Benton County (Arkansas) Circuit Judge Brad Karren sentenced a local television reporter to three days in jail Tuesday after he found her in contempt of court for recording a hearing in a murder case. Nkiruka Azuka Omeronye, a reporter for KNWA-KFTA Fort Smith, Ark., admitted in court to making an audio recording during the Oct. 7 hearing in a capital-murder case.
Produced by the grouop’s Washington news bureau, Your Voice Arkansas: A Congressional Forum will feature a discussion with Arkansas congressional leaders. The program will cover all 75 counties in the state, airing on KARK, KNWA, KTAL, WATN, KTVE and KOLR in two parts on July 27 and 30.
News teams from the company’s NBC Affiliates in Little Rock, Fayetteville, El Dorado and Texarkana collaborate to bring viewers local news, weather, sports, health and lifestyle programming weekdays at noon.
Lisa Kelsey, sales director of KNWA-WFTA, becomes vice president and general manager of the NBC-Fox duopoly.