Talking TV | How COVID Made WNYW’s Newsroom ‘Closer’

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Byron Harmon, VP of news at Fox-owned WNYW New York, about what the post-pandemic major market newsroom will look like, how the past year has impacted his management approach and the vital role of HBCUs in furthering industry diversity.

For WNYW, ‘Every Day Seems Like A Week’

Fox-owned WNYW in New York has been on the front lines of the coronavirus epicenter for weeks, weathering sick employees, virus vulnerabilities and the gauntlet of covering a metastasizing story with endless moving parts. “It’s the most challenging environment I’ve ever had to manage through,” says VP-GM Lew Leone. Above, Rosanna Scotto interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Production In The Big Apple: Pleasure And Pain

WNYW News Director ‘Part Coach, Part Guru’

For Byron Harmon, who previously worked at both the NBC and CBS O&Os in New York, stretching the familiar formulas is the way to break away from the pack without breaking the mold. Like other news leaders on the broadcast side, he walks a fine line between innovation and expectation.


WNYW ND Wants to Wake Up Local News


Fox Makes Exec Moves At WWOR, WNYW

Dianne Doctor is named VP and station manager of WWOR and is succeeded as news director of WNYW by Byron Harmon.


WNYW Names Byron Harmon Sr. Exec. Producer