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.
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 […]
Nexstar gets its new Las Vegas GSM from KOIN Portland, Ore., where he’s been national sales manager since 2015.
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 […]
The experienced broadcast and marketing executive will oversee the commercial and promotional production initiatives for Nexstar’s Las Vegas CBS affiliate.
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.
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.
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.
Nexstar Broadcasting upgrades all aspects of its Las Vegas CBS affiliate. It’s rebranded as “8 News Now — The Valley’s News Leader.”
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, […]
She has been the Las Vegas CBS affiliate’s managing editor/assistant news director for the past eight years.
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.
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.
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.
This is the second round of cuts at the CBS affiliate. The first round came shortly after Nexstar took over the station in February.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.