Melissa Crawford Named GM Of KNSD-KUAN San Diego

NBCUniversal Local moves the promotion exec from WNBC New York to lead the NBC-Telemundo duo.

News Reboots In Sunny San Diego

Improved local content operations offer the Southern California market another selling point.

KNSD San Diego Reporter Allie Raffa Joins NBC News As Capitol Hill Correspondent


A Master Storyteller Elevating The Everyday At KNSD San Diego

Multimedia journalist Joe Little puts cameras in places where they’d never otherwise go. In doing so, he’s become a maestro of finding the magical in the quotidian.

KNSD’s ‘Consumer Bob’ Hansen To Retire After 30+ Years


KNSD’s Stewart Is A ‘Champion Of Change’

Donna Stewart, news operations manager at NBCUniversal Local’s KNSD San Diego and a TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Futurist honoree, closes three decades at the station having helped lead it through fundamental changes through an abundance of patience, communicative strength and intricate technical understanding. Above, a couple of champions: Donna Stewart with Billie Jean King in San Diego. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.

KNSD Anchor Greg Bledsoe Leaves After 19 Years

Dejero Transforms KNSD And KUAN’s Broadcast Truck Into Mobile TV Station

Dejero has made it possible for NBCU-owned KNSD and KUAN-LD (Telemundo) San Diego to turn their new broadcast truck into a self-contained, end-to-end mobile TV studio. The Dejero equipment on board the truck — including the Dejero GateWay M6E6 network aggregation device, PathWay E encoder, and a WayPoint 104 receiver — gives KNSD and KUAN […]


Todd Mokhtari Named GM Of KNSD-KUAN

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations moves the VP of news at its KNBC Los Angeles to oversee its NBC-Telemundo duopoly in San Diego.


KNSD Sports Director Jim Laslavic Leaving


NBC’s California O&Os Launch Lifestyle Show

NBC’s Calif. O&O’s Launch Daytime Series

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.


Telemundo Launching New O&O On July 1

Telemundo 20 San Diego will air its first weekday local newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 20, at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. on July 3. The station’s new website, Telemundo, and dedicated station app, Telemundo 20, will launch on June 1 with local news and weather information.

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San Diego Stations Target News Viewers

With XETV, the Mexico-based former CW affiliate whose signal reaches the San Diego market, no longer offering local news, the other stations are circling the waters hoping to lure in viewers. KFMB, KGTV and KNSD began airing promos acknowledging the demise of XETV and encouraging viewers to tune into their newscasts.


KNSD Names Greg Bledsoe 4:30, 11 A.M. Anchor

NBC-owned KNSD San Diego (DMA 28) has promoted Greg Bledsoe to co-anchor of its weekday NBC 7 News Today at 4:30 a.m. and NBC 7 News Midday at 11 a.m., alongside Marianne Kushi. Bledsoe, who succeeds longtime anchor Jason Austell, will assume his new role on Monday, July 18. Bledsoe, who joined KNSD in 2001, has held various on-air […]


KNSD San Diego Moves Into New Facility

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Rentrak Adds NBC O&O KNSD San Diego

Rentrak has signed a TV measurement agreement with KNSD, the NBC-owned station in San Diego (DMA 28). KNSD joins other NBC-owned stations — KNBC Los Angeles, KXAS Dallas-Ft. Worth, WTVJ Miami-Ft. Lauderdale and WRC Washington — in using Rentrak’s services. Additionally, KNSD and the other NBC client stations are using Rentrak auto and political advanced […]


Data-Driven KNSD Leads Social San Diego

This week’s Social Scorecard  looks at San Diego (DMA 28), where NBC O&O KNSD holds a commanding lead in both social actions and fans/followers, according to data from Shareablee. “We’re paying very close attention to the data, acting on that and always optimizing,” says Sean Monzet, its director of integrated media.


More Super Bowl Promos From NBC Affiliates


Investigative Reporter J.W. August Joins KNSD


KNSD Names Christopher Dolan VP Of Sales

He joins the San Diego outlet from KNBC Los Angeles where he has been business development/digital sales manager.


KNSD To Leave Downtown Studio By 2016

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KNSD San Diego Enhances Investigative Unit

The NBC-owned station dedicates Mari Payton and Wendy Fry to full-time investigative work.

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San Diego Newspaper Makes $3M ‘TV’ Play

Daily newspaper U-T San Diego is making an ambitious move into the video space with an all-news TV station — streaming online and running on cable — that will soon run original programming 24-hours per day. The newspaper is hoping its $3 million investment in equipment and personnel will pay off in a big way.


KNSD Adds Christine Haas As Evening Anchor

NBC-owned KNSD San Diego (DMA 28) announced that Christine Haas will join its evening anchor team starting Monday, Jan. 23.  Haas joins Catherine Garcia on the anchor desk for NBC 7 San Diego News at 4 p.m. and Mark Mullen for NBC 7 San Diego News at 5 p.m. Haas comes to KNSD from KHOU […]


KNSD Promotes Garcia To Primary Anchor

NBC O&O KNSD San Diego (DMA 28) today announced that Catherine Garcia will be its new primary evening anchor starting Monday, Dec. 5.   Garcia joined the station as the weekend anchor in 2003 and currently anchors NBC 7 San Diego News at Noon and NBC 7 San Diego News at 4 PM. In addition, her […]

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Dagmar Midcap Joins KNSD San Diego As Anchor

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Four New Reporters Join KNSD San Diego

NBC-owned KNSD San Diego (DMA 28) today announced that four new reporters — Chris Chan, Diana Guevara, Nicole Gonzales and Lea Sutton — have joined its news team. “We are very excited to add several strong journalists to our staff.  They will help us cover more important issues and better serve our viewers,” said Greg […]

NBC O&Os Launch 3 More 24/7 News Channel

Starting this week, NBC is launching three more 24-hour news multicast channels on WTVJ Miami, KXAS Dallas and its trio of California stations — KNBC Los Angeles, KNTV San Francisco and KNSD San Diego. WTVJ will also add an hour-long newscast at 5 p.m. to replace a half-hour newscast at 7on its main channel. It’s all part of promises that Comcast made to the FCC to win its approval of its takeover of NBCU in January.

Comcast-NBC Could Help Nonprofit News

Comcast is pledging to establish partnerships between news nonprofits and at least five of the 10 NBC O&Os. The partnerships will be modeled on an existing relationship between NBC’s KNSD San Diego, and local news site

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Drug Companies Adopt Tighter Ad Rules

Daily newspaper U-T San Diego is making an ambitious move into the video space with an all-news TV station — streaming online and running on cable — that will soon run original programming 24-hours per day. The newspaper is hoping its $3 million investment in equipment and personnel will pay off in a big way.