Local News Close-Up: Better Things Are Bruin In Boston

The Patriots don’t look like world-beaters anymore, but WCVB still does.

NECN-WBTS Boston Anchor Brian Burnell Retires After More Than 30 Years

NBCU Taps Kirsten Wolff As Boston VP Of News

Beginning next year, she will oversee journalism at WBTS, WNEU and NECN, joining from WESH Orlando, Fla.

WBTS Boston And NECN Names Glenn Jones News Anchor & Reporter

NBC-owned WBTS Boston and cable news channel NECN have added Glenn Jones as anchor and reporter. Jones begins his new role on Monday, Nov. 1. He will make his on-air debut later […]

WBTS Boston, NECN And Telemundo Boston To Host Preliminary Boston Mayoral Debate

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, […]

NBCU Boston Launches Original, Multiplatform Programming For Bilingual Audiences

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.

Veteran WBTS Boston Investigative Reporter Ally Donnelly Out


NBCU Ups Chris Wayland To Boston GM

He maintains his president-GM duties for NBC Sports Boston as he succeeds Mike St. Peter in overseeing WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.


Chris Wayland Named WBTS-WNEU-NECN Station Manager

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, […]


Meteorologist Pamela Gardner Joins WBTS-NECN


NBC Boston Cuts Ties For Anchors


NBC Breaks Ground On Boston Media Center

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.


Karen Hensel Joining NECN As Investigative Reporter


NECN Hires Shannon Mulaire As Anchor, Reporter

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 […]


NBC-Owned NECN Boosts Its News Staff

The New England cable news channel is adding meteorologist Pete Bouchard and journalists Joy Lim Nakrin and Melody Mendez.

Jobs In Massachusetts, Florida, California

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.


A Nice Place To Visit, But I Wouldn’t Want To Stay There


NECN’s New Look: Fresh, Functional, Flexible

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.

NECN Adds Investigative, Consumer Units

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, […]

News Director And Assistant ND Out At NECN


Boston TV Legend Chet Curtis Dies At 74

Time Warner Cable To Continue To Carry NECN

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 […]

NBCU Names Mike St. Peter GM Of NECN

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 […]

Annie Peters Named VP Of Sales For NECN

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 […]

Staab Gets Oversight Of Telemundo Stations

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.


Boston Stations Pulled Out The Stops Friday

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 Launches 9 P.M. Newscast

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 […]

NBC Owned Stations, NECN In Ad Deal

The group that oversees 10 TV stations will begin selling national advertising for New England Cable News beginning at the end of this month.