NBC News Channel Creator Is Retiring

Bob Horner, who launched the network’s affiliate news service NBC News Channel nearly 30 years ago, and has run it since, is retiring On July 1. Sharon Houston, who has been with News Channel for 26 years, has been named president.

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WXIA’s Blayne Alexander Joins NBC News Channel

TECH SPOTLIGHT

News Services Moving From Satellite To Cloud

Most of the satellite-delivered news sharing services are migrating their distribution from satellites to cloud-based systems.The main reasons are faster upload and download times, no hassles over booking satellite time and the cost savings that come from no longer needing dishes and servers. The exception is NBC News Channel, which still has concerns about the cloud’s reliability.