Keeping a station on the air during a disaster means crafting and rehearsing a plan that’s often based on previous experiences. As Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in Panama City, Fla., learned from October’s Hurricane Michael, sometimes the unforeseen still happens. After the WMBB building lost power, the news team set up in the station’s parking lot for newscasts.
The local TV veteran with more than 35 years of experience is tapped to succeed Andy Alford as leader of WFLA (NBC) and WTTA (MNT) effective immediately.
Nexstar NBC affiliate WFLA Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11), will launch News Channel 8 Today on Great 38 from 7 to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday on its co-owned MNT affil WTTA, effective Aug. 7. “This is a tremendous opportunity to bring local 8 On Your Side coverage to Tampa Bay in a new time period,” […]
The state Senate campaign of Democrat Bob Buesing has sent letters to four Tampa TV stations demanding that they quit running a Republican Party ad attacking him, calling it “false, misleading and deceptive.”
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick off their preseason slate on Thursday night at 7 p.m. against the Philadelphia Eagles in a game that will be broadcast live locally on Media General’s WTTA Tampa (DMA 11). NBC affiliate WFLA, the official television station of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will produce and broadcast three of the four […]