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KTHV Picks Rolly Hoyt to Succeed Craig O’Neill as Anchor

Hoyt joined the station in 2013, producing newscasts before going before the camera as the station’s leading investigative reporter, drawing praise from the station for his “unique storytelling style." read more >
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Central High Grad Jurnee Taylor Joins KTHV News

A University of Memphis graduate, Taylor worked in the newsrooms at WMC-TV in Memphis and at KAIT in Jonesboro before going to work for Channel 11 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 >
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Faith Woodard Joins KTHV as Evening Anchor

After losing one news anchor to Florida, KTHV in Little Rock has gained one from the same state. read more >
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A New Buckner at KTHV

The TV station's newest reporter is the daughter of its former chief meteorologist. 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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Government & Politics

Auditor’s Chief of Staff Skot Covert Officially Joins KTHV

Meteorologist Skot Covert is officially joining KTHV full time as part of THV11’s “Wake Up Central” and weather teams, the CBS affiliate announced this week. read more >
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Steve Stephens, Distinctive Voice of Arkansas, Dies at 90

Stephen Owen Stephens, whose fluid baritone made him a broadcast hall of famer and Arkansas' version of Dick Clark with his 1950s dance program "Steve's Show" on KTHV, actually had to work hard on that fabled voice, he said in 2018. read more >
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Dawn Scott Leaving THV11 Anchor Desk After 21 Years

Longtime KTHV news veteran Dawn Scott is hanging up the microphone, in her words, leaving the Little Rock CBS affiliate’s anchor desk after 21 years. read more >
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Laura Monteverdi to Join Bob Clausen as KARK Anchor

Laura Monteverdi, the veteran Little Rock TV journalist whose quiet departure from KTHV raised some eyebrows in July, is joining KARK in Little Rock as co-anchor on Channel 4’s evening newscasts with Bob Clausen. read more >
Tom Brannon and the band Tragickly White during Brannon's final "THV This Morning" broadcast in December 2017.

Tom Brannon to Fill Ed Buckner’s Spot as THV11 Weather Chief

KTHV in Little Rock is bringing back longtime anchor and weatherman Tom Brannon as chief meteorologist as Ed Buckner extends his medical leave indefinitely. read more >
Shayla Teater, news director at KTHV, Channel 11, and Martha Myrick, the station's new assistant news director.

Teater, With TV in Her Blood, Becomes First Female News Director at KTHV

Shayla Teater was named Tuesday as news director of KTHV, Channel 11, in Little Rock, becoming the CBS affiliate’s first female news chief and only the second ever in the Little Rock television news market. read more >
Adam Bowles
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Weatherman Heads North to Join KTHV, ‘Wake Up Central’

KTHV-TV, Channel 11, has added a second new meteorologist in two months, announcing that Mississippi native Adam Bowles will be joining Little Rock's CBS affiliate next month. 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 >
Award winners Kearney Deitz, left, and Craig O'Neill flank Ben Combs, past president of the Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

PR Pros Honor Craig O’Neill, Kearney Dietz

Craig O'Neill, the radio funnyman who became a TV news anchor over 50 years of entertaining and informing Arkansans, was honored last week by the state's Public Relations Society for his work to advance Arkansas' image. read more >
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Comcast Dropping Appeal Over Blocked Ad Against Courtney Goodson

A cable provider in Arkansas said Thursday it will no longer appeal a ruling that prevented it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election. 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 >
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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 >