Nexstar has operated KNWA since late 2003. Nexstar changed the call letters of two stations to strategically relaunch KNWA with a focus on Northwest Arkansas (NWA). KNWA is proud to cover NWA, which is often ranked among the best places in America to live and work, according to publications like Forbes magazine and US News & World Report. The station also features a strong focus on weather, as well as the largest sports team in the state, the Razorback Nation. The station's syndicated programming includes Entertainment Tonight and Judge Judy.
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
Jody Birchfield, Promotions Manager
Scott Marshall, Digital Media Manager