At least a dozen employees at KYTV and KSPR in Springfield, Mo., including anchor Jerry Jacob, were laid off Friday morning in what management has called a consolidation of newsrooms.
NBC affiliate KYTV reporter Jerry Jacob will take over as the main anchor at ABC affil KSPR in January and current KSPR anchor Joe Daues will move to a position in the sales department at KYTV.
Multi-screen media measurement firm Rentrak Corp. today announced that it has added four new Schurz Communications stations to its StationView Essentials service and also renewed contracts for three others. Joining the Rentrak client roster are WBDJ (CBS) Roanoke, Va. (DMA 66), as well as KSPR (ABC), K15CZ (CW) and KYTV (NBC) in Springfield, Mo. (DMA […]
Schurz Communications’ owned Springfield, Mo. Owned and operated stations KYTV, KSPR and The Ozarks CW joined together along with Bass Pro Shops on Thursday, June 2 to raise funds for their Joplin neighbors by hosting a cookout and concert on the parking lot of Bass Pro Shops in Springfield. “Join in for Joplin” benefited locally-based […]