WKRC Hires Aleah Hordges To Fill Morning Anchor Slot


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an IT engineer, a digital content manager, an anchor, an anchor/reporter, a news anchor/producer, an education reporter, a broadcast engineer, a meteorologist and photojournalist.

WISH, WNDY To Air 35 Indianapolis Indians Home Games

Circle City Broadcasting’s WISH (CW) and WNDY (MNT) will air 35 home games of the minor league Indianapolis Indians, with the first telecast to be the club’s season opener on Tuesday, April 5, on WNDY. “Circle City Broadcasting is thrilled to continue our partnership with the Indianapolis Indians and provide our viewers a front row […]

WISH Launches ‘News 8 At 11 With Phil Sanchez’

The latest news offering from Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis is News 8 at 11 with Phil Sanchez, a reformatted, live weekday 30-minute Late News. “WISH-TV already produces more than 80 hours of local programming per week, more than any other station in Indiana, and we’re always seeking new ways to engage our […]

WLMO Fort Wayne Joins WISH’s Indiana News Network

DuJuan McCoy, owner, president, and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting, and Gregory Phipps, president of Metro Video Productions, today announced an agreement to broadcast Circle City’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (News 8) news live in the Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), on Metro Video’s WLMO-LD. WLMO will carry more than 80 weekly hours of News 8 […]

Carson Wentz Joins WISH As Exclusive Colts Player Analyst

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis has named Colts Quarterback Carson Wentz Colts player analyst for the 2021-22 NFL season. “We are very fortunate to have Carson as our exclusive Colts Player Analyst. The insight he will provide Colts fans weekly will be unmatched,” said WISH Sports Director Anthony Calhoun. “In addition to his expert […]


TV Stations Continue Helping Their Communities

Former U.S. Surgeon General Joins WISH Indianapolis

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis is adding former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams to its medical reporting team as WISH-TV’s Medical Expert. Circle City Owner-President-CEO DuJuan McCoy said: “As the only station with this level of dedicated medical reporting in the state of Indiana, our goal is to provide the most accurate medical news and information to our viewers. We are always focused on providing the highest-quality content in […]

WISH Indianapolis Adds Investigative Reporter Jasmine Minor

Jasmine Minor Joins WISH Indianapolis As Investigative Reporter

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis has hired Jasmine Minor as an investigative reporter. She comes to WISH from WCPO Cincinnati where she was a reporter working on social justice and investigative projects. Prior to Cincinnati, Minor worked as a reporter/anchor at WFTX Fort Myers, Fla., where she won a regional Emmy. She also […]

Indianapolis Stations Court New Viewers

New owners shake up television in the Indiana capital.

WISH Launches Latinx To Extend Local News To Latino Community

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis has created WISH-TV Latinx, a digital news offering specifically created for the growing Latino communities in Indianapolis. The station says the WISH-TV Latinx Facebook page will be the first Spanish-language television news social media page for Indianapolis, and part of WISH-TV’s efforts to expand local and state news to […]

WISH Launches ‘All Indiana Bets’ Sports Betting Show

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis will debut All Indiana Bets, a sports betting show, in August. Circle City says All Indiana Bets will be Indiana’s first televised sports betting show with a primary focus on Indiana teams. Weekly shows will include a college sports show on Saturdays, a pro sports show on Sundays […]

WISH Extends Soccer Carriage Through 2022 Season

The Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League and Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH signed a two-year extension of their broadcast agreement, ensuring fans will have an over-the-air option to watch Indy Eleven contests through the 2022 USL Championship campaign. Fans of Indiana’s Team will be able to watch 20 games during the 2021 […]

WISH Expands Captioning Possibilities With ENCO’s enCaption4

Wanting a more cost-effective way to close caption its content, Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis selected the automated enCaption4 system from ENCO to meet its both its scheduled and late-breaking captioning needs. Prior to adopting enCaption4, all of WISH’s closed captioning was done by human transcribers through a service company that would dial in to the station’s caption encoders. The […]

WISH Indianapolis Adds Diya TV

Raymond J. Brune Joins WISH Indianapolis

Circle City Broadcasting has hired Raymond J. Brune as senior executive producer of news and programming for its CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis. Brune has created more than 15,000 hours of live TV news content, launched several networks, and managed major news organizations. His resume includes stints as vice president and executive producer of news for E! […]

WISH Adds Chicago’s WRJK To Indiana News Channel

DuJuan McCoy, owner, president and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting, and Ravi Kapur, owner of independent WRJK-LP Chicago (DMA 3), today announced an agreement to broadcast news from Circle City’s WISH Indianapolis on a subchannel. WRJK will carry more than 80 weekly hours of WISH’s News 8 broadcasts in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana region […]

