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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.

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.

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

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 02:01 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.

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.

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.

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.

Nexstar, Mission Get Control of 19 Stations in 10 Markets

by Lance Turner 4/25/2013 11:23 am

The Nexstar Broadcasting/Mission Broadcasting juggernaut continues, as a single, $270 million deal gives the two companies control of 19 stations in 10 markets.

Chuck Spohn Opens Media & More Consulting in Little Rock

by Mark Friedman 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Chuck Spohn, who was general manager of two Little Rock television stations for more than 15 years, has opened his own public relations firm.

Nexstar Broadcasting Buys 2 More Stations in Vermont, New York

by Lance Turner 3/5/2013 11:06 am

Nexstar Broadcasting, owner of KARK-TV in Little Rock and KNWA-TV in Fayetteville, completes the purchase of two more television stations, these in Vermont and New York, according to TV Spy.

Consolidation of TV Stations Attracts Opposition from American Cable Association

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

Many of the changes coming to the Little Rock TV market due to the consolidation of the operations of KLRT-TV, Channel 16, and KARK-TV, Channel 4, are yet to be seen.

Almost 30 Lose Jobs at KARK, KLRT as TV Owners Consolidate

by Kate Knable 1/29/2013 03:45 pm

Almost 30 employees of two Little Rock television stations are being laid off this week as the stations' owners consolidate operations.

KARK, KNWA Owner Nexstar Cuts Staff at Utah Station

by Lance Turner 12/19/2012 01:09 pm

Nexstar Broadcasting has laid off staff at two newly acquired stations in Utah. The two stations were part of a package of stations, including KLRT-TV, Channel 16, in Little Rock, that Nexstar purchased from Newport Television.

Former KTHV News Director Chuck Maulden Takes Job in Missouri

by Lance Turner 11/3/2012 10:47 am

Chuck Maulden, the former news director for KTHV-TV, Channel 11, is taking the news director's job at KOLR-TV, Channel 10, in Springfield, Mo.