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The Buzz Shifts TV Partnership From KATV to KARK/Fox 16

The move surprised some Buzz listeners, especially fans of former Arkansas Razorback linebacker David Bazzel, a KABZ star who has done notable work with KATV over the years. read more >
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Marine Glisovic Leaves KATV After 10 Years

She said that after 15 years in the news business and the birth of her first child in June 2023, "it was time for a change." read more >
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As Expected, Meteorologist Todd Yakoubian Joins KARK

KARK announced the hiring Wednesday, six months after Yakoubian announced he was leaving KATV after 18 years. read more >
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Top Online Stories of 2023: Eatery News, a Lyon College Setback And 27 Marijuana Laws Tossed Out

Readers were hungry for restaurant news on the Arkansas Business website this year. read more >
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Former KATV Anchor Elicia Dover Joins JF Media + Marketing

She'll be working alongside her husband and company founder Jeremy Flynn. read more >
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‘Good Afternoon Arkansas’ Host Elicia Dover Leaving KATV

She's been with the Little Rock ABC affiliate for 10 years. read more >
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Channel 7 Weatherman Todd Yakoubian Leaving After 18 Years

He announced his imminent departure on Twitter late Monday, thanking the station, his colleagues and viewers. read more >

Former KATV Anchor Jeané Franseen Joins Fox Streaming Team

The Memphis native announced her new job at Fox on Thursday, saying she would be working out of the network’s East Coast hub in Orlando, Florida. read more >
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Award-Winning Sports Journalist Kyle Deckelbaum Leaving KATV

In a Twitter post, Deckelbaum said he was departing "after it became clear that the needs of the station have changed." read more >
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Top Online Stories: TV Turnover, Walton’s Hometown Goal Among Most-Viewed in 2022

Stories on the unexpected death of a central Arkansas business leader, turnover on the anchor desks at Little Rock TV stations, and a Walmart heir’s vision for his hometown drew the most views on the Arkansas Business website this year. read more >
Cassandra Webb, left, and Ryan Houston, the new anchors of KATV's "Daybreak" news program.
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KATV Names Ryan Houston, Cassandra Webb to ‘Daybreak’ Team

Both have ties to central Arkansas and said joining the show resembled a homecoming. read more >
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Former Anchor Chris Kane Joins Delta Solar

Kane said his career as a journalist had led to relationships with Arkansas community and business leaders, and he’s eager to update them on the benefits of renewable energy. read more >
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Morning Anchor Chris Kane Leaves KATV

He was a familiar face on the station for over a decade. read more >
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Peacock Group Hires KATV’s Katelyn Deckelbaum

As a top manager of the Sinclair-owned station, she oversaw nightly newscasts, day-to-day operations, content and copywriting, as well a script approval. read more >
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Broadcast News Veteran Angela Rachels Joins Ghidotti

She previously spent 18 years at KATV, Little Rock's ABC affiliate, as assignment manager. read more >
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Anchor Karen Fuller Returns to Little Rock, Joins KTHV

She'll appear on “Wake Up Central,” the early morning newscast. read more >
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Anchors Away at KATV, KTHV: Courtney, Jaeger Depart

One has headed to Walmart, while the other stepped down to help her daughters with acting opportunities. read more >
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UPDATE: May and Brandt Return After KATV News Director’s Firing in Race-Related Furor

The two apologized for an on-air stunt in curly wigs. read more >
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Mike Roy, KATV Stalwart for 42 Years, Dies at 63

Mike Roy, who took a technical job at KATV-TV straight out of college and never worked anywhere else, becoming one of the longest-serving directors of news production in Little Rock television history, died last week at 63. read more >

Little Rock as TV News Launching Pad: Success News Directors Can Recruit On

Little Rock ranks 57th on the list of America's top TV markets in the latest Nielsen roundup, but it punches well above its weight as a news town, and it has become a notable launching pad for TV journalists moving up. read more >