This week’s announcement of a content collaboration between the NBC-owned WRC and Hubbard-owned WTOP-FM brings together Washington’s top TV and radio players. Reporters from each outlet will now be featured on each other’s respective programs and websites, and the two organizations will pair on community events, though a mutual revenue play remains hazy.
The NBC and Hubbard news organizations to provide 24/7 coverage on all platforms.
As news outlets continue to team up in new ways, case studies of five content partnerships offer insight into what these collaborations mean for the public and for news organizations.
The Dallas Morning News and NBC O&O KXAS Dallas (DMA 5) have formed a media partnership that will include the newspaper, dallasnews.com, nbcdfw.com and local newscasts on KXAS to start. Additional platforms and projects are anticipated in the future, according to KXAS. In addition to general news, the two media organizations will join together on content like weather, politics and breaking news. Readers and viewers will begin to see the first efforts of the partnership after Jan. 1, 2014
Belo-owned CBS affiliate WWL New Orleans (DMA 51) announced Tuesday that beginning in July it will partner with The Advocate newspaper to provide “even more local news for its viewers.” The station said the cornerstone of the partnership will be joint investigations produced by multiple reporters and editors from both WWL and the newspaper, based […]
The Miami Telemundo station will simulcast its 5-7 a.m. news and information block on Actualidad Radio AM stations in Miami and West Palm Beach.
A new local newscast promising a combination of hyper-local stories with television’s immediacy is how WADL Detroit and Journal Register describe their joint venture, News @ 9, which will debut Monday, Jan. 16.
NBC News and Newsweek/Daily Beast are just the latest to show that election coverage is bigger than any one newsroom, company, or brand.
Beginning Jan. 1 the Scripps NBC affil in West Palm Beach, Fla., will take over news production for Raycom’s Fox outlet. It will also farm out sports coverage to WEFL-AM, which already does the same for WPTV.
The Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., is joining with the Palm Beach Post. The station will feature a front-page story from paper during the 11 p.m. news and also during morning news shows and on WPTV-produced news on WFLX. The Post will feature WPTV video on its website, and the Post‘s print and online weather page will feature forecasts from Steve Weagle, WPTV’s chief meteorologist.
The Scripps NBC and Raycom Fox affiliates in West Palm Beach, Fla., unveil the anchoring lineups for the newscasts to be produced by their news partnership beginning Jan. 3.