Assignment editors, stalwarts of the TV newsroom, are evolving into a more digitally centric, collaborative and decentralized force, and their time-honed skills of scrutiny and being the newsroom’s trusted gatekeepers are more important than ever. Above, the assignment desk at KNTV-KSTS San Francisco. (Photo by Gonzo Rojas)
Tegna’s Seattle NBC affiliate KING seems to be struggling with keeping its staff safe during the pandemic. A staffer has revealed that COVID-19 cases are occurring at “an alarming rate,” raising questions about the station’s commitment to COVID prevention and the care of its employees.
Both KXAN Austin, Texas, and KING Seattle have made investigative journalism the foundation of their branding. But what about the reporters who do the leg work? What’s their take on the stations’ branding?
Tegna’s KING Seattle and Nexstar’s KXAN Austin, Texas, are using investigative journalism to differentiate themselves from their competitors. How do they make the station’s intermittent investigations into a reason to watch their news all the time? And is it successful?
She moves from Tegna’s WHAS Louisville, Ky., to oversee operations at the company’s Seattle NBC affiliate beginning Aug. 2.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a 2020 Peabody Award in the Public Service category for Facing Race, a 13-week original series that tackled the difficult topic of systemic racism in the Pacific Northwest.
The veteran journalist joins Tegna’s Seattle NBC affiliate from the group’s WHAS Louisville, Ky.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a creative services director in Richmond, Va., and a general manager in Seattle.
The veteran sales executive will lead revenue efforts for Tegna’s KING-KONG duopoly in Seattle.
KOMO, KIRO, KCPQ, KING, KONG, KZJO and KUNS have implemented NextGen TV technology.
Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle reporter and weekend anchor Amity Addrisi will now host New Day Northwest, the station’s 10-year-old daytime talk show. Addrisi brings more than 18 years of broadcast journalism experience to the role, five of those years spent at KING as anchor of the weekend morning news and “HealthLink” reporter. Throughout her […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a multimedia marketing producer at KING in Seattle.
Tegna’s independent KONG plans to begin NextGen TV broadcasts for itself and co-owned NBC affiliate KING in early December, with KONG serving as the host, or lighthouse station.
Chris Daniels, chief reporter at KING Seattle, has been captured on camera at least 32 times drinking with local and state politicians. “I just don’t want to do politics the way it has been done in the past.”
Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) has moved its Take 5 host and reporter Angela Poe Russell to Evening, the station’s original lifestyle and entertainment show that’s been celebrating the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. On March 2, Russell joins Saint Bryan, Jim Dever and Kim Holcomb as the show’s fourth host. […]
Tegna-owned NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) has added a new member to its news team. Christin Ayers joins as the new Tacoma news bureau chief, covering the South Sound. Ayers comes to Seattle/Tacoma from KPIX San Francisco, where she spent the last eight years as reporter and anchor. She also lectured at UC Berkeley, […]
Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) 5 will say goodbye to anchor Lori Matsukawa on Friday, June 14, marking the close of her 36 years on-air at the station. She retires after forging her own legacy at KING. In addition to the stories she covered, she is the recipient of numerous awards, including the “Lifetime Achievement […]
Tegna’s NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) is adding to its news team. Craig Herrera will be the new face of weekday evening and night side meteorology beginning Sept. 24. Herrera comes to Seattle from KCBS-KCAL in Los Angeles where he has spent the last two years as their weekend meteorologist, extensively covering the recent […]
Jordan Wilkerson joins Tegna’s Seattle duopoly of KING (NBC) and KONG (ind.) as the newest member of the weather team. Wilkerson anchors weather on KING newscasts on weekends at 5, 6:30 and 11 p.m. as well as the 10 p.m. newscast on KONG. A native of Florida, Wilkerson comes from WCSC Charleston, S.C., where she […]
Promotion veteran Jay Yovanovich joins the Tegna NBC affiliate in Seattle from WRAL Raleigh, N.C.
KING, Tegna’s Seattle’s NBC affiliate, is the leader in social media actions among TV stations in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Evonne Benedict, KING’s audience engagement manager, says the reason KING tops all TV stations in the market on social media is simple: They listen.