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Tears And Hugs Are Plentiful When KVVU’s ‘Surprise Squad’ Arrives

Surprise Squad, an offering from Meredith’s Las Vegas Fox affiliate, has been surprising people with random acts of kindness and good will for 500 episodes over eight years. Viewers are sharing the love, and station executives and program sponsors aim to keep the surprises perpetually coming.

Antenna Company Informally Objects To KVVU Sale

Over-the-air TV antenna marketer Mr. Antenna Las Vegas has asked the FCC to block the transfer of the license of KVVU Henderson to Gray Television, which is buying the station from Meredith, or alternatively condition the sale. Mr. Antenna cited what it claimed was a station policy under Meredith of not selling spot advertising time to the company.

KVVU Las Vegas Anchor Arrested, Sentences In Reckless Driving Case

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Monday Memo | Sales Account Executives Star In KVVU’s Campaign For Meredith Las Vegas

When KVVU, Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Las Vegas, put its sales account execs on camera to sell the merits of Meredith Las Vegas, the results were dramatic.

KVVU Named Broadcast TV Home Of Las Vegas Raiders

KVVU’s 4-Minute Report On Vanishing Birds Soars

DMAS 12, 22 & 39

Meredith Makes Station Manager Promotions In Phoenix, Portland, Las Vegas

Meredith Corp. on Monday announced new station manager roles and responsibilities at its television stations in Phoenix; Portland, Ore.; and Las Vegas. They are: Blanca Esparza Pap is promoted to station manager at independent-CBS duopoly of KTVK-KPHO in Phoenix. She was most recently marketing director and a key architect of the Arizona’s Family brand, the […]

DMA 39: LAS VEGAS

KVVU Las Vegas Ups Michael Korr To GM

Meredith promotes him from general sales manager at its Fox affiliate to succeed Todd Brown.

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Monica Jackson Leaves KVVU After 14 Years

DMA 40

Reporter Tiana Bohner Joining KVVU Las Vegas

Tiana Bohner is moving from a reporting post at Sinclair’s NBC affiliate WCYB Bristol, Va., (DMA 99), to Meredith’s Fox affiliate KVVU Las Vegas (DMA 40). Her new job begins in January. Bohner is a native of Hawaii and a Boston University graduate.

DMA 40

Las Vegas Stations Bring In Extra Crews

At least two stations in Las Vegas have brought in extra crews to manage continuing coverage in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting: Sinclair’s NBC affiliate KSNV and Meredith’s Fox affil KVVU.

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

KVVU Las Vegas News Director Bradshaw Out

Adam Bradshaw, who has been at Meredith’s Fox affiliate for nine years, reportedly sent staff a member in which he describes the circumstances surrounding his exit.  “[KVVU gm] Todd [Brown] made the very classy offer to allow me to resign my position today, but I declined and he chose to fire me.”

Meredith To Add Three Katz Diginets

The broadcast group will introduce Grit, Escape and Laff in five major markets, bringing U.S. coverage of the networks to 78% for Grit, 58% for Escape and 50% for Laff, which premieres next month.

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TV Localism Recap For Jan. 2

DMA 40 (LAS VEGAS)

KVVU Morning Anchor Heidi Hayes Is Out