NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia announced today that Na’eem Douglas will be joining the station as a reporter starting June 17. Douglas comes from News 12 Brooklyn in New York, where he has been a reporter and fill-in anchor since 2007. Prior to his position at News 12, Douglas was a reporter with ABC affiliate WMDT Salisbury, Md. […]
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) today named Rosemary Connors as its new weekend morning anchor. Connors will anchor NBC10 News Saturday mornings from 5:30 to 7 a.m. and 9 to 10 a.m., and NBC10 News Sunday mornings from 5:30 to 8 a.m. and 9 to 10 a.m. She will continue to report during the week. […]
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) announced today that George Spencer will be joining the station as a reporter starting June 17. Spencer joins NBC10 from ABC affiliate WFTV Orlando, Fla., where he has been an anchor/reporter since 2008. Before joining WFTV, Spencer worked for News 12 in the Bronx/Brooklyn, New York as an anchor/reporter. Spencer […]
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia has debuted its SkyForce10 news helicpoter. The unit includes four cameras (two interior and two exterior), a telestrator that allows reporters and photographers to interact with live video and the ability to stay in flight for two-and-a-half to three hours. The station says it will soon introduce Web integration that will let […]
The NBC O&O in Philadelphia picks the former director of engineering and operations at KIRO Seattle to be its top tech.
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) announced today that Chris Cato will be joining the station as weekend anchor starting at the end of the month. Cato will anchor NBC10 News at 6 and 11 p.m. on weekends with co-anchor Denise Nakano. In addition, he will contribute reports to the station’s weekday newscasts. Cato joins WCAU […]
The NBC O&O has decided to drop its involvement with the Local News Service, a cooperative organization among local stations to share footage and resources.
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) has named Sarah Glover as social media editor effective immediately. Glover joins the station from the Philadelphia Daily News where she was originally a staff photographer. Her role there grew to include shooting, producing and editing video for the Web. In 2010, Glover led the Daily News video team on […]
The former news director of KCRA Sacramento, Calif., is joining the Philadelphia NBC outlet on July 16, succeeding Chris Bockman.
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) announced Monday that Keith Jones will be joining the station as a morning news anchor in early July. Jones will co-anchor NBC10 News Today (weekdays at 4:30-7 a.m.) with Lori Wilson. In addition to his anchoring duties, he will file reports for NBC10 News. Jones joins WCAU from WTAE Pittsburgh […]
The news chief at NBC’s Philadelphia O&O told his staff via email Wednesday evening that he’s leaving the station on June 15. In his email, Blackman said that he and WCAU GM Eric Lerner “have come to the mutual conclusion that it’s time for new leadership in the newsroom — time for new ideas and a fresh perspective on what we do.”
The former general sales manager of KPRC Houston joins the NBC-owned outlet in Philadelphia.
The former head of KIRO Seattle will take over NBC’s Philadelphia outlet on March 21, succeeding Dennis Bianchi. The 30-year veteran has worked his way up through the news ranks into management.
He moves from VP-GM of NBC’s WCAU Philadelphia’s to top spot at the market’s Fox O&O.
The deal with Raycom Sports for carriage on NBC Philadelphia Nonstop builds on the station’s earlier coverage of ACC football.
NBC O&O WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Sheena Parveen as a meteorologist starting at the end of the month. Parveen will provide weather reporting for WCAU’s 11 a.m. newscast in addition to contributing to NBC 10 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. Parveen joins Philadelphia’s veteran meteorology team composed of Chief Meteorologist Glenn […]
The deal with Raycom Sports and the ACC Network makes the NBC O&O’s NBC Philadelphia Nonstop the market’s only TV station to air ACC football.
The NBC-owned station in Philadelphia has teamed up with Foursquare to bring local news reporting to the check-in service. While WCAU is already posting traditional Foursquare tips — “Crab fries, good eats and lots of TV” at Chickie’s & Pete’s — it will now have reporters post news updates at different locations in the market.
NBC O&O WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Lou Dubois as its social media editor and strategist. Dubois will oversee the use of social media tools by reporters, producers and editors to monitor news, report news, find leads and more. Further, he will consult on internal sales and marketing initiatives and how they can use social […]