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KZKC Logo.png
Bakersfield, California
United States
Branding Azteca Bakersfield 42
Slogan Nuestro Grito
Channels Analog: 42 (UHF)
Digital: 23 (UHF)CP
and KERO-TV 10.2 (VHF)
Virtual: 42 (PSIP)
Subchannels 42.2 Azteca América
Affiliations Azteca America
Owner The E.W. Scripps Company
(Scripps Broadcasting Holdings, LLC)
Founded November 23, 1999
Call letters' meaning K AZteca America
Kern County
Sister station(s) KERO-TV
Former callsigns KPMC-LP (2002–2006)
K42EJ (1999–2002)
Transmitter power 150.0 kW
Height 327.0 m
Facility ID 65763
Transmitter coordinates 35°26′16″N 118°44′28″W / 35.43778°N 118.74111°W / 35.43778; -118.74111

KZKC-LP channel 42 is a low powered affiliate of Azteca America in Bakersfield, California. It is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company, in conjunction with its local sister station, KERO-TV. It is simulcast in digital on a subchannel of KERO-TV RF channel 10 virtual mapped channel 23-2.

The station was originally owned by Cocola Broadcasting, where it served as a repeater for Fresno's KMSG-LP; McGraw-Hill bought it in 2006. McGraw-Hill announced on October 3, 2011 that it would sell KZKC, along with its other television stations, to The E.W. Scripps Company as part of its exit from broadcasting.[1] The deal was completed on December 30, 2011.[2]



  1. ^ "McGraw-Hill Sells TV Group To Scripps". TVNewsCheck. October 3, 2011. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Scripps completes McGraw-Hill Stations Buy". TVNewsCheck. December 30, 2011. Retrieved December 31, 2011. 

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