Station Profile

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.

Market Profile

Ft. Smith / Fayetteville, AR is in the 101st largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 753,900 and 265,520 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

Station Contact Information

117 A. North Plaza Court Van Buren, AR 72956 P: (479) 474-2451


Station Contacts

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

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