Inside The Fox News Deck Design Strategy

DMA 10 (HOUSTON)

New KPRC Set Looks Big On Air

The NBC affiliate launched its brand new set Monday during its 10 p.m. newscast. One noticeable change is how weather was delivered: Chief meteorologist Frank Billingsley didn’t use a green screen. He did the weather on a large screen made up of smaller monitors.

DMA 13

KSAZ Phoenix Launches New HD News Set

Fox O&O KSAZ Phoenix (DMA 13) debuted a new HD news set from Devlin Design Group on Sept. 8. The new KSAZ HD news set features state-of-the-art technology including multiple video walls and a large mobile touch screen. The large touch screen incorporates interactive technology that allows sharing of Facebook and Twitter comments in real […]

Vickers, Lagor Upped At FX Design

FX Design Group announced two appointments to enhance the creative team in both scenic design and motion graphics. Kevin Vickers, has been promoted to design director and Al Lagor to managing director of Motion Design. “The creativity, imagination and work ethic of these two key designers made them easy choices to lead and enhance our […]

The Year 2012 In News Set Design

Sets continued the trend of becoming composed more of right angles and straight walls, as opposed to the voluptuous curves that dominated the TV news landscape for years. Another trend that continued in 2012 is the reduction of utilizing printed graphics on sets. With the move away from printed backgrounds, textured elements have popped up on many recent sets.

DMA 89 (CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)

KCRG Launches New HD News Set

ABC affiliate KCRG Cedar Rapids, Iowa (DMA 89), launched a new, state-of-the-art HD news set designed by the Devlin Design Group. The new set features a 260-inch wide rear projection screen as well as the “KCRG-TV9 Touchpoint,” interactive touch screen. At 112-inches wide, the Touchpoint is the largest interactive touch screen of its kind in the U.S. and […]