Block Stations Add Comscore Measurement

The station group will use Comscore local television ratings and Advanced Automotive data at its television stations in Louisville, Ky.; Decatur, Ill.; and Lima, Ohio.

Nielsen And Block Announce Multi-Year Renewal

The station group reups for Nielsen Local TV measurement services at six stations.

DMAS 82 & 190

WAND, WLIO Move OTT, VMS, CMS To TownNews

Block Communications, owner and operator of TV  stations in Kentucky, Illinois, and Ohio, has broadened their relationship with TownNews, which has provided video and OTT services to BCI-owned WDRB Louisville, Ky., since January. Two additional properties — WAND Decatur, Ill. (DMA 82), and WLIO Lima, Ohio (DMA 190), — will launch on BLOX CMS, Field59 […]

DMA 49 (LOUISVILLE, KY)

WDRB Names Lori Morgan Digital Sales Dir.

In addition to leading digital sales efforts for Block Communications’ Louisville, Ky., Fox affiliate, she will also oversee digital sales at Block’s WAND Decatur, Ill., and WLIO-WOHL Lima, Ohio.

DMA 187 (LIMA, OH)

WLIO-WOHL Ups Jeff Fitzgerald To News Dir.

Jeff Fitzgerald has been named news director for Block Communications’ Lima, Ohioi, NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS affiliates WLIO and WOHL. Fitzgerald will continue to anchor the 6 p.m. news for the stations.

Ohio NBC Stations Team To Air Live Debate

Ohio NBC affiliates have partnered to present the first televised statewide debate of Issue 2, a referendum on a controversial new law that made changes to a variety of government laws and policies.The debate from Columbus on Oct. 25 will be carried live on WDTN Dayton, WCMH Columbus, WLWT Cincinnati, WKYC Cleveland, WLIO Lima, WNWO Toledo, WTOV Wheeling-Steubenville, WFMJ Youngstown and WHIZ Zanesville. It will also be streamed live on each of the station’s websites.