Griffin Communications will relocate its corporate headquarters and CBS affiliate KWTV facility to downtown Oklahoma City in 2022. The company will spend more than $25 million to purchase and renovate the Century Center building at the corner of Sheridan and Robinson.
Alex Cameron will report from Washington for both KWTV Oklahoma City and KOTV Tulsa, Okla.
Starting in August, former Oklahoma University Sooner and NFL player Dusty Dvoracek will join Griffin Communications’ KWTV Oklahoma City (DMA 45) and KOTV Tulsa, Okla. (DMA 61), sports teams as a football analyst. He will debut on the Oklahoma Ford Sports Blitz on Sunday, Aug. 11. “Dusty’s access and relationships with current and former players […]
Griffin Communications’ KWTV Oklahoma City and KOTV Tulsa are linked by more than just common ownership. With their Avid MediaCentral platform, reporters in in the field can do anything they normally could at their desks back at the stations. MediaCentral not only makes the job of reporters in the field easier, but also that of producers, reporters, editors at the stations. They can rely on the platform to eliminate the workflow headaches of getting access to content that resides at their sister station.
SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has signed a contract with Griffin Communications’, owner of KOTV Tulsa, Okla., and KWTV Oklahoma City. Griffin has purchased Marquis Broadcast’s Project Parking archive and restore solution, which will be fully integrated with SGL’s existing FlashNet archive system. Griffin reaches over […]
A man in an armed standoff with police in Shawnee, Okla., fired a shot at Oklahoma City CBS affiliate’s news helicopter. Neither Bob Mills or Jim Gardner were injured and after a few hours of negotiations, police safely brought the suspect into custody.
When a deadly tornado touched down south of Oklahoma City the afternoon of Monday, May 20, TV stations once again contended with the all too familiar challenge of covering a disaster as victims came to grips with its devastating impact. Here’s an account of how a reporter and photographer from Griffin Communications’ KWTV faced up to the task. They were one of six crews deployed by the CBS affiliate that day.
TV winners of the annual awards by the NAB Education Foundation are KRGV Weslaco, Texas; KWTV-KOTV Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Belo Corp. They will be honored in Washington on June 11.
For Oklahoma City’s online media players, mobile has taken hold much sooner than anybody could anticipate. The city’s main newspaper and online leader The Oklahoman saw a nearly 70% increase in mobile traffic over the past year.