In Duluth, KQDS Enters 6pm News Battle

By Andrew Gauthier 

Duluth News Tribune

Fox 21 News
will be going head-to-head for the first time with the region’s longer-running stations KBJR-TV and WDIO-TV by starting a 6 p.m. news broadcast today.

The 3-year-old station has had just a 9 p.m. broadcast that doesn’t butt up against either stations newscasts.


“I think the market is ready for something new,” said Jason Vincent, Fox 21 news director. “The timing felt right to get into the market when there is this energy for a new newscast. We’re just finding that we have so much news that we want to tell our viewers, we just don’t have enough time to do it.” More…