Raycom is moving him from VP-GM of KXXV Waco, Texas, to lead its CBS affiliate in Tucson, Ariz.
Raycom’s KOLD manages its Facebook presence with constant vigilance, and it has paid off — the CBS affiliate leads the Tucson, Ariz., market in both total social actions and overall fans/followers according to Shareablee data. Paul Greeley looks at how KOLD’s aggressive moves there, most recently on Facebook Live, are giving it a boost.
The news veteran and former KNXV news chief will join Raycom’s Tucson CBS affiliate on Oct. 5.
Nick Ulmer becomes VP-GM of CBS affiliate KOLD Tucson, Ariz. He’s succeeded as head of NBC affil WFIE Evansville, Ind., by Jay Hiett, who’s promoted from general sales manager there.
While few U.S. TV stations are opting for full-fledged virtual sets for their news operations, hybrid sets that combine real and virtual elements are rapidly finding adoption due to their versatility and cost-effectiveness.
Raycom Media’s CBS affiliate KOLD Tucson, Ariz. (DMA 70), announced the hiring of Greg Newton as sales manager. Newton joined KOLD today from Tucson NBC affiliate KVOA, where he has been national sales manager for the past two years. He joins the KOLD sales management team lead by Director of Sales David Rash, Sales Manager […]
Cox cable customers who tried to tune in to the Raycom-owned Tucson, Ariz., CBS affiliate Tuesday found the station was off the cable system. Cox and KOLD parent Raycom were unable to reach an agreement on a retransmission contract by Dec. 31, and Cox cut off the station, KOLD General Manager Debbie Bush said. “We will continue to negotiate as long as Cox will negotiate with us,” she said.
Paid content models figure to play a big role in the Arizona city in the coming months. Lee Enterprises’ Arizona Daily Star is preparing to roll out a paywall soon as part of a company-wide initiative, while Gannett-owned remnant TucsonCitizen.com — which aggregates news from the company’s other papers — is not expected to create a backdoor around that company’s own paywall efforts.
As the result of a recently struck shared services agreement in Tucson, CBS affiliate KOLD will take over production of newscasts on Fox affiliate KMSB beginning tomorrow, Feb. 1.
Raycom Media’s CBS affiliate KOLD Tucson, Ariz. (DMA 70), has hired Lynn Jeffries as sales manager. Jeffries joins the station after spending more than 10 years as national sales manager at KVOA Tucson. She started at KOLD on Dec. 30, 2011. Jeffries was hired as the national sales manager at KVOA in 2001. Before that, […]
A year and a half ago, KMSB Tucson, Ariz., was making ambitious plans to hire a dozen news staffers to launch a new morning news and information show. Station owner Belo Corp. never green-lighted the project, citing budget concerns. Now, under a shared services agreement, the show is going to happen, but with Raycom’s KOLD doing the work.
On Tuesday, Belo Corp. announced a shared services deal for its Tucson, Ariz., duopoly of KMSB (Fox) and KTTU (MNT) that will put operations of the two stations in the hands of Raycom Media’s KOLD (CBS). The only Tucson employees who will remain with Belo are those in sales. All other Belo jobs will be eliminated.