Leaders from Scripps News, ProPublica, Gray Television and NBCUniversal Local will share how they’re organizing their newsrooms to foster collaborations of growing scope and ambition in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s 10th annual NewsTECHForum on Dec. 12 at the New York Hilton. Register here.
NBCUniversal Local’s Telemundo outlet in El Paso is the latest to move to the public cloud for newscast production.
Executives from Sinclair, Fox Television Stations, NBCUniversal Local, Bitcentral and Imagine Communications will discuss the sticky process of determining what stays on-premises and what functions should best move to the cloud in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on Aug. 10. Register here.
The NBCUniversal Local executive will be honored at the Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony during next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Content producers and executives from Entertainment Tonight, Fox First Run, Hearst Television and NBCUniversal Local will discuss how they’re bringing fresh approaches to talk, game, travel and magazine shows, both nationally and locally, at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 16. Register here.
Tony Canales will lead KXAS-KXTX in Dallas-Fort Worth, while Hank Guerrero is tapped to oversee WVIT and WRDM in Hartford, Conn.
NBCUniversal Local’s national multicast network Cozi TV will begin its 10th anniversary celebration next month with a series of special marathons featuring the best episodes, as chosen by viewers, from several […]
Leaders from The Washington Post, E.W. Scripps, NBCUniversal Local and Bitcentral told an audience at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHFourm that traditional newscasts are in need of a shakeup, but core features like relatable anchors and a clear sense of connection to community can’t be jettisoned in the changes. Above (l-r): Scripps’ Socrates Lozano, NBCUniversal Local’s Meredith McGinn, Bitcentral’s Sam Peterson, WCBS New York’s Sarah Burke, Washington Post’s Micah Gelman and moderator TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.
News, technology and media futurists from The Washington Post, NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps, CBS News New York and Bitcentral frame out how they’re envisioning, testing and implementing changes to longstanding news conventions in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum event at the New York Hilton on Dec. 13. Register here.
LX News, NBCUniversal Local’s TV and streaming network for younger audiences, will deliver comprehensive news, analysis and reporting covering the midterm elections, highlighted by the live LXtion 2022 special on Tuesday, Nov. […]
Beginning Nov. 1, LX News – NBCUniversal Local’s TV and streaming network for adults 18-45 – and Telemundo owned stations will present a new English and Spanish-language podcast, My New Favorite […]
With NBC considering giving its final hour of primetime back to affiliates, many station groups are thinking about how to take best advantage of any additional time. L-r: Chris Ripley, Valari Staab, Jordan Wertlieb and Catherine Badalamente (Alyssa Wesley photo)
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.
News coverage from eight NBC stations in major U.S. markets, are now accessible through The Roku Channel with more local news channels to be added in the coming months.
TVNewsCheck’s Streaming News 2022 kicks off as a two-part webinar event on July 21 focusing on news programming for OTT and how its production can smoothly integrate into newsroom workflows. Executives from Cox Media Group, NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps and Fox Television Stations will discuss how they’re tackling the platform. Register here.
She becomes the first chairman for NBCUniversal Local, a division that includes more than 50 local businesses and is home to the largest bilingual TV newsrooms in the country’s top TV markets.
Executives from NBCUniversal Local, Magna Global, Zenith and Dentsu told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that the move from GRPs to impressions, plus Nielsen’s inclusion of BBO homes in its measurement, will make for a year of transition before ratings normalize.
Executives and on-air talent from Newsy, Hearst, Fox Owned Stations, Tegna and NBCUniversal Local say the proliferation of digital distribution channels has dramatically accelerated the shape of the news product. The upsides, they say, are many.
Executives at NBCUniversal Local, Sinclair, ABC Owned Stations and Avid shared stories of their accelerated shift to the cloud and virtualization in a TVNewsCheck virtual conference last week.
It plans to soon launch a local news operation to serve Spanish-speaking audiences in the New Mexico DMA.
She will oversee the creative marketing efforts for OTT spaces as the NBC/Telemundo owned stations continue to expand their content across multiple platforms.
Donna Stewart, news operations manager at NBCUniversal Local’s KNSD San Diego and a TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Futurist honoree, closes three decades at the station having helped lead it through fundamental changes through an abundance of patience, communicative strength and intricate technical understanding. Above, a couple of champions: Donna Stewart with Billie Jean King in San Diego. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.
Representatives from NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps and Pearl TV claim that NextGen TV’s ability to deliver targeted ads to connected TVs is the most promising and immediate among the technology’s potential revenue streams, and a proliferation of NextGen-ready sets is bringing monetization closer.
Nate Johnson, director of weather operations for NBCUniversal Local, says the group’s NBC and Telemundo stations are using augmented reality to enhance weather reporting. Every tool counts, he emphasizes, since competition for talent is getting stiffer as Fox readies its own weather network. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.
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.
The rebranding, which takes effect immediately, encompasses 42 NBC and Telemundo owned stations, seven regional sports networks and multicast networks.