WLWT Cincinnati Adds Fifth Meteorologist Katie Donovan

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati has expanded its weather team to five meteorologists, adding Cincinnati native Katie Donovan, who will begin delivering forecasts on weekend evenings starting mid-August. Donovan attended The College of Mount St. Joseph in Delhi, which is now Mount St. Joseph University. She went on to complete Mississippi State University’s meteorology certification […]

WLWT Cincinnati Adding 4 And 7 P.M. Newscasts

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati will add two new weekday newscasts at 4 and 7 p.m. WLWT News 5 at 7 p.m. will debut on Monday, July 26, during the Summer Olympics. WLWT News 5 at 4 p.m. will debut after the Olympics conclude on Monday Aug. 9. Sheree Paolello, Ashley Kirklen and meteorologist Allison […]

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WLWT Broadcasts Its Sales Pitch On TV

WLWT Husband-Wife Anchors Off 2 Weeks Due To COVID-19

DMA 37

Cincinnati Stations Come Out Swinging

No TV market has had a quiet news cycle in 2020, and the Cincinnati stations have been all over the pandemic and civil rights protests, finding the local angles and serving them up to viewers, with all the stations justling to get ahead.

WLWT Sports Reporter Elise Jesse Leaving

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TVN Tech | COVID-19 Won’t Derail Set Design Trends

Despite pushing newsrooms temporarily into mostly remote production, set design vendors say COVID-19 won’t have a lasting effect on where sets were heading before the pandemic. They say viewers are likely to see more LED panels and walls, virtual sets and augmented and virtual reality usage in news studios. Above, for the TF1 broadcast news studio in France, Planar delivered a 750-square-foot curved video wall.

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Cincinnati GMs Talk Pandemic’s Impact

TV viewing is up, advertising revenues are down, but no layoffs — those are some takeaways from interviews with general managers Debbie Bush, WXIX; Branden Frantz, WLWT; Jeff Brogan, WCPO; and Jon Lawhead, WKRC-WSTR.

DMA 37: CINCINNATI

WLWT Ups Gossard To General Sales Manager

The Hearst NBC affiliate in Cincinnati promotes local sales manager, Julie Gossard, to succeed the retiring Mark Diangelo.

DMA 37: CINCINNATI

Longtime WLWT GSM Mark Diangelo To Retire

He began his broadcast career in radio before spending 21 years at the Hearst NBC affiliate in Cincinnati.

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

WLWT Adds Steven Albritton To Anchor Desk

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

WLWT Hires Alanna Martella As Traffic Reporter

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

Kelly Rippin To Co-Anchor WLWT Mornings

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

WLWT Cincinnati Looks At ‘Where We Stand’

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WLWT Turns Viewers’ Favorite Lunch Spots Into Content

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

WLWT Anchor Lisa Cooney Retiring After 30 Years

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 35) announced today that long-time anchor Lisa Cooney will retire in April after 30 years at the station. Cooney, a Northern Kentucky native, was hired by WLWT in December of 1988 as a parttime writer. She rose through the ranks to become an Emmy Award-winning reporter, and morning and […]

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Meteorologist Cameron Hardin Joins WLWT

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 35) has added meteorologist Cameron Hardin to its weather team as weekend Meteorologist for WLWT News 5 Today. Hardin is familiar with the tri-state area’s weather, having spent time forecasting in Cleveland, and three years as Meteorologist at WLFI Lafayette, Ind. She is a graduate of Purdue University, and […]

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

Lisa Cooney Celebrates 30 Years At WLWT

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WLWT Airing Ohio’s Final U.S. Senate Debate

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

WLWT Meteorologist Ashley Brown Leaves

DMA 35: CINCINNATI

Ashley Kirklen Joins WLWT Newsroom

Hearst NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 35), has hired Ashley Kirklen as an anchor-reporter effective Aug. 27. She will anchor WLWT News 5 at Noon as well as contributing reporting to various newscasts. Kirklen grew up in Indianapolis and is a graduate of Indiana University. She comes to WLWT after serving as morning anchor and […]

