The veteran sales executive will lead revenue efforts for Tegna’s KING-KONG duopoly in Seattle.
KOMO, KIRO, KCPQ, KING, KONG, KZJO and KUNS have implemented NextGen TV technology.
Tegna’s independent KONG plans to begin NextGen TV broadcasts for itself and co-owned NBC affiliate KING in early December, with KONG serving as the host, or lighthouse station.
The veteran television journalist joins Tegna’s Seattle duopoly to lead the news team.
Jordan Wilkerson joins Tegna’s Seattle duopoly of KING (NBC) and KONG (ind.) as the newest member of the weather team. Wilkerson anchors weather on KING newscasts on weekends at 5, 6:30 and 11 p.m. as well as the 10 p.m. newscast on KONG. A native of Florida, Wilkerson comes from WCSC Charleston, S.C., where she […]
Promotion veteran Jay Yovanovich joins the Tegna NBC affiliate in Seattle from WRAL Raleigh, N.C.
While Tegna’s Seattle TV properties downsized with the move to a new operations center, they upsized in technology, collaboration and growth potential. The new digs turn out more than 18 hours of news a day with state-of-the-art equipment including Sony cameras, automation, production switchers and news automation that controls gear from Evertz, Logitek, Grass Valley, Abekas and Ross Video.
Tegna promotes her from director of market development to lead sales at its three Seattle properties: KING, KONG and NWCN.
Jim Rose is promoted at KING, KONG and NWCN, while Kristie Gonzales takes over at KVUE.
After more than 63 years at 333 Dexter Ave N., the Gannett NBC afiliate will begin building its future home in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. The new location is kitty corner from Safeco Field. Once the build-out is complete, KING, independent KONG and Northwest Cable News will occupy the first three floors of the North Building.