Thursday, June 22, 2017

TV Academy to Honor Four Arkansas Broadcast Journalists

The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will honor four Arkansas journalists next month.  Arkansas Business reports Jim Pitcock, Lew Short, Carolyn Long and Larry Foley will be honored for their work in broadcast journalism in the state. 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Weather Force 11?

KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock is promoting " Weather Force 11...coming soon" on it's facebook.  In the short promotional video you can hear the sound of a car starting up.....Is channel 11 getting a severe weather vehicle.......??

Monday, June 19, 2017

Fort Smith News Director Leaving

FTV Live reports KFSM/Channel 5/Fort Smith News Director Bill Cummings is leaving after only 2 1/2 years.  Cummings joined the station in early 2015.  Cummings will stay through July sweeps and leave July 30th. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

KTHV Hires New Sports Anchor

KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock has hired a new sports anchor.  Taylor McGregor comes to Little Rock from KCWY/Casper, Wyoming.  Taylor studied journalism at the University of Arkansas.  Taylor will begin her on air duties in July.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Good Afternoon Arkansas......

KATV/Channel 7/Little Rock has announced it will start an afternoon news/lifestyle program.  The new program will air from 3pm until 4pm, with The Steve Harvey Show moving to 4pm.  

KATV News Director Nick Genty said he was "thrilled to announce" the new program, which he said Channel 7 had been "working on for some time." Along with the hourlong "Good Morning Arkansas" at 9 and the 30-minute "Midday Arkansas" at 11:30, the new program will give KATV two-and-a-half hours of local programming between "Good Morning America" and "Channel 7 News Live at 5."

The station is currently seeking a host for the program which will debut September 4th.