CKSA-DT

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CKSA-DT
CKSA-TV.svg
Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan
Branding CKSA
Newcap Television
Channels Digital: 2 (VHF)
Virtual: 2.1 (PSIP)
Translators see below
Affiliations CBC
Owner Newcap Radio
First air date September 23, 1960
Call letters' meaning taken from its sister radio station
Sister station(s) CKSA-FM, CILR-FM, CITL-DT
Former callsigns CHSA-TV (1960-1963), CKSA-TV (1963-2011)
Former channel number(s) 2 (Analog, VHF,)
Transmitter power 8.1 kW
Height 220.6 m
Transmitter coordinates 53°23′48″N 110°0′27″W / 53.39667°N 110.00750°W / 53.39667; -110.00750
Website CKSA

CKSA-DT is a privately owned television station serving as an affiliate of CBC Television in the city of Lloydminster, located on the border of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. It broadcasts a digital signal on VHF channel 2 from a transmitter located near Highway 17 and Township Road 512, near the Saskatchewan provincial line.

Owned by Newcap Radio, it is sister to CTV affiliate CITL-DT and both stations share studios located on 50 Street and 51 Avenue on the Alberta side of Lloydminster. On Shaw Direct, the channel is available in high definition on channel 019 (Classic) or 519 (Advanced).This station can also be seen on Shaw Cable channel 5.

CKSA clears the vast majority of the CBC network schedule, the only usual exceptions being some overnight programming, as the station signs off each night after 3 a.m., then returns to the air with paid programming between 4:30 and 6 a.m.

Newscasts[edit]

CKSA's newscasts air during CBC O&Os' standard local news timeslots – from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and from 11:00 to 11:30 p.m. on weekdays. There are no weekend newscasts.

On-air staff[edit]

Current on-air staff[1][edit]

Anchors

  • Mike Badun - substitute anchor; also reporter
  • Kelsea Bloxam - weeknights at 6 p.m.; also reporter
  • Kahla Buchanan - host of Around the Region
  • Nahreman Issa - substitute anchor; also weeknight reporter
  • Lauren Pullen - weeknights at 5 and 5:30 p.m.

Weather team

  • Gerard Lampow - weather anchor; weeknights at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m.
  • Peter Quinlan - weather anchor; fill-in, also videographer
  • Elise Cox - weather anchor; fill-in, also weekday reporter

Sports team

  • Moses Woldu - sports director; weeknights at 6 p.m.
  • Emmett Murphy - sports anchor; fill-in, also sports reporter

Reporters

  • Clayton Brown - Northern videographer
  • Matt Choumont - general assignment reporter; also editor
  • Michael Gordon - videographer
  • Brittany Ring - videographer

Transmitters[edit]

Station City of licence Channel ERP HAAT Transmitter Coordinates
CKSA-TV-2 Bonnyville, AB 9 (VHF) 41.5 kW 195.1 m 54°11′54″N 110°50′31″W / 54.19833°N 110.84194°W / 54.19833; -110.84194 (CKSA-TV-2)

CKSA-TV was also broadcast on CKSA-TV-3 channel 8 in Wainwright and CKSA-TV-4 channel 12 in Provost, until they ceased operations on August 31, 2011. It was also rebroadcast on CBCS-TV-1 channel 8, an analog rebroadcaster of CKSA-DT in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan owned by the CBC; this repeater closed on July 31, 2012, as part of the CBC's austerity measures to keep the corporation solvent and in operation.[2]

Former Transmitters
Station City of licence Channel ERP HAAT Transmitter Coordinates
CKSA-TV-3 Wainwright, AB 8 (VHF) 0.009 kW NA 52°51′11″N 110°48′6″W / 52.85306°N 110.80167°W / 52.85306; -110.80167 (CKSA-TV-3)
CKSA-TV-4 Provost, AB 12 (VHF) 0.009 kW NA 52°22′10″N 110°10′19″W / 52.36944°N 110.17194°W / 52.36944; -110.17194 (CKSA-TV-4)
CBCS-TV-1 Meadow Lake, SK 8 (VHF) 21.9 kW 227.4 m 53°53′8″N 108°24′35″W / 53.88556°N 108.40972°W / 53.88556; -108.40972 (CBCS-TV-1)

References[edit]

Alternate logo of CKSA

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