Starting tomorrow, viewers of Lafayette, LA. Fox and NBC affiliates KADN and KLAF can watch locally produced news on the Nexstar-owned stations.
Since it got the NBC affiliation in July 2015, Nexstar has added news personnel, upgraded the station’s studios to HD, added a locally themed news set and updated weather forecasting equipment at the broadcast facility.
“This is a very exciting time for KLAF-KADN and our local viewers as the expansion will increase our locally-produced news, lifestyle, sports, weather and community programming to over 22 hours per week, with 24/7 access to additional compelling local content online at CajunFirst.com,” said Tom Poehler, vp and GM of KLAF-KADN.
Monday, the stations launch a full day of local news programming with a weekday morning show on NBC affiliate KLAF from 5 to 7 a.m. KLAF will also do a 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscast weekdays, a 6 and 10 p.m. on Saturdays and a 5 and 10 pm. on Sundays. Fox affiliate KADN will air a 9 p.m. on weekdays.