Nexstar has operated KFTA and KNWA since late 2003. KFTA launched its news product in August 2006, when Nexstar secured the FOX affiliation for the station. FOX24's fast-paced newscasts at 5:30 and 9:00 p.m. focus on accurate and accountable reporting across Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. FOX24 is also home to the best weather coverage in the area and a spectacular sports team, committed to serving the Razorback Nation and Dallas Cowboys fans. The station’s syndicated programming includes Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly and Last Man Standing.
Ft. Smith / Fayetteville, AR is in the 99ᵗʰ largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 753,900 and 304,670 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 84% (43% wired, 41% ADS). The area is home to Wal-Mart, Tyson, JB Hunt and the University of Arkansas. It's also one of the fastest- growing metropolitan areas in the country.
Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network, Inc., Market Report 3rd Edition, 2007
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Lisa Kelsey, General Manager
Sarah Noblin, Director of Sales
Lisa Brence, News Director
Dusty King, Local Sales Manager
Jody Birchfield, Promotions Manager
Scott Marshall, Digital Media Manager