Nexstar Names James Baronet VP-GM In Topeka

The broadcast executive with nearly 20 years of leadership experience will oversee the broadcast and digital operations of Nexstar’s KSNT, KTMJ and the company’s operational agreements with Vaughan Media’s, KTKA.

DMA 135

Robert Raff New GM Of Nexstar’s Topeka TVs

The local TV and sales management executive is tapped by Nexstar to oversee its KSNT (NBC) and KTMJ (Fox) operations as well as Vaughan Media’s ABC-CW affil KTKA.

DMA 136

Media General’s Topeka ND Nate Hill Leaves

After 17 years in the broadcasting, Nate Hill is changing careers to become a financial adviser in Topeka. He became news director of KSNT (NBC), KTKA (ABC) and KTMJ (Fox) six years ago.

DMA 136

New Vision Debuts Topeka News Triopoly

Joint news operations of KTKA, KSNT and KTMJ kicked off following FCC approval of the sale of KTKA.

DMA 136

FCC OKs KTKA Sale Over ACA Objection

The commission approves the purchase of the Topeka ABC affiliate by PBC Broadcasting from Free State Communications despite an objection by the American Cable Association that the deal would likely create a triopoly with expected KTKA operator New Vision, which owns NBC affiliate KSNT and low-power Fox affil.

DMA 136

Kansas Cable Ops Want To Block KTKA Sale

They write to Gov. Sam Brownback, saying if the sale to PBC Broadcasting is approved without consumer safeguards, it is very likely to lead to “excessive retrans fees.”