Monday, December 26, 2011

7 Tops in the Rock Across the Board...Credits Social Media

Arkansas reports KATV, Channel 7 clearly was the news leader during the November ratings period. reports it was at the top of every newscast. KATV credits the use of social media in its newscasts as the key. Read the complete article HERE.

Another Anchor/Reporter Quits Shreveport Station...

TV Spy reports, KTBS Anchor/Multimedia journalist Stephen Mayer has joined KCTV in Kansas City. One wonders if there's anyone left at Channel 3!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Some KATV Viewers Could be Up A Creek in the New Year.....

This from

KATV's carriage agreement with AT& T U-Verse expires on Saturday, December 31st at 11:59 PM.

• To avoid impacting local viewers, KATV has presented AT&T with a very fair and competitive deal, but at this point they are not willing to accept our offer.

• If you are an AT&T U-Verse customer, starting Sunday morning, January 1st, you will no longer see KATV.

Last on the Air for LR Reporter....

Today is the last day at KTHV for reporter Faith Abubey. The morning show this morning showed several clips of Faith's work since she began at the station in June 2009.

Little Rock TV Tidbits...

Here's a hodge podge of tips from the tip box...

Anchor, Melissa Simas is leaving KARK
-BJ Steed was fired from KTHV
-KATV fills reporter position with Janelle Lilly
-KARK morning anchor Wendy Suares is pregnant
-KATV takes number one in all ratings (Morning, 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.)

Sunday, December 18, 2011

There's a New Face in Shreveport.......

This from the tip box....

Leslie Draffin, replaces Jenna Zibton on KTAL's AM show.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Former Shreveport Reporter Arrested in Child Sex Sting

Former KSLA/Channel 12 reporter Derek Daniel was busted last week in a Shreveport Child Sex Sting. Daniel is the Calumet Specialty Product's communications director.

Thursday, December 08, 2011

What to do When the Remote Control Breaks....

This from at tipster:

So much for 'hubbing' of Master Control operations for Nexstar's KTAL-TV NBC 6 in Shreveport. Today they were off the air for at least an hour. A receptionist said the problem originated in Little Rock which now control's KTAL's transmitter, etc.