KSHB’s Dia Wall: “Stereotypical camps are being broken down. This is a different energy. It’s not just Black people. This is really a melting pot.” And her colleague Kevin Holmes adds: The crowds were “the most diverse I’ve seen in my entire career.” Above, Kevin Holmes reported on the protest as the imposed curfew time for Kansas City drew near, and large crowds remained on site.
This is another great example of how TV station marketing can be a force for good. “Seeing the protests first hand, I knew we had to do something from a marketing standpoint,” said Aaron Liversedge, KSHB’s creative services director.
New TV jobs just posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for a newscast director for Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raliegh, and a news director for Scripps’ KSHB in Kansas City.
Scripps chooses the general manager of its KSBY San Luis Obispo, Calif., to lead its duopoly in Kansas City.
Mick Shaffer, a sports anchor with more than 15 years of experience covering sports in Kansas City, has been named sports director at E.W. Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33). Shaffer is currently a sports anchor/reporter for Spectrum Sports–Kansas City (formerly Metro Sports). He replaces longtime sports anchor and current KSHB sports director […]
Frank Boal, sports director at Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33), is stepping away from the sports desk on June 29. He joined the KSHB sports team in September 2010. He spent the previous 28 years as sports director for WDAF Kansas City and still appears regularly on the city’s WHB-AM. “Life is […]
He joins KSHB-KMCI Kansas City from WKRN Nashville and is succeeding the retiring Brian Bracco.
Reporter Lisa Benson alleges in a lawsuit that she has been discriminated against by the Scripps Kansas City NBC affiliate because of her race.
Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33) will introduce a new newscast to its early primetime fringe lineup on Sept. 12. News anchor Rhiannon Ally and Chief Meteorologist Gary Lezak will host the new program weekdays at 6:30 p.m. KSHB will now offer seven-and-a-half hours of local news every weekday. This complements an around-the-clock […]
With news of the upcoming retirement of Jack Harry, the Scripps Kansas City NBC affiliate names Frank Boal as his successor.
Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 31) has named Rhiannon Ally evening co-anchor, effective June 15. Ally most recently was morning and noon co-anchor at WFOR Miami. She is the wife of KSHB co-anchor Mike Marusarz, making them the first husband and wife anchor team in the history of local news in Kansas City, […]
New 7 a.m. hour-long broadcast to be produced by sister station KSHB.
The new 4 p.m. show debuts today on KMGH Denver and KSHB Kansas City, Mo., with a focus on topics that are trending on social media networks. The content will be include viral videos, breaking news stories, content from Scripps stations and websites, original local content and national content that will originate from KMGH. It will eventually get rolled out to six more Scripps stations.
In the last big sweeps period, the perennial last-place station in Kansas City did something it had apparently never done before. One of its daily newscasts finished No. 1. This month, with NBC’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Winter Olympics, the good news has just kept on coming for KSHB.
The Scripps-owned NBC affiliate is adding a 30-minute newscast beginning April 8, meaning there will be 90 minutes of local news leading up to the network news at 5:30 p.m.
She joins the Scripps NBC affiliate in Kansas City from WCNC Charlotte, N.C., where she was assistant news director.
Brian Bracco is giving up his job as group VP of news at Hearst to become GM of Scripps’ ABC-Indie duopoly in Kansas City, KSHB-KMCI. In the corporate post, Bracco has been based in Kansas City and he earlier worked in the market as news director of Hearst’s KMBC.
Both KSHB and KCTV have replaced network programmingin favor of their own local lifestyle shows at 9 or 10 a.m.
She’s been news director at the Scripps owned-NBC affiliate in Kansas City for more than three years.
After nearly 40 years in the television business, Mike Vrabac, VP-GM of Scripps-owned Kansas City duopoly of KSHB-KMCI, announced his retirement.
A grand jury issued subpoenas Monday to all the market’s network affiliates — KCTV, WDAF, KMBC and KSHB — requesting any raw footage of interviews with missing infant Lisa Irwin’s family, friends or neighbors.
KSHB, the Scripps-owned NBC affiliate in Kansas City, Mo. (DMA 31), has purchased 21 GY-HM790U ProHD camcorders from JVC Professional Products Co. Most of the new cameras are being used for ENG, but one is located in the newsroom for breaking news reports and another is mounted on a jib in the news studio. According […]