New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, digital, creative services, engineering and technical operations/production.
WJZY, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., is undergoing a makeover. The station has “meandered as a bottom station for a long time,” says Lloyd Bucher, WJZY’s new GM, but Nexstar sees an opportunity to change that.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a VP-general manager, two marketing producers, and a local sales manager for Nexstar and Tegna stations in Las Vegas, Charlotte, Phoenix and Rock Island, Ill.
The veteran media executive with more than 25 years of experience in broadcast sales, marketing and management will oversee WJZY and WMYT in North Carolina
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an assistant news director, a morning news executive producer, content producers and a general manager.
WAXN, WSOC, WJZY, WBTV and WCNC are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
The Nexstar Fox affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., has a new owner, new general manager and now a new news director, all since March. I caught up with Casey Clark in the WJZY Charlotte newsroom on Thursday, his second day on the job.
The TV station executive with nearly 30 years of broadcast management, sales, and marketing experience is tapped by Nexstar to lead its Fox-MNT duopoly in Charlotte, N.C.
With the deals involving stations in Seattle, Milwaukee, and Charlotte, N.C., Fox Television Stations expands its footprint to 29 stations across the country. Nexstar says it will use the approximately $240 million of net after-tax proceeds from the deals to reduce borrowings under its credit facilities.
Nexstar will purchase Charlotte, N.C.’s Fox and MNT affiliates for approximately $45 million while Fox will buy Nexstar’s Seattle Fox and MNT affiliates and Milwaukee’s Fox affil for approximately $350 million.
Fox Television Stations moves him from its WTTG-WDCA Washington to lead its WJZY-WMYT combo in North Carolina.
Diana Alvear has been named co-anchor of the weekday evening news at Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 22). She will co-anchor the Fox 46 News at 6 p.m. and Fox 46 News at 10 p.m. alongside Brien Blakely. Most recently, Alvear has been a business correspondent for Bader TV and a reporter for KGTV San […]
The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of its 2016 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism. TV stations honored were WJZY Charlotte, N.C.; KGAN-KFXA Cedar Rapids, Iowa; KMGH Denver; WHP Harrisburg, Pa.; KTUU Anchorage, Alaska; WCAU Philadelphia; and KPIX San Francisco.
Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 22) today appointed Amber Statler-Matthews assistant news director. Reporting directly to station VP-news director, Tina Luque, Statler-Matthews assumes this position immediately. Statler-Matthews was the president, producer, videographer and editor of Statler Media Inc. She previously was an executive producer for the special projects and investigations teams at WFOR, WSVN, and […]
The former news director of WTKR-WGNT Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Va., will oversee news operations at WJZY (Fox) and WMYT (MNT).
Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 22), has hired Brien Blakely as weekday anchor of Good Day Charlotte alongside Page Crawford and Barbara Lash, effective Jan. 11, 2016. Most recently, Blakely was morning anchor and reporter at KCPQ Seattle. Previously, he was the main anchor for WCCB Charlotte.Prior to that, Blakely was morning anchor for KPNX […]
Brian Basham on Tuesdays was appointed chief meteorologist of Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 22). He is now contributing to the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, Sunday through Thursday. Most recently, he was weekday meteorologist for WHBQ Memphis. Prior to that, he worked as weekday meteorologist for KGUN Tucson, Ariz., and KTSM El Paso, Texas. […]
The former Meredith Corp. executive takes over Fox’s WJZY and WMYT in North Carolina.
The Charlotte, N.C., Fox O&O’s bold, experimental news formula didn’t catch on with viewers or advertisers.
A Fox spokesperson confirmed Adams, GM of the Charlotte, N.C., duo of WJZY-WMYT, has been named VPof corporate initiatives for the group. A search is underway for her replacement.
Joshua Sims today was named sports reporter and anchor for Fox O&O WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 24), effective June 22. Most recently, Sims worked as a sports anchor/reporter at WTEN Albany, N.Y. Prior to this, he was a general assignment reporter with NBC 40 in South Jersey. A graduate of Syracuse University, Sims received his […]
Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 24), has added Bill Melugin as evening anchor/reporter. On Feb. 2, Melugin will debut as co-anchor for the station’s 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Most recently, Melugin has been a reporter/fill-in anchor for KFOX El Paso, Texas, for the past two years. Previously, he was a reporter/anchor for Cronkite NewsWatch in Phoenix. […]
Benjamin Hoover has joined the Good Day Carolinas team at Fox-owned WJZY Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 24). Effective Jan. 19, Hoover will serve as digital journalist and anchor alongside Page Crawford, Erick Weber, Nick Kosir and Chuck Roads. Most recently, Hoover was weekday evening anchor, reporter and host at WIS Columbia, S.C. Prior to that, he […]