Shreveport Station Welcomes New Morning Co- Anchor
KTAL/Channel 6/Shreveport has a new morning co-anchor. Steve Bender made his debut this morning along side Stefanie Bryant and Patrick Dennis on KTAL's morning program. Steve comes to the ArkLaTex from WABG-ABC/Channel 6/Greenville, MS where he was the morning meteorologist/anchor for the morning program.
KNWA Weather Guesser Leaving
It's mid-month, time for the leaving announcements to start rolling in...and the first one for October is...KNWA Met Clint Boone:
Monroe GM Canned
Missed this by a week or two but.....Ed Oretelli is no longer General Manager at KNOE/Monroe, LA....He was fired in late September due to an email he sent to Bill O'reilly's show on Fox "News" Channel. FTV Live reported the news on September 25th. In August Oretelli had his email read on Fox "News" that read “I’m aggravated when I see smug liberals like Kirsten Powers and Alan Colmes on the air. Enough already with these leftists.”
Shreveport Station Names Husband/Wife Anchor team
KTAL/Channel 6/Shreveport has announced its new anchor team for the station's weekday evening newscasts,5, 6, 10. The husband/wife team of Dan and Jacque Jovic will be anchoring all three weekday evening newscasts. The Jovics joined KTAL in October 2012, Dan has been the morning co-anchor and Jacque has been the evening co-anchor. It's not known who will be the new co-anchor of the morning program. Nick LaFave left the station in August.
KARK Hopes the Early Bird Gets the Viewers.....
KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock has announced changes to its morning program. Beginning Monday, September 29th KARK Today will begin at 4am...and have new faces. A press release says the 4am to 5am hour will be hosted by Aaron Nolan and meteorologist Natalie Walters.
"We've seen a trend of people waking up earlier and either turning
on the television or jumping on social media," said KARK 4 News Director
Austin Kellerman. "This additional hour will be targeted specifically
Mallory Brooks and meteorologist Greg Dee will join the pair for the 5am to 7am hours. KARK Today will be the earliest starting morning program in the Little Rock market as all the others begin at 4:30am.