a little longer than that remember the dynamic duo as popular members of the KATV Channel 7 news team. Cary was a nightly news anchor while Gina greeted early risers Daybreak and Good Morning Arkansas.

Cable TV Adapting To New Realities

by Gwen Moritz 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Sixty-seven years after its almost simultaneous development in Oregon, Pennsylvania and Arkansas, cable TV is old-school. The industry and business plan that Arkansas helped create are under pressure from then unimaginable competitors, and the infrastructure developed to deliver a broad menu of programming is being converted to other uses.

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.

Channel 7 Still the One After February TV Ratings

by Sean Beherec 4/6/2015 12:00 am

According to Nielsen Media Research ratings released by the station, KATV had the highest viewership numbers in every news time slot where it competed against other stations.

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.

KATV Channel 7 Sweeps Associated Press Awards

by Luke Jones 5/5/2014 12:00 am

KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock, was the winner of the Associated Press’ television sweepstakes award for the 2013 Arkansas Associated Press Broadcasters Association contest.

KATV Sues Soul of the South After Reporter Katherine Yancy Makes Move

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock’s ABC affiliate is suing another TV station in town for allegedly swiping some reporting talent.

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.

KATV Channel 7’s Todd Yakoubian on Forecasting, Family and 'Making' the Weather

by Blair Neel 4/8/2014 12:00 am

Family is what brought Todd and Andria Yakoubian to Little Rock, when they relocated from Chattanooga, Tenn., in 2005. A Little Rock-native and Catholic High School graduate, Todd says he feels lucky to be have landed a job at Channel 7 in his hometown — a difficult feat in the broadcast industry.

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.

Little Rock Television, Radio Moms Share Parenting Advice, Updates

by Heather Bennett 2/10/2014 12:00 am

Local celebrities Liz Massey, Beth Hunt, Heather Brown and others featured in past Little Rock Family issues share their favorite parenting advice along with a quick update on where they are now!

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.


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