NBC-owned KXAS Dallas (DMA 5) anchor Meredith Land announced that she will leave the NBC 5 News at 10 p.m. anchor chair after nine years to spend more time with her family. She will continue to co-anchor NBC 5 News at 5 and 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. Land’s final 10 p.m. newscast will occur on Nov. […]
The Dallas NBC O&O promotes him from interim ND. He’s been with the station since 2017 and has worked in news for over 20 years, including stints at WABC, WBZ and WHDH.
T-Mobile and the Dallas NBC O&O announced an agreement to accelerate the repacking of the station’s 600 MHz spectrum in North Texas and surrounding areas. KXAS will move to its new frequency in late May, more than a year earlier than the FCC deadline of June 21, 2019. The agreement allows KXAS to move to its new frequency and maximize its coverage area earlier than anticipated.
Stations across the country are recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association for outstanding journalism. Among the many winners are KXAS Dallas and WWBT Richmond, Va., for overall excellence in large market and small market television, respectively.
NBCUniversal’s state-of-the art broadcast and multimedia facility — The Studios at DFW — which is located in Fort Worth’s CentrePort Business Park and houses NBC- and Telemundo-owned KXAS and KXTX, has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver New Construction certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Studios at DFW, a 75,000-square-foot […]
The former executive news director of KING Seattle is tapped by NBC to succeed Susan Tully as news chief.
NBC-owned KXAS Dallas and the Dallas Morning News are the winners of RTDNA’s 2015 Gannett Foundation Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism. The two won for their Injured Heroes, Broken Promises series of stories that focused on the treatment of soldiers by the Army’s Warrior Transition Units, designed to help service members who have suffered physical and psychological wounds adjust to civilian life.
Dallas NBC O&O KXAS and the Dallas Morning News teamed up to investigate complaints of harassment by hundreds of soldiers at the Army’s Warrior Transition Units that were designed to help the injured heal. In the process of documenting the poor treatment of Army veterans the two media outlets learned about how to work together.
The U.S.’s first Ebola patient in Dallas may have slipped through early screening, but The Dallas Morning News (in partnership with NBC O&O KXAS) isn’t allowing any holes in its digital coverage of the fast-moving story. David Duitch, editor of DallasNews.com, says that the newsroom has mobilized fast with an Ebola landing page and a salvo of beat reporting, social coverage and online videos in addition to maps and timelines.
The ratings service signs KNBC Los Angeles, KXAS Dallas-Fort Worth and WTVJ Miami-Fort Lauderdale.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences unveiled nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.Regional nominees are WTHR, WFAA, WISN, KXTX, WNBC, KING, KNXV and KXAS. PBS led networks with 43 nominations followed by CBS with 42. The awards will be presented Sept. 30 during a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center.
James Moroney, publisher of The Dallas Morning News, says the pact inked last week between the A.H. Belo-owned paper and NBC O&O KXAS is about audience building and and creating joint reporting projects. Moroney adds that revenue sharing opportunities may come later.