One of the station’s executive producer is tapped to oversee news at Tegna’s CBS affiliate in New Orleans.
The station veteran moves up from assistant news director to oversee journalism at Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Monterey-Salinas, Calif.
WAPT Jackson, Miss., created a video showing the behind-the-scenes of the inner workings of the station so that when their meteorologists, reporters or anchors visit classrooms or give presentations, they can share the inside story of what they do, and how they do it.
Emily Barr, TVNewsCheck columnist and former CEO-president of Graham Media, weighs in on the troubling implications of Sinclair’s closure of five newsrooms across its markets and what shoes may drop next for an industry up against serious headwinds. A full transcript of the conversation is included.
A Florida television station and a publication focused on military issues will receive American Legion Fourth Estate Awards during the 104th National Convention of the nation’s largest veterans organization in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 31. The Fourth Estate Award has been presented annually by The American Legion since 1958 for outstanding achievement in the field […]
Saying he is “always grateful to be a journalist in this business,” Wilgoren broke the news on his social media accounts Monday. “Hi everyone, Today I am announcing that I will be leaving FOX11. I could not be more grateful to all of you, general manager Steve Carlston and the entire Fox leadership team for their support in my decision,” Wilgoren said. “Steve and I have had some thoughtful conversations about the future of the newsroom in recent weeks and it is clear that right now what is important to the organization is that we have new outside leadership in the vp/news director role to accompany our new direction across the station.”
He joins from WVIT Hartford, Conn., to succeed Christina Ginn as head of journalism at the Cox Media-owned ABC affiliate.
Two WNBC New York journalists are being promoted to new roles, starting in mid-June. Current weekend news anchor Gilma Avalos will move to a weekday schedule and co-anchor WNBC’s 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekday newscasts alongside Adam Kuperstein. She will also appear on the 1 p.m. daily edition of News 4 New York, available […]
Hubbard Television Group’s ABC affiliate KAAL Rochester, Minn. (DMA 151), is adding meteorologist Randy Brock as chief meteorologist. He will join James Wilcox and Robin Wolfram starting Wednesday, May 31, for the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news. Brianna Cook, news director, said: “Randy is a well-known and well-loved figure in this community. His passion and […]
Graham Media’s Solutionaries is an experiment to grow a YouTube channel from zero based on solutions-based journalism. So far, so good. Overall views on Solutionaries’ YouTube channel are at 1.6 million.
The closing of five news departments at Sinclair stations across the country may just be an effect of one company’s regional sports network gone sideways. It may also signal that a major local TV news shakeup is finally upon us.
Gray Television NBC affiliate WILX Lansing, Mich., is launching First @ 4 on Monday, May 8. Viewers can join anchor Taylor Gattoni every weekday starting at 4 p.m. for the day’s biggest stories and live interviews with local newsmakers as well as updates from First Alert meteorologists, Justin Bradford and Colton Cichoracki. Recently, Taylor Gattoni […]
Scientists can be highly relevant and additive to TV news stories that aren’t just about science. The context and research base they bring is a welcome hedge against so much widely circulating misinformation.
Washington, Atlanta and Detroit Are Leading the summer rollout of the CTV service from the group’s 14 other stations.
She joins from KUSA Denver to oversee journalism at the Scripps ABC affiliate beginning Aug. 14.
The veteran journalist will oversee journalism at Gray Television’s NBC affiliate.
Mark McPherson is set to return to Wisconsin as Gray Television NBC affiliate WMTV Madison′s next evening anchor-reporter. He will succeed evening anchor John Stofflet, who announced last summer that he will retire from his current role and sign-off for the final time at the end of June. His retirement comes as Stofflet celebrates 40 years in […]
Tegna-owned CBS affiliate KFSM, Springdale, Ark., has hired Alexandra Burnley as co-anchor of weekday newscasts at 4, 5, 6 and 10 p.m. alongside Daren Bobb. Burnley has years of experience working in television news as an anchor and reporter, with experience in Green Bay, Wis.; Wausau, Wis.; and Duluth, Minn. She was born and raised […]