Sinclair-owned Fox affiliate WBFF Baltimore (DMA 26) has promoted reporter Mary Bubala to main evening news anchor effective Wednesday, Nov. 27. Bubala will co-anchor every evening newscast with current anchor Kai Jackson. Bubala replaces long-time anchor Jennifer Gilbert who recently announced her retirement from TV news. Also announced today, WBFF will expand its local news […]
Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN Chicago will move a step closer to around-the-clock news with the launch next month of a one-hour newscast at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The addition will bring “Chicago’s Very Own” to a record 70½ hours of news each week, plus news produced throughout the day for its CLTV cable channel.
The Nexstar CBS affiliate in Champaign, Ill., will air weekdays from 6 to 7 p.m. starting April 6.
Fox-owned KMSP Minneapolis (DMA 15) introduced a new 6 p.m. newscast this week. Fox 9 News at 6 is anchored by Randy Meier, Kelcey Carlson and Chief Meteorologist Ian Leonard. The newscast will focus on enterprise news content, with data driven reporting as a component. In addition, it will feature “good news” in the community; […]
The Fox affiliate will launch the new half-hour broadcast on Sept. 14. It will boost the station’s news output to nine hours each weekday.
Yesterday, the Scripps Baltimore ABC affiliate debuted its new ABC2 In Focus that it hopes will be an attractive alternative to the competiton. The half-hour newscast is more “in-depth” than “investigative,” featuring fewer but lengthier stories than typically appear on traditional newscasts.