The former news director of WPTV-WFLX West Palm Beach, Fla., will lead the news operations at CBS’s Dallas duopoly.
Every TV station has a legacy of people, characters, shows, programs and events that has meaning to the people who live in that market. At the Dallas CBS O&O, a new promo campaign reminds people that KTVT has a story to tell about its history and contribution. “It’s not so much about us, but the people who made us what we are today,” says CSD David Hershey.
CBS O&O KTVT Dallas (DMA 5) has hired news anchor and reporter Ken Molestina. He starts on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Most recently, Molestina was a reporter for WUSA Washington. Prior to that, he was a news anchor and reporter at KVIA El Paso, Texas. During his time there, he also gained experience as a first […]
Beginning Monday, Aug. 26, the newsroom and advertising sales offices of CBS-owned KTVT (CBS) KTXA (ind.) Dallas (DMA 5) will occupy the top floor of the office tower at 12001 North Central Expressway. The 13-story building will be renamed “CBS Tower,” with signage at ground level, top-of-building and internally to reflect the new moniker in […]
Traffic Anchor Teresa Frosini will take on a new role at CBS O&O KTVT Dallas (DMA 5) as a reporter beginning next month. She will focus on special news reports, arts and entertainment news, and features such as the “Texans With Character” profiles she currently produces and hosts. Whitney Drolen, who joins KTVT from CBS-owned […]
Geoff Petrulis has been named executive director of digital media for CBS Local Media’s Dallas-Fort Worth (DMA 5) properties, including KTVT (CBS)-KTXA (Ind.), effective July 23. Petrulis will be responsible for overseeing the content, production and marketing for all digital assets of the CBS Local Media properties, which also include CBSDFW.com, KLUV.com, JackontheWeb.com, 1037LiteFM.com, and […]
Brendan Higgins will return to Dallas-Fort Worth television as co-anchor of CBS 11 News This Morning, weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m. on CBS-O&O KTVT. Higgins will join Adrienne Bankert on the anchor desk beginning Monday, June 25. Higgins is a Dallas native and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas. After […]
Adrienne Bankert will co-anchor CBS 11 News This Morning, weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m., beginning June 25, on CBS O&O KTVT Dallas (DMA 5). Bankert joins KTVT from KCRA and sister station KQCA in Sacramento, Calif., where she has worked on the morning news team since 2004. For nearly six of those years, she […]
Three of the group’s stations will participate in the Mobile Content Venture’s Dyle service and its KSTW Seattle is joining the Mobile500 Alliance.
When a thunderstorm knocked the Dallas CBS O&O off the air during its 5 p.m. newscast, meteorologist Larry Mowry decided to try to tweet his forecast instead.