KFTA/ FOX 24 Taking the 9pm News To The Edge
KFTA-TV is proud to announce The Fox 24 News Edge premiering tonight at 9pm. The Fox 24 News Edge will feature Dana Sargent and be a more contemporary newscast designed to appeal to a new generation of media savvy viewers. “News Edge” will deliver the news of the day in a unique, fast paced format. Highlights will include top-of-mind stories, a full weather cast and the top sports headline of the day all in the first block. The announcement was made by Mike Vaughn, Vice President and General Manager of KFTA-TV and KNWA-TV.
“News Edge will feature cutting edge graphics that are designed to appeal to a younger demographic. This will give News Edge a look and feel unlike any other news program in Northwest Arkansas,” said Mr. Vaughn.
Other franchises will include Fox 24 “Weather Edge” and Fox 24 “Sports Edge”.
“Weather Edge” will feature a complete forecast from Chief Meteorologist Dan Skoff in the first segment of the newscast. Other highlights will include exclusive 3D viper radar, a complete River Valley forecast and the ability to give viewers the forecast one hour before any other local newscast.
“Sports Edge” will feature Courtney Timmons delivering the top sports stories of the day one hour before any other local newscast. Other highlights will include up-to-minute scores, live shots from sporting events while the game is still playing and unique stories of local athletes.