The long-time television journalist moves from Magid to oversee news operations at the CBS duopoly in Miami.
The local broadcasting veteran is tapped by CBS Television Stations to oversee WFOR and WBFS, succeeding Adam Levy.
A federal magistrate judge in Miami has given the green light for a class-action labor law and sex and age discrimination lawsuit to go forward against CBS Broadcasting. The ruling could have nationwide impact on CBS’s 29 owned-and-operated television stations.
Miami journalist Michele Gillen says she was told by WFOR HR that she couldn’t claim discrimination because she had a female news director. She is suing for retaliation after being terminated, but CBS says the decision to not renew her contract was justified.
Saturday night, into Sunday morning proved to be an active time for Miami TV stations. As news came out about Fidel Castro’s death from Cuba, Miami area Cubans took to the streets to celebrate and gather, and Miami stations jumped into action.
CBS-owned WFOR Miami (DMA 16) today announced that Rudabeh Shahbazi will join CBS 4 News This Morning (weekdays 5-7 a.m.) beginning Monday, Aug. 3. Shahbazi was most recently a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at KABC Los Angeles. Prior to that, she was a multimedia journalist at KNXV Phoenix, where she received a regional Emmy […]
CBS O&O WFOR Miami (DMA 16) will introduce a new weekend morning newscast on Saturday, July 7. With the addition of two hour-long early newscasts — on Saturday (at 6 a.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m. — WFOR will offer viewers morning news programs seven days a week. Both broadcasts will be anchored by Marybel Rodriguez, […]
Three of the group’s stations will participate in the Mobile Content Venture’s Dyle service and its KSTW Seattle is joining the Mobile500 Alliance.
With its glamour and Latino flair, media players in Miami, a market characterized by an audience fragmented by culture and language, rely on different strategies — from hyperlocal to mobile — to draw visitors and prosper. Market leader The Miami Herald, with English and Spanish sites, has turned to hyperlocal, offering some 45 specialized sites based on community and subject matter. And Fox affiliate WSVN has tripled its mobile traffic in the past year.
For the fourth time in five home games this season, the Miami Dolphins and one of its business partners opted to buy the remaining tickets in order to avoid the blackout of the CBS telecast. This time, the CBS O&O chipped in to make sure the game will be televised in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties and the Treasure Coast.
The CBS Miami O&O’s interim news director gets the job permanently.