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Sunday Political Show Jumping Little Rock Stations

KATV304Little Rock political show “Talk Business & Politics” and host Roby Brock are moving from NBC affiliate KARK to ABC affiliate KATV Sunday.

“Roby has built a strong following in Arkansas with his in-depth coverage of local business and politics,” said KATV news director Nick Genty in a statement. “We welcome him to our team and know that our strong coverage with ‘KATV’s Election Central’ will get even stronger as a result on the air and online at KATV.com.”

The show will air at 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning following ABC’s “This Week.” KATV anchor Scott Inman and reporter Janelle Lilley will join the show.

Brock will also appear on KATV’s newscasts as a regular political commentator and analyst.

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KATV Brings On Elicia Dover as Reporter

Little Rock, AR, ABC affiliate KATV has hired Elicia Dover as a reporter.

“We are extremely excited to have Elicia in the KATV family,” KATV news director Nick Genty told TVSpy. “She’s a bright, professional, solid reporter that will fit right in at KATV.  She grew up just south of Little Rock in Bryant, Arkansas, so this is coming back home for her.”

Dover, who is currently a digital journalist at ABC News, starts in September. She tweeted about the move saying, “Excited to announce I’m going to be a reporter for the Little Rock #Arkansas @ABC affiliate @KATVNews starting in September.”

KATV Promotes Nick Genty to News Director

Nick Genty has been named news director of Little Rock’s KATV.

Joining the station as assistant ND just a couple of months ago after 21 years with crosstown rival KTHV, Genty succeeds Randy Dixon, who announced in February that he was leaving KATV after more than three decades with the ABC-affiliate.

Genty announced the promotion via Twitter, saying, “I have been given the job to lead the best News Team in the market.”

Genty joined KATV in February as a replacement for the departing Alan Faulkner. At the time, he said that the job “just kind of found me.” Before joining KATV, Genty worked as an executive producer for KTHV. [Via Arkansas Business]

Following High-Profile Departures, KATV Hires New Assistant News Director

Little Rock’s KATV has hired Nick Genty as assistant news director, filling one of two vacancies atop its news team.

In January, Alan Faulkner left the assistant AD post and longtime news director Randy Dixon announced earlier this month that he was departing as well.

Genty comes to the ABC-affiliate from crosstown rival KTHV, where he worked for 21 years, first as a photojournalist and most recently as an executive producer.

“This job just kind of found me, and it was just a really good opportunity,” Genty said. “I’m always a believer that news finds you.”

KATV continues to search for a new news director.