Tagged: katv-tv channel 7

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.

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 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.

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.

Channel 7 Still Looking for a Buyer

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Allbritton Communications Co. says KATV-TV, Channel 7, remains unsold.

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.

Randy Dixon Launches New Projects at UA's Pryor Center (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

The Pryor Center’s mission is to document Arkansas history by collecting audio and video interviews and images from the people who have witnessed and been a part of the state’s past.

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.

TV Political Ad Spending Is Down

by Kate Knable 10/22/2012 12:00 am

Never in history has so much money been spent on political advertising as in this election year, but you wouldn't know that from looking at the books of Little Rock TV stations.