Scripps chooses the local TV sales and management veteran to lead its California ABC affiliate.
He moves crosstown from KGET where he was general sales manager to take over the top spot at the market’s ABC affiliate.
She joins the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in Bakersfield, Calif., from KFSN Fresno, Calif., where she was the assistant news director.
The classic TV diginet signs affiliates in Dayton, Ohio; Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich.; Eugene, Ore.; Bakersfield, Calif.; and Utica, N.Y.
Rentrak Corp. today announced a multi-year local TV ratings contract with Scripps Television for its ABC affiliate KERO Bakersfield, Calif. (DMA 126). Scripps first signed with Rentrak in August of 2010 for it ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit and then expanded the partnership in October of 2012 to include its ABC affiliates in Baltimore (WMAR); Cincinnati […]
The four ABC affiliates in Denver, San Diego, Bakersfield, Calif., and Indianapolis and five low-power Azteca affiliates go for $212 million in cash. “We are energized by the addition of good people at good stations in good markets,” says Scripps SVP Brian Lawlor.
Mike McKinnon has put in a bid for the four stations, but is particularly interested in ABC affiliates KGTV San Diego, which he could pair with his KUSI independent, and KERO Bakersfield, Calif. The McGraw-Hill group also includes KMGH Denver and WRTV Indianapolis.