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.

DMAS 2 & 91

Robert Holguin Leaves KABC For El Paso’s KFOX

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

John Witte, KFOX El Paso GM, Retires

The head of the Fox affiliate for the past 11 years said goodbye last Friday. Sinclair Broadcast Broup is buying the Texas station from Cox Media Group. No successor has been named.

DMAS 91, 102,108 & 158

Sinclair Buys Four Cox TVs For Nearly $100M

Sinclair is paying $99 million, less $4.3 million of working capital adjustments, for network affiliates in El Paso, Texas; Johnstown-Altoona, Pa.; Reno, Nev,; and Wheeling, W.Va.

DMA 91 (EL PASO, TX)

Ric Dupont Resigns From KFOX After Arrest

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.

DMAS 91 (EL PASO, TX) & 2 (LOS ANGELES)

KFOX Reporter Jacob Rascon Leaving For KNBC

DMA 91 (EL PASO, TX)

KFOX Reporter Ric Dupont Arrested For DUI

DMA 97

Anchor Hema Mullur Leaving KFOX El Paso

DMA 97

Brad Hargrove Named KFOX General Sales Mgr.

Cox Media Group has named Brad Hargrove the new general sales manager of its Fox affiliate KFOX El Paso, Texas (DMA 97), effective immediately. His responsibilities include strategic revenue generation as well as local sales expansion of the station’s local, national, and multimedia platforms. Prior to joining KFOX, Hargrove  was the director of revenue for Media […]