Gains in tech and drops in prices are pushing more broadcasters to adopt video walls in their studios, but stations are learning that designing a digital set also means adopting a different mindset. Pictured: This XR Studio for ServusTV in Salzburg, Austria, is driven by Ross Video’s Voyager and Lucid control system to simplify workflow. Voyager is built on the Epic Unreal gaming engine for hyper realistic rendering.
WWJ Detroit is launching news, and will encounter some lively competitors in the 14th DMA.
WMYD, WXYZ, WDIV, WWJ and WJBK have implemented NextGen TV technology. Also debuting is the Motown 3.0 Open Test Track for merging automotive applications with NextGen TV.
TVNewsCheck Editor Michael Depp talks with Kevin Roseborough, news director at Detroit’s WJBK, about the unique challenges of covering COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and the state’s (now) contested election results, along with what he’s doing to keep his journalists safe and sane.
The correspondent for the Fox Detroit O&O will ask the president about his COVID-19 response, masks, protests and more.
Huel Perkins (front) still heads into the newsroom and works from 3 p.m. to midnight, five days a week. Aside from that, “everything is dramatically different,” the WJBK news anchor says of working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commercial and public television stations in the Detroit market will partner to produce and broadcast a Governor’s Town Hall to provide viewers the opportunity to ask questions of Michigan Gov. […]
Life during wartime is littered with changes. One small, yet indelible sign of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting home every day on Detroit TV screens. The local TV news anchors, usually seated within elbow-rubbing distance, have moved farther apart. It’s one of many precautionary steps being taken by the big three of Detroit broadcast news — Fox 2 Detroit (WJBK), Local 4 News (WDIV) and 7 Action News (WXYZ) — and at newsrooms across the country.
Former Tribune exec Greg Easterly will succeed the retiring Mike Renda as head of Fox’s O&O in Detroit at the end of the month.
Fox’s Detroit O&O led in social media actions in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Why? Jay Dillon, WJBK’s senior web producer, says “We look for the local news that our audience is interested in. We are very in tune with what our audience is engaged with; what stories will drive traffic. We just push our local content first and foremost.” And besides being local, the focus is on content that’s unique to the station.
Reporter Hilary Golston will join Fox-owned WJBK Detroit (DMA 13) on Sept. 5. Most recently, Golston was a reporter, anchor and multimedia journalist for WKYC Cleveland. Previously, she was a weekend […]
Fox O&O WJBK Detroit (DMA 13) has named Amy Andrews weekday anchor of Fox 2 News Morning, alongside Jay Towers, from 6 to 9 a.m. She will also continue to […]
In this first of a new weekly series, NetNewsCheck and audience intelligence firm Shareablee benchmark the social media activity of local media outlets. Today, it looks at Detroit (DMA 12), where Fox-owned WJBK holds a commanding lead in social actions over competing TV stations, newspapers and radio stations. There’s also a breakdown of Detroit’s top 10 social performers over a six-month period.
Fox-owned WJBK Detroit (DMA 12) today named Megan Spencer co-anchor of its weekend newscasts at 6 and 10 p.m. Effective immediately, Spencer will co-anchor alongside Ron Savage. She will also […]
Charlie Langton has been promoted to weekend morning anchor for Fox-owned WJBK Detroit (DMA 12). Langton will continue to co-host the public affairs show Let It Rip that airs Thursday […]
Fox-owned WJBK Detroit (DMA 12) today promoted Amy Andrews to weekday morning anchor of the station’s Fox 2 News at 11 a.m. In addition, Andrews will anchor “The Nine” Thursdays […]
Reporter and weekend anchor Robin Schwartz is leaving Fox-owned WJBK Detroit (DMA 12). Her last day is Thursday, Oct. 16. She is leaving to become the public relations director for […]