TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Management Openings In Sales And Engineering

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include a local sales manager opening for KWES in Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 145), and a chief engineer for KIMT, the CBS affiliate in Rochester, Minn. (DMA 150).

’48 Hours’ Features Mystery Of Iowa Anchor’s Disappearance 23 Years Ago

Prather Buys 5 TVs From Nexstar-Media Gen.

With backing from an Atlanta private equity firm, former Gray exec Bob Prather agrees to pay $115 million for five small-market network affils: Nexstar’s WFFT Ft. Wayne, Ind. (Fox, DMA 111) and KQTV St. Joseph, Mo. (ABC, DMA 201), and Media General’s KIMT Rochester, Minn.; (CBS, DMA 153), WTHI Terra Haute, Ind. (CBS, DMA 155); and WLFI Lafayette, Ind. (CBS, DMA 187).

DMA 153: ROCHESTER, MN

KIMT Reporting Live When Bank Robbed Again

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A television reporter was doing a live update on a Minnesota bank robbery when police say the suspect returned to rob it a second time. Adam Sallet, a reporter for Mason City, Iowa-based KIMT-TV, was standing outside the Sterling State Bank in Rochester on Tuesday when a bank employee ran out […]