Monday, March 30, 2015

Shreveport Station Adds Weekend Co-anchor

KTBS/Channel 3/Shreveport has a new weekend co-anchor. Jeff Beimfohr joined the weekend anchor desk this past weekend.  From what I can gather Jeff comes to the ArkLaTex from WPTY/Memphis, TN where he was the weekend anchor.

Friday, March 27, 2015

New Morning Anchor On Air in Northwest Arkansas

KHBS/KHOG/Channel 40/29/Fort Smith has a new morning anchor.  Joshua Cole began earlier this month, anchoring 40/29 News Sunrise.  His official title is "Breaking News and Get Ready Traffic Anchor".  He comes to Northwest Arkansas from KLBK-TV in Lubbock, Texas. 

Monroe Reporter Moving to the ArkLaTex

Today was the last day for Alanna Quillen at KTVE/KARD/Channel 10-14/Monroe,LA.  Quillen has announced on her facebook page she is moving to Shreveport to work for KTBS/Channel 3:

Monday, March 23, 2015

Northwest Arkansas Station Loses Long Time Managing Editor

KHBS/KHOG/Channel 40/29  long time Managing Editor Melissa Kelly Williams has left the station.  She made the following post on her Facebook:

Melissa Kelly Williams
March 20 at 10:46am ยท
After is my last day to work at 40/29 News. I've taken a job at our Hearst station in Kansas City, KMBC. It's a new adventure that David and I are very excited to tackle. I have loved my job at 40/29...the people, the stories and the responsibility holding government agencies accountable. I will miss my Work Family...a group that is being very kind and generous to me today.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Northwest Arkansas Station Hires New Weather Guesser

KNWA/Fayetteville has hired a new weather guesser for weekends.  Zachary MIcoch will man the weekend weather desk for the Northwest Arkansas station.  Below is the announce from MIcoch's facebook page. 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

New Weekend Anchor Named at KARK

KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock has a new weekend anchor.  KARK/KLRT News Director Austin Kellerman sent out a tweet Friday, March 13th announcing Shannon Miller will be taking over the weekend anchor desk.  

Miller joined the Little Rock stations in August 2014.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Channel 11 Hires New MMJ

KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock has a new Multi Media Journalist.   Laura Monteverdi comes to The Natural State from KDLT, the NBC affiliate in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  At KDLT Monteverdi was co-anchor/reporter for its morning program. 

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Former Channel 11 Fill-in Met on Air at LR Nexstar Stations

This from the tip box:

Tracy Davidson Beene, who used to do fill in weather for KTHV a while back is now doing fill-in weather for KARK and KLRT.

Beene posted on her facebook page she will be filling in as needed on the two Nexstar stations.  Her first appearance was tonight on KLRT.