Tribune promotes the station manager of its Fox-CW duopoly in St. Louis to VP and general manager, succeeding Spencer Koch who retired last year.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr. KTVI newscaster Kevin Steincross was discussing a tribute to the black civil rights leader on Jan. 17, when he referred to King as “Martin […]
Larry Wert, president of Tribune Media’s local broadcasting operations, calls the departure of the longtime leader of KTVI (Fox) and KPLR (CW) in St. Louis “a big loss for Tribune and the stations.”
Tribune-owned Fox affiliate KTVI St. Louis (DMA 21) has added Molly Rose as a weeknight reporter. She joins KTVI from WDAF Kansas City, where she spent three years as a reporter. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter/anchor at WVIR Charlottesville, Va., where she was recognized by the Virginia Associated Press for her work. […]
Taking advantage of planned events, helicopter views and Facebook Live segments are just some of the reasons KTVI says it’s been able to stop on top of Facebook actions in a tight race among TV stations in St. Louis.
Tribune Media-owned Fox affiliate KTVI St. Louis (DMA 21) has hired John Brown, a former member of the station’s Fox 2 News in the Morning team. He returns to KTVI on July 5, after working since 2011 as an anchor/reporter for WOFL Orlando, Fla. His new role with KTVI will be as news/political analyst/contributor and […]
Tribune-owned Fox affil KTVI is leagues ahead of its local media competition in social media according to Shareablee data, which shows a commanding lead in total actions and fans/followers, not to mention dominance on all three major platforms.
A special program, St. Louis to Selma, from Tribune-owned Fox affiliate in St. Louis highlights people who lived in St Louis that marched in Selma, Ala., 50 years ago in an attempt to end the roadblocks of voter registration against African Americans.
After 40-plus years of experience as a broadcast journalist, Fox affiliate KTVI St. Louis (DMA 21) news anchor Tom O’Neal will retire in July. O’Neal joined KTVI in 1990. Currently he co-anchors Fox 2 News weeknights at 5 and 9 p.m. which will continue until his last day. The station also announced that WXYZ Detroit […]
Today, Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 4 a.m. Tribune Media’s Fox affiliate KTVI St. Louis (DMA 21) will unveil a dynamic new look following several months of design and construction. Then at noon, co-owned CW affil KPLR’s new sets will be revealed. With the exception of the weather station command centers, both station newscasts will originate […]
The logistics of covering the story of the riots in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown are difficult for St. Louis stations working 12-hour shifts and using mobile bonded cellular gear for live feeds. In addition, they are factoring in the emotionally charged nature of the story into every decision.