Nexstar Taps Jim Rose As KRON VP-GM

The veteran broadcasting, marketing and sales executive with more than 30 years of large-market leadership experience will oversee KRON, KRON4.com and KRONOn.TV

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

VP-General Manager Opening At KRON

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president and general manger for Nexstar’s MNT affiliate KRON in San Francisco.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

News Director, News Producer And GM Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a news producer and a general manager for Nexstar stations in Sacramento, Calif.; Roanoke, Va.; and San Francisco.

KRON Debuts New Set Design Stocked With Bay Area Views

Sports Anchor J.R. Stone Moving From KRON To KGO

DMA 8: SAN FRANCISCO

ViewLift To Power New KRON Digital App

ViewLift’s  OTT streaming and monetization platform has been selected by Nexstar Media Group KRON San Francisco’s KRONon, a new digital video subscription service. The Nexstar/ViewLift collaboration makes MNT affiliat’s news and community coverage available to viewers anywhere, at any time across iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV devices and on the web. KRONon […]

KRON Launches 24/7 News App

Nexstar’s Bay Area MNT affiliate debuted KRON-ON, a new 24/7 digital news subscription service for mobile, desktop, tablet and OTT platforms, including Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

DMA 8: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Anchor Apologizes For Sean Combs Comment

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Expands Weekday Primetime News

The Nexstar San Francisco MNT affiliate is adding newscasts at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. beginning Aug. 21.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Earns Regional Emmy For Breaking News

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON’s Promo Highlights Storm Coverage

DMA 6

Is San Francisco’s KRON Staging a Comeback?

DMAS 6 & 27

New Nexstar GMs In San Fran., Indianapolis

Christopher McDonnell will oversee KRON San Francisco and Randy Ingram will head the Indianapolis duopoly of WISH-WNDY.

 

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON’s Outside Media Produces Nov. Gains

KRON’s News Reality Show Gets Primetime Treatment

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

News Anchor Steve Aveson Joins KRON

Media General’s MNT affiliate KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has added ABC News veteran Steve Aveson to its news department. “Steve’s first day is May 2 and he will begin co-anchoring and reporting starting as early as May 5”, said KRON News Director Aaron Pero. “He will co-anchor with Pam Moore on the 6, 8 […]

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Announces 10 P.M. Newscast

The hour-long KRON4 News at 10 debuts on May 16 and will be anchored by Pam Moore and a co-anchor to be named later.

 

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Reporter Catches ‘People Behaving Badly’

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON’s Mobile Platforms Are No. 1 In San Fran

MARKET SHARE

TV News Vs. Newspapers: A 1986 Ad Campaign

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Names Janice Gin Assistant News Director

Media General’s independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) appointed Janice S. Gin as its new assistant news director. Gin started at KRON in October 2013 as dayside executive producer. Prior to joining KRON, she spent 13 years as associate news director at KTVU Oakland. She’s also worked at KGO San Francisco and covered news in […]

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Names Brittney Shipp P.M. Meteorologist

Media General-owned MNT affiliate KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has added Brittney Shipp as its new weekday evening meteorologist. Shipp’s first on-air day will be Jan. 18. Shipp will join anchor Pam Moore during KRON4 News from 5 to 7, 8 and 11 p.m. Prior to joining KRON, Shipp was the weekend meteorologist at WCAU […]

DMAS 4 & 6

WCAU Meteorologist Brittney Ship Moving To KRON

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Adds Robin Winston As Traffic Reporter

Media General-owned independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has named Robin Winston its new morning traffic reporter. She joins the KRON4 Morning News fulltime on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Winston is a Bay Area native who’s been reporting traffic for 13 years. She joined KRON as a fill-in traffic and weather reporter in 2009. Most […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON’s Live And Local New Year’s Eve Show

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Offers Bird’s Eye Views With Drone

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Launches Drone Following FAA Approval

Media General-owned independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6)  has a brand new tool to use for newsgathering and to enhance storytelling — a drone. QuadCopter4 debuted in the station’s continuing reporting on the aftermath of The Valley Fire. It has been nearly two months since the fire ravaged parts of Lake County causing more than […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Shoots Itself For Weekly Primetime Show

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-SAN JOSE)

Anny Hong Named KRON Weather Anchor

Anny Hong, KRON San Francisco’s weekend meteorologist and anchor, has been promoted to the Media General-owned station’s weekday morning show team as weather anchor, the company announced. “We are excited that Anny will be joining our morning team on a fulltime basis,” News Director Aaron Pero said in a statement. “Anny has done an exceptional […]

DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO

KRON Revamps Daytime, Drops Infomercials

The Media General-owned San Francisco indie is adding Bridezillas, Hollywood Today Live and Crime Watch Daily in place of paid programming on weekdays.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Leads Bay Area TV Websites In July

MARKET SHARE (DMA 6: SAN FRANCISCO)

Welcome Inside The KRON Newsroom

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Shows 6 Minutes of ‘Fucking Bullshit’

For six minutes starting at 7:30 Friday morning, viewers of the KRON news saw the words “Fucking Bullshit” scroll across the bottom of the screen along with other news items. According to a station source, it wasn’t an external hack, but an internal job by a disgruntled employee

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Reporter Robbed Of Gear At Gunpoint

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

Ashley Gold Messina Named GM Of KRON

The GM of WDCW Washington will succeed Brian Greif as head of Media General’s San Francisco MNT affiliate beginning next month.

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

Media General Moving KRON Operations

The San Francisco MNT affiliate will sublease space from ABC-owned KGO. The move is expected to be completed in the next six to nine months.

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

Brian Greif Steps Down As KRON GM

He’s stepping down from Media General’s San Francisco MNT affiliate to focus on recovering from an unsuccessful back surgery this past summer. No word yet on a replacement.

DMA 6

Bay Area News Crews Hit By Robberies

Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery of a KRON San Francisco news crew Friday night that resulted in a shooting. It is the latest in a series of brazen robberies of TV news crews in the San Francisco bay area.

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-SAN JOSE)

Former Bay Area Broadcaster Jerry Graham Dies

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

KRON Anchor Ysabel Duron Announces Retirement