Tagged: kfsm

TV Stations Challenge Order Blocking Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/17/2018 11:23 am

The owner of two Arkansas TV stations is challenging a judge's order blocking them from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

TB&P Announces Northeast Arkansas Publication

by Kyle Massey 1/11/2018 4:43 pm

Talk Business & Politics, Roby Brock’s multimedia franchise of Arkansas business and political coverage, is set to launch a monthly tabloid newsmagazine based in Jonesboro and focused on business and political leaders in northeast Arkansas.

Erika Thomas Joins KFSM as Evening Anchor

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2017 3:30 pm

Erika Thomas has traded the Steel Valley for the Arkansas River Valley, joining KFSM in Fort Smith as the CBS affiliate's weeknight anchor on 5News.

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.

An Open Letter to Rick Bagley, News Director, KFSM Channel 5, Fayetteville

by Gwen Moritz 3/25/2014 1:24 pm

Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz objects to conflict of interest, unfair comparison in KFSM's story about the choice to lead the University of Arkansas Center for Ethics in Journalism.

Tribune Closes on TV Station Buy, Including KFSM

by Lance Turner 1/2/2014 11:23 am

Tribune Company closed on its acqusition of several television stations formerly owned by Local TV Holdings LLC, including CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5, in northwest Arkansas.

KFSM: Neighbors Claim Allens Inc. Plant Contaminated Water

by Lance Turner 10/29/2013 8:08 am

Before filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, Allens Inc. of Siloam Springs was already in making news in northwest Arkansas, with neighbors telling KFSM-TV, Channel 5, that an Allens plant had contaminated a nearby stream.

KOLR Anchor Ashley Ketz to Take Jessica Dean's Spot on KARK

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 2:01 pm

Nexstar Broadcasting Group wasted little time announcing a new anchor to replace Jessica Dean. The company said Ashley Ketz, an anchor at Nexstar's KOLR-TV, Channel 10, in Missouri, will join KARK-TV, Channel 4, in Little Rock.

The ABC Is Investigating Hooters in Fayetteville

by Lance Turner 8/17/2013 10:36 am

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is investigating the death of a patron of the Hooters in Fayetteville.

Tribune Acquires 19 TV Stations, Including KFSM, for $2.73B

by Associated Press 7/1/2013 5:57 pm

Tribune Co. said Monday that it reached a deal to buy Local TV Holdings LLC's 19 TV stations for $2.73 billion in cash, significantly boosting its television business as it looks to sell its newspaper operations.

KFMD-AM Joins Northwest Arkansas Radio Market

by Kate Knable 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Jay Bunyard, now owner of 19 radio stations across Arkansas, on Feb. 1 launched a new radio station in Springdale.

TV Dean Mike Irwin Back on Track at KNWA

by Paul Gatling 8/15/2012 10:00 am

Sportscaster Mike Irwin makes the move to KNWA after getting dropped by KFSM, where he had set up the first Fayetteville bureau for a television station 37 years ago.