Jerry Askin Leaves WKMG Orlando After 6 Years

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WKMG Focuses On Results And Solutions To Build Trust

WKMG Orlando, Fla., and other Graham Media stations believe news coverage that provides evidence-based solutions to community problems is a way to keep themselves relevant to viewers.

WKMG News Director Allison McGinley Honored With Barney Oldfield Distinguished Service Award.

Allison McGinley, news director of WKMG, Graham Media Group’s CBS affiliate in Orlando, Fla., has been honored with RTDNA’s Barney Oldfield Distinguished Service Award. The award was created in honor […]

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WKMG Orlando Breaks The Traditional Newscast Mold

WKMG, Graham Media’s CBS affiliate in Orlando, Fla., changed its traditional weekday 5:30 p.m. newscast entirely to feature original digital content. On the first day, the program doubled its audience

WKMG Orlando’s Matt Austin ‘Overwhelmed’ By Responses To Viral TikTok Post

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

Twelve new jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, engineering, creative services and accounting.

A New ‘Digital Newscast’ Puts A Florida Newsroom To The Test

The original idea for WKMG Orlando’s Solutionaries was to create what Graham Media describes as a “digital newscast” focused on people who are “making a difference” by implementing solutions to critical social issues. The proposal came from the Graham digital team, which incubated it at Table Stakes, the challenge-based innovation program at the Cronkite School that’s supported by the same Knight Foundation grant that funds our work here at the News Lab.

WKMG Helps Floridians ‘Make Ends Meet’

Make Ends Meet is Graham-owned WKMG Orlando’s effort to help Floridian viewers navigate state and federal agencies to connect with their COVID-related unemployment benefits. Headed by reporter Mike Holfeld, the practical, utility-minded segments have aided in the delivery of $1.5 million in benefits to Florida residents.

NextGen TV Debuts On 8 Orlando Stations

WOFL, WRBW, WFTV, WRDQ, WKMG, WESH, WKCF and WUCF are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology

WKMG Photojournalist Tee Taylor Reflects On 50 Years Behind The Lens

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Investigative Reporter Needed At WKMG Orlando

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an investigative reporter in Orlando, Fla. (DMA 18), at Graham Media’s CBS affiliate, WKMG.

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When Station Marketing Is ‘A Force For Good’

What if TV stations used some of their advertising airtime for messages that address social issues like injustice, racism and discrimination? “We can be a force for good,” says Emily Barr, president of Graham Media Group.

WKMG Orlando Offers Online Newscast In 360 Degrees

Elizabeth Hart Getting Regular Slot On WKMG

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Meteorologist Danny Treanor Says Goodbye

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

Orlando Sweeps: WKMG Cuts Into WFTV’s Dominance

From Intern To News Director: 25 Years At WKMG

Allison McGinley: “This April I celebrate 25 years at WKMG-TV in Orlando. I traveled a rare path in television news from intern to news director at the same television station. As my anniversary approaches, I have found myself reminiscing, and also contemplating the key elements that carried me to where I am today.”

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Homeless Teen Gets Full Music School Scholarship Thanks To WKMG Orlando

DMA 18

WKMG Orlando Debuts Website-Based Series

DMA 18

Five Orlando Stations Post December Ratings Wins

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Hires ‘Trooper Steve’ As Traffic Safety Expert

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG, WESH Put Opioid Crisis In Spotlight

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Sports Dir. David Pingalore Leaving

David Pingalore, the zany sports director known as “Ping,” is leaving the Graham-owned CBS affiliate after 10 years, the CBS affiliate announced Thursday night. “His contract is up,” WKMG News Director Allison McGinley said. “His final newscast will be at 6 p.m. Friday.”

DMA 18

Orlando TV Plans 1-Year Pulse Shooting Coverage

DMA 18

Orlando Sweep: Tight Race For 25-54 Demo

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Rolls In Ratings With ‘NCIS," NCAA

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

Electrical Accident Preempts WKMG Newscast

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Moving ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ To 3 P.M.

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Reporter Erkya Washington Leaving

DMA 18

WKMG Orlando Unveils New Set

DMA 18: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Anchor Issues Texting Call To Action

DMA 19: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Anchor Recovering From Car Accident

DMA 19: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Overtakes WFTV At 6 P.M. In July

DMA 19

WKMG Orlando Adds Third Morning Anchor

DMA 19

Orlando Sweeps: WFTV Wins, WKMG Gains

DMA 19: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG Puts Cameraman On Camera For Promos

Elizabeth Hart Builds Renovation Series After WKMG

DMA 19: ORLANDO, FL

New Assignment For WKMG’s Danny Treanor

DMA 19: ORLANDO, FL

WKMG: Our News Growth Changing Market

Jeff Hoffman became president-GM of Graham Media’s WKMG Orlando in July. The CBS affiliate has made ratings strides with a “Getting Results” approach to TV news. In the February ratings period, WKMG won outright at 11 p.m. in total viewers as well as the 25-to-54 age group most important to news advertisers. Hoffman talks about the successes.

DMA 19

Orlando Sweeps: WFTV, WKMG Notch Wins