Omaha’s KPTM Outsources Newscast to Iowa

By Andrew Gauthier 

Omaha World-Herald

Omaha’s local Fox Network affiliate will soon outsource some of its news operation to Davenport, Iowa.

KPTM has entered into an agreement with Independent News Network to assemble and produce its hourlong newscast at 9 each night. The agreement takes effect Sept. 6.

Randy Oswald, KPTM’s general manager, declined to comment on any specific personnel changes in the news division.

In a released statement, KPTM indicated that it would “increase the number of award-winning enterprise reporters who will cover local news.” More…