The St. Louis CBS affiliate’s sales director is tapped by Meredith to succeed Mike Murphy who announced his retirement after a 30-year broadcasting career.
Meredith-owned CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis (DMA 21) announced today that they will carry all of the Kansas City Chiefs’ preseason football games. Many St. Louis football fans have adopted the Chiefs as a new home state favorite after the Rams left the city last year for Los Angeles. The Chief’s strong performance last season […]
Meredith’s CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis (DMA 21) has promoted Cory Stark to co-anchor of News 4 This Morning from 4 to 7 a.m. Stark started at KMOV in November 2013 as a nightside reporter, before quickly being promoted to weekend anchor. Prior to St. Louis, Stark spent three years at WXIX Cincinnati as a […]
The former news VP at KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles takes over at the Meredith CBS affil in St. Louis on Sept. 6.
With the inclusion of Meredith’s KPHO and KTVK in Phoenix and KMOV in St. Louis, the national service providing local news via app has grown to 141 stations in 99 markets covering 48 of the top 50 markets and 80% of the U.S. population. Meredith says more of its stations could come on board in the coming months.
Meredith-owned CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis parted ways with its news director, Brian Thouvenot, today. GM Mike Murphy said he could not comment on personnel matters, then added that the station would “aggressively pursue the hiring of a replacement.”
Meredith’s CBS affil KMOV St. Louis is searching for a director of technology and operations. Heatland Media’s WTVA (NBC-ABC) in Tupelo, Miss., has an opening for a director of engineering. Raycom Media’s CW affiliate, WUPV in Richmond, Va., is in need of a director of new business development.To see all job openings on TVNewsCheck, click here.
Mike Murphy, the general manager of Sinclair’s Birmingham, Ala., ABC affiliate is leaving the station after more than 12 years to take the GM job at Meredith’s CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis.
The logistics of covering the story of the riots in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown are difficult for St. Louis stations working 12-hour shifts and using mobile bonded cellular gear for live feeds. In addition, they are factoring in the emotionally charged nature of the story into every decision.
The $177 million purchase of the CBS affiliate from Gannett and Sander Media closes following the receipt of regulatory approvals.
For $407.5 million, Meredith is getting KMOV St. Louis and KTVK-KASW Phoenix that Gannett is acquiring in its purchase of Belo Corp.