KAPP-KVEW Yakima Taps Briana Bermensolo As Chief Meteorologist

Morgan Murphy Media’s ABC affiliate KAPP-KVEW Yakima, Wash., has added Briana Bermensolo as chief meteorologist. Bermensolo joins from WRC Washington, D.C., where she was a meteorologist. Prior to moving to the Washington, she forecast weather for KREM Spokane, Wash., for five years and in Salinas, Calif., for two years. Bermensolo grew up in the Seattle […]

KAPP-KVEW Yakima Adds New Anchor-MMJ Amanda Mason

Amanda Mason has joined the Morgan Murphy Media Yakima, Wash., ABC affiliates KAPP-KVEW as an anchor, producer and reporter-MMJ. She joins from KMID-KPEJ in Midland-Odessa, Texas, where she was a morning anchor, producer and MMJ. Prior to moving to Texas, Mason worked at KERO Bakersfield, Calif., as an MMJ and weekend weather anchor. She graduated […]


Meteorologist, MMJs And News Producer Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a weekend meteorologist/morning anchor in Texas, multimedia journalists at two stations in Washington State, and a news producer in Virginia.

KAPP-KVEW Yakima Adds Anchor-MMJ

Morgan Murphy Media-owned ABC affiliates KAPP-KVEW Yakima/Tri-Cities, Wash. (DMA 118) has hired Madeleine Hagen as anchor-multimedia journalist. Hagen, the former Madeleine Dart before recently getting married, comes to KAPP-KVEW from KIII Corpus Christi, Texas, where she was a reporter. “We’re excited to get someone with Maddie’s experience,” said KAPP-KVEW News Director Matt Van Slyke. “She’s […]

KAPP-KVEW News Adds Producer Alyssa Warner

ABC affiliates KAPP and KVEW Yakima, Wash. (DMA 118) has appointed Alyssa Warner to produce evening newscasts. She joins from KCPQ Seattle, where she was also a producer. Warner attended Walla Walla University and began her broadcasting career at KXLY Spokane, Wash., before taking news jobs in Wausau, Wis., and Nashville. KXLY and KAPP-KVEW are […]

KAPP-KVEW Adds Shopping Subchannels

KAPP-KVEW Television, two full-power ABC affiliates serving south-central Washington and North Central Oregon, today added two television services to its lineup, for a total of seven broadcast streams each on ch. 35 in Yakima and ch. 42 in the Tri-Cities. The new services are QVC Network, on chs. 35.6 and 42.6, and HSN, on chs. […]

KAPP-KVEW Yakima Adds New Subchannels

Morgan Murphy said today that its ABC affiliates KAPP-KVEW Yakima, Wash. (DMA 118) are adding three more television services to its lineup, for a total of 5 broadcast streams each on channels 35 and 42. The new services are H&I Network, on channels 35.3 and 42.3, Start TV, on channels 35.4 and 42.4, and DABL […]


KAPP-KVEW Names Van Slyke News Director

He joins the Morgan Murphy Media-owned ABC affiliates in Yakima, Wash., from KSBY San Luis Obispo, Calif., where he was assistant news director.

2 Washington Stations Back On Dish, For Now

With much of Washington state in the midst of a fire emergency, two Morgan Murphy Media-owned stations in parts of the state in the center of the fires approached Dish Network yesterday morning to ask if Dish would put the stations in those two markets back up temporarily while the companies continue their ongoing retransmission consent negotiations. Dish agreed and KXLY Spokane and KVEW Yakima are now back on the Dish system for the time being.


Rentrak Adds Morgan Murphy’s KAPP, KVEW

Rentrak Corp. today announced a multi-year local TV ratings contract with Morgan Murphy Media for its ABC affiliates in Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, Wash. (DMA 122) KAPP and KVEW. “We are thrilled to be working with Rentrak, an emerging leader in the TV ratings space,” said Brian Paul Lubanski, the stations’ VP-GM. “Working with local advertisers to develop efficient and […]