KOIN Expands Weekend News Schedule
KOIN, the Nexstar Media Group-owned CBS affiliate in Portland, Ore. (DMA 25), will expand its weekend early evening newscasts by one half-hour, with additional local news content available online at KOIN.com.
Beginning March 11, KOIN’s early evening local newscasts will start at 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, followed by CBS Weekend News at 6:30. The additional half hour of news will be anchored by the KOIN weekend anchor team of Chris Holmstrom and Anna Canzano, meteorologist Claire Anderson and sports anchor David Solano.
“Nexstar and our Portland station operations are dedicated to supporting the evolving needs and interests of our local communities, hometown businesses and public organizations,” said Pat Nevin, KOIN VP-GM. “KOIN 6 serves as a crucial source of essential news and breaking developments that are important to viewers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our weekend early evening news viewership has more than doubled since last year; therefore, we are elevating our commitment to our local viewers by launching a new 5 p.m. weekend newscast on Saturdays and Sundays.”