Gray Television’s ABC affiliate will add an afternoon next month. The 4 p.m. broadcast will be anchored by Christina Williams and Tony Geftos, along with meteorologist Dan Smith.
Morgan Murphy Media’s ABC affiliate KAPP-KVEW Yakima, Wash., has added Briana Bermensolo as chief meteorologist. Bermensolo joins from WRC Washington, D.C., where she was a meteorologist. Prior to moving to the Washington, she forecast weather for KREM Spokane, Wash., for five years and in Salinas, Calif., for two years. Bermensolo grew up in the Seattle […]
Hearst moves him from WTAE Pittsburgh where he was assistant news director to oversee operations at its NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., replacing the retiring Sue Stephens.
Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.
Scripps-owned WPTV, the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., has debuted a new set from Devlin Design Group. The upgrade coincides with the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, a time when many NBC stations take advantage of increased viewership to run additional promotional spots and debut changes.
KAUZ, Gray’s ABC affiliate in Wichita Falls, Texas, is running a promo for the station’s weather app that appeals to all those who don’t like cutting the grass.
What’s one thing broadcast journalists can never get enough of? Time. But Stephanie Haney, digital anchor and legal analyst at Tegna-owned Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC, has all the time — and space — she needs.
The veteran media executive returns to Hearst Television to head all its news operations in Boston.
After more than 40 years in the business, WJET-WFXP Erie, Pa., News Director Lou Baxter is stepping down from the day-to-day management of news operations at the ABC and Fox affiliates on Aug. 27.
“Testimonials are your best research audience,” says Kristin Joyal, marketing director for WTLV and WJXX in Jacksonville, Fla. “It doesn’t get more honest or closer to the truth at a time when people demand it.”
Should news outlets contextualize false claims made by powerful people? Or ignore them completely? There is no consensus in the industry, but its thinking continues to evolve.
A Locked On NBA Draft 2021 special, co-produced in partnership with Tegna’s WFAA Dallas on Thursday, July 29, and the Monday, Aug. 2, debut of Locked On HBCU, a podcast fully dedicated to HBCU sports and athletes, are the latest additions to the Tegna podcast.
Nexstar Media’s Fox affiliate KDVR Denver has hired Ashley Ryan as co-anchor of Fox31 Morning News effective Aug. 16. She will team with current anchor Kirk Yuhnke from 4:30 to 10 a.m. weekday mornings. She joins from KOTV Tulsa, Okla., where she was anchor of the 4 and 9 p.m. newscasts since October of 2017. […]
This September, Nexstar’s WGN Chicago will debut an hour-long lifestyle show, Daytime Chicago at 10 a.m., with Rachel Ray moving to the afternoon. Co-hosts Tonya Francisco and Amy Rutledge will be the new show’s hosts as it covers topics specific to Chicagoans, with features on health, décor, cooking, travel and more. Paul Rennie, WGN VP-GM, said: […]
Seven lessons for your newsroom from the fast-growing Black News Channel.
ABC-owned KTRK Houston today named Rita Garcia to co-anchor its weekday morning newscast, beginning Monday, July 26. Garcia joins the morning Eyewitness Team from 4:30 to 7 a.m. with co-anchor Samica Knight and meteorologist Elita Loresca. She replaces Tom Koch who retired from broadcasting after 39 years. Joining from KTTV Los Angeles, Garcia was an […]
Telemundo is moving the Hispanic news veteran from WMEU Boston to lead its Tampa news operations.
NBCUniversal Local rolled out new mobile apps for its NBC and Telemundo stations on Thursday promising twice the speed, a newsfeed more quickly responsive to the news cycle, much more weather data and a dedicated video hub.