Broadcast

NPG reacquiring weather, news cable channel

News-Press & Gazette Co. announced it is reacquiring ownership of News-Press 3 NOW, the weather and news cable channel the company started and operated before the sale of NPG’s cable television assets in April 2011. Brian Bradley, president of NPG…

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Idaho stations saving 10,000+ sheets of paper weekly

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As part of the green initiative at NPG Co., which focuses on preserving company and environmental resources, the TV stations of NPG of Idaho assessed the amount of paper they were consuming to produce six hours of live newscasts each…

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KJCT News 8 becomes first StormReady Supporter in Colorado

KJCT News 8 is the first organization in Colorado to become an official StormReady Supporter as certified by the National Weather Service. In addition, KJCT News 8 is one of only five television stations in this country to be awarded…

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NPG expands Palm Springs news force

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NPG Co. recently welcomed more than 30 former KPSP-TV employees into its Gulf California Broadcast unit. The company also purchased non-licensed assets of Desert TV, including their studios and the transfer of the CBS affiliation. The purchase and the addition…

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News editor recognized for excellence in journalism

KVIA’s Brenda De Anda-Swann has been named the 2011 recipient of the Hicks-Middagh Award for Excellence in Journalism. The award is named after Virgil Hicks and John Judy Middagh, former UTEP administrators and Department Chairs. De Anda-Swann, news editor at…

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NPG Appoints Director of Digital Media

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – NPG Co. has announced the promotion of Tony Courtwright, effective immediately, to the new position of Director of Digital Media. Courtwright most recently had served as Director of Interactive Sales – NPG Broadcast. In his new…

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Food event raises funds for local schools

Palm Desert, Calif. – The Desert Sampler was held October 11, 2011 at The Gardens On El Paseo. The Desert Sampler is an event sponsored by Gulf California Broadcast Company, where restaurant served their culinary samples to more than 5,000…

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KESQ’s Gaston honored

Palm Desert, Calif. – Family Health and Support Network sponsored the 4th Annual Juneteenth in the Coachella Valley-Pioneer Awards fundraiser at the Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert, California.  The theme this year was RED; Rebuild, Empower, Renew.  During…

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KESQ names new national sales manager

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Palm Desert, Calif. – KESQ is pleased to announce the promotion of John Hefner to the position of National Sales Manager for KESQ, KDFX and KCWQ, effective October 10.  He not only brings experience, having managed a KATZ Rep office…

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KJCT auction raises $30k for local charity

Grand Junction, Colo. – KJCT News 8 recently hosted its Partners Live Television Auction, and annual event. The live TV Auction is more than five hours long and features goods and services donated by the community. Proceeds help the Partners…

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