WIVB Buffalo Anchor Erica Brecher Leaving TV

WTVG Toledo Launches 4 PM News, Moves Anchors

Gray Television’s ABC affiliate will add an afternoon next month. The 4 p.m. broadcast will be anchored by Christina Williams and Tony Geftos, along with meteorologist Dan Smith.

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Testified In NY Investigation Into Brother Andrew Cuomo

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Daisy Veerasingham Named AP President-CEO

She will become the first woman, first person of color and first person from outside of the United States to lead the AP in its 175-year history.

KAPP-KVEW Yakima Taps Briana Bermensolo As Chief Meteorologist

Morgan Murphy Media’s ABC affiliate KAPP-KVEW Yakima, Wash., has added Briana Bermensolo as chief meteorologist. Bermensolo joins from WRC Washington, D.C., where she was a meteorologist. Prior to moving to the Washington, she forecast weather for KREM Spokane, Wash., for five years and in Salinas, Calif., for two years. Bermensolo grew up in the Seattle […]

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WPTV Launches 7 P.M. News With New Set

KTVI St. Louis Anchor Sandy Miller Retiring

Judge Andrew Napolitano Is Out At Fox News

Netflix Countersues Alan Dershowitz

The messy legal battle over Netflix’s Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich docuseries has now gotten down and dirty. In a flurry of filings Monday, the streamer, director-showrunner Lisa Bryant, executive producer Joe Berlinger, and producers RadicalMedia and Leroy & Morton Productions all denied Alan Dershowitz’s claims of defamation and more made in May this year when he said he was hoodwinked into appearing in the high-profile series in 2019.

Fox News Employee Alleges Harassment, Discrimination In Lawsuit

John Fawcett, who works on the Kudlow show hosted by Larry Kudlow on Fox Business Network, claims in his lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan that “sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and racial discrimination are still tolerated at Fox.”

Investigative Reporter Valerie Cavazos Returns To KOLD

WTIC Traffic Reporter Steps Back After 20 Years

Estrella Taps Palmira Perez As Anchor Of National Nightly Newscast

Baylor Long Named News Director At WVTM

Hearst moves him from WTAE Pittsburgh where he was assistant news director to oversee operations at its NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., replacing the retiring Sue Stephens.

WMAQ Chicago Adds Steve Dolinsky As Food Reporter

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New ‘NewsNation’ Ad Campaign Pledges ‘News For All America’

NewsNation, Nexstar Media’s nascent cable network, is set to launch a new promotional campaign across the country in September. “What you hear and see in this campaign is very much a decidedly different tone of voice,” says Jonathan Killian, NewsNation’s VP of creative marketing and brand communication.

 

YouTube Suspends Sky News Australia Over COVID-19 Videos

Seth MacFarlane Gripes About ‘Family Guy’ Airing On Fox

Seth MacFarlane once again took extreme displeasure in comments made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, another episode in a long saga between the Family Guy creator and Fox News corporate sibling Fox Entertainment, which airs his long-running animated series Family Guy.

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A New Kind Of Hero? Last Week’s Emotional TV May Be A Sign

For anyone tuned in to television news, this past week was very emotional. I mean that literally. Tears flowed through the screen and difficult feelings were exposed by prominent personalities, all in very public settings. It hasn’t always been that way. Over many years, audiences have slowly but steadily changed how they react to strong emotions brought into their homes by TV cameras and close-ups. Last week was something of a breakthrough in that transformation.

How Local Media Spreads Misinformation From Vaccine Skeptics

Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.

Local Media Consortium Releases First Member Economic Impact Report

The Local Media Consortium, a strategic alliance of local media companies, released its first member economic impact report that “quantifies how its strength-in-numbers business model is helping the industry maximize digital cost savings and revenue for long-term sustainability.” This baseline impact report finds that by banding together to leverage scale, in 2020 the LMC delivered […]

On-Screen Stereotypes Of Female Journalists Feed A ‘Vicious Cycle’ Of Sexism

WSB’s Jovita Moore Reveals Brain Cancer Diagnosis

CBS Sports’ A.J. Ross Comes Home To Cover The Steelers At KDKA

WPTV West Palm Debuts Studio Upgrade

Scripps-owned WPTV, the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., has debuted a new set from Devlin Design Group. The upgrade coincides with the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, a time when many NBC stations take advantage of increased viewership to run additional promotional spots and debut changes.

KDVR’s Meagan O’Halloran Leaving For Sinclair’s ‘The National Desk’

Staunch Fox News Sponsor MyPillow Seeks To Pull Ads In Election Fraud Flap

Where Can You Find WKYC’s Stephanie Haney? Try Everywhere

What’s one thing broadcast journalists can never get enough of? Time. But Stephanie Haney, digital anchor and legal analyst at Tegna-owned Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC, has all the time — and space — she needs.

Margaret Cronan Named WCVB News Director

The veteran media executive returns to Hearst Television to head all its news operations in Boston.

AccuWeather To Launch Video Streaming Service AccuWeather Now

It will feature 24 hours of continuous daily programming, dedicated to all things weather, including extreme and natural events, global forecasts, climate and weather-related long- and short-form documentaries from across the U.S. and around the world.