CBS-owned KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) will launch the 26th annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign benefitting children in need this holiday season on Friday, Nov. 28 during a special Talk Philly segment at noon on KYW. All five of the CBS Radio stations in the market — KYW-AM,WOGL-FM, WIP-AM, WIP-AM and WPHT-AM […]
Tom Duerr today was named executive producer, late news for CBS-owned KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) in Philadelphia (DMA 4). He will oversee the 11 p.m. newscast on KYW and the 10 p.m. broadcast on WPSG. Duerr comes to the stations from CBS’s KTVT Dallas. He joins the Philadelphia stations in June.
The CBS Television Stations duopoly of KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) on Monday added reporter Steve Patterson to its news team beginning today. Patterson comes to Philadelphia from KSDK St. Louis where he has been a reporter since 2011. He began his journalism career as a reporter for WZZM Grand Rapids, Mich., before […]
Rich Paleski joins CBS-owned WCBS-WLNY New York from the company’s KYW-WPSG Philadelphia where he’s being succeeded by Marc Musgrove. Both have the title of director of broadcast operations and engineering.
Jessica Dean is joining CBS-owned KYW (CBS)-WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4). She will join Chris May as co-anchor of the stations’ weekday evening newscasts in September. Dean will co-anchor with May on Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. on KYW and on WPSG’s 10 p.m. newscast. Dean comes to Philadelphia from KARK Little […]
CBS-owned KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) said its seventh annual Alex Scott Phone Bank, a 14-hour on-air benefit for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), raised nearly $2 million ($1,979,466) for pediatric cancer research Thursday, a record for the fundraiser which began in 2007. Over its seven years on-air, the event has raised more […]
Cleve Bryan will join CBS-owned KYW (CBS)-WPSG(CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) as the duo’s New Jersey reporter beginning July 1. Bryan joins the stations from WVEC Norfolk, Va., where he has been a reporter and anchor since 2011. Previously, Bryan was a reporter at WCBD Charleston, S.C., and at The Florida Channel in Tallahassee, Fla., where his […]
The CBS Local Media stations in Philadelphia (DMA 4) — KYW (CBS), WPSG (CW), KYW-AM, WOGL-FM, WIP-AM-FM, WPHT-AM and CBSPhilly.com — are teaming up again under the “Operation Brotherly Love” banner to use their combined voices to raise funds for the American Red Cross relief effort in the wake of the deadly tornado in Moore, […]
CBS Local Media’s TV and radio stations join forces with the American Red Cross for Operation Brotherly Love: Sandy’s Aftermath.
Jenn Bernstein has been named general assignment reporter for CBS-owned duopoly of KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4). Before coming to Philadelphia, Bernstein was most recently reporting for WTIC Hartford, Conn., since May 2010. Previously, she was a reporter and fill-in anchor at YNN in Buffalo, N.Y. She began her broadcasting career at then […]
CBS-owned stations in Philadelphia, KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) are teaming up once again with the American Red Cross for an emergency preparedness phone bank to help viewers take action as Hurricane Irene threatens this weekend. Personnel from the American Red Cross are staffing a phone bank on-air at the stations today from 3 to […]
The CBS-owned CW affiliate in Philadelphia has hired Jessica Boyington, a former Miss New Jersey USA, and Matt Nadu, a local sports blogger. Boyington and Nadu join The CW Philly Crew (Everett Jackson and Kharisma McIlwaine) in representing the station as on-air hosts and ambassadors in the community. Boyington, who has also served as a […]
The CBS Philadelphia duopoly of KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) will be expanding its Eyewitness News weather team this September when native Katie Fehlinger, currently the weekend morning weather forecaster for WCBS New York, comes on board. The expansion allows Chief Meteorologist Kathy Orr to focus on the stations’ primary 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. […]
CBS-owned KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) presented 15 hours of fundraising for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation on Thursday, June 9, and broke the million dollar mark in pledges, raising $1,015,618 for pediatric cancer research, a record for the fundraiser which began in 2007. In addition to contributions from the public, area businesses […]
CBS-owned KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW) Philadelphia (DMA 4) will once again present a full day of fundraising for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation on Thursday, June 9, live from the Great Hall in the stations’ HD Broadcast Center. The foundation emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott. In […]
The doctor will replace Oprah on the CBS O&O beginning May 26 and will be followed by an hour-long newscast.
Lesley Van Arsdall has been named weekend sports anchor at CBS’s duopoly in Philadelphia (DMA 4), KYW (CBS) and WPSG (CW). Van Arsdall has been filling in on the sports desk since late last year. Before joining the sports department full-time, she was most recently co-anchor of KYW’s weekend morning newscasts. Van Arsdall joined the […]