DMA 48

WAWS-WTEV Jacksonville Names New Anchors

Cox Media Group’s Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 48) duopoly of WAWS (Fox)-WTEV (CBS) today named John Bachman and Tenikka Smith-Hughes its new evening anchor team. Bachman and Smith-Hughes will co-anchor CBS47 Action News at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. The new team will also co-anchor Fox30 Action News at 10 and 10:30 p.m.; as well as […]


John Bachman Joins WAWS-WTEV News

Cox Media Group’s WAWS-WTEV Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 48), has hired John Bachman as an anchor. He will start at the stations in early fall. Bachman joins from Cox’s WSB Atlanta where he started as weekend anchor seven years ago. In 2011 he was promoted to co-anchor of the 4 p.m. weekday newscast. Bachman grew up […]


WHO Salutes John Bachman During Final Week

Long-time WHO Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 72) newsman John Bachman will anchor his final newscast this Friday night, Nov. 9, on Channel 13 News at 10. The station is commemorating the occasion all week long with special features and some surprises in and out of its evening newscasts. In addition, Bachman will host his final edition of […]


WHO Anchor John Bachman Retiring

Local TV-owned NBC affiliate WHO Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 72), announced that 25-year veteran anchor John Bachman will retire at the end of November. The station has promoted Iowa native, Iowa State journalism graduate and eight-year WHO anchor/reporter Dan Winters to succeed Bachman at the anchor desk. Bachman’s 40-year broadcast journalism career includes interviews with […]