NewsNet Hires Phillip Hendrix As News Director

The 24/7 news channel with a focus on the headlines hires the former Black News Channel senior producer to oversee journalism.

NAB Show: NewsNet To Invest $50M In New Studios, 24/7 News Content Solutions

NewsNet, the 24/7 news channel with a focus on the headlines, announced plans to invest heavily to provide solutions “that better meet the financial needs of broadcasters and carriers.” NewsNet is exhibiting for the first time at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth C2228. NewsNet was recently purchased by Manoj […]

NewsNet Launches Free News Video Service

NewsNet Wire is a content-sharing service allowing stations to access stories of regional and national interest — produced both by the NewsNet network and other NewsNet wire affiliates — while sharing their own video with other stations.

NewsNet Bringing Live Election Coverage To LPTV Stations

There’s a new source for election coverage this year: America’s low-power television stations, many of which have never before broadcast live election coverage. It’s all thanks to NewsNet, a free, over-the-air 24-hour news channel, which will be bringing live coverage of the 2020 elections to its affiliates — including dozens of LPTV stations across the […]


TVN Focus On Business | Diginets Weather COVID-19, Holding Their Viewers

Larger multicast networks are retaining their viewers while newer players have successfully rolled out distribution.

NewsNet Offers Short-Term Affiliations During Pandemic

NewsNet, a 24-hour news diginet focused on delivering headlines without talk and opinion-based programming, is working with TV stations across the country to keep the public informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the network is now offering short-term affiliations to stations in need of news. “We understand that some stations who are interested in keeping […]

WDFL Brings 24/7 News To Miami With NewsNet

NewsNet, a 24-hour news diginet focused on delivering headlines without talk and opinion-based programming, has added Paramount Broadcasting’s WDFL-LD Miami (DMA 16) as an affiliate. NewsNet, launched in January 2019, follows a traditional “news wheel” format providing a quick look at the headlines every half hour. It is available in 45 markets nationwide, including New […]

NewsNet Debuts New Studios, Morning Show, Weather System

NewsNet, the 24-hour news diginet focused on delivering headlines without talk and opinion-based programming, overhauled its on-air look this week with the debut of the first of their new studios, broadcasting from a new facility which has been under construction since May. Along with a flexible new set featuring a wide range of new technology […]


Openings At National News, Weather Networks

NewsNet and The Weather Channel have openings for a news reporter/anchor and finance manager at their respective locations in Michigan and Georgia.


The Diginet World Is Having A Moment

Broadcasters including Scripps, Tegna, CBS, Sinclair, Ion and Gray have been laying bigger bets in the multicasting business, acquiring some of the more popular diginets and partnering to develop new ones in a market showing signs of further expansion. CBS’s new diginet DABL, for instance, is bringing back the classic lifestyle programming of Martha Stewart and others in the fall.

NewsNet Launches In New York, Los Angeles

The 24/7 multicast news channel adds 23 affiliates in its first five months.

NewsNet Breaks Ground On New Studios

NewsNet, the 24-hour news network focused on delivering headlines without talk and opinion-based programming, has broken ground on an expansion to their studios in Cadillac, Mich. The 3,500 square-foot addition will consist of three studios, each with their own control rooms, as well as a new, state-of-the-art master control room overseeing the operations of both […]


Viewers Like NewsNet’s Just-News Format

NewsNet is a new 24/7 news channel delivering national and international news, weather and sports headlines. And viewers are liking it. “NewsNet is unbiased news, period. I have yet to see a story with any slant or opinions, just straight facts. Basically, it’s news how news is supposed to be. I highly recommend these guys,” wrote one viewer.

24/7 News Diginet Launches In 18 Markets

NewsNet follows a traditional “news wheel” format, with headlines at the top of each half hour, followed by a national weather overview, sports, and feature stories from across America. It’s distributed over-the-air by a network of affiliates, streams to mobile apps available for iPhone and Android, and will be launching OTT apps for Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV later this month.

New 24/7 NewsNet Designed For TV Stations

NewsNet is a news channel without pundits, panels or shout shows, built from the ground up with over-the-air broadcasters in mind.