KOVR, KCRA, KQCA, KTXL, KXTV and KUVS are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
The Tegna-owned ABC affiliate will run the business and financial segments twice daily. Tegna could eventually roll out the segments to all of its stations.
Tegna’s KXTV Sacramento, Calif., has promoted EP of Digital and Social Sam Cohen to succeed Jerome Parra as news director of the ABC affiliate.
The 26-year veteran of Tegna’s ABC affiliate moves to the top slot succeeding the retiring Maria Barrs.
Tegna-owned ABC affiliate KXTV holds the lead among local Sacramento, Calif., media outlets in terms of both total social actions and fans/followers according to Shareablee. Digital chief Ian Hill says posting lots of family-friendly content and being able to pivot quickly around algorithmic changes has kept the station on top.
WKYC Cleveland, KXTV Sacramento and WLTX Columbia, S.C., are the latest addition’s to Rentrak’s StationView Essentials ratings service.
Gannett is moving the assistant ND at its Phoenix station to succeed Tim Geraghty at its Sacramento ABC affiliate.
Surrounded by the flashier digital markets of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, digital players in California’s state capital have made a splash with innovative hyperlocal and social efforts.
The former news director of KDFW Dallas takes over Gannett’s ABC affiliate, succeeding Anita Helt.