NEWSTECHFORUM 2021

Connected World Speeds Up News Reinvention

Executives and on-air talent from Newsy, Hearst, Fox Owned Stations, Tegna and NBCUniversal Local say the proliferation of digital distribution channels has dramatically accelerated the shape of the news product. The upsides, they say, are many.

NEWSTECHFORUM 2021

Reinventing TV For A Connected World

Leaders from NBCUniversal Local, Fox Soul, Tegna, Newsy and Hearst Television will mine the art of attracting younger audiences to news content and the technology that can help in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum, a hybrid in-person and streamed conference on Dec. 14. Register here.

Talking TV: Newsy Gets A Major Reboot

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Eric Ludgood, head of E.W. Scripps-owned Newsy, which saw a major overhaul and expansion of its programming this week as it now reaches 90% of U.S. television homes with a significant OTA expansion.

Scripps Taps Eric Ludgood To Lead Newsy

The longtime CNN executive will be responsible for the overall leadership, editorial identity and programming for the nascent national news organization.

WAGA Atlanta Names Eric Ludgood Assistant ND

Eric Ludgood on Tuesday was named assistant news director of Fox O&O WAGA Atlanta (DMA 9), assuming the position immediately. Most recently, Ludgood was news director of WGCL Atlanta. He began at WGCL as an executive producer and then was assistant news director. Ludgood has also served as director of content for WNCN Raleigh, N.C. […]

DMA 9 (ATLANTA)

News Director Eric Ludgood Out At WGCL

Eric Ludgood is gone as news director of  the Meredith-owned CBS affiliate in Atlanta, where he had been ND since February 2011. No word on who will succeed him.