Nexstar CBS affiliate WANE Fort Wayne, Ind., has moved Alyssa Ivanson, currently the anchor of First News on weekday mornings, to weeknight anchor on its First at Five, News at Six and Nightcast at 11 p.m. She will anchor along with Fort Wayne favorite Dirk Rowley. Ivanson has been with WANE for 15 years, serving […]
Beginning March 26, Media General’s CBS affiliate WANE Ft. Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111) will expand its First News Saturday to two hours, from 7 to 9 a.m. “WANE-TV sets the standard for news in the Fort Wayne area,” said News Director Ted Linn. “It’s only natural to make a good thing even better. We’re the […]
Media General promotes the Fort Wayne, Ind., CBS affiliate’s sales director to succeed the retiring Alan Riebe.
The broadcasting veteran of four decades plans to retire from the Media General-owned CBS affiliate at the end of this year, saying he’s “leaving at a time when the business is in a state of historical change.” His successor is not yet known.
An upcoming Federal Communications Commission meeting could alter a deal by an Illinois media company to acquire a Fort Wayne television station and manage another.
Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News
The fallout from the year-ago upheaval in affiliations in the 109th TV market depends on whom you talk to. NBC affil WISE is thrilled with the increase in sports programming it’s gotten from adding Fox on a subchannel, while WFFT, now an independent, says its Rentrak numbers are strong and tracking up. But Nielsen numbers and local ad buyers paint a somewhat different story.