InvestigateTV Adds Show On Watchdog Journs

InvestigateTV, Raycom Media’s OTT app, is adding a new show putting watchdog journalists in the spotlight. The show, called Post, is a new media review program presented in partnership with Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). Each episode will feature a staff member from IRE discussing the latest investigations from around the world with Jamie Grey, […]

Gray Makes Deals To Sell 9 More Stations

Sales to Scripps, Tegna and Lockwood complete the divestitures designed to bring Gray’s $3,6 billion merger with Raycom into compliance with the FCC’s local ownership rules. Combined with last week’s sale of WSWG Albany, Ga., proceeds from the latest spin offs total $235.5 million.

InvestigateTV Releases ‘Licensed To Pill’ Doc

Licensed to Pill is a one-hour special that exposes doctors betraying patients by prescribing addictive opioids to line their own pockets. It follows up on extensive investigations aired over the past year, during which time a federal raid, charges against doctors and action by Congress were all realized.

InvestigateTV Names New Content Partner

InvestigateTV, Raycom Media’s OTT app, announced a new content partnership with Investigative Network, which it describes as “a first of its kind nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to producing video- and film-based investigative content. This relationship means viewers will find even more investigative content on the newly released app.” InvestigateTV is both a watchdog and a […]

Raycom Launching ‘Me Time With Frangela’

Raycom Media and Kids at Play have a new show venture — Me Time with Frangela — premiering this fall in all Raycom Media markets. The new series is the latest entry in Raycom’s strategic initiative to develop its own original multiplatform content. Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton headlines an interactive 30-minute talk show […]

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WUAB To Be Cleveland’s New CW Affiliate

Effective July 16, the Raycom station takes over the CW’s lineup from WBNX.

Frankly Completes Strategic Review

The digital media platform provider said it anticipates additional funding from Raycom and implements management and board changes.

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Raycom Exposes High Opioid Prescribers

In a series of investigative reports, Raycom’s National Investigative Team, led by WVUE New Orleans’ Lee Zurik, analyzed the nation’s top 1,000 prescribers of opioids to Medicare patients and found just 10% had been sanctioned.

Raycom Exposes Opioid Over-Prescribers

The group’s investigative team produced Licensed to Pill, which analyzed the nation’s top 1,000 prescribers of opioids to Medicare patients and found just 10% had been sanctioned. A week after the story aired featuring the nation’s top opioid prescriber, federal agents raided his Tennessee office.

 

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Chris Conroy Named KFVS-WQWQ VP-GM

Raycom Media moves the TV executive from its KAIT Jonesboro, Ark., to lead its Cape Girardeau, Mo. CBS-CW duopoly.