Longtime WISH Reporter Dick Wolfsie To Retire

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25) today announced that reporter Dick Wolfsie will be retiring after 30 years at the station and more than 40 years in Indianapolis. WISH will celebrate his career with A Legend Retires … A Week with Wolfsie beginning Monday, July 27.  Memorable stories and contributions from Wolfsie will […]

WISH Indianapolis Newscasts To Air Live In South Bend

DuJuan McCoy, owner, president and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting, and Drew Sumrall, CEO of Family Broadcasting, today announced a multi-year agreement to air live News 8 newscasts from Circle City’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25) in South Bend, Ind. (DMA 98). Family Broadcasting’s independent WHME “will air more than 60 hours of live […]

McKinzie Roth Joins WISH As Entertainment Reporter

Circle City Broadcasting CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25) has hired McKinzie Roth as the station’s “Entertainment Insider,” dedicated exclusively to covering the entertainment industry. She joins WISH from Indianapolis’ hit morning radio show on WNOW-FM and KROI Houston. She has also covered entertainment for KGW-TV and KUPL-FM in Portland, Ore. Roth has extensive freelance and […]


WISH Airing Live Special About Indianapolis Crime

Bitcentral Implements Streaming Solution For WISH

Bitcentral, a provider of efficient media workflows in the U.S. and Latin America, signed a three-year agreement to implement its production, cloud streaming and video monetization solution fuel at WISH Indianapolis, which took place this week. WISH is a CW affiliate acquired by Circle City Broadcasting from Nexstar in 2019 as part of a $42.5 […]

WISH Adds Another Weekend Newscast

Randy Ingram, VP-GM of Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25), today announced an expansion of its Saturday 10 p.m. newscast, beginning Nov. 23. “We know viewers’ lives are very busy, especially on the weekend. We’re expanding our coverage, once again, to make it more convenient for them to stay informed with WISH-TV,” said Ingram. “We […]

Erika Facey-Palmer, Katie Simon Join WISH Indianapolis

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25) has made two appointments in its news department: Erika Facey-Palmer is manager of content, and Katie Simon is daybreak executive producer for WISH-TV’s News 8. “We’re adding two major power players in local television journalism to our WISH-TV news operation,” said Al Carl, WISH news director. Erika and Katie bring […]


WISH Looking To Hire Multicultural Reporter

Under new management led by DuJuan McCoy, the Indianapolis CW affiliate is looking to hire a reporter “dedicated exclusively to covering multicultural issues within the Indiana community.”


Openings In Video Production, Sales, Research

Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, ads were posted for open positions at the University of Rhode Island, WISH in Indianapolis, and KETV in Omaha.


WISH Adds Indiana Business Program


WISH Slots 4 P.M. Local News-Talk Show

Phil Sanchez and Annessa Chumbley will host the new one-hour broadcast that will cover the day’s events, news and weather, presented in what the station calls “a uniquely different style.”

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Nexstar Selling Two Indianapolis TVs For $42.5M

The agreement with DuJuan McCoy’s new Circle City Broadcasting I marks the completion of Nexstar’s divestiture plan to secure approvals for its Tribune Media purchase. The total gross proceeds from the planned sale of the 21 stations being divested amounts to $1.36 billion.


WISH Announces 4 P.M. News Expansion

With the new broadcast that will launch this fall, Nexstar’s Indianapolis CW affil will provide 75 hours of local news and programming per week.


WISH Helping ‘Supergirls’ With Scholarships

WISH, a CW affiliate, is partnering with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to increase leadership development for girls throughout the area. “With WISH and The CW’s support, Girls Inc. is able to provide programming to the supergirls of Indianapolis so they have the tools to be the super leaders of tomorrow,” said Elyssa Campodonico-Barr, Girls Inc. president.


WISH Hires Two Meteorologists


WISH, Radio Station Set News Partnership

CW affliliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 28), owned by Nexstar Media Group, and WIBC-FM there, owned by Emmis Communications, join forces today in a newsgathering partnership. “We are excited to partner with such an iconic radio news operation,” said Randy Ingram, WISH vice president and general manager. “Like WISH-TV, WIBC is a legacy news station which has been a […]


WISH Expands Weekend Daybreak News

Nexstar’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 28) plans to expand its weekend morning local news programming by one additional hour, beginning Sept. 15. On that day News 8 Daybreak is going “All Local All Morning” and will air from 5:30 to 10 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Randy Ingram, WISH VP-GM, said: “Viewers continue to […]


WISH Forecaster Ken Brewer Resigns After 17 Years


Mike Barz Joins WISH As Weeknight Anchor


WISH Anchor Dave Barras Retires After 37 Years


WISH Anchor Dave Barras To Retire In Dec.


WISH Photog Helps Rescue Stranded Kayaker