TV Reporter Uses Phone, FB To Cover Wildfire

Armed with a smartphone linked to Facebook Live, Lauren Day, a reporter for Entravision’s KMIR Palm Springs, Calif., this week went door to door checking on viewers’ homes in the mountains where a massive wildfire is burning.

DMA 146: PALM SPRINGS, CA

Mike Everett Named KMIR Chief Meteorologist

OTA Broadcasting, which operates KMIR (NBC), KPSE (MNT) and KMIR.com in Palm Springs, Calif. (DMA 146), announced today that meteorologist Mike Everett will be joining the KMIR news team as chief meteorologist. Everett joins KMIR from KRDO Colorado Springs.  He will be seen on KMIR news weeknights beginning Sept. 11 at 4:30, 5, 6 and 11 […]

WEEK ENDING JULY 24

Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $21M

The sale of a full-power and LPTV by OTA Broadcasting to Entravision Communications tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA/Kelsey.

DMA 146

Entravision Buying 2 Palm Springs Stations

It’s paying OTA Broadcasting $21 million for NBC affiliate KMIR and MNT affil KPSE-LD. Spectrum speculator OTA bought the two from Journal in 2014 for $17 million.

DMA 146: PALM SPRINGS, CA

Ross Becker Joins KMIR As News Director

The new head of news for the Palm Springs NBC affiliate is making the move from KUSI San Diego.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 146: PALM SPRINGS, CA)

KMIR-KPSE Are ‘Standing United’ For Orlando

DMA 146

KMIR Palm Springs To Add 4:30 P.M. Newscast

DMA 148 (PALM SPRINGS, CA)

Gene Steinberg Tapped AS KMIR-KPSE GM

The former GM of KMIZ Columbia, Mo., will oversee OTA Broadcasting’s NBC-MNT duopoly in Palm Springs, Calif.

DIGITAL DMAS

Palm Springs Media Prep for Mobile Ad Boom

The modestly-sized California market is poised to experience some massive mobile advertising spend increases, and Gannett and KESQ are getting ready for the boom.

DMA 145

Small Beats Big In Palm Springs Cable Fight

News-Press & Gazette Company and Journal Broadcast Corp. convinced the FCC to uphold their nonduplication claims against KNBC and KCBS Los Angeles in favor of their KESQ and KMIR, respectively.

DMA 142

Elizabeth Beaubien Joins KMIR As Anchor