TV stations make meaningful contributions and connections in a variety of beneficial ways with their communities. Here’s a round-up of how some stations are helping and serving their communities.
Each of these four individuals succeeds a regional VP-GM who, until now, have been running a local station as well as overseeing additional Gray television stations. The former RVPs will now oversee Gray television stations on a full-time basis in the new position of television vice presidents.
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It’s a tight race on social media among local outlets in Lexington, Ky., where Cordillera’s NBC affiliate WLEX leads the market in overall actions according to Shareablee data. Gray’s CBS affil WKYT follows close behind, and passes for the lead in total fans/followers.
Rentrak Corp. today announced a multi-year local TV ratings contract with Gray Television for its CBS affiliate WKYT Lexington, Ky. (DMA 64), which also airs CW programming on its 27.2 subchannel. As an early adopter of Rentrak’s stable and granular TV viewing information, Gray Television began using Rentrak’s ratings currency in 2010 and over the […]
Wayne Martin, the longtime general manager of Gray Television’s Lexington, Ky., CBS affiliate told his staff that he will retire at the end of the year. A replacement has not yet been named.
An animal chewing through a power line Wednesday night caused a disruption for many viewers of the men’s basketball game between the University of Kentucky and Auburn University that aired on Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Lexington, Ky. The station was off the air for 10-12 minutes while a back-up generator kicked in.
Beginning Sept. 12, the Gray Television Kentucky CBS affiliate will launch a new half-hour newscast at 10 a.m. It’s the first such mid-morning newscast in the market, which has seen 4 and 7 p.m. options added for viewers in the past year by NBC affiliate WLEX.