Faith Woodard Joining KTHV Little Rock As Evening Anchor

Gun Used In Suspected Murder Found On WCCO Roof

Chelsea Lovell Named WIVB Buffalo’s New Morning Reporter

WCHS Reporter Attacked While Covering Story

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WBRC Birmingham Adds Familiar Face, Increasing Meteorologists To 7

Elliot Grandia Takes On Increased Role At WXMI Grand Rapids

Elliot Grandia, who started at Scripps-owned Fox affiliate WXMI Grand Rapids, Mich., in January, will be able to sleep a little later. Beginning Aug. 8, he will join co-anchor Tessa DiTirro weekdays at 6-9 a.m. on Fox 17 Morning News. Previously he anchored from 4:30 to 6 a.m. “Elliot brings a refreshing energy and positivity […]

WFLA Tampa Chief Photographer Paul Lamison Dies At 57

WLS Weatherman Loses It When He Discovers Touch Screen During Live Broadcast

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KYW Philadelphia Debuts New Set From Devlin Design Group

Talking TV: News 12’s Self-Inflicted Wounds

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp and Michael Stahl discuss Stahl’s bombshell reporting on News 12’s New York area hyperlocal news channels, where multiple sources allege systemic abuse and a damaged, diluted news product. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

WJZ Baltimore Hires Orlando Reporter Nicky Zizaza As Anchor

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WAVE’s Streaming News Earns ‘OTTy Award’ From Gray

TVN FOCUS ON JOURNALISM

At News 12, Accusations Of Toxicity And Brand Erosion Widen

Multiple former and current employees of News 12’s metro area New York cable news channels tell TVNewsCheck the company is suffering under systemic workplace abuses and that its hyperlocal news value proposition has been deeply compromised. Has the lauded news brand in the nation’s No. 1 market done irreparable, self-inflicted harm?

Longtime Dallas Anchor Tim Ryan Announces Retirement

Brandice Bailey Named WITI News Director

The former assistant news director at WIS Columbia, S.C., is tapped by Fox Television Stations to oversee journalism at its Milwaukee O&O.

Tisia Muzinga Is New Weekend Morning Anchor At KDFW Dallas

Tisia Muzinga has joined Fow-owned KDFW Dallas as weekend morning anchor. Effective Aug. 15, she will anchor the weekend edition of Good Day on Saturday (7-9 a.m.) and Sunday (6-8 a.m.) mornings, alongside meteorologist Kylie Capps, as well as report for the weekday Good Day newscast. Most recently, Muzinga has been the weekend morning anchor […]

David Williams New WCVB Weekend Evening Meteorologist

David Williams will join Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston as meteorologist for its weekend evening newscasts. He joins NewsCenter 5 weekend evening anchors Nathalie Pozo and Shaun Chaiyabhat beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, replacing Mike Wankum who was recently promoted to StormTeam 5’s weeknight meteorologist. Williams began his career as the weekend meteorologist and multi-media […]

What The Recent Facebook Changes Mean For Local News Outlets

Summer 2022 has brought waves of changes at Meta that demonstrate its deprioritization of news products, including its wind-down of payments to U.S. news publishers. In parallel, the company has been planning shifts to how it delivers content. These recent announcements have left local news publishers wondering what the changes mean for their Facebook strategies moving forward. Here’s what we know.

‘Widespread’ Covid Outbreak Forces WTVC Chattanooga To Cancel Morning Newscast

KOAT Albuquerque Adding Hour Newscast At 11 A.M.

On Aug. 22, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KOAT Albuquerque, N.M., will launch KOAT Action 7 News at 11:00 a.m. The hour-long weekday newscast will be anchored by Darlene Melendez who will be joined by meteorologists Eric Green and Byron Morton. KOAT President and General Manager Lori Waldon said: “Our viewers want trusted news and weather […]

Pedro Andrade Named KULX Salt Lake City Assistant News Director

KULX Salt Lake City (Telemundo Utah) has promoted Pedro Andrade to assistant news director from news producer. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing KULX’s multi-platform news operations. He will report to Jose Suarez, KULX president-GM. Andrade is a 16-year veteran news professional. He joined KULX in 2020 as a producer, after working […]

Judge Tosses Former KDKA Reporter’s Federal Age Discrimination Suit

WBTV Charlotte Adds Weather Radar It Calls A ‘Game Changer’

Could A Banking Law Designed To End Redlining Drive More Capital Into Local Journalism?

Robert Hadlock Signs Off From KXAN Austin

WESH Orlando Launches Osceola Bureau

How Local Journalists Proved A 10-Year-Old’s Abortion Wasn’t A Hoax

Many doubted the story of a young rape victim who had to cross state lines for an abortion. But journalists on the ground kept reporting.

Tony Perkins Looks To Be Gone From WUSA Washington

Jayne Miller, Longtime WBAL Baltimore Investigative Reporter, Has Retired

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KCCI Content Used In Streaming True Crime Story About 1992 Double Murder

Two KSDK St. Louis Reporters Safe After Getting Stuck In Flood Waters

Meteorologist Andrew Humphrey Leaving Detroit’s WDIV After 20 Years

Former CNN Anchor Christi Paul Joining WKYC As Anchor And Special Reporter

WEEK Peoria Expands Local Newscasts

Gray Television’s NBC affiliate WEEK Peoria, Ill., is expanding its local newscasts. It will offer an additional three-and-a-half hours of local news in new time periods each weekday, and two hours each weekend morning.  These newscasts include 25News Good Morning (9 a.m.), 25News Midday (11 a.m.), 25News at 4 p.m., 25News at 6:30 p.m., and […]

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ABC Owned Stations Streaming True Crime Docs About Murder And Disappearances

Anchor Mikaya Thurmond Leaving WRAL Raleigh After 7 Years

‘KIRO 7 News At 4’ To Launch In September

Cox Media Group’s CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle will debut a new weekday newscast at 4-5 p.m. KIRO 7 News at 4 will launch on Monday, Sept. 12, and air live on broadcast and streaming platforms. This new Monday-Friday newscast will lead into KIRO’s flagship 5-6:30 p.m. newscast. KIRO said that with the addition of the […]

Gia Vang Joins KNTV San Francisco News Team

NBC-owned KNTV San Francisco has hired Gia Vang as a weekend anchor and reporter. Vang will co-anchor NBC Bay Area News at 5, NBC Bay Area News at 6 and NBC Bay Area News at 11 on weekends alongside co-anchor Terry McSweeney. In addition, she will be a San Francisco-based correspondent for NBC Bay Area’s weeknight newscasts. Vang joins KNTV from […]

TVN’S STREAMING NEWS 2022

For News Streamers, Content And Workflow Challenges Are The Next Frontier

Executives from E.W. Scripps, Fox Television Stations, NBCUniversal Local and Cox Media Group told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that hiring challenges are frustrating their efforts to swiftly build out robust streaming channels, but forays into automation and hub-and-spoke models are easing some of the pressure.

Reporter David Schechter Leaves WFAA Dallas