Media Gateways owners Bill Christian and Mike Reed buy INN, which has multiple news studios producing simultaneous newscasts for TV stations across the country, providing hundreds of hours of news each month. It’s renaming the company NewsHub.
Anne Imanuel is the local news anchor in Salisbury, Md. And Meridian, Miss. And Hattiesburg. And Gainesville, Fla. She anchors newscasts for all those markets from West Little Rock, playing her part in a technology-driven shift that is upending the business model for small-market TV stations. In a chilled 31,000-square-foot multimedia center at Shackleford Drive and Shackleford Road, Imanuel works for The Media Gateway (formerly Independent News Network), a centralized news operation for stations.