Tribune promotes the station manager of its Fox-CW duopoly in St. Louis to VP and general manager, succeeding Spencer Koch who retired last year.
Larry Wert, president of Tribune Media’s local broadcasting operations, calls the departure of the longtime leader of KTVI (Fox) and KPLR (CW) in St. Louis “a big loss for Tribune and the stations.”
KPLR St. Louis (DMA 21) anchor Christine Buck will retire on April 22. Since 1977, Buck has worked for the Tribune Media station as a weathercaster, news anchor, and general assignment reporter. She currently anchors KPLR’s News 11 at 4 and hosts Afternoons On 11. “For 39 years, Christine Buck has served St. Louis with […]
Today, Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 4 a.m. Tribune Media’s Fox affiliate KTVI St. Louis (DMA 21) will unveil a dynamic new look following several months of design and construction. Then at noon, co-owned CW affil KPLR’s new sets will be revealed. With the exception of the weather station command centers, both station newscasts will originate […]
Tribune CW affiliate KPLR St. Louis (DMA 21) has promoted Tim Hastey to local sales manager, reporting to Kurt Krueger, VP-director of sales, effective immediately. Hastey joined KPLR in January 2010 from KTRS-AM St. Louis, where he was an account executive. Prior to that, he held a sales position at Charter Media and a national […]