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