DMA 55: FRESNO, CA

J.R. Jackson Named GM Of Nexstar In Fresno

The veteran media executive returns to the Central Valley to lead the group’s KSEE (NBC), KGPE (CBS) duopoly and YourCentralValley.com.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

News Director Job In Calif.’s Central Valley

Nexstar NBC-CBS affiliates KSEE-KGPE Fresno-Visalia, Calif., have an opening for a news director. To post a job on TVNewsCheck, click here.

Nexstar Renews CBS Affiliation At 5 Stations

A new long-term agreement extends affiliation for five stations owned or operated by Nexstar: KGPE Fresno, Calif.; KREX Grand Junction, Colo; KLAS Las Vegas; WTAJ Altoona, Pa.; and WYOU Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa.

 

DMA 55 (FRESNO-VISALIA, CA)

Two News Staffers Leaving KSEE-KGPE

DMA 55 (FRESNO-VISALIA, CA)

KGPE Anchor Mike Scott Retires After 30 Years

DMA 55

Nexstar Putting Fresno Duo Under One Roof

For 60 years, KSEE and KGPE have competed inFresno, Calif. Now, after a pair of deals by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, the two TV stations have one owner and, by fall, will work under one roof. Construction work will soon begin at the KSEE facility to build new sets — equipped with high-definition equipment — for both stations.

DMAS 55 & 126

Nexstar Closes On Three Calif. Stations

It completes the $35.4 million buy of KGPE Fresno, Calif., and KGET and KKEY-LP Bakersfield, Calif.

DMAS 55, 97 & 126

Nexstar Adding Stations In Calif. And Vt.

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.

DMA 55 (FRESNO, CA) & 28 (SAN DIEGO)

KGPE Anchor Alicia Coates Goes To KFMB

DIGITAL DMAS (55)

Blogs, Mobile DTV Spice Fresno Digital Scene

In Fresno, Calif., media players are vying for a portion of an online advertising business that is expected to grow 70% in the next three years. While daily Fresno Bee is the market’s leader, TV stations and pureplays are all trying innovative ways to secure a piece of the action.