The station group promotes her from assistant news director at its WXYZ Detroit. She succeeds the Cleveland ABC affiliate’s Sean McGarvy who moved to a senior content role at corporate.
Branding is a tool that has been used to promote and market everything from soft drinks and automobiles to political campaigns and sports. It has been an essential part of television news for decades, growing in importance as both technology and viewing options have exploded.
McGarvy, 39, comes to Cleveland’s ABC affiliate from KMGH in Denver, where he was assistant news director.
Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WEWS Cleveland (DMA 19) has hired Katie Ussin to be part of its Good Morning Cleveland in June. She will join co-anchor Terrence Lee weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m. Ussin currently co-anchors multiple newscasts at WDTN Dayton, Ohio. Prior to her five years at WDTN, she worked as a reporter and anchor at KULR […]
News-producing stations in the country’s 18th largest TV market have been hard at work preparing to offer comprehensive coverage of next week’s Republican National Convention that’s relevant to area viewers, while also ensuring staff have flexibility to cover unexpected activity and stay safe.
When Donald Trump and other Republican luminaries take their turns at the podium next month at the Republican National Convention, the reporters and producers of hundreds, maybe thousands, of television news organizations will focus their efforts on the messages emanating from the Quicken Loans Arena stage. The exception, though, will be the handful of hometown broadcast stations, whose cameras will be trained elsewhere.
Anchor Rob Powers is returning home to Cleveland (DMA 18) to Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WEWS. Powers will join WEWS anchor Danita Harris, Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson and Sports Director Andy Baskin. The station is where his career began as an intern in the sports department back in the late 1980s. His career path took him […]
E.W. Scripps chooses the GM of its Bakersfield, Calif., duopoly to succeed Sam Rosenwasser as head of its Cleveland ABC outlet. He succeeds Sam Rosenwasser who left the station on Dec. 15, 2014.
E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WEWS Cleveland (DMA 19), today announced a new media partnership with the Cleveland Browns beginning with the 2015 season. WEWS will broadcast all of the team’s preseason games plus year-round programming targeted to Browns fans. “Our consistent goal is to continually communicate with our fans and connect with them in unique […]
Sam Rosenwasser announced Monday that he is stepping down as vice president and general manager of WEWS Cleveland. His last day at the station will be Monday, Dec. 15. E.W. Scripps Co., which owns the ABC affiliate, has yet to name a successor. Rosenwasser, 61, has been the general manager of the station since April 2010.
E.W. Scripps Co. taps the former ND of its KMGH Denver to lead the news operations at its ABC affiliate in Cleveland.
A former employee of Clevealnd ABC affiliate WEWS has sued the station’s parent company, E.W. Scripps, saying an engineer had placed a hidden camera in the men’s bathroom this summer.
On Monday, Sept. 9, at 7 a.m., Scripps-Owned ABC affiliate WEWS Cleveland (DMA 18) gave the city’s sports fans a new place to engage and celebrate their beloved Browns. That exclusive destination was DAWGS on the Run, a first-of-its-kind interactive mobilecast. Hosted by the station’s sports duo Andy Baskin and Mike Cairns, the weekly mobilecast […]
The Cleveland ABC affiliate took down an online story about the criminal past of Charles Ramsey, the man who helped free three women held captive in a neighbor’s house for nearly a decade, after being flooded with complaints.
After less than two years as vice president and general manager of the Scripps ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Steve Thaxton is leaving tomorrow. Thaxton announced to the staff that he starts Monday as a temporary GM at Cleveland’s WEWS, a sister Scripps station, as he begins a transition to teaching and consulting.