DMAS 178 & 199

Gray Names GMs For New Stations

Gray Television today announced appointments of two new leaders for the television stations it is acquiring from United Communications. With this announcement, Gray fills both open positions with managers who have experience in small and mid-size television markets. In Watertown, N.Y. (DMA 178), Gray appointed Eric Krebs as the GM of WWNY (CBS) and WNYF-CD […]

WEEK ENDING FEB. 11

Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $45M

The sale of two stations and related licenses in Minnesota and New York by United Communications to Gray Television tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Advisory Services.

DMAS 178 & 199

Gray Buys Three United Stations In Two Markets

The $45 million acquisition comprises CBS affil WWNY and WNYF-CD (Fox) Watertown, N.Y., and CBS-Fox affiliate KEYC Mankato, Minn.

DMA 199: MANKATO, MN

KEYC Mankato Expands Its Morning Newscast

United Communications-owned CBS-Fox affiliate KEYC Mankato, Minn. (DMA 199), is adding an additional half hour of local news and weather each weekday morning. Following the successful first year of KEYC News 12 This Morning from 6 to 7 a.m., KEYC News 12 This Morning will now air live weekdays from 5:30 to 7 a.m. and […]

DMA 199: MANKATO, MN

KEYC Names Jeffrey Marks Interim GM

The former Gray Television executive succeeds Marvin Rhodes as head of United Communications Corp.’s CBS-Fox affiliate in Mankato, Minn.

DMA 199

KEYC Mankato Adding A.M. Newscasts In 2018

United Communications Corp.’s CBS affiliate KEYC Mankato, Minn. (DMA 199) is adding an hour-long morning newscast beginning January 2018. KEYC News 12 This Morning will air live weekdays from 6 to 7 a.m. and will be anchored by Lisa Cownie, Kelsey Barchenger and meteorologist Tom Clements. Marvin Rhodes, KEYC general manager, says: “With the addition of our new morning newscast, KEYC […]

DMA 198 (MANKATO, MN)

United Comm. Stations Down From Dish

CBS affiliate KEYC Mankato, Minn., and its Fox subchannel were dropped this week from Dish Network. Because of a contract dispute that KEYC General Manager Marvin Rhodes deems irreparable for the time being, about 3,400 Dish customers in the Mankato area will be without the channels.

DMA 198 (MANKATO, MN)

KEYC Taps Marvin Rhodes As GM

The TV veteran will lead United Communications’ CBS-Fox affiliate in Mankato, Minn.

DMA 198 (MANKATO, MN)

Former KEYC Anchor Stensrud Sentenced For DWI

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A former Mankato television news anchor who was arrested for drunken driving weeks after her on-air broadcast raised questions about her sobriety has been sentenced to probation. Annie Stensrud’s brief broadcast Dec. 4 was posted on YouTube and picked up hundreds of thousands of hits after viewers speculated she may […]

DMA 198 (MANKATO, MN )

KEYC Anchor Who Slurred Newscast Arrested