Tag: Vic Vetters

WKTV Likely to Soon be Smith Media's Only Property

Updated 3:30pm with new information from management -- UTICA -- Within the past decade, WKTV parent company Smith Media LLC owned nearly ten television stations, located in Vermont, New York, Alaska and California. Over the past few years, the company has whittled its holdings down to just four stations... and if two recently-announced deals are […]

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Steve McMurray Upped to Station Manager at WKTV

UTICA -- New business cards are on the way for NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) news director Steve McMurray... today, staffers learned he is being promoted to Station Manager for the NBC affiliate.

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WKTV Sends a GM to Providence... and Gets One Back

UTICA -- A little over a month since Vic Vetters announced plans to leave NBC affiliate NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) for a new job in Providence, the station's parent owner has named a new GM -- who comes to Utica from Providence.  While Vetters went to Providence's NBC affiliate (WJAR), Steve Doerr comes to WKTV from […]

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Vic Vetters Leaving WKTV for Providence

UTICA -- After 17 years in key leadership roles at NBC affiliate WKTV, Vic Vetters is moving on. According to one national industry news site, Vetters has been named to the General Manager post at NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. He officially starts the new job October 3.

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WKTV and Time Warner Reach Deal

UTICA -- The corporate battle that resulted in NBC affiliate WKTV's removal from certain Time Warner Cable lineups -- including systems serving Utica and its immediate suburbs -- has ended.  As of Saturday night, the two sides say they've reached a new agreement which should have WKTV back on the lineups by Sunday morning.

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WKTV Threatens to Leave Time Warner Lineup

UTICA-ROME -- We already told you about the battle Time Warner is facing with Sinclair-owned Syracuse TV stations WSYT and WNYS.  Now, the cable giant is reportedly in a dispute that could potentially result in Utica NBC affiliate WKTV being taken off the lineup.

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