Meteorologist Art Jarrett Joins WDSU New Orleans

Hearst Television NBC affiliate WDSU New Orleans has hired meteorologist Art Jarrett to join Randi Rousseau and Chad Sabadie on WDSU News This Morning, weekday mornings from 4:30 to 7 a.m. He starts later this month. Jarrett joins WDSU from Hearst’s KSBW (NBC) and Central Coast ABC in Monterey-Salinas, Calif., where he started on weekends in 2010 […]

WDSU Meteorologist Moving To WTVD Raleigh

WDSU New Orleans Meteorologist Says Goodbye

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News, Digital Sales And Graphic Design Openings

New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an Executive Producer, a digital sales coordinator and a graphics design manager for stations owned by Hearst, Gray and Nexstar.

Chad Sabadie Moving From WGMB To WDSU

Chad Sabadie Joins ‘WDSU News This Morning’

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WDSU New Orleans has hired Chad Sabadie to join Randi Rousseau as co-anchor of WDSU News This Morning, weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m., beginning in mid-April. Sabadie joins WDSU from WVLA-WGMB, the NBC-Fox duopoly in Baton Rouge, La., where he’s been evening news anchor since 2017 and morning news anchor from 2015-17. Sabadie’s […]

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When it comes to mobile apps, broadcasters still face a range of options from a single- or multiple-app approach to adopting back-end tech allowing user personalization. But some goals remain constant: keeping users on owned-and-operated mobile platforms over social and monetizing the experience wherever possible.

WDSU Names Melissa Dart News Director

She joins the Hearst NBC affiliate in New Orleans from WPTV West Palm Beach, Fla., where she has been the assistant news director since 2018.

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WDSU Helps Provide 660,000 Meals For Hurricane Laura Victims

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Drivers Lineup At 3 A.M. For WDSU’s School Supply Drive

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Saints Coach Helps WDSU Raise Nearly $400K For New Orleans Food Bank

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WDSU Sports Reporter Carley McCord Killed In Plane Crash

Carley McCord, a sports reporter at Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WDSU New Orleans (DMA 50), was one of five killed in a plane crash on Saturday, Dec. 28. According to reports, McCord was riding in a private plane from Lafayette, La., to the Peach Bowl to watch LSU play Oklahoma.  The plane took off from Lafayette […]

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WDSU Adds Travers Mackel, Christina Watkins As Weekday Anchors

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WDSU New Orleans (DMA 50) has changed its anchor pairings for weekday and weeknight newscasts effective Monday, Oct. 28. Travers Mackel and Christina Watkins join Sula Kim and Gina Swanson to anchor the weeknight newscasts. After 16 years as a reporter for WDSU, Travers Mackel will co-anchor WDSU News at 4PM with Christina Watkins […]

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WDSU Adds Anchor Sherman Desselle

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WDSU’s Juliana Mazza Leaving New Orleans

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La.’s 1st TV Station, WDSU, Celebrates 70 Years

My first job at a TV station was as a writer/producer in promotions at WDSU. Then, in 1988, the station was located in the French Quarter. The historic building stretched an entire block from Royal to Chartres streets. The front entrance sat in a beautiful courtyard, said to be the most photographed in the city.

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WDSU’s Neighbors Telethon Nets $45K

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WDSU Duo Out To Establish Midday Legacy

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‘WDSU News at Noon’ Premieres Sept. 3

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WDSU will premiere WDSU News at Noon on Monday, Sept. 3. “WDSU continuously looks for new ways to improve our delivery of news to our viewers, on all of our platforms,” said WDSU President-GM Joel Vilmenay. “The noon news expansion allows our viewers more opportunities to receive the news of the day at times […]

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New Orleans TV News Slugfest Continues

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New Orleans Sweeps Still A Free-For-All

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WDSU Airs African-American Art Special Tonight

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New Orleans Sweep: News Is 3-Way Race Now

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WDSU New Orleans Debuts New News Set

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WDSU Taps Connie Ernst As Director Of Sales

Hearst is moving her from WBAL Baltimore to oversee sales at its New Orleans NBC affiliate beginning June 1.

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WDSU And New Orleans’ First TV Broadcast

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Sula Kim Rejoining WDSU Anchor Desk

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Nash Roberts Was New Orleans Weather Original

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WDSU Adds Shaun Kraisman As 4 P.M. Anchor

Today, Hearst’s WDSU New Orleans (DMA 50) announced that anchor/reporter Shaun Kraisman will be joining the station’s news team, and anchoring the 4 p.m. newscast weekdays. He joins WDSU from WINK Fort Myers-Naples, Fla., as a morning and noon anchor. He studied broadcasting at the College of Charleston, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Kraisman […]

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WDSU Celebrates 50 Years Of Saints Football

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Mark Parrick Joins WDSU As Assistant News Dir.

Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate WDSU New Orleans (DMA 51) has hired Mark Parrick as assistant news director. The station said he is expected to begin in early September.  Parrick joins WDSU from WDAF Kansas City where he spent the last three years as an executive producer. Before Kansas City, Parrick was the morning producer at […]

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Louisiana Stations Pitch In To Help Flood Victims

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WDSU Creative Services Dir. Billy Pilgrim Dies

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WDSU Wins National Award For Katrina Documentary

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Former WDSU Production Manager Dies At 66

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WDSU Anchor Camille Whitworth Leaves

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Akili Franklin Named News Director At WDSU

Hearst Television promotes her from assistant ND to head news at its New Orleans NBC affiliate. 

 

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WDSU Tackles Saints Player’s Battle With ALS