KRON Launches 24/7 News App

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel Comment

KRON, the independent Nexstar station in San Fransisco, has launched a 24 hour news app called KRON On.

Viewers can subscription for $2.99 a month or $29.99 a year for an annual subscription.

“The KRON On digital news and streaming video platform reflects our commitment to serving the needs of Bay Area viewers, hometown businesses and community organizations by delivering more hours of trusted, accurate and timely local news programming in underserved dayparts, commercial free,” said Tim Busch, president of Nexstar Broadcasting.

“Viewers not only get uninterrupted live local news, exclusive interviews and special reports on any digital device, they also have access to our vast library of archive news material captured over our 70-year tradition of Bay Area television news coverage,” said KRON general manager Chris McDonnell.

The video platform features 11 hours of KRON regularly scheduled live news programming plus bonus content from the news and sports teams including an hour long sports talk program at 7 p.m. weeknights hosted by sports director Mark Carpenter.

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