DMA 30: SALT LAKE CITY

KTVX Anti-Mask Rally Story Racks Up 18M Views

KTVX reporter Katie Karalis‘ assignment on Aug. 21 has become the talk of the internet. With over 18 million views on Twitter, the Salt Lake City reporter’s story about an anti-mask rally in St. George, Utah, has gotten reaction from people and celebrities who couldn’t believe what they were seeing and hearing.

DMA 30

4 Salt Lake City Stations Debut ATSC 3.0

KUTV, KTVX, KUCW and KJZZ take to the airwaves with NextGen TV technology.

DMA 30: SALT LAKE CITY

KTVX Makes Changes To Evening Anchor Lineup

DMA 30: SALT LAKE CITY

Anchor Kim Fischer Leaves KTVX After 7 Years

DMA 34: SALT LAKE CITY

KTVX Adds Reporter Andrew Reeser

DMA 34

Salt Lake Sweeps: KUTV Tops In a Close Race

DMA 34 (SALT LAKE CITY)

Down To Retrans Wire For Nexstar In Utah

Negotiations have slowed between Satview Broadband Ltd, which provides cable, Internet and phone services to parts of Northern Nevada, and Nexstar Broadcasting, which owns ABC affiliate KTVX and CW affil KUCW. The two parties face a Dec. 31 deadline.

DMA 34 (SALT LAKE CITY)

FCC Fines Newport Television $35,000

The commission cites KTVX Salt Lake City for broadcasting a private telephone conversation. Then-owner Newport admits violating FCC rules prohibiting broadcasters from invading consumer privacy and failing to respond promptly to investigative requests.

DMA 33

KTVX Salt Lake Pink-Slips Top 2 News Execs

The ABC affiliate let go both News Director Larry Perret and Assistant News Director Leesa Dillon. That sort of thing doesn’t often happen one week into a four-week ratings sweep, but the new owners — Nexstar Broadcasting — and new VP-GM Richard Doutre Jones are gearing up for a major revamp of the station.

DMAS 33, 59 & 84

Me-TV Adds Salt Lake City, Tulsa, Syracuse

The classic TV diginet is now carried on subchannels of Newport-owned KTVX Salt Lake City and KOKI Tulsa, Okla. Another Newport station, ABC affiliate WSYR Syracuse, N.Y. will launch Me-TV on Sept. 10.

Former Utah Newsman Ken Connaughton Dies

DMA 33 (SALT LAKE CITY)

KTVX Salt Lake City Shakes Up Anchor Teams

The mired-in-last-place Newport Television-owned ABC affiliate is once again shaking up its news anchors in an attempt to gain some traction in the local TV news wars. In the recently completed November sweeps, it remained a distant fourth-place in the late-news ratings. It’s also killing the 10 p.m. newscast it produces for CW affiliate KUCW, which Newport also operates.

DMA 32

ND Pat Livingston Out At KTVX Salt Lake City

The station confirmed Saturday that News Director Pat Livingston is no longer employed at the Newport-owned ABC affiliate. Station manager Matt Jaquint would not discuss the reasons for Livingston’s departure. Assistant News Director Shawana Perry will step into Livingston’s duties until a permanent replacement is found, Jaquint said.