TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

General Manager, Promotion Manager And Sales Manager Openings

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.

Meghan Miller Adds Duties As Co-Anchor Of WBTW 5 & 6 P.M. Newscasts

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 […]

WBTW Anchor Team Ending After 30 Years

DMA 102: MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC

Nexstar Names Jeffrey West GM Of WBTW

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.

DMA 102 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

WBTW Names Gittins Weekday Morning Anchor

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 […]

DMA 102 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

WBTW Adds Meteorologist James Hopkins

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 […]

DMA 102

WBTW Ups Meghan Miller To 11pm Co-Anchor

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, […]

DMA 102 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

WBTW Names Dana Brown Ritter ND

Media General moves her from executive producer at its WAVY Norfolk, Va., to head news operations at its Myrtle Beach, S.C., CBS affil.

DMA 102 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

WBTW Ups Carraway To Local Sales Manager

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.

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH, SC)

WBTW’s Dish Retrans Contract Set To Expire

If a new contract is not signed by midnight, June 30, Dish customers will lose access to the Myrtle Beach, S.C., CBS affiliate.

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

WBTW Adding New Weekend Morning Newscasts

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 […]

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.)

WBTW Names Steve Korioth Content Director

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.

DMA 103 MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC

WBTW Adds Meteorologists Spencer, Phillips

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 […]

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

Randy Ingram Named VP-GM of WBTW

Media General moves him from its WRBL Columbus, Ga., to head its Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., CBS affiliate, succeeding Michael Caplan.

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH, SC)

WBTW Producing Morning News For WFXB

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.

DMA 103 (MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.)

WBTW Adds Antenna TV To Subchannel

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 […]

SPECIAL REPORT: SEVERE WEATHER

Serious Weather Is Serious Business

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.

DMA 104

WBTW Unveils New Fall Afternoon Lineup

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. […]