In Anchorage, Coastal Names Interim ND

By Andrew Gauthier 


Coastal Television Broadcasting Co. has named Trill Gates as its interim news director in Alaska. Gates was previously the news director and main anchor for Coastal’s Fox affiliate KTBY Anchorage (DMA 150), where she was responsible for producing Alaska’s only HDTV and primetime newscast while also serving as its main anchor.

As the news director for Coastal, Gates continues to be responsible for the news at KTBY.


Additionally, she is responsible for the news programming Coastal provides under agreements to KIMO, KATN and KJUD, Alaska’s ABC affiliates located in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, respectively. More…