Mayor Ethan Berkowitz apologized for engaging in a “consensual, inappropriate messaging relationship” with Maria Athens, an anchor at KTBY-KYUR Anchorage after she posted a photo on social media. Athens was fired Monday.
Fresco, an upstart platform that connects news organizations with “citizen journalists” for video content, is taking over the bulk of video production for Anchorage, Alaska’s KTBY. The station’s COO projects up to 40% cost savings — including from layoffs — in making the move.
The former exec from WJCL-WTGS Savannah, Ga., will head Coastal Television Broadcasting’s Anchorage operations.
Alaska station group owner Coastal Television Broadcast Co. has named Lindsay Housaman the news director of its Your Alaska Link News Room, providing Alaska statewide news coverage and news distribution. Housaman began her career in journalism at WIS Columbia, S.C., in the sports department. She has taken on various positions and leadership roles at stations […]