Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) today appointed Julie Mehegan managing editor of WCVB’s weekday Chronicle news magazine. Mehegan’s appointment is effective at year-end when current managing editor, Nneka Nwosu Faison, takes over as the program’s executive producer. Faison is replacing current EP, Chris Stirling, when he retires after 35 years at Chronicle. “With more than […]
The transition to new leadership at WCVB Boston’s Chronicle, the nation’s longest-running locally produced news magazine, is almost laughably amicable, especially by TV standards. But it raises relevant questions for any station wrestling with how to re-tool its legacy broadcasts for a new generation of viewers and wondering whether to invest in original long-form programming for an on-demand world.
Nneka Nwosu Faison has been promoted to executive producer of Hearst-owned WCVB Boston’s Chronicle local news magazine. Faison’s promotion was announced today and is effective at year-end when current executive producer, Chris Stirling, retires after 35 years at Chronicle. Faison is currently Chronicle’s managing editor. “Over the course of her impressive career here at Chronicle, as well as at stations […]
Hearst Television-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11), will debut the first in a series of Chronicles focused on noted individuals in Tampa Bay’s business, entertainment and sports industries. The first installment will feature Bill Edwards, St. Petersburg’s entertainment entrepreneur and owner of the Tampa Bay Rowdies. The premiere episode will be hosted by longtime […]
Locally produced feature programs have vanished at television stations across the country, the victims of budget cuts and a weakened economy, but Chronicle on Hearst’s Boston ABC affiliate has been an unlikely survivor. The oldest local news magazine show in the country, it has been celebrating its 30th year this month.