KMIZ’s Ashley Strohimer Leaves For Fox News

KMIZ Anchor Leaves A Week After DUI Arrest

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Want To Be A Local Sales Manager Or AE?

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a local sales manager for stations in Columbia, Mo., and an account executive for a network-owned station in Philadelphia.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 136: COLUMBIA, MO

Missouri Broadcasters Honor KMIZ For News Excellence

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS | DMAS 8 & 136

TV Sales Openings Added To TVN Job Center

The new openings, for a general sales manager and a director of sales, are in San Francisco and Columbia, Mo., respectively.

DMA 136: COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

Jessica Quick Named KMIZ Chief Meteorologist

News-Press & Gazette’s ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 136) has hired a familiar face to lead its ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Team as its new chief meteorologist. Jessica Quick will take over as the station’s chief beginning April 8. Quick was the station’s noon meteorologist between 2014 and 2016. She recently wrapped up […]

DMA 136: COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

KMIZ Promotes Ashley Strohmier, Lindsey Berning

News-Press & Gazette Co.’s ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 136) has promoted two anchors. Ashley Strohmier has been named evening co-anchor/reporter. She will join Lucas Geisler weekdays at 5 p.m. and will be on the desk with Joey Parker for the station’s 6, 6:30, 9 and 10 p.m. editions of ABC 17 News […]

DMA 138: COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

KMIZ Launches Weekend Morning Newscast

The News Press & Gazette-owned ABC affiliate in Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., new weekend schedule includes newscasts at 6 and 8 a.m.

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA, MO)

Curtis Hancock Named KMIZ News Director

The former executive producer at KJRH Tulsa, Okla., will take over the news department at NPG’s Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., ABC affiliate.

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA, MO)

KMIZ Taps Curtis Varns To Be New GM

News-Press & Gazette promotes him from news director to head the ABC and Fox affiliate in Columbia, Mo.

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

Marissa Hollowed Joins KMIZ As Co-Anchor

Marissa Hollowed has been named evening co-anchor/reporter at News Press & Gazette Co.’s ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138). Hollowed will join Joey Parker to anchor the 6, 6:30, 9 and 10 p.m. editions of ABC 17 News beginning Wednesday, Oct. 8. It’s  a return to the market for Hollowed who graduated from […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 138: COLUMBIA, MO)

No-Nonsense News Lifts KMIZ From Worst To First

MARKET SHARE (DMA 138)

Another Coffee Shop-Themed Morning News Promo

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

Joey Parker Named Co-Anchor Of KMIZ News

Joey Parker, assistant news director of News-Press & Gazette Co.-owned ABC affiliate KMIZ  Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), will add additional duties as co-anchor of the 6, 6:30, 9 and 10 p.m. editions of ABC 17 News beginning Monday, Jan. 20. Parker joined ABC 17 news in August of 2013. Prior to that, he was […]

KMIZ Adds Joey Parker As Asst. News Director

Joey Parker has joined the New-Press and Gazette Co.’s ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), as assistant news director. He joins the team from WUTR Utica, N.Y., where he was news director. Parker, a 20-year news veteran for 20 years, has worked at television stations in Florida, Alabama and Wyoming.

KMIZ COLUMBIA ADDING 9 A.M., NOON NEWS

KMIZ Columbia Adding 9 A.M., Noon News

Beginning Monday, Sept. 2, the News Press & Gazette-owned ABC affiliate in Missouri will increase its weekday news budget. ABC 17 News at 9 AM will be anchored by Krsitie Reeter along with meteorologist Neville Miller. ABC 17 News at Noon will be anchored by Stephanie Schaefer along with meteorologist Justin Abraham. “We are committed […]

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO.)

News-Press & Gazette Names Mo. Sales Director

The News-Press & Gazette Co. today named Trent Poindexter director of sales for its Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), “Networks of Mid-Missouri” cluster of KMIZ (ABC), KQFX (Fox), and their MNT and Me-TV subchannels. His first day will be April 15. Poindexter joins the Mid-Missouri team after spending over 15 years as VP-general sales manager […]

DMA 138

KMIZ Columbia Flubs Super Bowl Text Alerts

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

KMIZ Providing Weather To Zimmer Radio

News-Press & Gazette Co.-owned Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., stations (DMA 138), KMIZ (ABC, MNT and Me-TV)) and KQFX-LD (Fox) and promoted as The Networks of Mid-Missouri are teaming up with The Zimmer Radio and Marketing Group to provide weather updates for Zimmer’s nine radio stations throughout Mid-Missouri. ABC 17 StormTrack Weather Coverage will begin Monday, Feb. […]

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

KMIZ To Air Senatorial, Gubernatorial Debates

The JW Broadcasting ABC affiliate in Columbus, Mo., will air debates between Missouri gubernatorial candidates today at 9:30 a.m., followed by one featuring Senate candidates at 10:45.

NPG Looks To Beef Up Its TV Portfolio

John Keuneke, head of the St. Joseph, Mo.-based News-Press & Gazette’s TV broadcasting unit, says over the next five years the company is looking to grow its cash flow through the acquistions of TV stations or possibly newpapers and data centers.

DMA 138

NPG Buys ABC Affil In Columbia, Mo.

News-Press & Gazette has agreed to pay $16 million for KMIZ, an ABC affiliate that airs MNT and Me-TV on subchannels, and low-power, Fox affiliate KQFX. Seller is JW Broadcasting, one of several broadcast companies backed by Alta Communications.

DMA 138 COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

KQFX Airing KMIZ Early News At 7 A.M.

Alta Communications-owned Fox affiliate KQFX Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (138), is rebroadcasting the 5-7 a.m. weekday ABC 17 News This Morning from co-owned KMIZ at 7-9 o’clock. “We know that news in paramount to our viewers and having the opportunity to showcase our news product in a different venue is something we are excited to do”, […]

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

JW Stations Upgrade With Utah Scientific

JW Broadcasting’s co-located KMIZ (ABC), KQFX-LD (Fox) and KZOU-LP (MNT) Columbia/Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), have upgraded their shared analog facility to digital using Utah Scientific equipment. Now with the ability to take HD sources directly to air, the stations report they have realized greatly streamlined workflows and the potential for increased ad revenue. The […]

DMA 138

KMIZ Columbia, Mo., Adds Me-TV

JW Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), will add new diginet Me-TV beginning Jan. 9. Me-TV’s library includes series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, CBS Television Distribution, NBCUniversal Television as well as independent series owners and producers. Me-TV, memorable entertainment television, launched nationally in December 2010, is owned and operated by […]

DMA 138 (COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO.)

KMIZ Adds 6:30 P.M. News, Goes HD

The JW Broadcasting ABC affiliate debuted its new newscast on Monday while simultaneously converting its local broadcasts to high definition with new production equipment and graphics.