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Seven stations in the market are working together with Comcast to test how
NextGen TV signals could best be transmitted by cable TV systems.
Nexstar Names Tom Keeler Portland, Ore. GM
The general management, sales, programming and marketing executive with more than 25 years of local television experience is tapped to lead its KOIN and KRCW.
Seven Portland, OR, Stations Launch ATSC 3.0
KATU, KOIN, KGW, KPTV, KOPB, KRCW and KPDX began broadcasting Tuesday with NextGen TV technology.
Las Vegas and Portland, Ore. will light up their NextGen TV markets in June from their initially-slated late April launch, but the broadcasters and coalition driving the new industry standard forward say major launches will still move ahead this year. The launches will coincide with the arrival in retail stores of the first 3.0-capable sets. Above, six LG sets will bear the NextGen TV logo, including the 55-, 65- and 77-inch class GX Gallery Series 4K Ultra HD models.
Stations from Meredith, Nexstar, Sinclair and Tegna have applied for FCC approval to launch NextGen TV in Oregon.
Nexstar Expands KRCW’S Local News
Following Acquisition of the Portland, Ore., CW affiliate Nexstar in increasing its 10 p.m. weekday newscast to one hour and launching a Sunday night sports highlights show, Game On!
Tribune’s Seattle, Portland TVs Get Digital Director
Tribune-owned KCPQ (Fox) KZJO (MNT) Seattle (DMA 14) and CW affil KRCW Portland, Ore. (DMA 24) announced Thursday that Travis Mayfield has been named director of digital strategy. In this newly created role, Mayfield will oversee the stations’ digital departments of all three stations. Mayfield, who was previously the stations’ director of audience engagement, will […]
Julia Larson Named KRCW National Sales Mgr.
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate KRCW Portland, Ore. (DMA 23), has elevated Julia Larson to national sales manager. Larson, who was most recently an account executive for KRCW, will now oversee the national sales efforts for the station. Larson has an extensive history in broadcast media, sales and advertising. Prior to joining KRCW in 2010, she […]
Rosalie Drake Named KRCW Sales Director
The former GM of WUPV Richmond, Va., will head sales efforts at Tribune’s Portland, Ore., CW affiliate.