Just as it has for many viewers, the coronavirus pandemic has transformed the work lives of TV newspeople in Philadelphia. As news operations continue to evolve their approach to social distancing in an effort to keep their workers safe, jobs that once seemed impossible to do outside a studio are getting done from home.
CBS owned KYW Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Llarisa Abreu as the newest member of its Eyewitness Weather team. She joins Janelle Burrell, Jim Donovan and Chandler Lutz for Eyewitness News This Morning weekdays 4:30-7 a.m. Her weather reports also stream daily on CBSn Philly. Abreu comes to the Delaware Valley from San Diego, where […]
He joins from NBC where he was vice president of sales for NBC/Telemundo’s Chicago properties, including WMAQ, WSNS Telemundo Chicago and the company’s Chicago national spot sales office.
The Philadelphia CBS O&O promotes its assistant news director to oversee editorial operations at it and co-owned CW affiliate WPSG.
Pat Gallen is becoming a full-time reporter at CBS O&O KYW Philadelphia (DMA 4). He is joining its morning newscast, Eyewitness News This Morning, as a feature reporter beginning April 4. Gallen has been with KYW as a freelance sports reporter since July of 2015. He also appears frequently as a fill-in host on WIP-AM. Previously, he […]
Joe Holden and Trang Do, two reporters with roots in the Philadelphia market, will be joining the CBS O&O KYW Eyewitness News. Trang Do, most recently an investigative reporter with WMAR Baltimore, joins KYW on March 16. The 2006 University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude graduate worked as an intern at the station during her […]
CBS-owned KYW Philadelphia (DMA 4) will relaunch its early morning newscast, Eyewitness News This Morning (4:30-7 a.m. weekdays) in early April with Emmy Award-winning consumer reporter Jim Donovan in the anchor chair. Donovan’s promotion puts him in the seat vacated by Ukee Washington, who moved to the evening newscasts last summer. Donovan, who joined KYW […]
The pope is about to make a historic visit to the U.S., with a stop off in Philadelphia. But, the TV coverage might be a bit lacking. The union representing the roughly 75 photographers and technicians at KYW overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to strike over stalled contract negotiations. The news comes a day after roughly 65 photographers and technicians at WCAU notified station management that they are exercising their right to terminate a collective bargaining agreement in 10 days and set a Sept. 21 strike date.
The news veteran is returning to the CBS Philadelphia O&O to lead the news efforts there and at co-owned WPSG.
He will head sports at the Philadelphia CBS O&O beginning next week.
Rahel Solomon will join CBS-owned KYW Philadelphia (DMA 4) Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter on its Eyewitness News team beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. Solomon comes home to Philadelphia from KCNC, the CBS-owned station in Denver where she has been a reporter and fill-in anchor since January 2014. She was recently named the Colorado […]