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How TV Stations Are Connecting With Their Communities

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.

WKYT Anchor Announces Thyroid Surgery After Viewers Noticed Lump On Her Neck

WKYT’s Barbara Bailey Retiring After 41 Years

DMA 63: LEXINGTON, KY

Lexington, Ky., Honors WKYT’s Barbara Bailey

Gray Names New GMs And TV VPs

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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‘Feel Good’ Car Ad Corners The Buy For WKYT

DMA 63 (LEXINGTON, KY)

WYMT Reporter Angela Reighard Moves To WKYT

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD: DMA 63

WLEX Leads Lexington Social Buy A Nose

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.

DMA 64 (LEXINGTON, KY)

WKYT Anchor Injured In Bicycle Wreck

DMA 64

Rentrak Adds Gray’s WKYT Lexington, Ky.

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 […]

DMA 64 (LEXINGTON, KY)

WKYT Lexington GM Wayne Martin Retiring

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.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/10/09/2365665/wkyt-leader-wayne-martin-to-retire.html#storylink=cpy

DMA 64 (LEXINGTON, KY)

Gnawing Critter Knocks WKYT Off Air

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.

DMA 63

WKYT Lexington Adding 10 A.M. Newscast

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.

WKYT Anchor Sam Dick Has Successful Surgery