KARK Gets New Leader
Source: KARK.com Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gayle Kiger to serve as Vice-President & General Manager of KARK.
Mr. Kiger has served as the V.P. General Manager of KTAB(CBS) in Abilene, Texas for the past eight years.
He also had oversight of KRBC (NBC) under the terms of a shared services and joint sales agreement with Mission Broadcasting.
Prior to that, Kiger held General Manager positions at KRBC (NBC), Abilene, KCEN (NBC) Waco, Texas and KBSD (CBS), Dodge City, Kansas. He has a total of 29 years experience in television broadcasting.
In making the announcement, Brian Jones, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager for Nexstar Broadcasting Group said, “Gayle is an enthusiastic, energetic and positive leader that has a track record of running great television stations. I am looking forward to Gayle and the team at KARK continuing the stations growth in revenue and audience.”
Gayle Kiger commented, “I am very impressed with the talented team at KARK. They are executing at a high level and I am ready to jump in and be a part of it. I am also excited to become a part of the Little Rock community and for me and my family to enjoy the beauty and outdoor resources of central Arkansas.”
Mr. Kiger is a graduate of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas. He and his wife Tera have four children, Matthew, Mark, Michael and Melissa.
Kiger follows KARK's Rick Rogala, who resigned last month to become vice president and general manager of WCMH-TV (Channel 4), Media General's NBC affiliate in Columbus.