Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Milwaukee announced Thursday that Melinda Davenport will anchor the newscast that begins Sept. 10 with longtime meteorologist Sally Severson. The new broadcast will lead into GMA Day, a new daytime show from ABC.
Hearst has tapped Ben Hart to succeed Chris Gregg as news chief at its Milwaukee ABC affiliate.
With the addition of WISN Milwaukee and KHBS-KHOG Fort Smith, Ark., 19 of the top 20 tv station groups are now using ComScore Local TV as selling currency.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences unveiled nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.Regional nominees are WTHR, WFAA, WISN, KXTX, WNBC, KING, KNXV and KXAS. PBS led networks with 43 nominations followed by CBS with 42. The awards will be presented Sept. 30 during a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center.