Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased channel 27 MyNetWork affiliate KGJT-TV from Hoak Media Corporation June 13, 2014. The station was originally affiliated with UPN (United Paramount Network) until September 2006. After KGJT’s subsequent affiliation with MyNetWork, it’s programming became available on KREX-TV’s digital signal. On January 20, 2008 a fire engulfed the station and knocked KGJT off the air. The station’s building was a total loss. By August 10, 2009, KGJT moved into newly constructed media building. KGJT air locally produced Newscast from KREX-TV (the CBS affiliate) 5-7 a.m., noon, 5 p.m., and 10 p.m. weeknights.
Grand Junction / Montrose, CO is in the 188th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 164,017 and 61,390 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 49% wired, 31% ADS. Grand Junction-Montrose is nestled between world class skiing in Aspen and Telluride, Colorado. Known for unmatched Rocky Mountain beauty, great wineries, and unmatched hiking and biking…Grand Junction-Montrose is indeed the High Desert class of the West.
Station Contact Information354 Hillcrest Manor Grand Junction, CO 81501 P: (970) 242-5000
Sandra Zoldowski, General Manager
Kevin McChesney, Director of Sales
Terri Chappell-Paxson, News Director