Inquiring Minds Wanna Know...
I have been getting several emails daily for a week or so about a couple of Northwest Arkansas news personalities. The first one is Ashely Beck..at KFSM who according to emailers hasn't been on the air for 4 weeks now....and the other isKNWA weekend Met Gina Devecchio. Both according to emailers are MIA on the air...
Former Jonesboro Assistant ND on the Way Back as ND
Jonesboro's KAIT/Channel 8 has a new News Director. TV Spy reports former assistant ND Josh White will return to the station in late February. White had been assistant news director from 2008 - 2013 at which time he left for a job in Indiana.
New ND Named in Fort Smith
KFSM/Channel 5/Fort Smith has hired a new News Director. FTV Live reports Bill Cummings is the News Director for the Northwest Arkansas station. Cummings comes to The Natural State from Erie, PA. FTV Live says Cummings quit WICU, in Erie late last year.
KTHV Hires MMJ/Anchor
KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock has a new reporter/anchor coming on board. TV Spy reports Laura Monteverdi from KDLT/Sioux Falls, South Dakota will be joing the Little Rock station in March. Monteverdi is currently the morning anchor at KDLT. She begins at Channel 11 March 2.
Fake Tweet From Little Rock Station Get's a Tweet Back
Seems KARK was trying to have a little fun with the fact that Met Greg Dee is headed to Cleveland, Ohio. TV Spy reports KARK sent out a satire tweet that was supposedly from Drew Carey..whose hometown is Cleveland. Well Carey shot back in a tweet of his own. TV Spy has all the info for ya.
Little Rock Met Moving On
KARK/KLRT Meteorologist Greg Dee has announced he will be leaving Little Rock. Dee made the announcement this morning on KARK. Dee says he is leaving Little Rock forWKYC, the NBC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio. Dee's last broadcast will be Super Bowl Sunday. Dee joined KARK in May 2008 as weekend meteorologist.