DMA 36: CINCINNATI, OH

70 Reasons To Celebrate WLWT’s 70th Birthday

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Meteorologist Allison Rogers Joins WLWT

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) on Wednesday appointed Allison Rogers weekend meteorologist. She comes to WLWT from WYMT, the CBS affiliate in Hazard, Ky., where she not only handled her daily forecasting duties, but also served as a reporter. Rogers graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in geoscience. […]

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WLWT’s Murder Story Promo Is Editor’s Dream

DMA 36

Change In Weather(casters) In Cincinnati

Mark Hayes Out, Mollie Lair In At WLWT

DMA 36

Mollie Lair Joins WLWT Cincinnati News

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) has added Mollie Lair as anchor/reporter to its News 5 team. She joins WLWT from KFVS Cape Girardeau, Mo., where during her nearly four years, she went from anchoring weekends to launching a top-rated weekday 4 p.m. newscast. Previously, Lair worked in West Virginia where she was recognized […]

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Meteorologist Ashley Brown Joins WLWT

Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) has hired Ashley Brown as a meteorologist. She was most recently at WRTV Indianapolis, where she was meteorologist for the morning newscast. Previously, Brown was at KESQ Palm Desert, Calif., and Radio One and WXIN, both in Indianapolis.   Ashley joins Anchor Megan Mitchell on WLWT News […]

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Vanessa Richardson Joins WLWT As Traffic Anchor

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) has hired Vanessa Richardson as morning traffic anchor. She is a native of Terre Haute, Ind., and comes to Cincinnati from Indianapolis, where she had a variety of on-air personality roles. She was an in-game emcee for both the Indiana Pacers and the Indianapolis Indians, and worked in […]

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Meteorologist Jennifer Schack Leaving WLWT

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WCPO On Top In Cincy Social Media

Scripps’ Cincinnati ABC affiliate leads a tight social media race among its local competitors according to Shareablee data. Its edge comes from lots of native video, its website’s editor-in-chief says, including experiments in live music and weather-inspired stunts.

DMA 36: CINCINNATI, OH

Meteorologist Jennifer Schack Leaving WLWT

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Colin Mayfield Joins WLWT As Morning Anchor

Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) has hired Colin Mayfield to be co-anchor of its WLWT News 5 Today beginning in January of 2017. Mayfield will join WLWT from Hearst’s CBS affiliate WLKY Louisville, Ky., where he has been an anchor/reporter since 2014. Prior to WLKY, Mayfield was at WSAW Wausau, Wis., and […]

DMA 36

Branden Frantz Named WLWT Cincinnati GM

The Hearst Television executive returns to Ohio to succeed Richard Dyer as head of the company’s Cincinnati’s NBC affiliate.

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Former WLWT Producer-Director Lou Rainone Dies

DMA 36

Megan Mitchell Joins WLWT Cincinnati News

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36) has added Megan Mitchell to its news team as weekend morning anchor/reporter. She joins WLWT from KFYR, the NBC Affiliate in Bismarck, N.D., where she has been co-anchor, reporter and producer of its morning show for the past two years. Mitchell attended Emerson College in Boston and was […]

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Gorilla Killing Lights Up WLWT’s Digital Platforms

DMA 36: CINCINNATI

Anchor Alison Montoya Returns To WLWT

DMA 36

Cincinnati Sweeps: WKRC Remains In First

WLWT'S VOGEL NAMED OHIO SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR

WLWT’S Vogel Named Ohio Sportscaster Of The Year

George Vogel, sports director of Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WLWT Cincinnati (DMA 36), has been selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as the Ohio Sportscaster of the Year. It is the first time Vogel has received the annual award, given to only one TV or radio sportscaster in each state since 1959. Vogel joins […]