TVN TECH: NEW FACILITIES INSIDER

NBCU Philly Stations Make Big Leap To IP

The new WCAU-WWSI facility, set for a grand opening sometime this fall, is IP-centric and is designed to not only give the two stations a more efficient space with a common technology infrastructure, but to give their personnel new flexibility in creating content for today’s multiplatform world.

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Anzio Williams Makes History At WCAU

Williams, who along with WCAU President-GM Ric Harris forms the almost unheard-of big-city pairing of African Americans in those influential positions, made news this past spring when NBC10’s 11 p.m. broadcast was the most-watched late newscast among adults in the coveted 25 to 54 age demographic this past May.

DMA 4 (PHILADELPHIA)

Ric Harris Named GM Of WCAU-WWSI

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations chooses the GM of its WVIT Hartford, Conn., to succeed Eric Lerner at the helm of its Philadelphia stations.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

NBC Names Ric Harris Named GM Of WVIT

The Hartford O&O’s VP of sales is promoted to succeed David Doebler who became GM of WMAQ Chicago in March. His 25-year career in media includes a five-year stint as GM of Scripps’ WEWS Cleveland in the early 2000s.