Tagged: katv

LR Sculpture Park to Be Dedicated in Honor of Dale Nicholson

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 9:37 am

The Nicholson Sculpture Park is named for the late Dale Nicholson, the longtime general manager of Little Rock television station KATV. The dedication is set for 11 a.m. Friday near the Belvedere Building.

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

by Lance Turner 9/16/2013 3:10 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 8:13 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 4:37 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 3:36 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 5:24 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 9:00 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 7:31 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.

Sweeten Your Summer With a Summer Peach Sundae

by Lauren James 7/17/2013 8:00 am

Peaches are one of the magical fruits of summer. Capital Hotel Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins shares her recipe for a summer peach sundae, as seen on KATV last week.

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

by Lance Turner 6/13/2013 8:34 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 5:05 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.

Randy Dixon Named Director of Pryor Center

by Lance Turner 1/14/2013 8:05 am

Randy Dixon, a former news director of KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, has been named director of the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History at the University of Arkansas.

Stay Up-To-Date With Local Weather Conditions

by Lauren James 12/26/2012 6:29 pm

Residents have a few resources at their disposal when it comes to checking weather conditions in the area. Here is a look at a few options to stay up-to-date.

Joe L. Allbritton, Founder of KATV Parent Company, Is Dead at 87

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 3:06 pm

Joe L. Allbritton, the founder of Allbritton Communications, which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock and Politico, has died at age 87.

KATV Photographer Starts Harding Job

by Kate Knable 9/17/2012 12:00 am

Longtime KATV-TV, Channel 7, photographer Tim Hamilton has left a 32-year career with the Little Rock TV station to work for his alma mater.

KATV Anchor Beth Hunt Strikes a Balance Between Work and Family

by Karen Martin 8/9/2012 6:40 am

Beth Hunt, news anchor at KATV, Ch. 7, believes that her focus on family and being a mom is a key part of the station's public image. And just like other moms, she struggles every day to balance work and family time. Read all about her in the August issue of Little Rock Family.

KATV Video: Jim Harris, Clint Stoerner Talk About Jeff Long Firing Bobby Petrino

by Lance Turner 4/11/2012 9:17 am

ArkansasSports360.com's Jim Harris and former Razorbacks quarterback Clint Stoerner appeared on KATV Wednesday morning to share their reaction to University of Arkansas' Athletic Director Jeff Long's decision to fire Bobby Petrino.


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