Salt Lake City’s KJZZ Scraps Newscasts

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

Independent KJZZ Salt Lake City aired its 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts for the last time May 31.

Its news was produced by KUTV, which is owned by Four Points Media and managed by Nexstar. The news partnership lasted close to five years.

KJZZ and KUTV did not return calls at presstime. A KJZZ receptionist confirmed that the two newscasts were eliminated. The station website says Better Utah now airs at 9 a.m. and Scrubs has a double run at 9 p.m. More…