Sinclair’s Providence, R.I. NBC affiliate postponed an airing of its public affairs show 10 News Conference after the host, Gene Valicenti, came under fire on social media over the weekend for claiming that three incoming female lawmakers of color were striking a “fierce pose” in a picture taken on the steps of the State House.
Longtime WJAR Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), anchor Mario Hilario has been named co-anchor of the Sinclair station’s NBC 10 Sunrise newscast on weekdays, replacing the retiring Frank Coletta. He will join co-anchor Alison Bologna, meteorologist Christina Erne, and traffic reporter Meaghan Mooney. Hilario has anchored the top-rated weekend edition of Sunrise for the past 22 years. His reporting work […]
A groundbreaking and historic run in Southern New England television will come to an end on July 26, when WJAR Providence, R.I. (DMA 53) NBC 10 Sunrise anchor Frank Coletta calls it a career after nearly 41 years in local television. The local legend made the announcement at the conclusion of a special broadcast honoring […]
Lanni had served as news director for more than seven years, and had been with the Sinclair NBC affiliate in Providence, R.I., for more than a decade.
After a man came face-to-face with a bear and didn’t know what to do, WJAR Providence, R.I., reporter Julie Tremmel demonstrated advice from experts on how to handle such situations.
In Rhode Island’s capital, the traditional media outlets are mired in what one expert calls “an analog mindset,” but a number of small independent startups are willing and eager to fill in the gaps in digital coverage left by the market’s TV stations and newspaper.
Media General’s NBC affiliate in Providence, R.I., today announced that it has reached an agreement on a new retransmission consent contract with Verizon FiOS.
The former group manager of stations in Burlington, Vt., and Utica, N.Y. is tapped by Media General to succeed Lisa Churchville in Rhode Island.
, president and general manager of Providence, R.I., announced to her staff today that she will retire on June 30.
WJAR, the NBC affiliate in Providence, R.I., is aiming to be the first station in the market with high-definition news, but others won’t be far behind as WPRI (CBS), WNAC (Fox) and WLNE (ABC) are also gearing up.