WAXN, WSOC, WJZY, WBTV and WCNC are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Five months after reminding Charlotte news executives about ground rules for cameras in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, Superior Court Judge Richard Boner has banned photographers indefinitely after another breach of protocols.
The media economy in Charlotte, N.C., was very strong last year, and the addition of a great deal of political spending will help keep the market healthy in 2014. TV spending grew 8% last year, and there are no signs that will slow. Big spending from auto, health care, financial and fast food will drive the market.
In Charlotte, N.C., advertising from retailers and automotive are driving a healthy market, where spending is down only a bit from last year despite the lack of political ad spending. Third quarter has seen the market’s hot streak continue, led by a handful of categories.
While journalists from around the globe descend on North Carolina’s “Queen City” next month to cover every imaginable angle of the Democratic National Convention, local TV reporters will be dealing with the traffic tie-ups, celebrity sightings and other convention-related events affecting their viewers.