Talking TV: News 12’s Self-Inflicted Wounds

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp and Michael Stahl discuss Stahl’s bombshell reporting on News 12’s New York area hyperlocal news channels, where multiple sources allege systemic abuse and a damaged, diluted news product. A full transcript of the conversation is included.


At News 12, Accusations Of Toxicity And Brand Erosion Widen

Multiple former and current employees of News 12’s metro area New York cable news channels tell TVNewsCheck the company is suffering under systemic workplace abuses and that its hyperlocal news value proposition has been deeply compromised. Has the lauded news brand in the nation’s No. 1 market done irreparable, self-inflicted harm?

News 12 GM Jacques Natz Ousted After Internal Investigation

Jacques Natz, whose tenure as general manager of AlticeUSA-owned News 12 was marked by employee accusations of micromanagement and bullying leadership, was terminated by the company Wednesday with Altice News and Advertising President Keith Bowen stepping in as interim GM.

KMH Integration Keeps News 12 Relocation Project On Track

Relocating a television facility is always challenging. The sheer amount of equipment that needs to be moved and reinstalled is daunting enough. More important is the fact there can be […]

Jacques Natz Named GM Of New York’s News 12

Altice USA’s News 12 Networks, the hyperlocal news group serving the New York tri-state area, today appointed Jacques Natz general manager. Natz reports to Eric Harris, chief operating officer of […]