With the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor having begun just this morning, Fox’s 99-cent app today ranked No. 1 among paid news apps on the Apple store. In addition to live coverage from the courtroom, the app provides daily highlights, expert analysis, commentary and timelines. The content is being produced by KTTV, the Fox O&O in Los Angeles.
Jose Rios will coordinate all digital news applications for FTS, including mobile applications, as well as working with the stations to develop news talent and identify social media opportunities.