WFAA GM Details Dealing With Last Week’s Storm

Brad Ramsey, president and general manager of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA and SVP of Tegna, talks about what happened and when the news cycle switched from “what happened” to “why did this happen?”

WFAA Reporter David Goins Leaves After Six Years

Hannah Davis To Co-Host WFAA’s ‘Good Morning Texas’; Alanna Sarabia Leaving

WFAA Sports Anchor Apologizes After Making Pay Gap Joke

TVN’S NEWSROOM INNOVATORS

TVN’s Newsroom Innovators | Tegna’s Everyman ‘Road Trips’ Bolster Trust

WFAA’s David Schechter and parent company Tegna are putting ordinary people in Dallas in the role of reporters to tackle divisive issues like climate change, racism and Trump’s border wall. The results, longer-form Verify Road Trip stories on digital and broadcast, are gaining both viewers and trust.

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Ups Leslie McCardel To Exec. News Dir.

Tegna’s Dallas ABC affiliate promotes from within to fill the vacancy left when Carolyn Mungo became station manager.

DMA 5: DALLAS

Two Former WFAA Anchors Team For Podcast

DMA 5: DALLAS

Tegna Promotions In Dallas, Austin, San Antonio

The Dallas ABC affiliate’s current GM Brad Ramsey becomes Tegna senior vice president and Carolyn Mungo, executive news director is promoted to VP-station manager.

DMA 5: DALLAS

Marc Istook Joining WFAA As Co-Anchor

Tegna ABC affiliate WFAA Dallas (DMA 5) has named Marc Istook to co-anchor Daybreak. He is scheduled to assume his new role this summer. He joins WFAA from the NFL Network, where he has worked as a host and anchor over the past five years. Istook will join the Daybreak team of co-anchor Kara Sewell, […]

DMA 5: DALLAS

‘Daybreak’ Mainstay Ron Corning Leaving WFAA

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Traffic Anchor Goes Makeup-Free, Says ‘It Should Be A Choice’

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Taps Chris Lawrence As Evening Anchor

DMA 5: DALLAS

Anchor Alisha Laventure Gone From WFAA

TVN TECH

Social Media At 11 (And Other Newscasts)

TV stations are arming themselves with software that allows them to slice and dice social media to gauge audience interest in stories, share viewer feedback and even predict what stories will become larger issues in the future. Other software speeds social integration into newscasts.

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA’s John McCaa To Retire After 30 Years

Former WFAA Intern Killed In NYC Helicopter Crash

DMA 5: DALLAS

Tegna Taps Brad Ramsey For WFAA GM

The former Tegna exec returns to succeed the retiring Michael Devlin as head of the Dallas ABC affiliate.

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA’s Brett Shipp Resigns To Run For Congress

DMA 5

Dallas Sweeps: WFAA, KDFW, KXAS Post Wins

DMAS 36 & 5

Kara Sewell Leaving WXIX For WFAA

Q&A WITH SIOVHAN BOLTON

What WFAA Has Learned From Tegna’s Verify

Tegna television stations use a segment called Verify to help news consumers discern what’s fact from fiction on social media. This is the second in a series about Tegna’s efforts to improve transparency and trust with viewers through its Verify project.

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Extends Sports Anchor Dale Hansen’s Contract

Tegna-owned ABC affiliate WFAA Dallas (DMA 5) has extended the contract of longtime sports anchor Dale Hansen through 2018. Hansen will anchor his nightly sports reports on WFAA’s 10 p.m. news broadcasts Monday through Friday, as well as appear on key television specials, including the station’s Sunday night Sports Special, to match up with significant […]

Q&A WITH DAVID SCHECHTER

What WFAA Has Learned From Tegna’s Verify

In an age of fake news and heightened distrust of the media, Tegna TV stations are taking steps to improve transparency and build trust with viewers through a project called Verify. A small team at WFAA, Tegna’s ABC affiliate in Dallas, takes viewers on the road as guest reporters — literally and virtually — to answer viewers’ questions and witness the fact-gathering process. Senior Reporter David Schechter talks about the experience.

DMA 5: DALLAS

A Progressive Voice Bursting From Texas

WFAA Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen has become a viral video star for his sometimes controversial commentaries.

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Chief Mike Devlin Retiring At Year’s End

WFAA president and general manager Mike Devlin is retiring from the station at the end of the year. Devlin has been at the Tegna-owned ABC affiliate since 2005, when he joined from KHOU Houston.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA’s Dale Hansen On Taking A Knee

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA’s Outdoor Art Project Inspires Imitators

DMA 5

Dallas Sweep: KDFW, KXAS, WFAA Post Wins

DMA 5

Former Dallas TV Reporter Has Stories To Tell

TVN CLASSIFIEDS

Newsroom Jobs In CA, TX And SC

Fox O&O KTVU is searching for a VP-news director in Oakland-San Francisco. Tegna ABC affiliate WFAA Dallas is looking for an assistant news director. Raycom’s CBS affiliate in Charleston, S.C., needs an executive producer. To see all job openings, visit our Media Job Center here.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 5: DALLAS)

WFAA Promo Is Scary But That’s The Point

DMA 5

WFAA Dallas Raises $716,000 In Shooting Relief

In the wake of the July 7 police shootings in downtown Dallas, Tegna’s ABC affiliate there, WFAA, activated local resources and helped the community raise $716,000 over a two-week period. The funds will directly aid members of the Dallas Police Department and the DART officer who were wounded or killed in the shooting. The day […]

DMAS 10 & 5

KHOU Reporter Kevin Reece Moves To WFAA

TECH THURSDAY

IP ENG Reinforces WFAA Shooting Coverage

With the help of bonded cellular, two photographers from Tegna’s Dallas outlet were able to provide live coverage of the July 7 shootings that took the lives of five police officers. During the melee, says news ops chief Bill Fesh, “we were still getting good HD quality pictures streaming back with only a second to a second and half of latency.”

Dallas Police Chief Calls Out KDFW, WFAA

Dallas Police Chief David Brown took time out of his press conference Monday afternoon to scold local TV stations for inaccurate reporting over the weekend and for putting social media before safety.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 5: DALLAS)

WFAA Hansen’s Comments On Shootings Go Viral

DMA 5

Jim Douglas To Retire From WFAA Dallas

DMA 5

Dallas Sweeps: KDFW, KXAS, WFAA Post Wins

DMA 5: DALLAS

WFAA Contributor Stabbed To Death By Son

DMA 5

Dallas Sweeps: Changes Abound