Tagged: katv

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.

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.

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.