Syncbak, a platform for live local OTT, on Friday announced it will stream long-time station partner KTUU Anchorage’s coverage of the Iditarod Sled Dog race on its streaming platform, SBTV. This marks the third consecutive year that Gray Television’s NBC affiliate KTUU has offered out-of-market audiences across the nation an exclusive opportunity to view the […]
Gray-owned NBC affiliate KTUU said that Friday’s magnitude 7.0 quake took it off the air and CNN reports all area TV and radio stations were off the air. KTVA’s Cassie Schirm posted a picture of the damage to her station’s newsroom. Numerous aftershocks continue to hit the region — some felt up to 350 miles away.
The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of its 2016 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism. TV stations honored were WJZY Charlotte, N.C.; KGAN-KFXA Cedar Rapids, Iowa; KMGH Denver; WHP Harrisburg, Pa.; KTUU Anchorage, Alaska; WCAU Philadelphia; and KPIX San Francisco.
Nancy Johnson, Chris Fry and Deedee Caciari are promoted to lead the group’s five stations in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
The station group says opposition to its proposed deal for Anchorage MNT affiliate KYES Anchorage, Alaska, by telecom provider General Communication Inc. is “erroneous” and is an attempt to avoid competition.
There is no shortage of reality shows profiling life in the 49th state. The subjects are as diverse as the people, the terrain, the climate and the wildlife, both the animal and human kinds. But if you really want to know what life is like when you live in Alaska, try watching the local news in Anchorage on KTUU, the NBC affiliate owned by Northern Lights Media.
KTUU, the NBC affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska (DMA 147), debuted a new studio today. It was created by FX Design Group. “Every local market is unique. However, KTUU’s reach spans nearly the entire the state of Alaska, about one-fifth the size of the continental U.S., said Tracy Sabo, KTTU news director. “This reach is truly […]
A telecommunications company’s bid to offer TV content raises questions about fairness and monopoly.
Among the winners of the annual Sigma Delta Chi Awards for execllence in journalism given by the Society of Professional Journalists are WRIC Richmond, Va.; KTRK Houston; KARE Minneapolis; KTUU Anchorage (two awards); WVUE New Orleans; and KING Seattle (two awards). Other TV winners included NBC Nightly News, PBS Frontline, 60 Minutes (two awards), CNBC, NET News and Central Florida News 13.