CBS Local Taps Kristine Strain As Denver News Director

Award-winning journalist Kristine Strain has been named news director of CBS News and Television Stations’ local businesses in Denver, including KCNC (CBS), CBSN Denver and CBSDenver.com. Strain is assuming her new role, effective immediately, after having served as the assistant news director at KCNC since 2004. She is succeeding Tim Wieland, who was the station’s news […]

Tim Wieland New KCNC Denver VP-GM

CBS taps him to succeed Walt DeHaven, promoting Wieland from news director.

Walt DeHaven, KCNC Denver GM, Retiring

The longest serving general manager in the CBS Stations group is retiring at the end of the month. Walt DeHavenvice president and general manager of the CBS Denver O&O KCNC, is retiring on July 30 after what he called a “long and wonderful career in broadcasting.”

KCNC Denver GM Walt DeHaven To Retire

Walt DeHaven, VP and general manager of KCNC Denver, marks his last day on the job July 30. He has spent 20 years atop the CBS O&O, and 14 more with other stations in the CBS group, including ones in Chicago and Boston. The longest-serving general manager in the CBS Stations group, DeHaven has spent 34 years with the Viacom and CBS groups. His successor has not yet been named.

KCNC Denver Anchor Kathy Walsh Retiring After Nearly 40 Years

Anchor-Reporter Britt Moreno Leaving KCNC Denver

KCNC Morning Anchor Britt Moreno Leaving

DMA 17: DENVER

FCC Votes to Approve La Plata Market Mod

The FCC commissioners signaled Wednesday (June 12) that they have voted in favor of a proposal to modify the satellite markets of KDVR, KCNC, KMGH and KUSA, all Denver, to include a so-called orphan county in Colorado that had been receiving out-of-state TV station signals from Dish Network and DirecTV due to the way the Nielsen market was drawn up.

DMA 17

Denver Sweeps: Double-Digit Drop In News Viewing

TVN SOCIAL SCORECARD | DMA 17: DENVER

KCNC Sits Atop Social In The Mile High City

CBS O&O KCNC Denver has just over 9 million actions on social, 27% of the market’s 34 million total actions in that same period,according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Why? Tim Weiland, KCNC’s news director, lays the credit for KCNC’s winning performance on Facebook to an increased strategic emphasis on how it uses Facebook Live. In particular, Weiland points to the station’s mobile weather lab that is used to chase storms all over Colorado.

DMA 17

Denver News Battles Amid Digital Revolution

These days, staying competitive means more than just refreshing the faces reading the news. That has forced not only television stations but all news media to experiment with digital formats and other types of engagement as viewers — particularly younger ones — melt away from traditional delivery methods and turn toward mobile and online consumption.

DMA 17: DENVER

KCNC Forecaster Ed Greene Out After 40 Years

DMA 17: DENVER

Dominic Garcia To Anchor KCNC Newscast

DMA 17

Denver Sweep: KUSA, KCNC Remain Leaders

DMA 17: DENVER

KCNC Creative Dir. Arrested For Internet Luring Of Child

DMA 17: DENVER

Police-TV ‘Partnership’ In Manhunt Questioned

Boulder police used a helicopter shared by four Denver stations to help catch a shooting suspect during a manhunt. Some say the arrangement falls into a  grey area of media ethics.

DMA 17

Denver Sweeps: KUSA Dominant, KCNC No. 2

DMA 17: DENVER

KCNC’s Lauren Whitney On Weather, Science And Being Blonde

KCNC’s Vic Lombardi Expected To Leave

MARKET SHARE (DMA 17)

KCNC Denver Explains New Promos On Its Website

DMA 17

KCNC Denver Going Heavy On Broncos

The CBS O&O is going to air 10 Broncos games and five locally produced programs a week. CBS’s Thursday night deal with the NFL is expected to be a ratings boon.

DMA 17

KCNC Denver Fires Critic Greg Moody

DMA 17 (DENVER)

Longtime KCNC Anchor Jodi Brooks Signing Off

DENVER SWEEPS

New Faces In Denver’s Morning News Battle

DMA 17 (DENVER)

Former Denver TV Reporter Named Prosecutor

DMA 17 (DENVER)

KCNC Adds Britt Moreno As Morning Anchor

DMA 17

KCNC Denver Unveils Mobile Weather Station

DMA 17 (DENVER)

Brooke Wagner Out As KCNC Morning Anchor

Romney Staff To KCNC: No Abortion, No Akin

Denver CBS affiliate KCNC reporter Shaun Boyd was told that an interview with Mitt Romney came with the stipulation that there would be no questions about abortion or Todd Akin. The station eventually agreed, but told viewers of the terms in the intro to the piece.

DMA 17 (DENVER)

Stations Pool Theater Shooting Interviews

What began as a routine way for Denver stations to share the most mundane coverage of everyday press conferences and staged events has turned into a way for victims of last week’s theater shooting, and their families, to do one TV interview rather than dozens.

DMA 17

KCNC Denver Offers Six Nights Of Bear Stories

DENVER SWEEPS

Tightening 10 P.M. News Race In Denver

DMA 17

KCNC Denver Reporter Paul Day Retiring

DMA 17

KMGH Slots ‘Oz’ At 4 P.M., Moves News To 3

When The Oprah Winfrey Show concludes its run on Denver CBS O&O KCNC on May 25, McGraw-Hill’s ABC affiliate KMGH hopes to replace it in viewers’ minds with The Dr. Oz Show at 4 p.m. The station will move its 4 p.m. newscast to 3 p.m.

DMA 16

Denver Sweeps: Beware Of Station Spin