WDRB, Block Communications’ Fox affiliate in Louisville, Ky., comes out ahead of the market’s other TV stations in a competitive race in social media actions over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee.
Hearst-owned CBS affiliate WLKY Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49), has added Lachlan McLean as a sports journalist and contributor to WLKY.com. The station says he will tackle a wide array of topics in a weekly column, while delivering a myriad of other articles and podcasts. In particular McLean will report and comment on the Louisville Cardinals […]
Hearst-owned CBS affiliate WLKY Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49) has added Tiffany Savona to its weather team. Savona is no stranger to inclement weather, having covered everything from tornadoes to hurricanes, and snowstorms to record heat and drought, while delivering the forecast in several high profile television markets including Philadelphia (WCAU); CN8 in New Castle, Del.; […]
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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the speech given by Kentucky native Abraham Lincoln, WLKY Louisville, Ky., is airing, and making available on multiple digital social platforms, a special reading by WLKY anchors and reporters of the Gettysburg Address. It will appear throughout the day today. Watch the video here.
Is Louisville more or less safe than it used to be? If you watch local television news, you’re more likely to think that Louisville is less safe. This is partially because the local TV outlets— WAVE, WHAS, WLKY, and WDRB — spend an extraordinary amount of time covering crime stories despite the preponderance of other, more newsworthy topics.
Mike Neelly will lead news operations at WLWT Cincinnati and will be succeeded as news director of WLKY Louisville, Ky., by that station’s assistant ND, Andrea Stahlman.
The Hearst CBS affiliate was removed from the lineup of Insight Communications after its parent, Time Warner Cable, was unable to reach a retrans agreement with Hearst. “We cannot predict if or when discussions with Insight will resume or if or when WLKY-TV’s programming will be restored on Insight systems,” the station says on its website.
In a sports-crazy town that can’t get enough of its annual horse race or the exploits of its local college teams, the Courier-Journal‘s recent paywall launch has the market’s TV stations looking for ways to steal its readers away, including WDRB’s hiring away two of the paper’s top sports columnists.
Rentrak Corp. has signed a StationView Essentials contract with Hearst Television Inc. for four of its stations — WESH (NBC) and WKCF (CW) Orlando, Fla.; WLKY (CBS) Louisville, Ky.; and WMTW (ABC), Portland, Maine. The Hearst partnership brings the total number of client stations to more than 170 that are subscribing to Rentrak’s census-based measurement […]
Theose are the television station winners of the NAB Education Foundation’s annual Service to America Awards. They and the radio winners will be honored on June 6 in Washington at a dinner where Jeff Bridges and Target Corp. will also be recognized.