Hearst chooses its regional news director to fill the top management role at its ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., succeeding Mary Lynn Roper.
The pioneering TV news executive caps a nearly five-decade broadcasting career including 25 years at helm of Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Albuquerque.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate KOAT is ahead in social media actions in the Albuquerque, N.M., market over the last six months according to Shareablee. KOAT has more than 2.1 million actions on social, 44% of the total engagement generated by the market, with more than 4.8 million social actions.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate KOAT has a small but certain lead among local media on Albuquerque-Santa Fe social media in terms of both total action and fans/followers in the last six months, according to Shareablee data. Hubbard’s NBC affil KOB captures a close second in both categories.
On Monday, Oct. 19, Greg Shepperd takes the news reins at Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KOAT Albuquerque, N.M., following a successful three-year run at Hearst’s KHBS-KHOG Fayetteville-Fort Smith, Ark.
Albuquerque police are asking the public to help find the person who shot at the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate’s helicopter and satellite truck early today.
In Albuquerque, N.M., the Albuquerque Journal’s paywall — erected in 2001 — has let the rest of the market’s online players catch up to the top site. Now, with aggressive mobile plans, the area’s TV sites are poised to break out.