Las Vegas Stations Launch 3.0 Broadcasts

Powered by ATSC 3.0, Sinclair’s KSNV (NBC) and KVCW (CW), Nexstar’s KLAS (CBS) and Scripps’ KTNV (ABC) are now broadcasting with the new NextGen TV technology.

KLAS New Year’s Eve Special Airing Across 14 Cities

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KLAS New Year’s Eve Special Airs In 11 Cities

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Tributes Pour In Honoring Lee Minard

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Brian Loftus Named KLAS Evening Anchor

Nexstar Broadcasting Group has promoted Brian Loftus to evening anchor of its CBS affiliate KLAS Las Vegas (DMA 40). Beginning Jan. 2, 2018, he will anchor the 5 and 11 p.m. broadcasts. He is succeeding Dave Courvoisier, who is leaving KLAS on Dec. 15 after 15 years. Loftus joined the Morning News team at KLAS […]

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Bob Denning Named KLAS General Sales Mgr.

Nexstar gets its new Las Vegas GSM from KOIN Portland, Ore., where he’s been national sales manager since 2015.

DMA 40

Courtney Perna Joins KLAS ‘Las Vegas Now’

Nexstar’s CBS affiliate KLAS Las Vegas (DMA 40) has hired lifestyle and entertainment reporter and producer Courtney Perna to co-host its Las Vegas Now. Perna joins Kendall Tenney, Mercedes Martinez and Lindsey Simon. Las Vegas Now features entertainment, pop-culture, fashion, food and fitness as well as local event coverage and special feature segments along with […]

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Brent Barrow To Lead KLAS Creative Services

The experienced broadcast and marketing executive will oversee the commercial and promotional production initiatives for Nexstar’s Las Vegas CBS affiliate.

KLAS Photographer Arrested At Trump Tax Rally

DMA 40

KLAS Las Vegas To Debut Lifestyle Show

On Feb. 6, Nexstar’s CBS affiliate will debut, Las Vegas Now, an hourlong 4 p.m. show covering entertainment, pop-culture, fashion, food and fitness along with local event and special feature coverage including local news and weather updates.

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KLAS Special To Air In 12 Nexstar Markets

Nexstar’s Las Vegas CBS affiliate’s New Year’s Eve special, Countdown to 2017, will originate at the Hard Rock Café, and will feature live reports from other locations throughout Las Vegas. The three-and-a-half hour program will also air on 11 other Nexstar stations in the western half of the U.S.

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

KLAS, KINC Partner On Senate Debate

The Nexstar and Univision stations will present a debate between Joe Heck (R) and Catherine Cortez Masto who are in a race to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Harry Reid.

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

KLAS Reups Dave Courvoisier For 3 More Years

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

KLAS Launches $1.3M In News Enhancements

Nexstar Broadcasting upgrades all aspects of its Las Vegas CBS affiliate. It’s rebranded as “8 News Now — The Valley’s News Leader.”

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Denise Valdez Replacing Retiring Paula Francis At KLAS

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

KLAS Anchor Paula Francis Retiring After 30 Years

DMAS 12 & 40

Rentrak Adds Nexstar’s Phoenix, Vegas Stations

Rentrak today announced it has added Nexstar Broadcasting Group’s CW affiliate KASW Phoenix (DMA 12) and CBS affil KLAS Las Vegas (DMA 40) to its roster of ratings clients. Phoenix and Las Vegas join a large number of other Nexstar markets that have signed with Rentrak this year including Des Moines, Iowa; Bakersfield, Calif.; Roanoke, […]

DMA 41 (LAS VEGAS)

KLAS Ups Terri Foley To News Director

She has been the Las Vegas CBS affiliate’s managing editor/assistant news director for the past eight years.

DMA 41 (LAS VEGAS)

Nexstar Names Lisa Howfield VP-GM Of KLAS

The local broadcasting executive with more than 20 years of experience will succeed the retiring Emily Neilson as leader of Nexstar’s CBS affiliate and LasVegasNow.com.

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In Vegas, KLAS Trounces Social Competition

This week’s Social Scorecard looks at Las Vegas (DMA 41), where Nexstar-owned KLAS dominates with the most social actions and followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. “We have a very concentrated strategy on social media,” says GM Emily Neilson.

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 41

Layoffs At Nexstar’s KLAS Las Vegas

This is the second round of cuts at the CBS affiliate. The first round came shortly after Nexstar took over the station in February.

DMA 41 (LAS VEGAS)

KLAS GM Emily Neilson Stepping Down

The head of Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Las Vegas says she told the staff this week she’s leaving the station in a few months and added, “I have agreed to stay until a replacement is in place.”

DMA 41

Nexstar Buying KLAS Las Vegas For $145M

The purchase of the CBS affiliate from Landmark Media Enterprises will boost Nexstar’s holdings to 110 stations with coverage of 18% of U.S. TV households.

DMA 42 (LAS VEGAS)

Did KLAS Anchor Sales Promo Go Too Far?

KLAS, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, produced a sales presentation video, May Client Presentation, to tell advertisers about its performance in May and throughout the year and posted it to YouTube. The hosts in the video are KLAS anchors Paul Joncich and Denise Valdez, although neither ever identifies themselves, and they urge the potential clients to “get your orders in right now.”

DMA 42

Anchor Cale Ramaker Out At KLAS Las Vegas

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

KLAS Reporter Colleen McCarty Leaves For Law

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

Hate Mail Leaves KLAS Anchor In Tears

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

Shauna Khorrami Out As KLAS Las Vegas Anchor

DMA 40

KLAS Las Vegas Adds Anchor Cale Ramaker

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

Morning Anchor Dayna Roselli Leaves KLAS

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KLAS Dug Deep To Uncover Housing Scams

The Landmark-owned CBS affiliate in Las Vegas was awarded a Peabody for its extensive investigative reporting on the causes, effects and those responsible for the city’s mushrooming housing crisis. Bringing a number of the issues to light helped prompt the state to act faster to pass laws to ease the suffering of homeowners.

DMA 42

Former KLAS GM Mark Smith Dies At 79