Five of Omaha, Neb.’s television stations today began broadcasting with NextGen TV, also known as ATSC 3.0. Switching on the new transmission standard are Hearst Television’s KETV (ABC), E.W. Scripps’ KMTV (CBS), Gray Television’s WOWT (NBC), Sinclair Broadcast Group’s KPTM (Fox) and Mitts Telecasting’s KXVO (TBD). Today’s launch in Omaha follows a decade of development […]
Melissa Seffens is the new creative services director at KMTV, the Scripps CBS affiliate in Omaha, Neb.
Scripps picks the former station manager of KPEJ Odessa, Texas, to oversee its CBS affiliate in Nebraska.
KMTV’s Maya Saenz: Covering an Omaha protest that fell into chaos, I realized my hard-won relationships with law enforcement counted for little in a heated moment. More worrisome still, the media’s rights can be trampled by violent caprice.
The Scripps CBS affiliate adds the top management post to his previous duties as sales director.
The broadcast and digital veteran will oversee the Scripps CBS affiliate in Omaha, Neb. His station background includes experience in sales, technology, news and weather.
KMTV Omaha, Neb., meteorologist Jennifer Zeppelin will join Craig Nigrelli and Jennifer Griswold on the Scripps-owned CBS affiliate’s Action 3 News at 10 starting July 5. Zeppelin is joining the newscast after veteran meteorologist Jim Flowers announced he is stepping down from his broadcast career on July 1. Zeppelin joined the KMTV team this past […]
Scripps-owned CBS affiliate KMTV Omaha, Neb. (DMA 74), has hired meteorologist Jennifer Zeppelin as both meteorologist and co-anchor of Action 3 News Upfront at 4 effective Monday, Jan. 11. Zeppelin will co-anchor and present the weather with Jennifer Griswold, Monday through Friday. The addition of Zeppelin to the Weather Alert Team brings the number of […]
The expanded weekday newscast launches Aug. 25. In addition, the station names Phil Aldridge its new sports director.
Rentrak Corp. today announced a multi-year local TV ratings contract with Journal Broadcast Group for its CBS affiliate, KMTV Omaha, Neb. (DMA 75) “I have long been a fan of Rentrak and am thrilled to finally have the opportunity to use its services here in Omaha,” said Chris Sehring, KMTV VP-GM. “Our Journal Media cluster […]
Backpack journalists have been a boon to traffic at WOWT.com, where reporters file stories from smart phones and four TVU technology-powered units being tested by parent company Gray Television. The station and its bigger online rival, World-Herald-owned Omaha.com, are bristling with apps to serve a population that accesses much of its digital news on mobile devices.