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April 19th, 1997 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Star Trek Voyager 1997 Campaign

For spring 1997, another new Star Trek: Voyager image campaign was launched, this time consisting of a single, 30-second long Lightwave animation which followed a Starfleet ship past a galaxy, a planet, a sun, and into a densely-packed asteroid field...[click here to read the rest]

June 25th, 1996 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Star Trek Voyager 1996 Campaign

The original Voyager launch campaign had served us well, won us our first award…and, after the better part of a busy year in which I had no time to replace or significantly update it, it had outstayed its welcome as well. With a year of 3-D ani...[click here to read the rest]

April 1st, 1996 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Westark Lions Baseball Open

Ladybacks Basketball was enough of a success to merit a handful of live Westark baseball games in the spring of 1996. It was also a foregone conclusion that I’d be doing a really cool open for it, and that it would blow the top off of the old b...[click here to read the rest]

March 27th, 1996 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

UPN 32 On The UP N UP

UPN 32 is on the UP ‘N’ UP. At least that was the idea behind this summer image campaign, which served us well into the early fall. The graphics were fairly simple, but the charm of the campaign was in the rapid-fire editing to the hip-ho...[click here to read the rest]

January 12th, 1996 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

The Huddle Launch Campaign

Easily the longest-lasting legacy of KFDF was its in-house live sports talk show. Marty Houston and John Wilhelm hosted a half-hour (later expanded to an hour when the show migrated to Fox 46) of viewer call-ins, sports headlines, and wall-to-wall co...[click here to read the rest]

December 1st, 1995 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Arkansas Lady Razorbacks Basketball Open

Fort Smith/Van Buren district Addy Silver Award Winner, Video/Film Animation category, 1996 Women’s collegiate basketball may not seem like a big-league programming acquisition, but it was for out little UPN/local sports station. The Ladybacks ...[click here to read the rest]

November 10th, 1995 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Free TV!

One of KFDF’s biggest uphill battles was the long process of convincing cable systems around the area to carry us. To aid this, the “Free TV!” campaign was devised by management, pointing out to viewers that not only was KFDF’...[click here to read the rest]

August 1st, 1995 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

Hijacking Star Trek: Voyager

Fort Smith/Van Buren district Addy Silver Award Winner, Self-Promotion Campaign category, 1996 KFDF’s UPN affiliation didn’t come without one hell of a fight. The local ABC affiliate, KHBS, carried the first season of Star Trek: Voyager a...[click here to read the rest]

April 1st, 1995 in KFDF UPN 32, TV Promos

KFDF Station Launch

It’s not every day that a wet-behind-the-ears, 23-year-old promo producer gets to create the entire image branding campaign for a whole new station. UPN 32 in Fort Smith didn’t even start out as a UPN affiliate, though it was always inten...[click here to read the rest]