Jim Stimson, assistant news director of Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif., has been chosen to receive a Governors’ Citation from the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The award is given in recognition of outstanding and unique achievements or accomplishments by individuals, organizations, or companies which do […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif., has promoted Brandi Cummings to the weekend anchor position. She joins Walter Makaula as co-anchor for KCRA 3 News on Saturday and Sunday evenings and begins her new role immediately. Since joining the KCRA 3 News team in April 2018, she has covered stories in Northern California ranging from […]
Hearst Television’s MNT affiliate KQCA Sacramento, Calif., and the Los Angeles Chargers today set an exclusive multiyear broadcast partnership that makes KQCA the official TV home of Los Angeles Chargers football in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market. As the Chargers’ official preseason television partner, KQCA will broadcast Chargers preseason games along with a locally produced pregame show. KQCA […]
She joins the Hearst NBC affiliate in Sacramento, Calif., from WHBQ Memphis where she was director of sales.
Hearst Television moves her from its KETV Omaha, Neb., to succeed the retiring Elliott Troshinsky as head of its NBC-MNT duopoly in California’s capital city.
The local broadcaster caps a five-decade career including 20 years leading Hearst Television’s NBC-MNT duopoly in Sacramento, Calif.
Derek Schnell succeeds Lori Waldon at Hearst’s Sacramento NBC-MNT duopoly after her promotion to GM of Hearst’s KOAT Albuquerque, N.M.
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), will offer more morning news on weekdays. On Monday, April 23, KCRA 3 Morning News will begin at 4 a.m., providing an extra 30 minutes of local news, weather and traffic coverage. “We are very excited to expand our weekday morning news coverage,” said KCRA-KQCA President-GM Elliott […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20) is enlarging two weekend newscasts. Starting Saturday, Oct. 28, KCRA 3 News at 6 p.m. will expand to a full hour. Then, on Sunday, Oct. 29, KCRA 3 News at 11 p.m. also adds an additional 30 minutes, providing a full hour of local news, weather and […]
Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5, Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), will simulcast its 5 p.m. newscast on its Estrella TV Sacramento that airs on ch. 58.3. “We are excited to bring our award-winning newscasts to our Estrella viewers,” said Lori Waldon, KCRA news director. “We appreciate this opportunity to serve a very important audience.” […]
Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), has hired Walter Makaula as a weekend anchor and weekday reporter. He starts Aug. 1. Makaula has a diverse background in television news that has taken him from one end of the country to the other. He worked most recently at WFOR Miami, where he anchored […]
Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), is adding Toni Valliere to the KCRA 3 News team on March 14. Valliere will anchor alongside Deirdre Fitzpatrick and Teo Torres on both KCRA Morning News (4:30-7 a.m.) and KCRA 3 News on My58 at 7-9 a.m. Valliere comes to Sacramento from Hearst’s WISN Milwaukee […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), will host the first Sacramento mayoral debate live at the KCRA studios on Wednesday, April 6. Former State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg, Sacramento City Councilwoman Angelique Ashby, former boxing champ Tony “The Tiger” Lopez and community activist Russell Rawlings have agreed to participate in the live broadcast […]
Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, the one-hour newscast will be anchored by Lisa Gonzales and Brian Heap, with weather delivered by KCRA meteorologist Eileen Javora.
Hearst-owned duopoly KCRA (NBC) and KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), and the Gold Country Region Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a disaster relief drive on Wednesday, April 29. Funds raised will benefit those in areas impacted by the Earthquake in Nepal. On April 25, a devastating magnitude-7.8 quake rocked the nation […]
Beginning today, KCRA 3 News at 10 p.m. on co-owned KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), will expand to a full hour every night. In addition to the expansion, Hearst-owned KCRA announced several new journalists to its team. Rob Malcolm will co-anchor the expanded 10 p.m. newscast with Kellie DeMarco. Malcolm will also contribute with […]
Hearst-owned KCRA (NBC)-KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), and the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a disaster relief drive today. Funds raised will benefit those in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan swept across the central Philippines on Friday leaving a trail of massive destruction in its wake. With sustained […]
Hearst-owned KCRA (NBC) and KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), raised more than $365,000 in just one day to help the victims of the tornado that devastated parts of Oklahoma. “Once again, Northern Californians showed their generosity by helping us raise more than $365,000 for the American Red Cross relief efforts in Oklahoma,” said the […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20) announced that Eileen Javora is returning to the KCRA 3 News team from maternity leave. Javora will resume her duties as a meteorologist, joining the weekend news team starting Dec. 1. Javora has been with KCRA since March 2005. She gave birth to a daughter, Hazel, on April […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate KCRA Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), has hired reporter Kevin Oliver. He joins the station from WFTV Orlando, Fla., where he worked for nine years. During that time Oliver covered NASA, from the construction of the International Space Station to the end of the space shuttle program. He also reported from Florida’s east coast during […]
The Hearst Sacramento, Calif., NBC-MNT duopoly is raising funds for the American Red Cross today.