For outsiders, West Palm Beach conjures up images of palm trees and retirees, but the Florida city has a fiercely competitive online scene, with TV stations among the major players. The competition could heat up even further later this year when local daily The Palm Beach Post erects its paywall.
The Scripps West Palm Beach operation brings in the former news director of Gannett’s Jacksonville duo to succeed Jeff Brogan.
The latest addition to the agreement between the Scripps and Raycom stations in West Palm Beach, Fla., has WPTV producing the market’s only 4 o’clock news for WFLX.
Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News
Beginning Jan. 1 the Scripps NBC affil in West Palm Beach, Fla., will take over news production for Raycom’s Fox outlet. It will also farm out sports coverage to WEFL-AM, which already does the same for WPTV.