Tegna-owned CBS affiliate KTHV Little Rock, Ark. (DMA 62) announced that longtime anchor and meteorologist Tom Brannon will return to the station as Chief Meteorologist. The news comes alongside the announcement that Ed Buckner will be extending his medical leave from the station indefinitely. GM Marty Schack said: “While Ed’s departure from his role as […]
The Little Rock, Ark., Tegna CBS affiliate promotes Shayla Teater to news director and Martha Myrick to assistant news director.
Tegna moves him up from sales director at KENS San Antonio to run its CBS affiliate in Arkansas.
It’s a neck-and-neck race for Nextstar’s KARK (NBC) and Tegna’s KTHV (CBS) in Little Rock, Ark., where the former holds a razor-thin lead on social media performance according to Shareablee data. Both outlets explain that Facebook Live is a key emerging tool in stoking engagement and powering their performance.
Starting Oct. 15, he moves to the Little Rock CBS affiliate from KHOU Houston where he has been local sales manager.
He joins the Little Rock, Ark., CBS affiliate from WCAU Philadelphia where he’s been assistant ND.
The former GM of WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., is tapped by Gannett to succeed Larry Audas as head of its Little Rock CBS affiliate.