NABEF Names Service To America Winners

Television honorees to be feted in Washington on June 21 include KWTX Waco, Texas; WBIQ Birmingham, Ala.; KOLO Reno, Nev.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 107: RENO, NV)

KOLO Reno Turns Small Businesses Into Big Ones

DMA 107 (RENO, NV)

KOLO Introduces New Chief Meteorologist

DMA 108 (RENO, NV)

KOLO Apologizes For Promo’s Anti-Gay Slant

The Gray Las Vegas ABC affiliate apologized on Wednesday for a promo it ran on Monday that characterized gay marriage a “sin” like “quickie divorces, prostitution, gambling.”

DIGITAL DMAS

A Big Bet On Social Media Pays Off In Reno

Reno is trying to shed its gambling image and recreate itself as a high-tech hub and local media players in the “Biggest Little City in the World” are helping the cause by doubling down on Twitter and Facebook in their efforts to draw more visitors and win big in the play for digital revenue.

DMA 108

2 Reno Stations Balk At Anti-Smoking Ads

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An anti-smoking campaign that uses close-up images of open-heart surgery to underscore the health risks of smoking is drawing a mixed reaction in Reno. The Washoe County Health District say the ads made possible through federal grants have proven too graphic for a pair of Reno television stations that refused to […]

DMA 108 (RENO, NV)

Dave Beech Out As KOLO News Director

Dave Beech has departed Gray Television’s Reno, Nev., ABC affiliate after three years as news director.

DMA 108

KOLO Reporter John Tyson Fired After 25 Years