DMA 122: BAKERSFIELD, CA

Jim Doty Tapped To Lead KERO Bakersfield

Scripps chooses the local TV sales and management veteran to lead its California ABC affiliate.

DMA 126: BAKERSFIELD, CA

Scripps Names Adam Chase KERO GM

He moves crosstown from KGET where he was general sales manager to take over the top spot at the market’s ABC affiliate.

 

DMA 126: BAKERSFIELD, CA

KERO Taps Leeza Starks As News Director

She joins the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in Bakersfield, Calif., from KFSN Fresno, Calif., where she was the assistant news director.

MeTV Adds 5 Affils, Passes 92% Coverage

The classic TV diginet signs affiliates in Dayton, Ohio; Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich.; Eugene, Ore.; Bakersfield, Calif.; and Utica, N.Y.

PLAYOUT (DMA 126: BAKERSFIELD, CA)

KERO Replaces Control Monitors with Multiviewers

DMA 126

Rentrak Adds KERO Bakersfield, Calif.

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 […]

DMA 126

KERO Bakersfield Debuts New Set From FX

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Scripps Buys McGraw-Hill Station Group

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.

DMAS 17, 27, 28 & 125

McKinnon Has His Eye On McGraw-Hill TVs

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.