KYTV Reporter Fired For Refusing COVID Vaccine

KYTV Springfield, Mo., Shuffles Anchor Lineup

DMA 75

Gray Lays Off A Dozen In Springfield, Mo.

At least a dozen employees at KYTV and KSPR in Springfield, Mo., including anchor Jerry Jacob, were laid off Friday morning in what management has called a consolidation of newsrooms.

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD: DMA 75

KYTV Leads Springfield, Mo.’s Social Race

Gray-owned NBC affiliate KYTV nearly laps its closest local competition on social media in Springfield, Mo., according to Shareablee data. Facebook is pivotal to that market lead, as the station uses it aggressively on the volatile weather front, as well as a tool to help shape the approaches to ongoing stories

DMA 75: SPRINGFIELD, MO

KYTV Captures The Ozarks In New Set Design

DMA 75 (SPRINGFIELD, MO)

KYTV’s Ned Reynolds Retiring After 48 Years

After a 48-year career, Ned Reynolds announced his impending retirement as sports director of Schurz Communications-owned NBC affiliate KYTV Springfield, Mo. (DMA 75). (Editor’s note: The original version of this story said he was retiring from ABC affiliate KSPR. That is a sidecar station operated by Schurz, but owned by Perkin Media.) His final sportscast […]

DMA 75 (SPRINGFIELD, MO)

KYTV’s Ned Reynolds Retiring After 48 Years

DMA 74 (SPRINGFIELD, MO)

KYTV Adds WeatherNation On Subchannel

Schurz Communications-owned NBC affiliate KYTV Springfield, Mo. (DMA 74), is adding WeatherNation TV on its ch. 3.2 and on Mediacom Cable ch. 112. “Viewers across the Ozarks have made KY3 their most trusted local weather source,” said Brian McDonough, KYTV president-GM. “Partnering with WeatherNation makes KY3 24/7 an even greater resource to our viewers by adding updated regional and national weather […]

DMA 74

KYTV, KSPR Springfield Swapping Employees

NBC affiliate KYTV reporter Jerry Jacob will take over as the main anchor at ABC affil KSPR in January and current KSPR anchor Joe Daues will move to a position in the sales department at KYTV.

DMA 74 (SPRINGFIELD, MO)

KYTV Celebrates 60 Years Of Broadcasting

DMAS 66 & 75

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 […]

DMAS 74 & 84

KYTV To Produce Newscasts For Its CW Affil

KYTV, the Schurz-owned NBC affiliate in Springfield, Mo., will begin producing newscasts at 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. for its The Ozarks CW (low-ower K15CZ), beginning Aug. 22.

DMA 74

Springfield Stations Raise $338,000 To Help Joplin

Schurz Communications’ owned Springfield, Mo. Owned and operated stations KYTV, KSPR and The Ozarks CW joined together along with Bass Pro Shops on Thursday, June 2 to raise funds for their Joplin neighbors by hosting a cookout and concert on the parking lot of Bass Pro Shops in Springfield. “Join in for Joplin” benefited locally-based […]

DMA 74

KYTV Fighting To Keep Court Case Open To Public