Tegna’s NBC affiliate WCSH holds the lead among local media on social in Portland-Auburn, Maine. according to Shareablee data, but WGME, Sinclair’s CBS affil, is close behind.
Karen Araiza has been named news director of Tegna’s Portland and Bangor, Maine, NBC affiliates WCSH and WLBZ.
Tegna promotes the NBC affil’s sales director to the top spot, succeeding Steve Carter who is now GM of KUSA Denver.
Tegna-owned NBC affiliate WLBZ Bangor, Maine, will no longer produce a 6 p.m. weekday news show beginning Oct. 8. The 6 p.m. newscast will instead originate in Portland, Maine, on co-owned NBC affil WCSH, as do WLBZ’s weekday morning, noon, 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. broadcasts.
Gannett moves the executive producer at its WFMY Greensboro, N.C., to head news at its Maine NBC affiliates in Portland and Bangor.
Maureen O’Brien left Gannett’s Portland, Maine, NBC affiliate days after the station’s longtime weather forecaster went on the air to rebut rumors that he is among the suspected clients of an alleged prostitution operation in Kennebunk.