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Midland/Odessa Stations Join Together To Help Nonprofits

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Management Openings In Sales And Engineering

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include a local sales manager opening for KWES in Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 145), and a chief engineer for KIMT, the CBS affiliate in Rochester, Minn. (DMA 150).

DMAS 142 & 140

Tegna Names GMs In Odessa, Beaumont

Tim Thomas will lead KWES Midland-Odessa, while Paul Bergen is promoted to oversee KBMT Beaumont.

DMAS 71 & 142

Tegna Completes Purchase Of WTOL, KWES

It closes on the $105 million purchase from Gray Television of the CBS affiliate in Toledo and the NBC affiliate in Midland-Odessa, Texas.

DMA 145: ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX

Josh Young Named VP-GM Of KWES

Raycom taps the marketing director of its Lubbock, Texas, NBC affil to oversee its NBC operation in Midland-Odessa, Texas.

 

DMA 146 (ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX)

Meteorologist Sues KWES For Age Discrimination

DMA 146 (ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX)

James Doughty Joins KWES As News Dir.

Former KENS San Antonio reporter James Doughty (aka James Muñoz) is joining NBC affiliate KWES Odessa-Midland, Texas, as news director.

DMA 146 (ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX)

Reporter Warms Up With ‘Alphabet Aerobics’

KWES Odessa-Midland, Texas, reporter Kim Powell warmed up for a recent live shot by reciting all the lyrics to Blackalicious’ Alphabet Aerobics.

DMA 146 (ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX)

FCC Fines KWES Owner For BAS Violations

The FCC levied an $86,400 fine on the parent company of Midland and Odessa,Texas NBC affiliate KWES. The FCC says it asked Midessa Television, which also owns KTLE in Odessa, KWAB in Big Spring and KTLD in Midland, about its use of Broadcast Auxiliary Services for audio and video feeds between its studio and transmitter sites.

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KWES Midland Finds Money In City’s Trash

DMA 151

KWES Odessa Goes HD With Utah Scientific

Drewry Communications’ NBC affiliate KWES Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 151) has upgraded to digital HD with Utah Scientific equipment. The installation is part of a groupwide upgrade for owner Drewry Communications Group, which has standardized all of its facilities on Utah Scientific. The station now relies on Utah Scientific equipment for master control, production control, and […]