Griffin Moving Corporate, KWTV Ops To Downtown Oklahoma City

Griffin Communications will relocate its corporate headquarters and CBS affiliate KWTV facility to downtown Oklahoma City in 2022. The company will spend more than $25 million to purchase and renovate the Century Center building at the corner of Sheridan and Robinson.

Longtime KWTV Anchor Steps Off Desk To Report

Griffin Communications To Open D.C. Bureau

Alex Cameron will report from Washington for both KWTV Oklahoma City and KOTV Tulsa, Okla.

DMAS 45 & 61

Dusty Dvoracek joins KWTV-KOTV As Analyst

Starting in August, former Oklahoma University Sooner and NFL player Dusty Dvoracek will join Griffin Communications’ KWTV Oklahoma City (DMA 45) and KOTV Tulsa, Okla. (DMA 61), sports teams as a football analyst. He will debut on the Oklahoma Ford Sports Blitz on Sunday, Aug. 11. “Dusty’s access and relationships with current and former players […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 41: OKLAHOMA CITY)

People Tell Gary England: ‘You Saved My Life’

DMA 41: OKLAHOMA CITY

KWTV Sports Director Suspended Over NSFW Tweet

DMA 43: OKLAHOMA CITY

KWTV Expanding Noon News Today, Tomorrow

TVN TECH

At Griffin, News Workflow Starts With Sharing

Griffin Communications’ KWTV Oklahoma City and KOTV Tulsa are linked by more than just common ownership. With their Avid MediaCentral platform, reporters in in the field can do anything they normally could at their desks back at the stations. MediaCentral not only makes the job of reporters in the field easier, but also that of producers, reporters, editors at the stations. They can rely on the platform to eliminate the workflow headaches of getting access to content that resides at their sister station.

DMAS 44 & 28

KWTV Reporter Heather Hope Joining KFMB

Griffin Adds Combined Marquis, SGL Archive

SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has signed a contract with Griffin Communications’, owner of KOTV Tulsa, Okla., and KWTV Oklahoma City. Griffin has purchased Marquis Broadcast’s Project Parking archive and restore solution, which will be fully integrated with SGL’s existing FlashNet archive system. Griffin reaches over […]

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

KWTV Pilot Reportedly Suspended For Racing Chopper

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

KWTV To Retire Historic TV Tower

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

KWTV Sports Director Under Fire For Racial Tweet

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

Suicidal Man Shoots At KWTV Chopper

A man in an armed standoff with police in Shawnee, Okla., fired a shot at Oklahoma City CBS affiliate’s news helicopter. Neither Bob Mills or Jim Gardner were injured and after a few hours of negotiations, police safely brought the suspect into custody.

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Behind The Scenes At Tornado’s Ground Zero

Karl TorpAndy HargraveWhen a deadly tornado touched down south of Oklahoma City the afternoon of Monday, May 20, TV stations once again contended with the all too familiar challenge of covering a disaster as victims came to grips with its devastating impact. Here’s an account of how a reporter and photographer from Griffin Communications’ KWTV faced up to the task. They were one of six crews deployed by the CBS affiliate that day.

Okla. Stations Go Continuous With Tornado

As the impact of yesterday’s devastating tornado became clear, the market’s new stations went into disaster mode. Watch their continuing coverage: KWTV here; KOCO here; KFOR here; KOKH here.

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

David Payne Leaving KFOR For KWTV

Service To America Honorees Announced

TV winners of the annual awards by the NAB Education Foundation are KRGV Weslaco, Texas; KWTV-KOTV Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Belo Corp. They will be honored in Washington on June 11.

DMA 44

Former Oklahoma City Anchor Jerry Adams Dies

DIGITAL DMAS

Mobile Traffic Spikes In Oklahoma City

For Oklahoma City’s online media players, mobile has taken hold much sooner than anybody could anticipate. The city’s main newspaper and online leader The Oklahoman saw a nearly 70% increase in mobile traffic over the past year.

DMA 45

KWTV Chopper Pilot Helps Rescue Stranded Calf