Kimberly Byrd, Ben Oldham and Robert Raff move up in Knoxville, Tenn.; Roanoke, Va; and Myrtle Beach, S.C., respectively.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manger, a promotion manager and local sales manager at Nexstar stations in California, Alabama and Indiana.
Nexstar-owned CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach, S.C., has promoted News 13 at 5:30 anchor Meghan Miller to co-anchor of News 13 at 5 and News 13 at 6 beginning Monday, Nov. 23. Miller will continue anchoring News 13 at 5:30 and co-anchor both additional newscasts with current veteran co-anchor Bob Juback. Miller has been solo-anchor […]
The general sales manager of the group’s CBS-MNT affiliate in Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., moves up to replace Randy Ingram who has moved to Nexstar’s Indianapolis duopoly.
Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 102), has promoted Matt Gittins to weekday morning anchor. Starting in July, Gittins will co-anchor News13 This Morning from 4:30 to 7 a.m. with Patsy Kelly. He will solo anchor the Fox Morning News on WFXB from 7 to 9 a.m. Gittins joined WBTW in May […]
Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 102), has hired James Hopkins as a weekday meteorologist. He will deliver weather forecasts during the morning and noon weekday newscasts alongside News 13 This Morning anchors Rusty Ray and Libba Holland and News 13 at Noon anchor Nicole Boone. Hopkins replaces Martha Spencer who accepted […]
Media General-owned CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 102), has promoted Meghan Miller to News 13 at 11 weeknight co-anchor. She will co-anchor the 11 p.m. newscast with current anchor Bob Juback. She will also solo anchor Fox News at Ten which WBTW produces for Fox affiliate WFXB. Miller, formerly WBTW’s weekend evening anchor, […]
Media General moves her from executive producer at its WAVY Norfolk, Va., to head news operations at its Myrtle Beach, S.C., CBS affil.
Media General CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 102), has promoted Shawn Carraway to Florence local sales manager. Carraway has been an account executive at the station since March 2011. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration management from Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C.
If a new contract is not signed by midnight, June 30, Dish customers will lose access to the Myrtle Beach, S.C., CBS affiliate.
Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 103), on Wednesday announced the addition of News 13 Saturday Morning to air at 8-9 a.m. beginning May 19 and News 13 Sunday Morning at 8-9 a.m. beginning May 20. Libba Holland will anchor the one-hour newscasts, joined by weekend meteorologist Andrew Phillips. Since 2010, Holland […]
Media General moves the news director of its WRBL Columbus, Ga., to head up on-air and online news operations at its CBS affiliate in Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C.
Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 103) today announced two new hires. Martha Spencer becomes the station’s weekday morning and noon meteorologist, and Andrew Phillips is its new weekend meteorologist. Spencer joins WBTW from WTVY Dothan, Ala., where she was morning meteorologist. In 2011, she received the National Weather Association Television Broadcasters […]
Media General moves him from its WRBL Columbus, Ga., to head its Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., CBS affiliate, succeeding Michael Caplan.
In an extension of the partnership between the two Myrtle Beach, S.C., stations, CBS affiliate WBTW will produce the new 7 a.m. Fox Morning News for Fox affil WFXB beginning Dec. 1.
Media General CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 103), has added Antenna TV on its ch. 13.2. Antenna TV features a combination of hit movies and classic television shows including All in the Family, Sanford and Sons, The Nanny, Maude, Good Times, Three’s Company and The Partridge Family. MyNetwork TV programming will continue to […]
Meteorologists in the hurricane-prone Gulf and Atlantic coastal areas say they’re conscious of the power they wield and try to be careful with it, realizing the profound impact severe weather news and related promotion can have not only on people, but also on local economies. They also stress the importance of social media as an adjunct to broadcasting, contending that in a weather emergency, television screens are not the only place that citizens will be looking for critical information. This is the third in a series of articles that will appear this week and that collectively constitute a TVNewsCheck Special Report on Severe Weather News. The first two stories in the series are below.
Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 104), announced its new fall afternoon lineup. Debuting Monday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. will be Anderson hosted by CNN journalist Anderson Cooper. From undercover investigations to hidden camera experiments, Anderson promises to explore topics and issues of concern to women. Replacing Oprah at 4 p.m. […]