KARK, Channel 4 has announced new anchors, including a replacement for Jessica Dean, who’s off to Philadelphia.
Ashley Ketz, a Batesville native who’s been evening anchor at Nexstar’s KOLR in Springfield, MO., will anchor the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. broadcasts with Bob Clausen, beginning in September. She’s a UA grad who started in TV with KFSM in Fayetteville in 2006. She’s married to new Arkansas Today co-anchor Aaron Nolan. He’ll join Mallory Hardin on the noon show. A Maumelle native and UCA grad, Nolan worked at KARK for four years as a sports anchor and at KNWA in Fayetteville before moving to Springfield.