Tagged: katv

Barbara Tyson, Foundation Give $1.5M to Pryor Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2017 11:17 am

The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History said this week that it has received $1.5 million from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation Inc.

KTHV Hires 30-Year KATV Veteran Leigh Graham to Lead Local Sales

by Kyle Massey 10/2/2017 8:38 am

KTHV-TV in Little Rock has landed a key sales leader from crosstown rival KATV, announcing the hiring of Leigh Graham as its local sales manager.

Harding Graduate Joins 'Good Afternoon Arkansas' on KATV

by Kyle Massey 8/29/2017 10:08 am

KATV's "Good Afternoon Arkansas" will have a Harding University graduate on its team when the new live news and lifestyles program makes its debut Tuesday, the day after Labor Day.

TV Academy Chapter to Honor Pitcock, Foley, Long and Short

by Kyle Massey 6/21/2017 4:26 pm

Next month will bring a Little Rock reunion for four longtime Arkansas broadcast journalists when Jim Pitcock, Lew Short, Carolyn Long and Larry Foley are honored by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

KATV to Break Ground With Afternoon Lifestyle Show

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 10:13 am

"Good Morning Arkansas" has been good indeed for KATV — so good that the Little Rock ABC affiliate will be expanding the news, talk and lifestyle format with a live and local 3 p.m. show.

KATV Parent Sinclair to Buy KFSM Owner Tribune Media

by Associated Press 5/8/2017 8:59 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion, boosting the number of local TV stations it owns.

Sources: KATV Owner Sinclair Approaches Tribune Co. About A Deal

by Jessica Toonkel and Liana B. Baker, Reuters 3/1/2017 11:05 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has approached rival U.S. broadcaster Tribune Media Co. to discuss a potential combination, people familiar with the matter tell Reuters.

Tech Park Talks Timeline with KATV; Mary Good to Step Down

by Mark Carter 2/11/2016 8:55 am

Sinclair Broadcasting will need at least three years to move its Little Rock ABC affiliate, KATV Channel 7, from its building at Main and Fourth, Little Rock Technology Park Director Brent Birch told board members Wednesday.

Arkansas Public Service Campaign Recognizing Police Launched

by Associated Press 12/1/2015 12:45 pm

A new public service campaign aimed at supporting and thanking law enforcement is featuring central Arkansas police officers in television and radio ads over the next year.

Update: Scott Inman to Leave KATV in Early 2016, Join GenWealth

by Mark Carter 11/24/2015 10:19 am

Scott Inman, the lead news anchor for KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, will leave the ABC affiliate in early 2016 and join GenWealth Financial Advisors as director of business development.

Dish Network, Sinclair Agree in Principle on New Contract

by Associated Press 8/27/2015 8:15 am

Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they've agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair's channels went dark for Dish customers.

Video: Soirée Publisher Talks March Issue on KATV Saturday Daybreak

by 3/10/2015 8:00 am

Sleep in? No, thanks. We've got a new issue of Little Rock Soirée to talk about.

Centers for Youth and Families Hosts EVOLVE Fundraiser this Weekend

by Jess Ardrey 1/20/2015 7:36 am

The annual event helps the CFYF in their push to" build healthy children, families and communities." Find out how you can help.

What to Watch For In Today's Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson KATV Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 7:34 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off for their second live televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

Mark Pryor, Tom Cotton Agree to Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/11/2014 12:01 pm

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican rival Rep. Tom Cotton have agreed to a televised debate in their nationally watched fight for an Arkansas Senate seat.

103.7 The Buzz Hosting Football 101: High Heel Kickoff on August 14

by Jess Ardrey 8/14/2014 2:18 pm

Food, drinks and football. What more could a girl ask for?

FCC Approves Sinclair's $1B Deal to Buy Allbritton TV Stations, Including KATV

by Lance Turner 7/24/2014 5:55 pm

Reuters and others are reporting that Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication has been approved by the FCC.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Agree to Televised Debate

by Associated Press 5/27/2014 10:58 am

A week after securing their parties' nominations for Arkansas' top office, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson have agreed to a statewide televised debate.

Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

by Luke Jones 3/21/2014 10:29 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md. is proposing changes to its $985 million purchase of ABC affiliate stations owned by Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., following some objections by the Federal Communications Commission.

UCA Hires KATV's Christina Munoz For Public Relations Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2014 2:32 pm

The University of Central Arkansas said Thursday that it has hired KATV-TV, Channel 7, anchor Christina Munoz as its associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing.