NBCUniversal-owned WBTS Boston, Telemundo Boston and NECN, in partnership with the Dorchester Reporter and the Bay State Banner, will host, broadcast and livestream a one-hour live preliminary mayoral debate inside the NBCUniversal Boston Media Center tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. The debate with Mayor Kim Janey and challengers John Barros, Andrea Campbell, Annissa Essaibi-George and Michelle Wu will be aired from inside a secure and closed studio inside the NBCUniversal […]
The new programming includes WBTS’ Restaurants Remade, a streaming series about New England restaurants’ re-imagining their business models to adapt to challenges brought on by the pandemic; WBTS’ all new live and local lifestyle show The Hub Today, and WNEU’s fundraising special Milagros para Ninos (Miracles for Kids) for station partner Boston Children’s Hospital.
He maintains his president-GM duties for NBC Sports Boston as he succeeds Mike St. Peter in overseeing WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.
NBCU today appointed Chris Wayland senior vice president and station manager of its Boston (DMA 9) properties: WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo) and cable channel NECN. He will oversee the sales, finance, marketing, and digital departments for all three. He will report to Mike St. Peter, president-GM of the three. Wayland joins NBCUniversal’s Boston stations from […]
The state-of-the-art 160,000 square-foot media center in Needham will be unveiled in the fall of 2019. It will house WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo), NBC Sports Boston and NECN. On hand were NBCU execs and local business and political leaders.
Regional cable news network NECN today announced that Shannon Mulaire is joining it as anchor and reporter starting April 4. Mulaire currently anchors Early Today on NBC and First Look on MSNBC and brings nearly a decade of local television experience to NECN. Before her current post, Mulaire worked at WFXT Boston, for nearly five […]
The New England cable news channel is adding meteorologist Pete Bouchard and journalists Joy Lim Nakrin and Melody Mendez.
NBCUniversal is looking for an assignment editor at NECN (New England Cable News) based in Newton, Mass. ABC Television’s Los Angeles O&O KABC is searching for a vice president – diversity programs & community relations. There’s an opening for a chief engineer at WFSU (PBS/NPR) in Tallahassee. Also in Florida, Calkins Media seeks a creative services director at its ABC affiliate in Sarasota. To see all job openings on TVNewsCheck, click here.
Comcast-NBCU wanted to improve the quality of the workplace at its New England Cable news regional network, as well as freshen up its look. So last fall, it began updating every aspect of the sets and technology for its newsrooms and 1,800-square-foot studio in suburban Boston. What it got is a state-of-the-art, modern, appealing, multifunctional studio from John Casey and Sacks Exhibits.
Newton, Mass.-based regional cable news channel NECN today announced it is revamping its anchor lineup, including moving anchor Latoyia Edwards to mornings. Edwards, who was previously the station’s evening anchor, will be paired with co-anchor Brian Shactman and chief meteorologist Matt Noyes weekday mornings from 5 to 9 AM on NECN This Morning starting Monday, […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Time Warner Cable says it’s decided to continue to carry New England Cable News for its New England customers. The company says its customers who have access to NECN will continue to get it after Jan. 1, 2014, with no disruption of service. NECN would not comment on the decision.
The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations on Thursday named Mike St. Peter senior vice president and general manager of New England Cable News (NECN). A broadcast industry veteran, St. Peter brings more than 25 years of local television experience to his new role, most recently as VP of news for WVIT Hartford, Conn., a position he has […]
The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today announced that Annie Peters has been promoted to vice president of sales for NECN. Peters has been NECN national sales manager since 2006 and has filled the same role for co-owned Comcast SportsNet New England since 2010. A broadcast sales veteran with more than 20 years […]
In a reorganization, Valari Staab, president of the NBC Owned Television Stations will also oversee Telemundo’s 16 TV stations as well as Boston-based regional cable news network NECN.
A tension-filled day gave way to a night of celebration, relief and even revelry on the streets of Watertown as a suspected Boston Marathon bomber was apprehended and the local TV stations — WBZ, WCVB, WFXT and WHDH as well as cable’s NECN — tracked every moment.
NECN, New England’s regional news network has debuted The Only News at Nine, targeting viewers who are early to bed and early to rise. The Only News at Nine anchored by Latoyia Edwards and John Daly, features chief meteorologist Matt Noyes, in-depth coverage of the day’s top news, political and business stories, sports from Comcast […]
The group that oversees 10 TV stations will begin selling national advertising for New England Cable News beginning at the end of this month.