Four Newcomers Join Two Colorado Springs Stations

MARKET SHARE | DMA 87: COLORADO SPRINGS

UPDATE: KOAA’s Town Hall On School Safety

MARKET SHARE | DMA 87: COLORADO SPRINGS

KOAA Hosts Town Hall Meeting On School Threats

MARKET SHARE (DMA 88)

KOAA Colorado Springs Earns 2 Murrow Awards

MARKET SHARE (DMA 88)

KOAA Leads Colorado Springs Social Media

KOAA, the NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs owned by Cordillera Communications, leads the market by a nose — less than 40,000 social media actions as its nearest competitor — in the past six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee.

DMA 89: COLORADO SPRINGS-PUEBLO, CO

KOAA Adds Amber Oppeau As Local Sales Manager

Cordillera Communications-owned KOAA has named Amber Oppeau local sales manager. The move is effective August 8. Oppeau joins the Colorado Springs, Colo., station from Perkin Media’s KSPR in Springfield, Mo., where she led the sales team as national and regional sales manager. She also served as senior AE at Schurz Communications KYTV. “The character, energy […]

Steve Chase Upped To Cordillera Sales VP

He is succeeded at the company’s KOAA Colorado Springs by Ross White who becomes the station’s sales director.

DMA 89: COLORADO SPRINGS

Laura Foy To Head KOAA Special Projects

Cordillera Communications’ NBC affiliate KOAA Colorado Springs (DMA 89) has added Laura Foy as special projects director. In her new role, Foy will use her experience and KOAA’s market strength to create promotion opportunities in the community. Foy has more than 16 years of experience in interactive programming, television production and media development. Foy spent […]

DMA 89: COLORADO SPRINGS-PUEBLO, CO

KOAA Anchor Lisa Lyden Leaves After 33 Years

MARKET SHARE (DMA 89: COLORADO SPRINGS)

KOAA Cleans Up Broadcasting Awards In Colorado

DMA 89: COLORADO SPRINGS-PUEBLO, CO

Teen Files Defamation Suit Against KOAA

DMA 89 (COLORADO SPRINGS)

KOAA Morning Anchor Adam Atchison Leaving

DMA 89 (COLORADO SPRINGS)

Shellene Cockrell Joins KOAA Morning Team

NBC affiliate KOAA Colorado Springs (DMA 89) announced that Shellene Cockrell will join Adam Atchison on the anchor desk, weekday mornings, on News5 Today. Cockrell is a former reporter and anchor for KWGN in Denver and is the current long-time host and analyst of the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge series on NBC. She […]

DMAS 89 (COLORADO SPRINGS) & 81 (PADUCAH, KY)

KOAA Anchor Jennifer Horbelt Leaving For WPSD

DMA 89 (COLORADO SPRINGS)

KOAA Names Kelly Duffy News Director

She is joining the Colorado Springs NBC affiliate on Dec. 2 from KSBW Monterey-Salinas, Calif.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

No EAS Alert For Colo.’s Most Destructive Fire

Broadcasters and government officials say that the fact that TV stations did not air an alert during the recent Colorado wildfires exposes some flaws with the Emergency Alert System — a system that has recently come under scrutiny after a hacking incident and subpar national test results earlier this year.

DMA 89 (COLORADO SPRINGS)

Meteorologist Craig Eliot leaving KOAA

DMA 90 (COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

KOAA Names Eric Naktin Sports Director

DMA 90

KOAA Sportscaster Lee Douglas Dies At 57

DMA 90 (COLORADO SPRINGS-PUEBLO, CO)

Longtime KOAA Sports Director Lee Douglas Dies