WCPO, WKRC, WLWT, WXIX and WSTR are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Branden Frantz, president and GM of Hearst’s WLWT Cincinnati, about the station’s revival of editorials in a period of stark political divisions and tenuous media trust among viewers.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
The Hearst NBC affiliate in Cincinnati promotes local sales manager, Julie Gossard, to succeed the retiring Mark Diangelo.
He began his broadcast career in radio before spending 21 years at the Hearst NBC affiliate in Cincinnati.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]