KOMO, KIRO, KCPQ, KING, KONG, KZJO and KUNS have implemented NextGen TV technology.
The old adage says you can’t go home again. But in local TV, where getting ahead often means hopscotching the nation to take a string of bigger jobs in bigger markets, some local broadcasters have prioritized going back to where they were born or where they started out in the business. Recently, several of them have reached what they call the pinnacle of their careers by being tapped to run their hometown station. In many cases, those stations are legendary within their market, with historic legacies of serving their communities.
Cox Media Group chooses the veteran broadcast executive and GM of KOIN-KRCW in Portland, Ore., to succeed the retiring Greg Bilte atop its CBS affiliate in Seattle.
He concludes his 41-year career in broadcasting and 25 years at Cox Media Group on June 30.
Cox Media Group said it reached a deal that will return its Seattle CBS affiliate, KIRO, to subscribers of Ziply Fiber after a two-year outage. The agreement is effective May 1 at 12:01 a.m. PT
During Wednesday’s 6 p.m. newscast, KIRO Seattle evening news anchor Steve Raible announced his plans to retire in late spring. “We talked about this a few months ago … stepping back to spend more time with my bride, Sharon. Tonight we make it official — announcing our retirement from KIRO 7,” Raible announced to viewers. […]
Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 13) has added Tracey Leong to the KIRO 7 Morning News team. Her first day on the air will be Monday, Oct. 28, working alongside veteran Morning News anchor Michelle Millman, meteorologist Nick Allard, and traffic reporter Tracy Taylor. Leong began her journalism career as a multimedia reporter, producer, […]
New ads posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an account exec for Cox in Seattle and a story producer for Hiring America where you can live wherever you want.
Two new TV jobs were posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center by Cox and Sinclair for openings in sales and creative services at their stations in Seattle and Nashville.
He joins the Cox CBS affiliate in Seattle on June 17, coming from the news VP post at WITI Milwaukee.
The winners of TVNewsCheck’s 2018 Technology Women to Watch awards have something in common beside their field of interest. Both KIRO Seattle’s Deborah Adeogba and Dolby Laboratories’ Jaclyn Pytlarz constantly seek new challenges and opportunities to stretch their knowledge and satisfy their scientific curiosity.
Cox’s Seattle CBS affiliate and its consumer reporter Jesse Jones were able to purchase $1 million of medical debt for $12,000.
Cox Media’s CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 12) announced that Romeo Solomon, a Seattle native who spent six years at the station earlier in his career, will re-join KIRO’s sales team to fill the national sales manager position. He will begin on Jan. 2, reporting to director of sales Michelle Woods. A graduate of the […]
KIRO 7 at Seven will go in-depth, dig in to major stories, investigate important issues.
Video flash briefings will provide trending storylines, weather on Amazon platforms for customers across Western Washington.
She moves from WHBQ Memphis to oversee sales at Cox’s Seattle CBS affiliate.
Cox Media Group moves him from GM of its Tulsa duopoly to succeed Jay O’Connor as head of its Seattle CBS affil.
KIRO General Manager Jay O’Connor says he’s leaving the Cox-owned Seattle CBS affiliate at the end of the year.
There are two TV titans battling it out among local media outlets on social in Seattle, but for now, Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO is dealing the heavier blows than its close rival, Tegna-owned NBC affil KING, according to data from Shareablee.
Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 14) is changing its PinPoint Weather Team on Monday, Oct. 12. Chief Meteorologist Sam Argier is leaving television and Morgan Palmer will move from the morning news team to the evening news team, joining Steve Raible, Monique Ming Laven and Siemny Kim every weeknight. He joined KIRO 7 in April […]
While covering Autumn Veatch, the 16-year-old who survived plane crash in rural Washington, KIRO reporter Gary Horcher noted what he called “an unsettling observation” about how the major networks attempted to get exclusives with Veatch’s family by offering them hotel rooms, food and other gifts. “I’m a local reporter, and the currency I trade is built on relationships — on trust — on belief that I’m their advocate. I’ve never offered anything more in exchange for information, or an interview.”
Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Charlotte and Dayton are the latest additions to the Katz Broadcasting network that debuts on April 15.
Sound Startups is a new 30-minute special airing this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m., on CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 14) that showcases Seattle and Puget Sound as a leading region for innovation. The special will shine the spotlight on several local startups including Wally Home, which uses wireless sensors to detect leaks, freezing […]
The managing editor of Cox’s Seattle affiliate’s promotion to news director is effective immediately. He has been with the station since 2008.
With Sinclair’s new ownership of Seattle’s KOMO, there’s a big drive to dethrone Gannett’s KING from the No. 1 news spot. But the NBC affil KING isn’t resting on its laurels. And while KIRO’s news leadership is in flux, it’s also got a stake in the ratings race.
Jordan has been news director at Cox-owned Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO for the last two years, transferring from Cox-owned WFTV Orlando, Fla. He tweeted that he’s retiring at the end of June.