KGW, Vault To Launch True Crime Podcast ‘Urge To Kill’

He had an “urge to kill.” That’s the only explanation given by the murderer of 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer. Her rape, murder, and her killer’s subsequent crime spree are the subject of the new true crime podcast, Urge to Kill, launching Tuesday, Nov. 5, by KGW and vault Studios, the digital content studio launched by KGW’s parent […]

DMA 22: PORTLAND, OR

KGW Anchor Gives On-Air Rebuttal To Viewer Critique Of Attire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A weekend news anchor and TV reporter in Portland, Oregon, is doubling down on her preference for high-waisted pants after a male viewer told her to “dress like a normal woman” in a message sent to her Facebook work account. Maggie Vespa, who works at Portland’s NBC affiliate KGW-TV, posted photos […]

DMAS 17 & 22

Tegna Appoints GMs In Portland, Denver

The station group names Steve Carter president-GM of KGW Portland, while  Mark Cornetta adds to his corporate role to lead KUSA Denver.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 22: PORTLAND, OR

KGW Tests Pet Dogs With Burglar Break-In

DMAS 22 & 3

KGW’s Joe Donlon Likely To Join WGN

DMA 25: PORTLAND, OR

KGW Names New Director Of Digital Strategy

The Tegna NBC affiliate in Portland, Ore., promoted Greg Retsinas to a newly created position overseeing digital content and revenue strategy.

DMA 25: PORTLAND, OR

KGW Taps Mirle As New Local Sales Manager

Tegna’s NBC affiliate KGW Portland, Ore. (DMA 25) has added Charlie Mirkle as its new local sales manager.  Mirkle comes to KGW from WVEC Norfolk, Va., where he led enterprise and digital revenue development. Before that, he was the station’s national sales manager. Prior to his work at WVEC, Mirkle was local sales manager for Cox […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 25: PORTLAND, OR)

KGW Named Oregon’s Station Of The Year

MARKET SHARE (DMA 25: PORTLAND, OR)

Cool Promo Kicks Off KGW’s Holiday Toy Drive

DMA 25

KGW Portland Targeted For Protest Over Story

A group in Portland, Ore., plans to protest outside the street-side studio of Tegna’s NBC affiliate KGW over what they say were “inexcusable comments and victim blaming from members of their staff during an interview with a self-admitted sexual predator.”

DMA 24: PORTLAND, OR

WAND ND Tai Takahashi Moves To KGW Portland

MARKET SHARE (DMA 24: PORTLAND, OR)

KGW’s Month-Long Food Drive Underway

DMA 24

KGW Portland Prepares For New Set

DMAS 24, 49 & 70

Tegna Closes On Sander TV Stations Purchase

Tegna Media announced today it has completed its acquisition of three Sander Media TV stations — KGW Portland, Ore. (DMA 24); WHAS Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49); and KMSB Tucson, Ariz. (DMA 70) — following approval from the FCC last week. Tegna has serviced these stations under shared services and similar arrangements since December 2013. With the addition of these three stations, Tegna said it owns the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide.

DMA 24: PORTLAND, OR

Unions Battle Tegna Over KGW Contract

Labor unions are claiming KGW Portland owner Tegna is looking to bust up the NBC affiliate’s unions in order to replace union workers with cheaper help — and that they are currently fighting for their lives. In bargaining with the station’s four unions, Tegna is pushing to get rid of the clause on union jurisdiction.

DMA 23

KGW Portland To Drop Sports From 11 P.M. News

MARKET SHARE (DMA 23: PORTLAND, OR)

KGW Continues 30-Year Toy Drive Tradition

DMA 22 (PORTLAND, OR)

KGW Selling Copter, Will Partner With KPTV

Portland, Ore., NBC affiliate KGW is selling its news helicopter and has entered into a shared chopper dal with Fox affil KPTV.

DMA 22 (PORTLAND, OR)

KGW Ups Frank Mungeam To Digital Media Director

DIGITAL DMAS

Portland Media Test Paths To Digital Future

From mobile apps to online-first efforts and daily deals, local online media outlets in Oregon’s “Rose City” are aggressively experimenting with new ways to tap into the ever-expanding digital market.