According to a KLRT Little Rock, Ark., insider, at least 20 employees of the Fox affiliate were told they would no longer be needed. Another source said that as many as eight people at co-owned NBC affiliate KARK are losing their jobs. The moves follow the duos’ takeover by Mission Broadcsting from Newport Television.
The $60 million purchase of KLRT and KASN is completed and management of the Fox and CW affiliates is being overseen by Nexstar Broadcasting through an outsourcing agreement.
Newport Television’s KLRT, the Fox affiliate in Little Rock, Ark. (DMA 56), has adopted JVC Professional Products Co.’s ProHD cameras for studio and ENG use. The station purchased four GY-HD250Us to replace Thomson LDK 1707s as its main studio cameras for daily newscasts, as well as eight GY-HM700U cameras for ENG use. KLRT News went […]