Monday, February 23, 2015

KARK Losing Reporter

KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock is losing a member of its news team. The Charlotte Observer reports  Channel 4 reporter Brittney Johnson is leaving the Little Rock station to join WSOC/Channel 9/Charlotte, NC.  Johnson is a native of Charlotte.  Her last day at KARK is March 15th.  

Hat tip TV Spy

Nexstar Hires Two Mets For It's Little Rock Stations

Nexstar's Little Rock station's KARK and KLRT have new meteorologists.  TV Spy reports Matt Peterson and Kira Miner will be joining the company as weekend meteorologists.  Matt comes to KLRT from KCAU in Sioux City, Iowa while Kira comes to KARK from WBBH in Fort Meyers, Florida.  The mets start in Little Rock in March.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Northwest Arkansas Met Leaving

This from a tipster:

This is a Facebook message from 40/29 Chief Meteorologist Drew Michaels' wife.  It's the 3rd 6pm/10pm anchor to leave since last February. Mike Jacques, Angela Taylor and now Drew. Craig Cannon is the only one left.
Adrienne Lovell Burgoyne
14 February at 18:04 · Lowell, AR ·
I guess it's time to make it "official"! Watch out, Milwaukee.. The Burgoynes are coming this June! Drew has accepted a position as the Chief Meteorologist at the CBS station. It's going to be tough to leave our Arkansas family and friends.. But, we're very excited for this amazing opportunity! 

According to his bio on the station's webpage, Drew started at KHBS/KHOG in 2003

Thursday, February 05, 2015

KTAL Now Providing News for KMSS

A tipster emailed and says KTAL/Channel 6/Shreveport, LA is now producing the 9pm newscast for KMSS/Channel 33/Shreveport, LA.  Nexstar, KTAL's parent company operates KMSS under a local marketing agreement and I have heard moved Channel 33's operations into KTAL's headquarters on North Market.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

KTHV Anchor/Reporter Moves to Fox 16

Seems KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock has lost another reporter/anchor.  Melissa Dunbar Gates now is a reporter for KLRT/Channel 16/Little Rock.  The former weekend anchor for Channel 11made her debut on the air today.

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Little Rock Station Adds Former Hog to its Morning Team

KARK/Channel 4/ Little Rock has added an additional face to its morning program.  DJ Williams will be joining Aaron Nolan, Mallory Brooks and Natalie Walters on KARK Today which airs from 4am til 7am. Williams is a former tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks.

 Today was Meteorologist Greg Dee's last day at the Little Rock station.  He announced in January he would be moving to Cleveland, Ohio for a job there.