What We Can Learn From Al Primo

JESSELL AT LARGE

Is Your News Tired? Check Out Vice, Newsy

For the most part, local newscasts were developed a half-century ago. It’s time for a renaissance. The typical newscast no longer resonates with many Americans, especially younger ones. That’s why I’m intrigued by Scripps’ Newsy and am deeply curious about the nightly newscast that Vice is cooking up for HBO. All news directors should be, too.

Al Primo On How He Changed Local TV News