Thursday, April 27, 2017

Longtime Jonesboro Anchor Gone

Longtime anchor Craig Rickert at KAIT/Channel 8/Jonesboro is longer at the station.  According to the NEA Report, there is no official word as of why Rickert is gone from the station.  Rickert had been with the station since 2002.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

KARK/KLRT Hires New Reporter

With all the shuffling of anchors and reporters at KARK and KLRT a new reporter has been hired to fill in the gaps.  Price McKeon will be joining the Nexstar group of stations in Little Rock in May. McKeon comes to Little Rock from FOX 23 in Tulsa, OK.  Price begins her new job in May.

KATV Anchor/Reporter Leaves for Virginia

KATV/Channel 7/Little Rock Anchor/Reporter Stacey Spivey has left the station after two years.  Spivey joined KATV in April 2015..and interned at the station in 2012.  Spivey is a Benton native.  Spivey made the announcement of her leaving on her facebook page:

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Former KARK Host Passes Away

Former KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock  host Betty Fowler has passed away at age 91.  Arkansas Online says Fowler hosted Little Rock Today and the children's show Betty's Little Rascals during the 1950's on KARK.  Fowler also performed in live commercials on Channel 4.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

New Host Named for Little Rock Station's Political Show

KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock has named Jessi Turnure as the new host of Capitol View.  Arkansas Online says Turnure will also serve as the station's statewide political correspondent.  Turnure has been with the Little Rock station since 2015.  Drew Petrimoulx had been host of the Sunday political program but since been promoted to the position of political reporter for Nexstar, KARK's parent company.

KARK Reporter Moving to DC

KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock reporter Drew Petrimoulx is on his way to Washington D.C. to become a political reporter for Nexstar.  Arkansas Online reports Petrimoulx will continue to report for KARK and other Nexstar Broadcasting stations.  Petrimoulx was also the host for Capitol View, KARK's political show.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

New AM Weather Anchor for KHBS/KHOG

KHBS/KHOG/40-29/Fayetteville-Fort Smith has a new morning weather anchor. TV Spy reports Taylor Pannell began on air April 3rd.  Taylor is a 2015 graduate of Arkansas State University.