Articles Tagged With ‘TV News’

KSBY sold to Scripps in 15 station $521 million deal

E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay $521 million to buy 15 stations including KSBY in San Luis Obispo from Cordillera Communications, the company announced Monday. The sale requires federal regulatory approval. [Cal Coast Times] If the acquisition is approved,... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria chief admits to fabricating news, local press angry

Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin has admitted to fabricating a story about two Guadalupe men being arrested for identity theft, a tale local media subsequently reported. Martin said he made up the story in order to save the lives... (Continue reading)

KCOY-TV consolidating with NPG

The News-Press & Gazette, the company that purchased KEYT in Nov. 2012, is taking over KCOY’s news operation. This will leave KSBY as the only local station without NPG produced news content. [PacificCoastBusinessTimes] Because of regulatory constraints, Cowles Media will... (Continue reading)

Bakersfield puts Harry Belafonte to sleep

OK, time to let the jokes about Bakersfield fly. People apparently fall asleep just at the mention of the place. That’s what happened Friday on the morning show at KBAK-KBFX when legendary calypso singer Harry Belfonte in New York dozed... (Continue reading)