The advertising veteran will succeed Andy Hoffman who is retiring later this year after 40 years at the Hearst ABC affiliate in Boston.
The veteran media executive returns to Hearst Television to head all its news operations in Boston.
Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston today made two anchor assignments. NewsCenter 5 anchor Erika Tarantal will move to co-anchor the 5 and 5:30 p.m. newscasts, and Jessica Brown will join WCVB to co-anchor the noon and 4 p.m. broadcasts. Tarantal, who has been an anchor and reporter with WCVB since 2014, will now co-anchor NewsCenter 5 at 5 […]
Boston journalist Nathalie Pozo will join Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 10) as weekend evening anchor and general assignment reporter beginning Monday, Oct. 5. Pozo will co-anchor weekend editions of NewsCenter 5 with Shaun Chaiyabhat. This move marks her homecoming to Hearst Television, having anchored and reported earlier in her career at Hearst-owned WPBF in […]
The long-time broadcasting executive returns to Hearst’s Boston ABC affiliate to lead broadcast engineering and operations, succeeding Greg Turner.
The veteran Hearst Television executive and GM of its WGAL Lancaster-Harrisburg, Pa., is tapped to succeed the retiring Bill Fine as head of Hearst’s Boston flagship beginning July 1.
Later this year, the TV veteran will conclude a five-decade career including 15 years at helm of Hearst’s Boston ABC affiliate.
Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) has appointed Bill Sheerin managing editor of its NewsCenter 5. His appointment is effective immediately. “Bill is a highly-regarded journalist with an exceptional track record of covering major local and national stories,” said Bill Fine, WCVB president-GM. “We’re confident that his proven management skills, as well as his […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) has appointed Duke Castiglione lead sports anchor. He is set to take the helm of WCVB’s sports desk, including the weekly Sunday night SportsCenter 5 OT at 11:30 p.m. from his current position as weekend evening anchor and general assignment reporter. He takes over for longtime principal sports […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) today appointed Julie Mehegan managing editor of WCVB’s weekday Chronicle news magazine. Mehegan’s appointment is effective at year-end when current managing editor, Nneka Nwosu Faison, takes over as the program’s executive producer. Faison is replacing current EP, Chris Stirling, when he retires after 35 years at Chronicle. “With more than […]
The transition to new leadership at WCVB Boston’s Chronicle, the nation’s longest-running locally produced news magazine, is almost laughably amicable, especially by TV standards. But it raises relevant questions for any station wrestling with how to re-tool its legacy broadcasts for a new generation of viewers and wondering whether to invest in original long-form programming for an on-demand world.
Patrick Gram has been promoted to digital sales manager at Hearst’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9), overseeing all of the station’s digital business. Gram’s promotion was announced by Andy Hoffman, WCVB’s general sales manager, and is effective immediately. An award-winning account executive with more than twelve years of sales experience, Gram has been a multi-platform […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA (9) promoted reporter Katie Thompson to weekday morning traffic anchor for its EyeOpener newscasts (4:30-7 a.m.) with co-anchors Antoinette Antonio, Randy Price and Doug Meehan as well as meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon. In addition to anchoring the EyeOpener’s traffic segments, Thompson will be WCVB’s transportation specialist covering the region’s critical […]
Nneka Nwosu Faison has been promoted to executive producer of Hearst-owned WCVB Boston’s Chronicle local news magazine. Faison’s promotion was announced today and is effective at year-end when current executive producer, Chris Stirling, retires after 35 years at Chronicle. Faison is currently Chronicle’s managing editor. “Over the course of her impressive career here at Chronicle, as well as at stations […]
New ads posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Roanoke, Va., and Boston in digital services and creative services posted by Gray and Hearst.
A cutting-edge study, Video News Research Project, will test the use of new forms of animation, graphics, and data visualization in video storytelling. Year-long, paid fellowship positions will be created as part of the project, one position at each of these stations in Chicago and Boston.
Mike Lynch, longtime principal sports anchor at Hearst Television WCVB Boston (DMA 9), announced he will retire on Aug. 15. Fondly referred to as “Lynchie” by his fans and colleagues, Lynch was named the Massachusetts Sportscaster of the Year an unprecedented 16 times and has been an integral part of WCVB’s SportsCenter 5 team for […]
The Hearst ABC affiliate in Boston will launch NewsCenter 5 at 4:30 PM on Jan. 1. In addition, anchor Doug Meehan is named the third anchor of Weekday EyeOpener and reporter Jennifer Eagan will now co-anchor of Weekend EyeOpener.
Jennifer Eagan will join Hearst’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 10) as a general assignment reporter on Monday, Oct. 22. Eagan has been a reporter in New England for more than a decade. Eagan joins WCVB from WHDH Boston where she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for more than five years. Before that, she worked […]