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KARK Reporter Haven Hughes, 22, Dies in Motorcycle Crash

The station is also mourning the loss of veteran producer Chris Scott, who died after an undisclosed illness. read more >
Joel Young, a new meteorologist at KARK and KLRT
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Meteorologist Joel Young Joins KARK/KLRT

He has weather experience in Biloxi, Memphis and Sioux Falls. 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 >

Nexstar to Sell KFSM to KTHV Owner Tegna

Nexstar Media Group is selling its northwest Arkansas CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5, to Tegna Inc. read more >
Haylee Brooks
Media & Marketing

KARK and Fox 16 Hire Web Anchor, Haylee Brooks

Haylee Brooks, a news reporter at KMID-TV in Midland, Texas, has joined Little Rock sister stations KARK, Channel 4, and KLRT, Fox16. read more >
Susanne Brunner (left) will make her first appearance as co-host of "KARK 4 Today" on July 23. Her replacement as co-host of "Good Day" on sister station KLRT-TV, Channel 16, is Ashlei King.
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New Morning Co-Anchor at KARK; New Sports Anchor at KTHV

A familiar morning face on KLRT, Fox 16, is taking her talents across the office to sister station KARK as Susanne Brunner becomes a co-anchor of Channel 4's award-winning morning news program, "KARK 4 Today." read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Courtney Goodson Sues to Block Group’s Ads

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice files a lawsuit to block a conservative group's TV ads targeting her re-election bid. read more >
Chanley Painter
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News Staff Moves at KARK, KLRT

Chanley Painter, a former Miss Arkansas USA and attorney, has joined KARK/KLRT as a full-time reporter, News Director Austin Kellerman confirmed Thursday. The addition was one of several staff moves in the stations' news division. read more >
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TV News People: Don’t Mess with Drew Carey on Twitter

Who knew the departure of KARK/KLRT meteorologist Greg Dee to Cleveland would raise the ire of that city's Favorite Son? read more >
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KARK/KLRT Meteorologist Greg Dee Off to Cleveland

Greg Dee, a meteorologist who appeared on KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, announced on air Thursday morning that he will be leaving to take a job in Cleveland. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Price No Object, Campaigns Fill Any Last Ad Space

No, dear voter, it wasn't a dream. If you were watching television this weekend in Arkansas, you really did see that many political ads. Some of you might even argue it was a nightmare. read more >
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Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

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. read more >
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Roby Brock Departs KARK/KLRT, Partners With KATV

KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock has announced that Roby Brock's "Talk Business & Politics" program will air on the ABC affiliate starting March 2. read more >
Jocelyn Tovar
Business Services / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

KARK Reporter Jocelyn Tovar to Join Markham Group

The Markham Group says Jocelyn Tovar, a Little Rock television reporter, is joining the company as its director of communications. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Sinclair Profit Drops But Broadcast Revenue Up 28 Percent

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. read more >
KATV-TV, Channel 7
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Politico: KATV Owner Allbritton Mulls TV Station Sale

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. read more >
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Nexstar, Mission Get Control of 19 Stations in 10 Markets

The Nexstar Broadcasting/Mission Broadcasting juggernaut continues, as a single, $270 million deal gives the two companies control of 19 stations in 10 markets. read more >
Chuck Spohn
Business Services / Media & Marketing

Chuck Spohn Opens Media & More Consulting in Little Rock

Chuck Spohn, who was general manager of two Little Rock television stations for more than 15 years, has opened his own public relations firm. read more >
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Nexstar Broadcasting Purchases Mean 2 New Duopolies in California

Nexstar Broadcasting Corp. of Irving, Texas, is continuing its run of television station acquisitions with the purchase of three stations in California from two companies, Newport Television and Granite Broadcasting. read more >
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KARK/KLRT Advertise Job Openings After Layoffs

Last week, after a reduction of 30 staffers, five KARK/KLRT job openings were posted to the Arkansas Broadcasters Association website jobs board. read more >