Tagged: katv

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 02:32 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.

Roby Brock Departs KARK/KLRT, Partners With KATV

by Luke Jones 2/24/2014 10:28 am

KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock has announced that Roby Brock's "Talk Business & Politics" program will air on the ABC affiliate starting March 2.

Deal Pipeline: FCC Approval of Gannett/Belo Bodes Well for Sinclair

by Lance Turner 12/23/2013 02:10 pm

Deal Pipeline says the FCC's approval of Gannett Co. Inc.'s $1.5 billion purchase of Belo Corp. bodes well for another TV deal: Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million bid for Allbritton Communication Corp.'s stable of ABC affiliates, including KATV.

FCC Media Bureau Says Parts of Sinclair/Allbritton Deal Would Violate Ownership Rules

by Lance Turner 12/9/2013 02:37 pm

The Federal Communication Commission's Media Bureau says part of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s $985 million deal to purchase TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication Corp. would violate ownership rules.

Sinclair, Eyeing Growth, Hires Former FCC Advisor for Washington DC Office

by Lance Turner 11/27/2013 11:11 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which is buying Allbritton Communications television stations including KATV-TV, Channel 7, has hired a former FCC advisor for its new Washington D.C. office.

Justice Department Wants More Info on $985M Sinclair, Allbritton Deal

by Lance Turner 10/7/2013 10:02 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group of Hunt Valley, Md., has received a second request for information on its $985 million deal to acquire television stations owned by Allbritton Communications Corp. of Arlington, Va.

Video: KATV Dedicates TV Studio to Dale Nicholson

by Lance Turner 9/23/2013 11:14 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, dedicates its studio to Dale Nicholson, its former general manager, who died in June.

American Cable Association Unhappy With Sinclair's Deal for Allbritton TV Stations

by Lance Turner 9/16/2013 03:10 pm

The American Cable Association is one of several groups filing with the Federal Communications Commission to stop or alter terms of Sinclair Broadcast Group's purchase of Allbritton Communications' television stations, including KATV-TV, Channel 7 of Little Rock.

Sinclair, With Allbritton Stations in Hand, Aims for National Cable Network

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 08:13 am

The Washington Post yesterday, assessing Sinclair Broadcast Group's ambitions to leverage NewsChannel 8, Allbritton Communication's 24-hour local cable news channel, into a national cable presence.

KARK's Jessica Dean to Join Philadelphia CBS Affiliate

by Lance Turner 8/19/2013 04:37 pm

KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Jessica Dean is leaving the Nexstar Broadcasting Group-owned NBC affiliate to join KYW-TV, Channel 3, the Philadelphia CBS affiliate.

Sinclair Profit Drops But Broadcast Revenue Up 28 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/7/2013 11:06 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is the ABC affiliates owned by Allbritton Communications, reports a drop in second-quarter profit while broadcast revenue rose 28 percent.

Baltimore TV Critic Shares 5 Things to Know About Sinclair Broadcast Group

by Lance Turner 7/30/2013 03:36 pm

Yesterday, we noted how some folks are unhappy about Sinclair Broadcast Group's purchase of Allbritton television stations, which includes KATV-TV, Channel 7. Here's some more things to keep in mind about the rapidly growing company.

Here Are Some People Unhappy With Allbritton's Sale to Sinclair

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 05:24 pm

Some television station employees, media analysts and media critics are unhappy with Allbritton Communication's decision to sell its portfolio of ABC affiliates to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Allbritton to Sell ABC Affiliates, Including KATV, to Sinclair Broadcast Group

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 09:00 am

Allbritton Communications, which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, and other ABC affiliates, says it is selling those television stations to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

WSJ: Allbritton Stations Could Fetch $1B

by Lance Turner 7/22/2013 07:31 am

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at Allbritton Communications' planned sale of eight television stations, including KATV-TV, Channel 7.

Report: Allbritton Might Sell Station Group, Including KATV, to 2 Buyers

by Lance Turner 7/19/2013 10:57 am

TVNewsCheck cites sources who say Allbritton Communications Corp., which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, and other ABC affiliates, might sell its TV properties to two groups.

Gannett Nearly Doubles TV Portfolio with $2B Deal for Belo

by Lance Turner 6/13/2013 08:34 am

Gannett Co., which owns KTHV-TV, Channel 11, in Little Rock and the Baxter Bulletin in Mountain Home, announced Thursday that's buying Belo Corp. of Dallas in a $2.2 billion deal that includes $175 million of debt.

KATV: Long-Time General Manager Dale Nicholson Has Died

by Lance Turner 6/3/2013 05:05 pm

Dale Nicholson, who presided over one of Arkansas' most influential television stations for 25 years as general manager, died Saturday. He was 74. Bob Steel, KATV's news director from 1994-2001, called him "a terrific individual" and "a great broadcaster." Includes video.

Politico: KATV Owner Allbritton Mulls TV Station Sale

by Lance Turner 5/1/2013 10:32 am

Politico, the daily political news website, is reporting that its owner, Allbritton Communications, is exploring a potential sale of its TV stations, which includes ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock.