Dominique Turner Leaving WLNE Providence

Doreen Scanlon Leaving WLNE Providence After Nearly 16 Years

Self-Described ’49-Year-Old Round Woman’ Kelly Bates Finds A Home At WLNE

K.C. Kantz Joins WLNE Providence News Desk

Standard Media Group’s ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I., has added K.C. Kantz to its Good Morning Providence team. He will join veteran anchor Doreen Scanlon and meteorologist Chelsea Priest starting […]

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WLNE Collecting Sweaters For Students In Cold Classrooms

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WLNE And KLKN Launch ‘Who’s Hiring’ For Job Seekers

DMA 56: PROVIDENCE, RI

WLNE Providence Launches 4 P.M. News

Today, Standard Media Group’s ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 56), is debuting what it calls “Southern New England’s only local 4 p.m. news program,” First at Four with Alana […]

DMAS 53 & 111

McDermott In The Station Game With WLNE, KLKN

Deb McDermott’s new Standard Media is buying the Providence, R.I., and Lincoln, Neb., ABC affiliates from Phil Lombardo for $83 million and she says she’s looking for more.

DMA 52

Management Changes At WLNE Providence

The Citadel ABC affiliate promotes from within find new general manager, local sales manager, traffic manager, director of broadcast operations and promotion director.

 

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Dish Signs Deal To Keep WLNE Providence

Dish has reached a multi-year agreement with Citadel Communications for carriage of the ABC affiliate in Providence, R.I. The two sides had been working on a new agreement since late August when the old pact expired. Dish and Citadel signed a handful of temporary agreements to avoid a blackout.

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Dish Extends Agreement For WLNE Providence

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Dish Offers Free Antennas In Retrans Dispute

Dish said Wednesday it could lose the signal for ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I., due to a dispute with its owner, Citadel Communications, over carriage fees.

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Nick Coit Named WLNE Sports Director

The ABC affiliate in Providence, R.I., promotes him to take over sports leadership upon the retirement of Ken Bell at the end of next month.

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

WLNE Sports Dir. Ken Bell Retires After 35 Years

Ken Bell, sports director of Citadel Communications-owned ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 52), has announced his retirement after 35 years with the station. Bell got his start in radio […]

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WLNE Ups Don Curtin To Promotion Manager

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Kelly Johnston Named WLNE News Director

She returns to the ABC affiliate that she joined in 1999 to lead its news operations.

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Christina Myers Joins WLNE News at 6 and 11

Christina Myers will join John Deluca at the WLNE Providence, R.I., anchor desk weeknights for ABC6 News at 6 and 11 beginning June 27. Prior to joining WLNE, she worked […]

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

4 Fired After WLNE Personnel Records Breach

A breach of highly confidential personnel records at Citadel Communication’s Providence, R.I., ABC affiliate has lead to an investigation by the Rhode Island State Police, the firing of four members of the news organization and three suspensions. Included in the firings is Alexandra Cowley, the anchor for the evening news and an emerging star in the Providence television market.

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Anything Can Happen On WLNE’s Court Show

DMA 52: PROVIDENCE, RI

Jeff Desnoyers Named WLNE P.M. Meteorologist

Citadel Communications-owned ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 52) has added Jeff Desnoyers to its weather team as evening meteorologist beginning today. A graduate of Mississippi State University, prior to […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Meteorologist Kevin Coskren Leaving WLNE

DMAS 53 & 20

WLNE Anchor Dana Griffin Moving To KCRA

DMA 53

Rentrak Adds Citadel’s WLNE Providence

Media measurement company Rentrak has signed a multi-year agreement with Citadel Communications for its ABC-affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53). The station becomes the second in Providence to use Rentrak’s […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Cindy Walsh Named WLNE Local Sales Manager

Cindy Walsh today was named local sales manager at ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), moving from her duties as national sales manager. Walsh joined WLNE in 2011 as […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE Providence Ups LaCrosse To Weekend Anchor

ABC affiliate WLNE Providence (DMA 53), has promoted Mike LaCrosse to the anchor desk for the station’s weekend broadcasts. LaCrosse joined the station in 2013 as a photojournalist, joining from […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE To Broadcast R.I. Gubernatorial Debate

The Providence ABC affiliate will present 2014 the debate a week after primary elections from Roger Williams University, with support from Cox Communications.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE Promotes Liz Tufts To 5 And 5:30 Co-Anchor

ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), has named Liz Tufts co-anchor with Mark Curtis of its weeknight ABC6 News at 5 and 5:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 20. Tufts has […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE’s Alexandra Cowley To Co-Anchor At 6 & 11

ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53) has moved Alexandra Cowley to co-host its 6 and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts alongside John Deluca beginning Aug. 20. Cowley joined the station […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Stephen Eaton Named WLNE Sales Manager

The former sales manager of KOAA Colorado Springs is tapped to head sales at the Providence, R.I., ABC affil.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Matt Blanchette Joins WLNE News Morning Team

ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), sports anchor Matt Blanchette is moving from the sports desk to join Doreen Scanlon as co-anchor of the station’s 5 and 6 a.m. […]

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Nicole Moye Named WLNE News Director

The former assistant news director of WPMT Harrisburg, Pa., takes over the news reins at Citadel’s Providence, R.I., ABC affil.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE Providence Deletes Story That Lifted Facts

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

WLNE News Director Rockstroh Resigns

Chris Tzianabos, GM of the Providence, R.I., ABC affiliate, says Robert Rockstroh has resigned but will stay on at the station “for a period of time.” Rockstroh came to WLNE in 2011.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Woman Throws Rock, Sics Dogs On WLNE Crew

DMA 53

Troiano Named WLNE Providence GSM

The ABC affiliate promotes its local sales manager, Michael Troiano to lead the station’s multiplatform sales efforts.

DIGITAL DMAS (53)

Providence Old Media Slow On New Media

In Rhode Island’s capital, the traditional media outlets are mired in what one expert calls “an analog mindset,” but a number of small independent startups are willing and eager to fill in the gaps in digital coverage left by the market’s TV stations and newspaper.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, R.I.)

WLNE Names Cindy Walsh National Sales Manager

Cindy L. Walsh has been promoted from account executive to national sales manager for ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53). A graduate of Assumption College in Worcester, Mass., Walsh’s […]

DMAS 53, 72, 100, 105 & 147

Live Well Adds Five Citadel Stations

These affiliates in Providence, Des Moines, Davenport, Lincoln and Sioux City bring the ABC diginet’s U.S. clearance to about 55%.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Robert Rockstroh Named ND At WLNE

The executive producer at a 24-hour FiOS news channel is tapped to head news operations at the Providence, R.I., ABC affiliate.

DMA 53 (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Mahoney-Paige Out As WLNE News Director

After just four months as the station’s news director, Irene Mahoney-Paige is out at Global Broadcasting’s Providence, R.I., ABC affiliate. Mahoney-Paige, who came to WLNE after three years as an executive producer at WTIC Hartford, Conn., is leaving following the November ratings results.