The veteran broadcasting, marketing and sales executive with more than 30 years of large-market leadership experience will oversee KRON, KRON4.com and KRONOn.TV
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president and general manger for Nexstar’s MNT affiliate KRON in San Francisco.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a news producer and a general manager for Nexstar stations in Sacramento, Calif.; Roanoke, Va.; and San Francisco.
ViewLift’s OTT streaming and monetization platform has been selected by Nexstar Media Group KRON San Francisco’s KRONon, a new digital video subscription service. The Nexstar/ViewLift collaboration makes MNT affiliat’s news and community coverage available to viewers anywhere, at any time across iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV devices and on the web. KRONon […]
Nexstar’s Bay Area MNT affiliate debuted KRON-ON, a new 24/7 digital news subscription service for mobile, desktop, tablet and OTT platforms, including Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
The Nexstar San Francisco MNT affiliate is adding newscasts at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. beginning Aug. 21.
Christopher McDonnell will oversee KRON San Francisco and Randy Ingram will head the Indianapolis duopoly of WISH-WNDY.
Media General’s MNT affiliate KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has added ABC News veteran Steve Aveson to its news department. “Steve’s first day is May 2 and he will begin co-anchoring and reporting starting as early as May 5”, said KRON News Director Aaron Pero. “He will co-anchor with Pam Moore on the 6, 8 […]
The hour-long KRON4 News at 10 debuts on May 16 and will be anchored by Pam Moore and a co-anchor to be named later.
Media General’s independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) appointed Janice S. Gin as its new assistant news director. Gin started at KRON in October 2013 as dayside executive producer. Prior to joining KRON, she spent 13 years as associate news director at KTVU Oakland. She’s also worked at KGO San Francisco and covered news in […]
Media General-owned MNT affiliate KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has added Brittney Shipp as its new weekday evening meteorologist. Shipp’s first on-air day will be Jan. 18. Shipp will join anchor Pam Moore during KRON4 News from 5 to 7, 8 and 11 p.m. Prior to joining KRON, Shipp was the weekend meteorologist at WCAU […]
Media General-owned independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has named Robin Winston its new morning traffic reporter. She joins the KRON4 Morning News fulltime on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Winston is a Bay Area native who’s been reporting traffic for 13 years. She joined KRON as a fill-in traffic and weather reporter in 2009. Most […]
Media General-owned independent KRON San Francisco (DMA 6) has a brand new tool to use for newsgathering and to enhance storytelling — a drone. QuadCopter4 debuted in the station’s continuing reporting on the aftermath of The Valley Fire. It has been nearly two months since the fire ravaged parts of Lake County causing more than […]
Anny Hong, KRON San Francisco’s weekend meteorologist and anchor, has been promoted to the Media General-owned station’s weekday morning show team as weather anchor, the company announced. “We are excited that Anny will be joining our morning team on a fulltime basis,” News Director Aaron Pero said in a statement. “Anny has done an exceptional […]
The Media General-owned San Francisco indie is adding Bridezillas, Hollywood Today Live and Crime Watch Daily in place of paid programming on weekdays.
For six minutes starting at 7:30 Friday morning, viewers of the KRON news saw the words “Fucking Bullshit” scroll across the bottom of the screen along with other news items. According to a station source, it wasn’t an external hack, but an internal job by a disgruntled employee
The GM of WDCW Washington will succeed Brian Greif as head of Media General’s San Francisco MNT affiliate beginning next month.
The San Francisco MNT affiliate will sublease space from ABC-owned KGO. The move is expected to be completed in the next six to nine months.
He’s stepping down from Media General’s San Francisco MNT affiliate to focus on recovering from an unsuccessful back surgery this past summer. No word yet on a replacement.
Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery of a KRON San Francisco news crew Friday night that resulted in a shooting. It is the latest in a series of brazen robberies of TV news crews in the San Francisco bay area.