The sales exec moves up to the top spot overseeing KBOI (CBS) and KYUU-LP (CW).
KBOI, the Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s CBS affiliate in Boise, Idaho (DMA 110), has added meteorologist Roland Steadham to its news team. He will start as chief meteorologist on Sept. 15. Steadham, who has more than 25 years of forecasting and storm tracking experience, currently works at WPLG Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Prior to that, he spent […]
The Sinclair CBS affil in Boise, Idaho, ran a pair of brief news promos that openly advocated for small government while deriding outsiders for “imposing their will” to fix Idaho health care. You won’t see them again. “Our intention was to create a bold new marketing message,” said KBOI GM Don Pratt. But Pratt, who cautioned that he “didn’t have much to say” about the matter, conceded that it was not his station’s intention “to create a spot that creates an impression of bias. But to the extent that we’ve done that, we’re obviously going to be held accountable for that.”
The company promotes the news director of its Portland, Ore., ABC affiliate to VP-general manager of its KBOI (CBS) and KYUU (CW) in Idaho.
Block Communications will not be picking up The CW for KTRV Boise, Idaho, after losing Fox to former CW affiliate KNIN.. Instead, the new CW affiliate is Fisher Communications’ KBOI (CBS), which will put The CW on a subchannel and a low-power station.