With its colorful festivals, two major pro sports teams and lots of crime and corruption, New Orleans feels like a larger market than No. 50 to the newsgatherers toiling in the region. There’s never a shortage of big-time happenings.
WDSU New Orleans received the 2021 Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists for its breaking news coverage of Hurricane Ida. And then it constructed a promo around that honor that makes a strong claim about the quality of its breaking news coverage.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an engineering director, IT administrator, digital sales manager, assistant news director, two executive producers, two business development executives, a news producer, social media producer, anchor/producer, general sales manager and broadcast engineer.
Hearst moves him from GM of its WAPT Jackson, Miss., to oversee its NBC affiliate in Louisiana.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Hearst is moving her from WBAL Baltimore to oversee sales at its New Orleans NBC affiliate beginning June 1.
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 […]