St. Louis - On four consecutive Fridays, beginning September 18 through October 9, News 4 will take its newscast "On The Road." News 4 will anchor the 5:00pm and the 6:00pm news live from cities in Missouri and Illinois. The locations include St. Charles and Kirkwood, Missouri, and Alton and Belleville, Illinois. The first stop for "On The Road" will be St. Charles on September 18th.
Over the course of the week leading up to the live newscasts on location, News 4 will air a series of stories highlighting that week's city. Then on Friday, the KMOV Channel 4 production staff will set up an outside studio at a popular location in each city. On the day of the live "On The Road" newscast, viewers are invited to meet the News 4 team earlier that day at our live location.
Sean McLaughlin, KMOV's News Director said, "It's a unique opportunity to highlight positive stories in our area. It's also a great chance to meet our viewers and listen to their concerns about what's happening in their community."
The "On The Road" schedule:
St. Charles, MO - September 18th
Belleville, IL - September 25th
Kirkwood, MO - October 2nd
Alton, IL - October 9th
For more information Contact Diane Duenez at (314) 444-3698 or Dduenez@kmov.com.
About Belo Corp.
KMOV is part of Belo Corp. (BLC) is one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, with 2008 annual revenue of $733 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Jim Rothschild, Director of Operations at KMOV at 314-444-3325.