Local News Close-Up: Omaha Stakes

Omaha, Neb., residents say the friendly market always welcomes new arrivals, and that’s a good thing for the station general managers. All the Big Four affiliate GMs in town have turned up in the last two years.

5 Stations Launch NextGen TV In Omaha

Five of Omaha, Neb.’s television stations today began broadcasting with NextGen TV, also known as ATSC 3.0. Switching on the new transmission standard are Hearst Television’s KETV (ABC), E.W. Scripps’ KMTV (CBS), Gray Television’s WOWT (NBC), Sinclair Broadcast Group’s KPTM (Fox) and Mitts Telecasting’s KXVO (TBD). Today’s launch in Omaha follows a decade of development […]

Franco Gentile Named GM Of KPTM-KXVO Omaha

Sinclair moves him from sales director at its Columbus, Ohio, duopoly to lead operations at the Fox and CW stations in Nebraska.


Video Of Pence Neb. Visit Limited To Sinclair, FNC

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association says the vice president granted exclusive access to his helicopter inspection of flood damage to KPTM Omaha, other Sinclair stations and Fox News rather than making the station’s coverage part of pool coverage. NBA President Jim Timm: “This action significantly handicapped local broadcasters across Nebraska from distributing vital information to the victims of this devastation and to the general public.”

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Sinclair Buys 6 Titan Television Stations

The $115.35 million deal, first reported in March, adds three Fox, two CW and one CBS affiliates in California, Nebraska and Iowa to Sinclair’s portfolio.