Margaret Brennan Sets Return To ‘Face The Nation’ With New Title And Outlook

Brennan, now chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, returns from maternity leave with a focus on COVID and international affairs.

WPIX To Launch 4 P.M. News On Sept. 13

The hour-long weekday newscast will feature Tamsen Fadal, Vanessa Freeman and “Mr. G.”

WSVN Miami’s Diana Diaz Leaves Her Anchor Job

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The Last Time We Worshipped In The Church Of The Nightly News

9/11 marked the final gasp of the ministerial anchorman.

The ‘Locked On HBCU’ Podcast Tackles Underreported Stories

Can diversifying your sports coverage help you score with new audiences? One TV station group, Tegna, is capitalizing on the excitement generated by college sports by introducing a new podcast that will both expand the company’s digital footprint and promote diversity.

Viewers Start Petition To Bring Back WJAR Meteorologist Kelly Bates

Veteran ESPN Reporter Allison Williams Steps Down Over Vaccination Mandate

Fox News Must Face Suit From Producer Alleging Ed Henry Rape

Thanks to a ruling on Thursday, Jennifer Eckhart will be able to proceed in a lawsuit against Fox News over its responsibility for a correspondent’s sexual misconduct. A federal judge has decided to trim claims from Eckhart but ruled that she plausibly alleges the network should have known about sexually harassing behavior.

Jim Cramer Expands Role At CNBC With New Multi-Platform Media Deal

CNBC said today that Jim Cramer has signed a multi-platform deal with the network that brings all of his media assets into the CNBC portfolio. In addition to his on-air duties for Mad Money w/Jim Cramer (M-F, 6 p.m. ET) and Squawk on the Street (M-F, 9-11 a.m. ET), CNBC will partner with Cramer Digital to create exclusive subscription products and content aimed at the investment community. For more than 20 years, Cramer has served as a personal guide through the confusing world […]

After Ida, New Orleans Residents Find A Source Of Hope: The ‘Hurricane Station’

At the radio station that also remained on air through Katrina, hosts are sleeping in the office to broadcast round-the-clock. For many people in this powerless city, it’s a lifeline.

Scripps Gives Bonuses To Pandemic Workers

Some Scripps employees were sent an email Wednesday, informing them that they were getting a one time bonus of $1,000 and an extra day off. The bonus and the PTO day were given to employees whose jobs required them to be in the office or in the field at least 60% of the time during the pandemic.

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WTAE Pittsburgh Chronicles Flight 93 In ‘Remembering 9/11’

Fox News Marks 29 Consecutive Weeks As Most-Watched Across 24-Hour Day

Ross Dagan Named EVP, News Operations At CBS News And Stations

The global news veteran is tapped to oversee the reimagining of the company’s newly combined network, digital and local stations’ news operations.

Studio 1A Gets Curvy Update Designed To Unify ‘Today’ Space’s Look

Xumo Adding AccuWeather Now Streaming Service To Its Lineup

AccuWeather Now, the new video streaming product from AccuWeather, today announced it is joining Xumo’s growing roster of more than 200 channels, meeting an increasing demand for streaming weather and climate news and content. Xumo users can now access AccuWeather’s forecasts as well as 24/7, continuous daily programming, dedicated to all things weather, including extreme […]

CBS News Launches See It Now Studios, New In-House Production Shop Led By Susan Zirinsky

ViacomCBS announced Wednesday that CBS News is launching See It Now Studios, a new content provider that will produce news, documentary and unscripted programming for Paramount+, CBS, the ViacomCBS family of networks, international broadcasters and other content platforms. Former CBS News President Susan Zirinsky will run the operation.

How Lesley Stahl Became The ‘Grandma Badass’ of ’60 Minutes’

Even though she is on the cusp of turning 80, Lesley Stahl is still climbing mountains. She is proving her mettle in new ways as she reaches an age that most people see as a time to break away from any kind of career. She tangled with Pres. Donald Trump on four different occasions in recent years, and managed to walk away from a coronavirus infection. “Lesley does not stay still,” says Bill Owens, the executive producer of 60 Minutes.

Scripps Expands Leadership For Newsy, Court TV

Ethan Nelson has been appointed head of program development, and Christina Hartman has been appointed head of news standards, effective immediately.

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WFMZ Photographer Records Himself Rescuing Teenagers In Flooded Car

WTOC Sports Anchor Says She Was ‘All Kinds Of Violated’ During Clemson Game

Todd McShay Steps Away From ESPN To ‘Focus On Health’

Maria Perez Joins KBLR Las Vegas As Weather Anchor

Telemundo’s KBLR Las Vegas has hired Maria Perez as weather anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Las Vegas on weekdays at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. Her on-air debut will be this week. “We are thrilled to have Maria at the forefront to inform our viewers about the important changes in weather and keep them safe,” […]

WBTS Boston, NECN And Telemundo Boston To Host Preliminary Boston Mayoral Debate

NBCUniversal-owned WBTS Boston, Telemundo Boston and NECN, in partnership with the Dorchester Reporter and the Bay State Banner, will host, broadcast and livestream a one-hour live preliminary mayoral debate inside the NBCUniversal Boston Media Center tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. The debate with Mayor Kim Janey and challengers John Barros, Andrea Campbell, Annissa Essaibi-George and Michelle Wu will be aired from inside a secure and closed studio inside the NBCUniversal […]

José Díaz-Balart Joins MSNBC As Anchor, Launching ‘MSNBC Reports’

The new show debuts Sept. 27, airing weekdays at 10 a.m. ET. Díaz-Balart will continue to anchor NBC Nightly News Saturday and assume an expanded role at Noticias Telemundo, anchoring monthly specials and breaking news events across platforms.

WLMO Fort Wayne Joins WISH’s Indiana News Network

DuJuan McCoy, owner, president, and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting, and Gregory Phipps, president of Metro Video Productions, today announced an agreement to broadcast Circle City’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (News 8) news live in the Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), on Metro Video’s WLMO-LD. WLMO will carry more than 80 weekly hours of News 8 […]

Van Scott Named VP, Communications, ABC News

The PR-communications veteran returns to oversee publicity strategies for all ABC News content, including World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, Good Morning America, GMA3, The View, Tamron Hall, 20/20, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, ABC News Live, ABC News Radio, ABCNews.com and satellite service NewsOne.

Daniel Marin Joins KXAN Austin News

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American COO Of Afghanistan TV Network Says Situation Is Tragic

Jack Pagano, a retired U. S. Army lieutenant colonel, and the COO of Shamshad TV, an over-the air and satellite television channel in Afghanistan, has a unique perspective on television in that troubled country. “The Taliban will eventually go back to 2001 television when it was religious broadcasting and that is it,” Pagano says. “Nothing more.”

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