NBCU-owned KNBC Los Angeles has hired Melissa Magee as a meteorologist, starting Nov. 2. Magee will anchor weather on KNBC’s weekday newscasts at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. A Los Angeles native, she joins the station following a career at WPVI Philadelphia. For more than 11 years, she has reported on wide-ranging and severe weather conditions […]
NBC O&O KNBC Los Angeles (DMA 2) is celebrating sports anchor Fred Roggin on his 40th year with the station. His anniversary coincides with the new season premiere of his popular live post-game football show, The Challenge, on Sunday, Sept. 13, following Sunday Night Football. The station said: “With four decades of local and national […]
KNBC’s Beverly White: “I’ve been covering Black Lives Matter protests in Los Angeles long before George Floyd’s killing. The people I see there are angry, dismayed, bewildered and compassionate. And now, they are more multiracial and multigenerational than ever.” Above, White covering a recent Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles.
His extensive knowledge of weather, seamlessly intertwined with his own style of humor, and his limitless philanthropic work has made him one of Southern California’s most popular and beloved TV anchors.
TV stations, including those in Los Angeles, have had to adapt quickly to the new normal of programming news while adhering to government mandates designed to stop the spread of the virus. While TV audiences continue to tune in to CNN and MSNBC for the latest national updates, they are also relying on broadcasters closer to home to apprise them of what’s going on specifically in their communities.
New job openings posted to TVNewsCheck‘s Media Job Center include a managing editor position at a network O&O in Los Angeles, an account exec opening in Memphis and a general sales manager opening in Cincinnati.
NBC-owned KNBC Los Angeles (DMA 2) promoted Marina Perelman to assistant news director. Perelman, who brings nearly 20 years of broadcast television experience to the role, will report directly to Renee Washington, vice president of news. She will begin her new post immediately. Perelman has held several roles with increasing responsibilities at KNBC. As executive producer […]
The NBC Los Angeles O&O promotes the 20-year TV news veteran from assistant news director.
California Live will air at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday across KNBC Los Angeles, KNTV San Francisco and KNSD San Diego. The show will have some modular segments that will be customized for each market, with an emphasis on restaurants, nightlife, lifestyle topics, pop culture and entertainment.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) selected Beverly White, KNBC Los Angeles’ veteran general assignment reporter, as the recipient of the NABJ’s 2018 Chuck Stone Lifetime Achievement Award. White was honored at the organization’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards gala on Saturday, Aug. 4 in Detroit. An accomplished journalist with a career that spans […]
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations KNBC Los Angeles (DMA 2) has added Alysha Del Valle as the station’s morning traffic anchor and reporter on Today in LA. Del Valle will join anchors Daniella Guzman and Whit Johnson, alongside Meteorologist Shanna Mendiola. Her on-air appearances will begin later this month. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Del Valle […]
NBC Stations in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Hartford, Conn., will debut hour-long 4 p.m. newscasts in May.
KNBC Los Angeles follows in New York’s WNBC’s footsteps by moving Access Hollywood Live from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where it won’t air “live” at all. The latest move could be indicative of a possible NBCUniversal’s plan to share production resources across E! News and AHL since the latter show could potentially require less staffers to produce if it’s no longer airing live in any markets.
Pink-slipped from his producing job at KNBC Los Angeles about two years ago after almost a decade at the station, Frank Snepp has decided to double up on his battle against his former employer. The 71-year-old Emmy and Peabody winner on Wednesday filed a wrongful-termination complaint against NBCUniversal and the LA O&O seeking a jury trial and “compensatory, general and punitive damages.”
The ratings service signs KNBC Los Angeles, KXAS Dallas-Fort Worth and WTVJ Miami-Fort Lauderdale.
Daniella Guzman is joining NBC-owned KNBC Los Angeles (DMA 2) as co-anchor and general assignment reporter in June. Guzman will co-anchor the Today in LA morning newscast alongside Michael Brownlee. Today in LA airs weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m. Guzman joins KNBC from co-owned WMAQ Chicago where she was anchor for the weekday morning […]
The NBC Owned station in Los Angeles has a new home on the Universal Studio lot that’s full of the latest gear.
After 52 years broadcasting Southern California’s biggest stories from the same Burbank studio, NBC-Owned KNBC Los Angeles has pulled up stakes and moved into a gleaming new center on the Universal lot.