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Looking Up at Channel 7, With a Drone of Its Own

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2016 12:00 am

You might say that KATV has a new drone to play with, but it’s no toy; instead, it’s a sophisticated newsgathering tool costing at least $6,000, not counting the employees who fly it.

Chris May to Return to KATV Anchor Desk Aug. 1

by Kyle Massey 5/18/2016 1:58 pm

Chris May, who left Little Rock in 1998 to become a big-market anchorman in Boston and then in Philadelphia, is returning to KATV-TV, Channel 7, beginning Aug. 1.

Central Arkansas TV Stations Report Post-Sweeps Shifts

by Sean Beherec 6/1/2015 12:00 am

With the May sweeps period now in the books, several TV stations around Arkansas are making staff adjustments.

Staff Changes At Little Rock Television Stations

by Sean Beherec 5/4/2015 12:00 am

Two Little Rock newsrooms have added reporters to their rosters, and a promotions producer has left one station to join another in the capital city. Northwest Arkansas is also seeing several anchor changes.

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology.

KATV Leads November Nielsens

by Luke Jones 2/3/2014 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, remained at the top of Nielsen Media Research’s November household ratings of Little Rock’s local news stations.

KATV Channel 7 Leads Household Ratings

by Luke Jones 9/23/2013 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, continued to stay ahead of its Little Rock competitors for July’s Nielsen household ratings of local newscasts.

KATV Newscast Leads May Household Nielsens

by Luke Jones 7/1/2013 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, was ahead of its two Little Rock competitors in most time slots for May’s Nielsen household ratings of local newscasts.

KATV Stays On Top in Nielsen Ratings

by Kate Knable 12/24/2012 12:00 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, led Little Rock competitors in November’s Nielsen ratings of local newscasts. However, household rating and share numbers were down or flat year over year for KATV’s news shows.