MARKET SHARE | DMA 85: EL PASO, TX

How El Paso Stations Covered The Killing

In the country’s 85th television market, El Paso, when a major breaking news story like this one happens, it can put enormous pressure on the TV stations there to adequately cover the story. Here’s a picture of how the local stations and their owners responded.

DMAS 22, 31 & 93

Sinclair Names New GMs In Three Markets

Robert Truman is promoted at KATU-KUNP Portland, Ore.; Dean Radla becomes GM of WOAI San Antonio; while Matt Kaplowitz is upped at KFOX-KDBC El Paso, Texas.

DMA 91 (EL PASO, TX)

Sinclair Buys Building For KFOX-KDBC

Sinclair Broadcast Group has purchased office space for two of its newly-acquired KFOX (Fox) and KDBC (CBS) in El Paso, Texas. The building, which used to be a theater, will undergo significant renovations before KFOX and KDBC move in. Sinclair plans to build news sets, satellite farms and sales and administration facilities for the stations.

DMA 91

Former El Paso Weatherman Jim Gamble Dies

DIGITAL DMAS (91)

Mobile, Social Push El Paso Into Digital Era

Despite its small size and low affluence, El Paso, Texas, is primed to see its local online ad spending more than double in the next five years. Coupled with a young Hispanic population that is driving mobile and social media, it makes the market a digital must watch.

DMA 91 (EL PASO, TX)

New News Director At KTSM-KDBC

Communications Corp. of America’s NBC-CBS duo in El Paso, Texas, has named Lauren Macias-Cervantes, a former executive producer at the market’s Fox affiliate KFOX, to head news operations. She’s suceeding Hollis Grizzard, who recently announced he’s leaving the station at the end of the year.