WFAA president and general manager Mike Devlin is retiring from the station at the end of the year. Devlin has been at the Tegna-owned ABC affiliate since 2005, when he joined from KHOU Houston.
When affiliate boards sit down with network executives at the NAB Show next week, they’ll be trying to figure out how they can make money from streaming their signals to smartphones and tablets either through TV Everywhere or OTT. In addition, all Fox affiliates at the convention will get a chance to celebrate the new signs of life in the network’s primetime schedule.
Under a new three-year deal, NewsOne news exchange will encompass social media and other digital platforms for the first time. Terms were not disclosed.