Rogers-Lowell Area News


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2/15/2019 Member News
Allison Wise Named 40/29 News Weeknight Evening News Anchor

Hearst Television’s KHBS/KHOG-TV, ABC 40/29, is pleased to announce Allison Wise as Weeknight Evening News Anchor.

Wise will anchor 40/29 News at 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday alongside anchor Paige Preusse and Chief Meteorologist, Darby Bybee. In addition to her anchoring duties during the week, Wise will also be reporting.

On Sundays, Wise will continue to anchor 40/29 News at 5:30 & 10 p.m. on ABC 40/29 and 40/29 News at 5:00 & 9:00 p.m. on sister station, The Arkansas CW.

“Allison is such an asset to our newsroom”, said 40/29 News Director, Colleen Clement. “From breaking news reporting to station events, Allison’s an extremely versatile journalist who’s immersed herself in the community,” added Clement.

Currently, Wise anchors 40/29 News on Saturday and Sunday evenings on ABC 40/29 and The Arkansas CW, while also reporting Live. Local. Late Breaking. news on all 40/29 media platforms. As a member of the 40/29 News team, Wise has earned two Associated Press and one Edward R. Murrow award.

Wise graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Political Science in 2008. Wise will receive her Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Arkansas in the Spring of 2019.

Wise has been in Northwest Arkansas for more than eight years. She started her news career at 40/29, and has enjoyed covering stories both on-air and online in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. Allison enjoys live music, trying out new restaurants in the area and teaches group fitness and dance classes.

KHBS/KHOG-TV, an ABC affiliate owned and operated by Hearst Television Inc., has been operating in the Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers DMA for over 45 years. KHBS/KHOG-TV’s local and ABC network programming continues to be seen on the station’s primary over-the-air channels, 40.1 and 29.1, as well as Cox Cable channel 7 and HD channel 2007 and ATT U-verse channel 29/40 and HD channel 1029/1040. On DISH Network KHBS is available on channel 40 and KHOG is available on 29. DirecTV viewers can find the station on channel 40. The ABC station is also cleared on Diamond Net on various channel positions. The station’s web address is  

The Arkansas CW, a CW affiliate owned and operated by Hearst Television Inc., is KHBS/KHOG-TV’s second digital channel, 40.2/29.2 and can be seen on Cox cable HD channel 2004 and channel 4 in Northwest Arkansas, Fort Smith, The River Valley and Siloam Springs. On AT&T U-Verse you can watch us on channel 30 or HD 1030. On Direct TV, the station is available on 41; on DISH Network the Arkansas CW is available on 21. It is also available on various channel positions on Diamond Net. You can get a complete list of channels from Many other community and rural cable systems also carry The Arkansas CW. It is also available over the air in the Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Designated Market Area (DMA).

Hearst Television owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies, and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.