Gray Appoints Four New General Managers

It has new leadership at WAFF Huntsville, Ala.; KKTV Colorado Springs; WDAM Hattiesburg, Miss.; and WTOK Meridian, Miss.

WAFF Reporter Allen Stroud Dies At 31

DMA 79 (HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR, AL)

WAFF Reporter Stops Robbery, Holds Suspect

MARKET SHARE (DMA 79: HUNTSVILLE, AL)

WAFF Finds Gold In North Alabama

DMA 80 (HUNTSVILLE, AL)

Baron Installs 1 Megawatt Radar For WAFF

Weather technology company Baron Services has installed a 1 million watt C-Band Doppler weather radar for Raycom Media’s NBC affiliate WAFF Huntsville, Ala. (DMA 80). An EF-5 tornado destroyed WAFF’s radar on April 27, 2011, during an unprecedented outbreak in North Alabama in which more than 60 tornadoes touched down. The new radar will interface […]

DMA 80

WAFF Huntsville Goes HD With Snell Kahuna

Raycom NBC affiliate WAFF Huntsville, Ala. (DMA 80), is among the latest members of the Raycom Media station group to launch its HD newscast using Snell‘s Kahuna multi-format HD/SD production switcher. The Kahuna switcher is the centerpiece in a major HD upgrade for the WAFF broadcasting facility, which includes a state-of-the-art news studio and set, […]

TECH SPOTLIGHT

WAFF Shows Raycom Approach To HD News

Raycom is rolling out high-def newscasts in all its small and mid-size market stations, and expects to have all but five on air in HD by the end of the year. A good example of just how Raycom goes from SD to HD is WAFF, the NBC affiliate in Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, Ala. Its overhaul featured a new studio, control room, edit bays and a raft of gear including 23 Sony camcorders, a Snell Kahuna production switcher and three Hitachi studio cameras.

PROMAX/BDA STATION SUMMIT

Raycom, NBC Local Take ‘Just Cause’ Honors

Raycom’s WAFF Huntsville, Ala., and KPLC Lake Charles, La., and NBC Local Media are honored by PromaxBDA for their promotional efforts benefiting charities.