Powered by ATSC 3.0, Sinclair’s KSNV (NBC) and KVCW (CW), Nexstar’s KLAS (CBS) and Scripps’ KTNV (ABC) are now broadcasting with the new NextGen TV technology.
Sinclair-owned NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 39) has won the ACLU of Nevada’s 2019 Freedom of the Press Award for its ongoing investigative series, Vegas Lost. Led by top journalist John Treanor, Vegas Lost examines critical issues that affect residents of southern Nevada, including homelessness, immigration and the criminal justice system. “Your dedication to […]
The KSNV Las Vegas news director will take over journalism leadership at the CBS O&O in San Francisco.
Mark Neerman: “If you look at the words, there is nothing wrong with it…. It was only a promo.” However, he added: “When we do it again next time, we will probably give local stations more freedom to come up with the messaging.”
Station GM and television sales executive Larry Strumwasser moves from Sinclair’s Milwaukee stations to lead its Vegas duo of KSNV and KVCW.
Several news organizations have filed lawsuits urging officials to release more information about the Las Vegas shooting, claiming they are violating public records law by keeping many of the details a secret. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI have been tight-lipped in recent weeks amid a mounting outcry from the public for more information on the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
At least two stations in Las Vegas have brought in extra crews to manage continuing coverage in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting: Sinclair’s NBC affiliate KSNV and Meredith’s Fox affil KVVU.
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that on Jan. 9, employees of its NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 41), filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 45. On Jan. 15, Sinclair said: “The IBEW unequivocally disclaimed any and all interest in representing the employees […]
He is succeeding Craig Hume who announced his departure a few weeks ago. Neerman previously was ND at WHAS Louisville, Ky.
He sent an email to staff at the Sinclair-owned NBC affiliate saying his last day will be Nov. 26. Hume has held the post since May 2013.
Longtime Las Vegas journalist Bob Stoldal has retired as executive vice president of news operations for Sinclair-owned NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas. He joined the station “out of retirement” about five years ago at the request of Jim Rogers, KSNV’s late owner.
The addition of Intermountain West’s NBC affiliate will give Sinclair three stations in the market. One will be sold, with the programming moved to subchannels of the remaining two.
James Earl “Jim” Rogers, a longtime conscientious media mogul, dedicated education crusader, hard-nosed lawyer, frugal banker and devoted philanthropist widely known for his wit, intelligence and candor, died of cancer Saturday. His plan to replace the syndicated programming on the NBC affiliate with local news was the subject of a TVNewsCheck story a year ago.
Intermountain West Communications, owner of KSNV, the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas (DMA 42), today announced an agreement to use both Nielsen television audience measurement and Nielsen Local Custom Toolbox . Following its new programming strategy to enhance coverage of local news, KSNV reduced its amount of syndicated entertainment content, replacing it with more hours […]
Rick Nitido, formerly director of marketing and promotions at KSEE Fresno, Calif., joins the Las Vegas NBC affiliate next Monday.
The NBC affiliate is adding a new one-hour newscast beginning Aug. 19.
The new broadcast will make its first appearance on the Las Vegas NBC affiliate on Sept. 16.
Intermountain West Communications-owned NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 40) has picked AP ENPS as the station’s new multiplatform news production system as it prepares to replace most of its syndicated programming with local news. The new AP ENPS includes storyboards, personal dashboards, two-way social media audience engagement and a newly improved ENPS Mobile for smartphones, tablets and laptops. “The […]
He is joining the Las Vegas NBC affiliate from WHP-WLYH Harrisburg, Pa., where he’s been ND since 2009. He’s succeeding Bob Stoldal.
The owner of the Intermountain West group thinks he has a duty to the viewers in his home town of Las Vegas to provide high-quality local news, and a lot of it. He’s replacing syndicated programming with news on his NBC affiliate as the shows’ contracts expire and by 2016 should have filled just about all the slots with it before primetime starts.
The televison station group will use Inergize’s Web CMS and News Synergy mobile app at its stations, including KSNV Las Vegas; KENV Elko, Nev.; KRNV Reno; and KPVI Idaho Falls-Pocatello, Idaho.