Tribune Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate KFSM Fort Smith-Fayetteville, Ark. (DMA 99),has hired Erika Thomas as weeknight anchor. She replaces Katelynn Zoellner who left earlier this year to be closer to family in California. She will start at KFSM in early June and will co-anchor the station’s 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts with Daren Bobb. Her award-winning reporting […]
The Local TV-owned CBS affiliate in Fort Smith-Fayetteville, Ark., fired sports reporter Mike Irwin on Monday, ending a 37-year career at the station. KFSM also informed Sports Director John Engleman his contract would not be renewed. Engleman had worked at the station since 2009.
Local TV’s CBS affiliate is asking the FCC for a “failing station” waiver that would allow it to buy RTN affilate KPBI for $800,000.