Duke Castiglione will join Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 10) as weekend evening anchor and general assignment reporter beginning in January. He will co-anchor with Nichole Berlie, and will also report during the week. Castiglione joins WCVB from WNYW New York where he is sports anchor as well as host of the Sunday night program Sports […]
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Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) today promoted Shayna Seymour to co-anchor of Chronicle with Anthony Everett effective Thursday, May 25. Seymour has been a reporter and producer for WCVB’s award-winning, nightly news magazine for 11 years. In addition to her role on Chronicle, Seymour has been co-anchor of the weekend EyeOpener newscasts with Doug Meehan, and her […]
There’s a new “move it, move it” mandate being preached by the Hearst Boston ABC affiliate’’s top newsroom honcho — but some miffed reporters don’t want to dance along. Paige Harrison, who took over as WCVB’s news director in January, has laid down a harsh edict demanding reporters get expressive during every TV live shot and stand-up.
The new NBC Boston (WBTS) will be making a run at ratings leader WCVB starting on New Year’s Eve, and it is betting big on its weather coverage, which will feature the StormRanger, an armored car-like vehicle with mobile radar that will be deployed at the first sign of a major storm.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) will launch a 4 p.m. newscast, NewsCenter 5 at 4, beginning the week of Nov. 7. NewsCenter 5 at 4 will replace Inside Edition, which will move to 4:30 p.m., and will be followed by NewsCenter 5 at 5. The new NewsCenter 5 at 4 will following Ellen at 3 […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) is adding Nichole Berlie as weekend evening co-anchor and reporter beginning Wednesday, Sept. 21. She will co-anchor with Reid Lamberty. Berlie joins WCVB from KSDK St. Louis where she has anchored Today in St. Louis weekday mornings since September 2013. Prior to KSDK, Berlie spent five years as a weekday […]
Diane Cho will join Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8), as a general assignment reporter beginning Monday, July 11. Cho joins WCVB from WJLA Washington. While working for WJLA, Cho covered a variety of high profile stories and contributed weekly to the station’s Government Matters program. Prior to WJLA, Cho worked as a reporter and […]
David Bienick will join Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8), as a general assignment reporter beginning Wednesday, July 13. Bienick joins WCVB from Hearst’s KCRA Sacramento, Calif., where he has been a reporter for 16 years covering many high-profile stories, and he was assigned to report from Boston on the manhunt for the Boston marathon […]
Veteran journalist, Ben Simmoneau, will join Hearst’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) as an anchor-reporter. He and will anchor NewsCenter 5 at 5PM with co-anchor J.C. Monahan as well as The 10 O’Clock News on MeTV Boston with co-anchor Maria Stephanos beginning Wednesday, July 6. Joining WCVB marks a return to Hearst Television for […]
Maria Stephanos and Ed Harding to co-anchor an hour-long, live newscast on WCVB’s MeTV subchannel.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) has hired Shaun Chaiyabhat as a general assignment reporter beginning Monday, Feb. 29. Chaiyabhat has been a reporter and fill-in anchor at WKMG Orlando, Fla., for the last five-and-a-half years. Chaiyabhat’s on-air career started with an internship at WICS Springfield, Ill., covering politics and government at the state capitol. […]
Feeling lucky? Lottery-winner hopefuls can tune into Hearst’s ABC affil WCVB Boston (DMA 8) at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13, when WCVB will air the live Powerball drawing worth $1.5 billion. There have been 19 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner. Before this current record jackpot, the previous U.S. lottery record was a $656 […]
Beginning Jan. 11, the Hearst ABC affiliate will introduce 4:30 and 7 p.m. broadcasts, moving The Ellen DeGenerous Show and Inside Edition to earlier timeslots.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8), has added investigative reporter Mike Beaudet to its investigative unit, 5 Investigates starting today. As a multimedia investigative journalist, Beaudet will join reporters Kathy Curran and Karen Anderson in the unit. With nearly twenty years of experience as an investigative journalist, Beaudet left his last position at WFXT […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) has promoted reporter Reid Lamberty to weekend evening anchor, beginning Jan. 10. Lamberty will co-anchor Saturday evening newscasts with Pam Cross (6-6:30 and 11) and Sunday evenings with Heather Unruh (5-6, 6-6:30 and 11). Sports reporter Bob Halloran, who also served as co-anchor with Cross on Saturday evenings, […]
Veteran anchor and Cape Cod native, Doug Meehan will join Hearst’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) as weekend morning anchor and general assignment reporter beginning Saturday, Dec. 19. Meehan previously worked at five television stations in New England, as well as hosting his own Boston radio program. Meehan will co-anchor Saturday morning (5-7 and […]
The Hearst-owned Boston ABC affiliate will introduce half-hour news broadcasts at 4:30 and 7 p.m. starting Jan. 11.
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 8, Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) will launch an additional hour of news on weekend evenings at 5-6 p.m. entitled NewsCenter 5 at 5 expanding the news block to 5-6:30. Depending on ABC network programming, NewsCenter 5 at 5 will air on either Saturday or Sunday. After the Nov. 8 launch […]