What Do Late News Viewers Really Want?

KSTP Minneapolis is betting is that in-depth and investigative reporting, longer stories and interviews, and a focus on issues with broad community impact rather than just the latest “breaking news” will appeal to viewers who already know the day’s headlines and want more substance. Perhaps it will even attract new ones who may have given up on local TV news altogether.

KSTP Anchor Brett Hoffland Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Unexpected Perks Of Anchoring From Home

Don’t underestimate the appeal to viewers of getting to know their favorite TV personalities in a more intimate way.

Minnesota Forecaster Barry ZeVan Dies At 82

KSTP’s ‘Why We Give’ Highlights Twin Cities Charities

DMA 15: MINNEAPOLIS

KSTP Adds Jackie Cain To Anchor Desk

DMAS 24 & 15

WTAE’s Jackie Cain Leaving For KSTP

DMA 15: MINNEAPOLIS

Former KSTP Sports Dir. Dies Covering Twins

DMA 15: MINNEAPOLIS

Craig Cheatham Leaves KSTP Assistant ND Post

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

Investigative Reporter To Be KSTP Assistant ND

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

News Directof Lindsay Radford Leaves KSTP

The news director of the Hubbard-owned Minneapolis ABC affiliate is going back to Colorado, where her parents and two of her three brothers live, to be news director at Scripps-owned ABC affil KMGH.

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

KSTP Photojournalist Russ Brown Dies

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP’s Steve Patterson Joins ‘Twin Cities Live’

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

Man Cleared In Cop Killing Sues KSTP

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP’s Jay Kolls Sues Over Driver’s License Snooping

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Reporter Rusty Gatenby Out After 30+ Years

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Journalist Jason Davis Retiring

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL)

KSTP Losing Two From Morning Newscast

KSTP Anchor Sues Over Driver’s License Info

Jessica Miles, a KSTP Minneapolis midday anchor and reporter, filed a federal lawsuit claiming that her private driver’s license information was illegally searched about 1,380 times. Miles is one of about 20 people who have sued a slew of local and state government agencies after obtaining information from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety that public employees had illegally accessed their private records.

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL)

Alan DeFlorio Named KSTP-KSTC Local Sales Mgr.

Hubbard Broadcasting’s KSTP-KSTC Minneapolis-Saint Paul (DMA 15) has named Alan DeFlorio local sales manager. DeFlorio’s first day with the station is slated for May 20. DeFlorio brings 25 years of television sales experience and management to the station. He was most recently with WJCL-WTGS Savannah, Ga. He has also worked at WMBF Myrtle Beach, S.C.; […]

Gay KSTP Reporter Fired For Homosexual Joke

DMA 15

KSTP Minneapolis Expanding 10 P.M. Newscast

Hubbard Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate KSTP Minneapolis (DMA 15) is expanding its 10 p.m. newscast to a full hour — 10-11p.m. — beginning Jan. 8. The station says the hour-long newscast “will be staffed with more reporters, more photographers and additional resources in order to tackle topics that typically are not featured in a traditional 35 […]

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Meteorologist Reveals His Bipolar Disorder

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

KSTP’s Photog Brad Jacobs Retires After 55 Years

DMAS 12 (SEATTLE) & 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

Anchor Chris Egert Leaving KIRO For KSTP

KIRO Seattle anchor Chris Egert is leaving Cox-owned CBS affiliate after five years. His last day at the station will be April 13. “I am leaving KIRO 7 and moving back to Minnesota,” said Egert. “My father is going through some health problems and we felt as a family it was important to be close by […]

KOMO, KSTP Eye ‘Soft’ Launch Of Mobile DTV

Fisher Broadcasting’s KOMO Seattle and Hubbard Broadcasting’s KSTP Minneapolis are set to debut test runs this spring of the Media 500 Alliance’s service to dongle-equipped iPhone and iPads.

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Photog Brad Jocobs Retiring After 55 Years

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP’s Gus Rosendale Leaving For New York

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Hit With $1 Million Defamation Verdict

A jury has awarded a holistic healer from Hudson, Wis., $1 million in compensatory damages from Hubbard Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate KSTP Minneapolis for a March 2009 story it aired about her treatment of a patient. The jury’s award is believed to be the largest verdict ever in a Minnesota defamation lawsuit.

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL)

KSTP Morning Anchor Rebekah Wood Leaving

DMA 15

KSTP Adds Jonathan Yuhas To Weekend Weather

Hubbard Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate KSTP Minneapolis (DMA 15) announces today that Jonathan Yuhas will join the station as weekend meteorologist starting Sept. 16. The station will have four meteorologists, each with more than 10 years of experience forecasting Minnesota weather. News Director Lindsay Radford said, “We already had arguably the most experienced weather team in […]

DMA 15

Longtime KARE Meteorologist Barlow Joins KSTP