Former KAKE Reporter Lily Wu Moves Crosstown To KWCH

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Digital-First Drives KWCH To Social Victory

KWCH, Gray’s CBS affiliate in Wichita, Kan., is the leader in social media actions in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Shawn Hilferty, KWCH’s digital director, says one reason his station is ahead on Facebook is its digital-first approach when it comes to local news.

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KWCH’s Cindy Klose Signs Off After 25 Years

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Anchor Cindy Klose Retiring From KWCH Wichita

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KWCH Wichita GM Joan Barrett To Leave

Joan Barrett, president-GM of the Wichita, Kan., CBS affiliate, told her staff on Wednesday that she will be leaving after the station is sold to Gray Television. Gray previously agreed to buy KWCH  and other TV and radio stations from Schurz Communications. The sale is expected to close Feb. 1.

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In Wichita, KWCH Wins In Social By A Nose

Schurz Communications-owned CBS affil KWCH bests the social media market in Wichita-Hutchinson, Kan., according to Shareablee data, both in total social actions and fans followers, but Gray-owned ABC affiliate KAKE trails just behind.

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KWCH Promotes Jenn Bates To Morning Anchor

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KWCH Adds TrafficLand Broadcast Video Service

Schurz Communications-owned CBS affiliate KWCH Wichita, Kan. (DMA 67) has signed an agreement to use TrafficLand’s Broadcast 3.0 traffic camera video management service. The TrafficLand service provides integrated access to live video from Kansas Department of Transportation traffic cameras through a specialized front-end designed for television production and broadcast.  TrafficLand Broadcast 3.0 will give KWCH the ability to set up […]

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How KWCH Uses Facebook For May Sweeps

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More May Sweeps Spots from KWCH Wichita

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UPDATE: KING’s ‘The [206]’ and KWCH Wichita

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May Sweeps Spots From KWCH Wichita

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KWCH Wichita ND John Soares Leaving

Just four months after joining KWCH, News Director John Soares is leaving the Schurz CBS affiliate.

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KWCH Wichita Anchor Kim Setty Dies

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Rentrak Adds Schurz TVs In Roanoke, Springfield

Multi-screen media measurement firm Rentrak Corp. today announced that it has added four new Schurz Communications stations to its StationView Essentials service and also renewed contracts for three others. Joining the Rentrak client roster are WBDJ (CBS) Roanoke, Va. (DMA 66), as well as KSPR (ABC), K15CZ (CW) and KYTV (NBC) in Springfield, Mo. (DMA […]

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KSAS, KWCH Reach Agreement, Ending Lawsuit

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KSAS Sues KWCH Over News Production

Fox affiliate KSAS Wichita owner Newport Television filed suit Thursday in District Court against  Sunflower Broadcasting, parent of CBS affil KWCH, alleging that KWCH has stopped producing KSAS’ 9 p.m. newscast live, as required by contract. Instead, the suit says, KWCH is recording the KSAS newscast in advance and producing a live 9 p.m. newscast for KWCH’s sister station, CW affiliate KSCW.

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KWCH To Debut 4 & 9 P.M. News On KSCW

Sunflower Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate in Wichita, Kan., will produce the two half-hour newscasts for the co-owned CW affil beginning in September.

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KDCU To Launch Local Spanish Newscast

Noticias Univision Kansas will air on the Univision affiliate weeknights at 10 beginning April 20 and will be produced by KWCH.