Hilary Hunt's Hunt’s last day at Little Rock’s NBC and Fox affiliates will be May 27, but she will still be working for the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. KNWA is Nexstar’s NBC affiliate in northwest Arkansas; KFTA is its Fox station.
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.
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.
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 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.