ND's Named For KNWA and KARK
Here's the press release from Nexstar Broadcasting Group:
Little Rock, Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas and Irving, Texas (August 25, 2005) - Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Rob Heverling to serve as News Director for KARK-TV, the NBC affiliate serving the Little Rock, Arkansas market and Alan Little as News Director at KNWA and KFTA-TV, the NBC affiliates serving the Fayetteville/Fort Smith, Arkansas market.
Mr. Heverling has been News Director at KNWA and KFTA since 2004. Prior to that, he was Assistant News Director at KARK in Little Rock. Heverling also has served as News Director at KDLH (CBS) Duluth, Minnesota and Executive Producer at KCNC (CBS) Denver, Colorado and WKYC (NBC) Cleveland, Ohio.
Mr. Little comes to the company from News 9 San Antonio, a local cable news channel joint venture with Time Warner and Belo where he was General Manager. Prior to that, he was News Director at KABB (FOX) San Antonio, Texas and WLEX (NBC) Lexington Kentucky. Little also held news management positions at KSTP (ABC) Minneapolis, Minnesota and KING (NBC) Seattle, Washington.
In making the announcement, Brian Jones, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager for Nexstar Broadcasting Group said, "We are excited to have Rob coming home to KARK where he did a great job and has many excellent relationships. We are also looking forward to Alan Little bringing his significant experience and expertise to our company as he continues the momentum in the booming Northwest Arkansas marketplace."