WBOC Banks On The Sun To Power Entire Station
News, Sports, And Digital Content Openings
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a sports director in Madison, Wis.; a news producer in Richmond, Va.; a digital content manager on Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula; and an anchor/reporter in Wichita, Kan.
Comscore said today it will provide measurement services to Draper Media’s WBOC (CBS-Fox) and WRDE (NBC-Telemundo) Salisbury, Md. (DMA 136). “Comscore’s local television measurement solution, which delivers a massive and passive database of return path devices, provides the stable and reliable measurement we require to work with our agency and advertiser partners,” said Craig Jahelka, president, Draper Media. […]
WBOC Sees The Light, Building Solar Farm
The installation will deliver 908 killowatts, enough to supply all the power needs at Draper Holdings’ Salisbury, Md., CBS-Fox affiliate.
WBOC Campaign Features Weatherman As Child
In the hit CBS comedy, Young Sheldon, the main character is a child prodigy, academically gifted in the sciences. In a promo campaign for WBOC’s Dan Satterfield, the station’s chief meteorologist, the spots depict Satterfield as a child resembling young Sheldon.
WBOC Owner Tom Draper Dies At 76
The owner of the CBS and Fox affiliate in Salisbury, Md., was struck by a pickup truck Thursday morning while out for his daily bicycle ride. He underwent surgery Thursday afternoon but did not survive the night.
WBOC Launches Squadron Of Six Drones
Case Study Examines WBOC Transmitter Instal
WBOC Salisbury Moving Into Radio
The Draper Holdings CBS affiliate in Maryland is buying WOLC-FM in the market.
Cyber Threats Have Broadcasters Hacked Off
While politically motivated hacks such as the ones that may have disrupted France’sTV5Monde and WBOC Salisbury, Md., are scary, they aren’t likely to be typical. Stations and networks are more likely to be hit by garden variety malware and malicious code intrusions because where there is IP, there is vulnerability. An area of particular security concern to broadcasters is the nation’s Emergency Alert System, which is increasingly dependent on networked and IP-based services.
WBOC, Atlantic Broadband Set Retrans Deal
Atlantic Broadband, the local cable provider serving viewers in Talbot, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties in Maryland, has returned CBS affiliate WBOC Salisbury, Md., TV to its channel lineup after reaching a long-term retrans agreement. The station has been off the cable system since late December.
WBOC Website, Twitter Account Hacked
The Salisbury, Md., CBS affiliate was hacked by an outside group, posting pro-extreme Islamic messages on the website. “We have managed to take back control of WBOC.com,” station manager Craig Jahelka said. “We have contacted Twitter to let them know that our account has been hacked, but they haven’t done anything yet.” The postings to the site were from a group calling itself the CyberCaliphate.
DirecTV Cuts Carriage Deal With WBOC
WBOC’s Digital Nets 1,200 New Businesses
On the Delmarva Peninsula, WBOC Salisbury, Md., is finding success with its digital efforts. Since the arrival of Brooke Knight Warner four years ago as the CBS affiliate’s Interactive chief, digital revenue has increased 10 fold and the portfolio of new advertising, directory and digital services clients has grown to 1,200.
Draper Holdings-owned CBS affiliate WBOC Salisbury, Md. (DMA 142), is launching the classic TV diginet Antenna TV on Dec. 17 on its 16.2 subchannel and Comcast ch. 207. It’s branding the channel WBOC Classics. “We are thrilled to offer our viewers wholesome, family entertainment on WBOC Classics,” says WBOC GM Craig Jahelka. “These are the […]