The Nexstar CW affiliate will exclusively air 15 games this season and produce pre-game, halftime, and post-game programming. The broadcasts will be syndicated throughout Southern California.
Nexstar promotes the Bakersfield duopoly general sales manager to succeed retiring GM Tom Randour.
Part of the Bakersfield, Calif., NBC affiliate’s building came crashing down Saturday night, but that didn’t stop reporters from putting together the 11 o’clock newscast on time.
It completes the $35.4 million buy of KGPE Fresno, Calif., and KGET and KKEY-LP Bakersfield, Calif.
It’s buying KGPE Fresno and KGET/KKEY-LP Bakersfield, both California, from Newport for $35.4 million and, in a separate deal with Mission Broadcasting, is buying WFFF and WVNY Burlington, Vt.