Nexstar Joplin Duop Settles In New Home

By Andrew Gauthier 


Nexstar Broadcasting Group announced today the opening of new $5.5 million studios and offices for KSNF/KODE, an NBC/ABC duopoly serving Joplin, Mo.-Pittsburg, Kan. (DMA 147).

The facility is a complete renovation and expansion (by 10,000 square feet) of the KSNF facility at 1502 South Cleveland Avenue, in Joplin, which was were severely damaged in May 2009 when the adjacent 1,000-foot broadcast tower fell on it during high winds.

KSNF was off the air for approximately six weeks, eventually returning to broadcasting with borrowed equipment in shared space. More…