Tuesday, March 10, 2009

KTAL No Rush to Fill Empty Anchor Chair

This from a tipster: Rick Boone of KTAL recently headed to California. His seat will not be filled until the fall.

KAT V Shuffles Mets

This from a tipster: Meteorologist Barry Brandt is moving to the morning crew; will work Daybreak beginning at 6am, plus co-host GMA & MidDay

Ned Perme takes of the 5 in his place.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Nexstar Slashes Jobs in Shreveport

This from a tipster:

More layoffs hit Shreveport. KTAL is laying off everyone in the business office and the traffic department effective Friday 03/06/09.

Nexstar Broadcasting, KTAL's parent company, is turning it's sister station KARK in Little Rock into a hub. All traffic and business office duties will now be run remote from Little Rock.